Robert B. Richardson, CTFA

Vice President & Investment Officer
Bobby joined Advantage Trust Company in 1999.  Bobby attained his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economic and Business from Bethany College in 1999, graduating Magna Cum Laude.  Bobby received his certification as a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor in 2002 from the Institute of Certified Bankers.  Since joining Advantage Trust Company, Bobby has rose to the position of Vice President and Investment Officer.  Bobby and his wife Jericca have one son and two daughters that keep them busy attending all their many activities.  In his free time Bobby enjoys coaching his kids and playing golf.

WORK EXPERIENCE

1999 – PresentADVANTAGE TRUST COMPANY, Salina, Kansas
  • Currently holds title of Vice President & Investment Officer
  • Responsibilities include account administration, investments, operational support, and business development
  • EDUCATION

    July 2002

  • Obtained Certification as a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor through the Institute of Certified Bankers
  • July 2002CANNON FINANCIAL INSTITUTE – Trust School
  • Graduated by completing the following schools:
  • Personal Trust Fundamentals, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, August 1999
  • Personal Trust I, Boston University, Boston Massachusetts, August 2000
  • Personal Trust II, Scottsdale, Arizona, August 2001
  • Personal Trust III, Notre Dame University, South Bend, Indiana, July 2002
  • 1995-1999BETHANY COLLEGE, Lindsborg, KS, BA, Economics- Business
  • Obtained concentrations in Finance, Economics and Management
  • Graduated “Magna Cum Laude”
  • Compiled overall G.P.A. of 3.72 on a 4.00 scale
  • Dean’s Honor Roll
  • President’s Scholar
  • Participated in Intercollegiate Baseball and Tennis
  • Who’s Who in American Universities
  • 1992-1995UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL, Greeley, CO
  • Compiled overall G.P.A. of 4.07 on a 4.00 scale
  • Who’s Who in American High Schools
  • COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT/AWARDS

    2002-PresentSALINA BREAKFAST BANDITS AMBUCS CHAPTER
    2002-2013AMERICAN RED CROSS – NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS CHAPTER
  • Board Chair (2008-2011)
  • Board Vice-Chair (2005-2007)
  • Board Member
  • Development Committee Chair (2006-2008)
  • Finance & Audit Committee Member
  • 1999-PresentSALINA YMCA
  • Board Chair (2011-2012)
  • Board Treasurer (2009-2011)
  • Finance Committee Chair (2009-2010)
  • Board Member (2008-2015)
  • Capital Campaign Leadership Committee Member (2014-Present)
  • Finance Committee Member (2007-Present)
  • Program/Membership Committee Member (2004-2007)
  • “Strong Kids Campaign” Fundraising Drives (1999-Present)
  • 2005-PresentGREATER SALINA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
  • Board Member (2015-Present)
  • Finance Committee Chair (2016-Present)
  • Finance Committee Member (2013-Present)
  • PET Project Committee (2009-2012)
  • PET Project Donor (2005-2012)
  • 2001-2006SALINA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
  • Leadership Salina Business Committee (2004-2006)
  • Salina Chamber of Commerce Diplomat (2002-2003)
  • Leadership Salina Class Graduate (2001)
  • 2017-PresentSALINA AQUATICS CLUB
  • Board Vice-Chair (2017-Present)
  • Board Member (2017-Present)