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    "We are building a business our children would be proud to continue. We strive to improve the financial well-being of those we serve and have a lasting and positive impact on our community."

    Our passion for the financial services business is rooted in the following values shared by all of us at Riverbend Financial:

    We are very proud of our organization, and we are excited for you to get to know us personally. Here’s a little about our team until we have a chance to meet.

    Andrew E. Burdsall

    President, Client Development

    Andy Burdsall is the president of Riverbend Financial Group. His focuses include asset management, charitable giving and developing efficient financial strategies.

    Andy grew up in an Air Force family and moved around the country, settling in Kansas City when he was in fourth grade. After earning a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Iowa State University, Andy worked in engineering, supervision and management until 1999, when he and his wife, Deanna, decided to make a career change. Andy joined American Express Financial Advisors and eventually moved his practice from Louisville, Kentucky, to New Albany, Indiana. He was instrumental in founding Navigator Financial Group in December 2001, became the sole owner of the business in September 2003 and continued as president when the business became Riverbend Financial in July 2007.
    Andy is a Registered Principal with Securities America and a financial advisor with Securities America Advisors.

    Deanna and Andy live in New Albany with their two girls, Camryn and Ellie. They enjoy volunteering at church and watching the kids grow up.

    Adam D. Henley

    Vice President, Client Service

    Adam works closely with the financial advisors of Riverbend Financial Group; providing support in the financial planning, strategy, and investment selection processes.

    Adam graduated from Indiana University Southeast in 2000. He joined the firm in 1998 through an internship program that was offered at IUS.

    Adam and his wife, Tiffany, live in Henryville with their two children, Parker and Sophie. Adam enjoys watching college and professional football.

    Michael D. Warner

    Chartered Financial Consultant

    Michael has spent his entire 30 year career as a dedicated student of Finance & Economics and the applications to real life. He holds a BS degree in Economics, MBA, and several professional designations.

    Michael’s field of specialty involves comprehensive financial & estate planning, asset & wealth management, investment & insurance management, and retirement & income distribution planning.

    He and wife Lisa live in Oldham County, Kentucky and have been married for 29 years. They have two daughters, Hannah and Claire. Among his many interests are music (plays the mandolin, fiddle and guitar), outdoors (hunting and fishing) and active church ministry.

    Michael receives new clients by referral.

    Kristina English

    Financial Advisor

    Regardless of their asset level, Kristina believes every person needs financial planning and became a financial advisor to help others achieve their goals and dreams.

    Kristina assists our clients with wealth management, specifically financial and retirement planning, and also helps them with their life, Medicare, health insurance, disability and long-term care needs through insurance solutions.

    Kristina holds Series 7, 65 and 66 securities licenses as well as life, health and annuity insurance licenses in Indiana and Kentucky. She has over 13 years of experience in the financial services industry. Kristina also holds a Master of Science in health care administration and a Bachelor of Science in biology from Western Kentucky University and is in the 2017 class of Leadership Southern Indiana.

    Kristina and her husband, John, have two children, Ethan and Jake. She enjoys spending time with family, watching her sons’ extracurricular activities and attending and volunteering at Northside Christian Church.

    Sara Whitbeck

    Operations Specialist

    As operations specialist, Sara provides processing support for the firm’s securities, insurance and tax preparation transactions.

    Sara holds a Bachelor of Science degree in international business from Illinois State University. She also studied European business at the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d'Angers. She has been with the Riverbend team since 2011 and in the financial industry for over 15 years, and she holds a life and health insurance license.

    Sara and her husband, John, have two daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering at church and in the community, running and spending time with her family.

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