Columbia Office Information

720 E. Broadway
Columbia, MO 65201

Phone: (573) 874-8490

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

John Bailey, CFP®

Senior Vice President & Wealth Management Advisor

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John began his financial services career in Columbia, Missouri, in 1996. His primary role with Central Trust is to develop relationships with potential clients and match client investment and estate planning needs with the expert services of Central Trust. As a Certified Financial Planner™ Professional, John is an integral part of our team approach to providing clients with comprehensive wealth management strategies customized to their unique needs and circumstances.

Education & Certifications

  • Graduate School of Banking, University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Bachelor of Arts, Central Methodist College
  • Certified Financial Planner™ Professional (CFP®)

Interests & Activities

John is actively engaged in his community. He is a member and the Treasurer of the New Franklin, MO School Board. John also volunteers in support of several local non-profit organizations. He enjoys golfing, hiking, and spending time outdoors.

Our Columbia Team

Amber Myers

Amber Myers, CTFA, CISP

Vice President & Relationship Manager
Bryan Alee

Bryan Allee, J.D.

Senior Vice President & Chief Fiduciary Officer

Chris Watkins, J.D.

Vice President & Relationship Manager
Dave Stepanek

Dave Stepanek

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Denny Lachcik, MBA

Assistant Vice President & Portfolio Manager

Greg Berg, CFA, CAIA, MBA

Senior Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager
Greg Jones

Greg Jones, J.D.

Senior Vice President & Relationship Manager
Hamilton Trinidad

Hamilton Trinidad, AFIM®, APMA®, AWMA®, CMFC®

Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager
Jan Witherwax

Jan Witherwax, CTFA

Assistant Vice President & Relationship Manager

John Bailey, CFP®

Senior Vice President & Wealth Management Advisor
John Stringer

John Stringer, CFP®

Trust Officer & Relationship Manager

Julie Firmand, CRPP™, AIF®

Retirement Services Officer
Keith Schawo

Keith Schawo, CTFA

Executive Vice President & Columbia Market Executive
Kim Schwend

Kim Schwend, CISP

Assistant Vice President & Relationship Manager
Sarah Hanneken

Sarah Hanneken, CTFA

Vice President & Relationship Manager
Steven Jeffrey

Steven Jeffrey, CFP®, CIMA®, MBA

Senior Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager
Teresa Douglass

Teresa Douglass, J.D., LLM, CPA

Senior Vice President & Senior Fiduciary Officer