Kirk received an MS in Communication from Northwestern University and a BS in Business Administration – Marketing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also had the privilege of studying as a Rotary Scholar at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and spent a year studying international business at the Institute for European Studies in Vienna, Austria.
Kirk formerly worked at Allied Capital Group and the Financial Relations Board – Asia in Chicago and is thrilled to be a member of the team at IPS, where he feels the clients’ best interests are always put first and the primary objective is to ensure capital preservation and long-term growth. Kirk has assisted with IPS projects for over 10 years and served as Executive Producer of “Financial Matters,” the firm’s radio show. His goal is to ensure accurate, clear communication about IPS, its goals, and the value it provides to its clients.
A native of Oak Park, Illinois and a proud Eagle Scout, Kirk loves camping, hiking, snorkeling, traveling, and photography and is an accomplished saxophonist and vocalist.
“I am thrilled to be a member of the IPS team as we work to provide our clients with cutting-edge investment strategies that offer security, stability, and growth. After over 10 years as a colleague, friend, as well as client, I know that this is a great place to accomplish remarkable things.”‘