Meet our knowledgeable professionals:

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Deborah Gertsen
Senior Vice President
Located at Downtown Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust Company Branch
Deborah J.L. Gertsen serves as Senior Vice President of Investments at Cedar Rapids Investment Consulting and as a LPL Financial Consultant. In September 2003, Deb joined Cedar Rapids Investment Consulting, in conjunction with Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, and offers her clients nearly 40 years of experience in the financial services industry. Deb uses a comprehensive wealth management approach that considers investments, taxes, insurance, wealth transfer, etc. to help each client develop and implement a plan to pursue his/her financial goals. Deb provides overall investment management, retirement planning, including accumulation and distribution, and estate planning.

Deb is active in the Cedar Rapids community. She is a board member for the Student Investment Advisory at Coe College, a trustee for Horizons, as well as a board member and serves on multiple committees for United Way. Deb is also the board treasurer (previously chair) for the Meth-Wick Community and board chair for Kirkwood Community College Alumni and Friends Council.
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Scott Overland
Vice President, Investments
Located at Downtown Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust Company Branch
Scott Overland serves as Vice President of Investments at Cedar Rapids Investment Consulting. He is a graduate of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and a 34 year veteran of the financial services industry. Prior to joining Cedar Rapids Investment Consulting in 2010, Scott most recently served as an Investment Advisor with Raymond James Financial Services. Scott is committed to helping his clients plan for their financial future.

Scott utilizes a total wealth management approach that considers investments, taxes, insurance, wealth transfer, etc. He helps each client develop and implement a plan to meet his/her short and long-term financial goals. He also provides overall investment management, retirement planning, including accumulation and distribution, estate planning, and 401k consulting.

Scott currently serves on the Cedar Rapids City Council, and is also involved with Indian Creek Nature Center and Daybreak Rotary.

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Securities and advisory services are offered through LPL Financial (LPL), a registered investment advisor and broker-dealer (member FINRA / SIPC). Insurance products are offered through LPL or its licensed affiliates. Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust and Cedar Rapids Investment Consulting are not registered as a broker-dealer or investment advisor. Registered representatives of LPL offer products and services using Cedar Rapids Investment Consulting, and may also be employees of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. These products and services are being offered through LPL or its affiliates, which are separate entities from, and not affiliates of, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust or Cedar Rapids Investment Consulting. Securities and insurance offered through LPL or its affiliates are:

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