Feb. 11, 2015
-- Russell Luce is the president of Planning Legacies Financial Group, a full service financial services company based in Oak Lawn, IL. Russell began his career in the insurance and financial planning industry as a registered representative and insurance advisor for Aid Association for Lutherans. He then joined Mutual of New York as an assistant managing director of sales and also worked for Foresters as managing director of sales, where he built one of the top producing offices in the mid-west region. Russell went on to serve as an independent advisor and in 2008 established Planning Legacies Financial Group. He has been primarily involved in working with clients in retirement planning and wealth management and with special needs groups to address their specific financial needs. Russell is also the local branch manager for Foresters Equity Service Inc., an independent broker dealer based out of San Diego, California. Throughout his career, he has received a number of prestigious accolades including the 2014 Five Star Wealth Manager Award.
Russell holds RFC, LUTC, and FIC designations and continues to educate himself through his affiliation with the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants. In addition to his professional schedule, he maintains an active profile in the community where he serves as an assistant scoutmaster for Boy Scouts of America Troop 618 and as a member of the Autism Society of Illinois chapter. Russell also recently started his own charity, Celebration for Autism. In his spare time, he enjoys marine fish keeping, traveling, and being with his wife and two sons, Daniel and Zachary.