Brent Ewert, AAMS

Brent Ewert serves our community as a financial advisor. Brent entered the investment industry in 1990. In addition to running a local branch for a large, national brokerage firm, Brent's prior experience includes customer service, research, corporate retirement planning, equity and precious metal trading, as well as brokerage training, policy making and wealth management for individual investors and business owners.

Brent earned his Bachelor in Arts degree in Communication Studies from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He has furthered his education by becoming FINRA Series 7, 63 and 66 registered. He has also received the AAMS designation (Accredited Asset Management Specialist) from the College for Financial Planning. Brent is a past member of the American Society of Pension Actuaries (ASPA) and has consistently been recognized among his peers as a leader in both production and client development.

Brent currently serves as a board member of the Raymore Chamber of Commerce and as a member of the Mayor's Economic Development Host Team for the City of Raymore. He served as Chairman of the Raymore-Peculiar Citizen's for Children Committee and the Raymore Citizen's Advisory Board on Annexation; he served as President of the Raymore Chamber of Commerce and a former member of the Raymore-Peculiar School Board as well as the Raymore Planning and Zoning Commission and Raymore Growth Management Plan Committee. Brent enjoys music, travel and sports. But most importantly, Brent enjoys spending time with his wife, 3 children and grandchildren.

Rich Bartow, J.D.

Rich Bartow serves our community as a financial advisor.  Rich began his investment career in 2005. His prior experience includes customer service, legal work, research, retirement planning, and wealth planning for individual and institutional investors.

Rich earned his bachelor’s degree from Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. While attending Southwestern, he met his wife Kara, and they were married in 2001.  After college, he attended Washburn University School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. Rather than practicing law, he began a career in the finance industry.

Rich is currently a board member for the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation. He and Kara are active in their communities and both serve on additional committees and foundations.  Rich and Kara have 4 boys which keep them very busy.  Rich coaches his boys in nearly every sport and enjoys teaching them about the outdoors.  As a family, they enjoy attending sporting events together, going to theatre performances, and enjoying family game nights.

Contact Us

Brent can be reached at 816-322-2760 or via email at BEwert@theamericagroup.com.

Rich can be reached at 816-265-6977 or rbartow@theamericagroup.com.