Anne Schutt, CFP®

Vice President of Business Development

As Vice President of Business Development, Anne Schutt’s focus is on building new relationships with community financial institutions who are looking to grow. She makes use of our strategic partnerships with financial associations to form connections with bank and credit union leadership and understand the challenges they face in today’s competitive environment. Anne brings to her position a wealth of experience and expertise in sales, training, and leadership across multiple industries, including healthcare and finance. Her commitment to fostering strong client relationships and driving business growth aligns perfectly with our mission to provide unparalleled services to our valued partners.

Anne began her career in financial services in 2019 after retiring from an almost 20-year career in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. She has spent the last four years doing comprehensive financial planning at a boutique private firm in Peoria where she earned multiple financial designations including CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Wealth Management Certified Professional® and Chartered Financial Consultant®. She also holds an Executive MBA in Health Administration from the University of Colorado and an undergraduate degree in Marketing from Illinois State University. 

Anne lives in Peoria with her son, Connor, who is a sophomore at Western Illinois University, and her two spoiled rescue dogs, Lacey and Dee Dee. She loves giving back to the community in multiple ways, including serving on the board of the Peoria Women’s Club, as part of the planning committee for Career Spark, and as a volunteer with Pets for Seniors, Camp Big Sky, and Upward Bounds.