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Tom Shankland

Thomas Shankland

In 1981, Tom established Shankland Financial Services.  His goal has been to provide clients peace of mind by helping them establish a financial path for both the present and future.  He specializes in educating his clients on the ABCs of retirement planning with emphasis on retirement income and tax diversification.


Tom graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.  He majored in Business Management with a minor in Finance.  Tom is a Certified Estate Planner (CEP) as well as a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC).

Chelsea Shankland

Chelsea Shankland

In 2012, Tom’s daughter, Chelsea joined the team as Marketing Administrator. Chelsea graduated from Trinity Christian College with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.

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Women & Retirement

  • Option One: Tuesday 3/19/2019 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Option Two: Thursday 3/21/2019 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Today, more women than ever want to know how to take care of themselves and their families financially.  But when facing retirement, women often face unique financial challenges such as […]