Kent Skornia

From the Desk of the President, 2019 Volume Two

A Perspective on Returns What role do returns play in your financial world? To some, returns take center stage in conversations, becoming a source of pride and focus. Returns are an important driver of your financial plan, and are one component of your overall journey. I have recently noticed an uptick in messaging about advisors serving as financial coaches for…

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Kent Skornia

Letter from the President – 2018 Volume One

Over the last few weeks, we’ve witnessed a fair amount of volatility in the market. Whereas in the past, our clients’ biggest questions revolved around how long our record market highs would last, they’re now asking if recent drops were the correction we’ve been waiting for. Although there have been a few sharp dips and rebounds, we still find the…

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Kent Skornia

From the President – 4th Quarter 2017

2017 has been a year unlike any we’ve ever experienced. A new administration with a unique style of communicating was put in office, social media has garnered the power to impact the markets and our national dialogue, and we’ve seen the market soar to heights that have never been seen. Many are pleased with these developments, and many find themselves…

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Team Member Spotlight, Paul Gabriel – 3rd Quarter 2017

This month we welcome team member Paul Gabriel, Director of Capital Markets and Head of Fixed Income, to Krilogy. Ten years ago, before Krilogy was born, I was introduced to a gentleman who excelled at his craft, and who taught me a great deal about the intricacies of the bond market. He dove into subjects such as hedging against interest…

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Kent Skornia

From the President – 3rd Quarter 2017

We at Krilogy often talk about our best-in-class trading and technology platform, one that allows our clients access to their information and our advisors the ability to better serve the clients. While there are many facets of the technology solutions we provide, the foundation for it all comes from Charles Schwab. When I founded Krilogy in 2009, the goal was…

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Jeffrey T. Skornia

Advisor Spotlight, Jeffrey Skornia – 2nd Quarter 2017

The Art of Accomplishment, the meaning behind the Krilogy name, is a philosophy we live here every day – one that is made possible only through genuine teamwork and ongoing support for all to be successful. While every Krilogy team member is in alignment with this value, there is one advisor who demonstrates it in a way that’s uniquely him,…

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Kent Skornia

From the President – February 2017

Today, we find ourselves at a time in history where the need for communication, collaboration, and the search for solutions to our challenges remains high. In Missouri, a new Governor has recently taken office, and as the world watched, a new President has been sworn in. Both are outsiders, vowing to disrupt the politics-as-usual manner of operating at the state…

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Kent Skornia

Women in Finance: Why having women on your wealth management team is vital to your success

When I was a kid embarking on all sorts of harrowing adventures, whenever I needed guidance or help, I sought out one person: my mom. She was nurturing, tough when she had to be, but compassionate when compassion was needed. In a nutshell: I trusted her. Come to think of it, I trusted most of the women I grew up…

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Kent Skornia

From the President – November 2016

This year, we witnessed a presidential election which, in the minds of many, was unlike any we’d ever seen. There was very passionate debate, as well as a great deal of fear surrounding both candidates. Many parents, myself included, experienced their children becoming aware of the political process for the first time, and asking pointed questions about a variety of…

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Nathan S. Holt

Advisor Spotlight – Nathan Holt – November 2016

When Nathan Holt started his career here at Krilogy in 2010, we knew we had attracted an amazing young talent, but we also knew that Nathan was someone with vision who would not only help shape our processes, but would also offer clients a sincere sense of empathy and willingness to help even through the most challenging of times. His…

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