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Butch founded Martin Financial Services in 1995 and has created one of the most successful financial institutions in the Midwest. He is a skilled financial services professional who practices in Qualified Business Retirement Plans, and Nonqualified Executive Benefits, with emphasis on Business Continuation, Buy/Sell Programs and Financial Planning. He earned his degree in Accounting from Illinois State University in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois. The Principal Financial Group® has named Butch as the Business Consultant for the Illinois Business Resource Center. He has also been a member of several professional organizations including the Peoria County Estate Planning Council, International Association of Financial Planning, and a member of Who's Who in Financial Accounting. In 2000 he was named the Illinois Agency Agent of the Year.  He is listed in the International Who’s Who and a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Roundtable. Butch holds FINRA securities registrations Series 6, 7, 65 and 63.

Honorees of Million Dollar Round Table must achieve a sales goal predetermined by the MDRT organization and maintain this level throughout the course of one year. Qualified individuals must pay a membership fee in order to participate. Sales amounts are independently verified by the MDRT organization through certifying letters. Qualification for recognition is based on the amount of premium/commission dollars produced over the previous year. This recognition is not representative of any investment performance or returns.