Brian Standage, RFC (Registered Financial Consultant), Partner, is an Investment Advisor Representative and has been in the financial industry since 1991. He is also a partner in the firm. Brian joined the firm after working in the banking industry for more than 15 years. While there, Brian held several positions, the last being the director of finance. He works in the planning department. Brian earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from Missouri State University and a MBA from Drury University. He and his wife Tamra have a son, a daughter and two dogs. He enjoys golf, hunting and fishing.
Jim Holmes, ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant), Senior Partner, is the founder of Holmes & Griffeth, Inc. Jim began his career in the financial services industry in 1970. He is a sought after speaker at retiree groups and organizations, and he has written several articles focusing on financial and legacy planning. Jim is dedicated to ongoing professional education and keeping abreast of the financial services industry developments. He has attended and is a graduate of the Learning Institute for Financial Executives. He and his wife Darlene have two daughters, two sons-in-law and four grandchildren. They share their home with Rusty & Sophie, their shih tzus; they love to travel in their RV, ride on his Honda GL 1800 Goldwing, play golf and spend time with their grandkids.
Deanna Holmes, Partner is a registered Investment Advisor Representative and is also a partner in the firm. She has been in the financial services industry since 1993. Deanna holds a BBA with a major in accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She joined and became a partner in the firm after moving here with her family. She manages trading activities for the firm, as well as handling research duties and is the service representative. Deanna and her husband Jeff have a daughter and a son. She is very active in her church and she enjoys walking.
Courtney Darling serves as the Office Manager. She handles phones, scheduling and processes paperwork for clients. She also oversees all marketing and the Holmes & Griffeth website as well as their Facebook page. Courtney is a graduate of William Jewell College in Liberty, MO where she earned her BA in Psychology. Ask anyone what her favorite part of her job is and her answer would always be interacting with the people. Coordinating events are right up this social butterfly’s alley! She has a daughter and son who keep her very active with sports and extracurricular activities! In her free time she enjoys reading, playing tennis and weekends at the river.