Our Company Values
For those who are looking for financial advice, we realize the available options are many and deciding who to work with is a challenging problem. Listed below are our Company Values which we hope will give you a better understanding of how we operate.
- People Matter – We believe that each person is innately valuable and worthy of respect and honor. We believe that relationships matter and that business is relational, top to bottom. People First, Money Second is a priority statement that places people and relationships ahead of financial matters.
- Integrity Matters – We believe that integrity and truth matter. We believe we need to conduct our business in such a way that we are “above reproach. We believe suitability and ethical practices come from placing a high value on other people and their needs before our own.
- Communication Matters – We believe that communication with our client partners builds and maintains the trust that is necessary for business relationships to reach their full potential. We believe that our client partners deserve the type of communication that is frequent, timely, truthful, & relevant.
- Service Matters – We believe that good service is practical and that great service is necessary in the pursuit of business excellence. We will pursue perfection and in so doing “catch a little excellence along the way.” (Vince Lombardi)
Owner, Retirement Protection Services
Tom Hall offers a unique blend of financial and management skills, with over 35 years in the banking, management and trading in the commodities, options, stock and bond markets.
Tom has developed Retirement Protection Services, which is an educational sole proprietorship organization that operates with an investment philosophy that focuses on risk management and the vigilant recognition that losses hurt you more than gains help you. He specializes in helping individuals who desire safe, stable returns that deliver solid growth yet want to see their principle protected with as little risk as possible. He is also co-President of the Hall Agency, an independent life insurance agency specializing in term, universal, whole life and other insurance products. The agency is contracted with several major US insurance carriers.
As to his background, Tom worked as a loan officer and manager in the banking industry and owned and managed a full-service commodity brokerage firm, working with commercial and individual clients. Tom has travelled throughout the mid-west, conducting educational seminars that teach the specifics of investing to reduce financial risk while preparing to reach individual retirement goals.