Scott A. Piggush, RICP(R), CPFA
Owner, Wealth Advisor
As owner and wealth advisor, Scott started SA Piggush Financial Consultants in 2015, created from the desire to find a NEW way to empower our client’s most important goals. It is his firm conviction that having a panoramic view of a client’s financial picture must be in place before effective financial advice can be given. This perspective is the foundation on which SA Piggush’s client service process is built upon.
Scott is named to the Director’s Club at LPL Financial which recognizes the top advisors in the industry. Before founding his own firm, Scott worked in a community bank for over 10 years where he led the investment department. During his time at the bank, Scott was recognized on the list of “50 Best Bank Advisors” by Bank Investment Consultant.
Scott is a Retirement Income Certified Planner (RICP®), to which he provides comprehensive instruction on building integrated retirement income plans. A key focus is understanding, choosing, and executing a strategy for generating sustainable income from all available resources while having an in dept understanding of Social Security claiming strategies, risk management, decumulation planning, distribution strategies, long-term care and healthcare needs, and more.
Scott is also a Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA). This credential was developed by some of the nation’s leading advisors and retirement plan experts. It demonstrates Scott’s expertise and commitment to working with retirement plans by acting as a plan fiduciary or help plan fiduciaries manage their roles and responsibilities.
Scott holds his Series 7 and Series 24 securities licenses through LPL Financial and holds his Series 66 securities license through LPL Financial and Level Four Advisory Services, LLC. Additionally he maintains the Illinois Life and Health Insurance License. He achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance with a minor in Entrepreneurial Studies from the University of Iowa.
Scott is born and raised in Bourbonnais, IL, just a couple miles south of our office in Manteno, IL. He is married to Kim and together they have two daughters, Sophia and Faith. Scott is an avid golfer and enjoys coaching his daughter in youth softball. He serves as an active board member for Bishop McNamara Catholic schools and Hospice of Kankakee Valley.