3400 Hedley Road
Springfield, IL 62711
Toll Free: 877-303-9981
Craig Schermerhorn, CFP®
Managing Director – Investments
Denise Edwards, CFP®
Rob Pietroburgo, CFP®, focuses on analyzing and developing personal, long-term financial strategies.
Rob has more than 30 years of experience in the securities industry. Before joining Benjamin F. Edwards & Co., Rob held various senior and executive management positions with Wells Fargo Advisors and its predecessor firms of Wachovia Securities and A.G. Edwards. He was also a member of the board of directors of A.G. Edwards, as well as director of the firm’s branch division.
Prior to joining the financial services industry and following his varsity baseball career with the University of Missouri, Rob played professional baseball for five years with the Cleveland Indians and Seattle Mariners organizations. He is also a 2011 inductee to the St. Louis Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame.
Rob regularly provides his independent perspective on the economy and markets on WICS-TV during the “Midday News” program. He is also on the board of directors of the Memorial Medical Center Foundation.
Rob’s wife, Julie Pietroburgo, Ph.D., is a professor at SIU-Edwardsville. They have two children, Dan and Kate. During off hours, Rob enjoys tennis, travel, and on most weekends can be found working in his family vineyards.
Education and Credentials
- University of Missouri – Columbia, Bachelor of Science
- Certified Financial PlannerTM, professional, CFP®
WHAT IS A CFP®? A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, or CFP®, certification means a financial advisor has successfully completed a rigorous training program followed by a comprehensive 10-hour exam administered in accordance with the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Board of Standards. Professionals who are awarded this accreditation demonstrate skill in analyzing situations and developing personalized long-term financial strategies. CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the U.S.