Scott Kiesel serves both the Professional Athlete Division and the Private Wealth division of Ronald Blue & Co. in Indianapolis, Indiana. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM practitioner, he is also a Principal of the firm.
As a Sr. Private Wealth Advisor for the Private Wealth division, Scott has extensive background in the brokerage industry, and is skilled in assisting clients with defining financial goals, solving problems, and pursuing a comprehensive and strategic financial and investment plan.
As a Sr. Financial Advisor with the Professional Athlete Division, Scott assists athletes in building their wealth, giving generously and managing their financial resources wisely. Since joining the firm in 1991, Scott has served many athletes and their families, helping them navigate the financial, marital and personal pitfalls that athletes face today. The Professional Athlete Division of Ronald Blue & Co. employs a customized service model geared to the unique needs of the athlete in their specific sport. Services include coordination of tax and legal counsel, bill paying, cash flow management, financial and estate planning, and philanthropic strategies. Ronald Blue & Co. serves over 100 active and retired players and coaches across the MLB, NFL, NBA, PGA, NASCAR and the NCAA. Scott serves many athletes and is a registered Player Financial Advisor with the NFL Players Association.
Prior to joining Ronald Blue & Co. in 1991, Scott worked as a financial consultant with Shearson Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch. He also was a business development representative for Merchants Bank, managing and expanding the bank's commercial loan portfolio. Scott graduated magna cum laude from the University of Indianapolis in 1986, where he received the Wall Street Journal Award, given annually to an outstanding student in economics and finance.
An active member of the community, Scott has traveled on many international mission trips with several of his professional athlete clients and has led basketball camps for inner city youth. He serves on the Wheeler Mission Ministries Board of Directors and on the Finance Committee at The Oaks Academy. Scott is also involved in a number of roles in his local church and is a member of Kingdom Advisors. Scott and his wife, Laura, live in Indianapolis. They have two adult children and two grandchildren.