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Schmuke, Christie
Christie Schmuke, Estate Planning Consultant
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ST. LOUIS—January 7, 2014—Moneta Group Investment Advisors, LLC (“Moneta”) is honored to announce the addition of Christie Schmuke, J.D. to the firm. Schmuke joins Moneta as their Estate Planning Consultant.

“We are thrilled to add Christie to the team,” says Moneta CEO, Gene Diederich. “Our clients will greatly appreciate the enhancement of our service offerings due to Christie’s ability to find unique solutions for a variety of situations.”

Schmuke joins the firm from Affinity Law Group, LLC where she worked on estate planning, firearms planning, corporate law, and tax law. Prior to her time at Affinity, she spent seven years at PriceWaterhouse Coopers serving as a tax consultant.

Her extensive and diverse background brings a valuable set of skills to Moneta Group’s distinctive set of clientele.

“I am truly excited to have the opportunity to work on such a variety of interesting situations,” says Schmuke. “I tend to be a big picture thinker, so helping clients find a solution for passing their assets along is very rewarding.”

In addition to her role as Estate Planning Consultant, Schmuke serves as the liaison for Moneta Trust and is on the board for the Moneta Group Charitable Foundation. She is also a member of the board of directors for the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and a member of the Estate Planning Counsel of St. Louis.

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About Moneta Group, LLC

Headquartered in Clayton, Missouri, Moneta Group through its investment advisory subsidiary Moneta Group Investment Advisors, LLC, provides financial advisory services to successful families and businesses. Founded in 1869, the firm’s primary role is serving as a fiduciary for our clients. We help our clients negotiate the many complexities encountered in managing their financial affairs. Advice is provided across a broad range of topics including investment management, retirement planning, estate planning, risk management, business succession planning, income tax planning, employee compensation planning and education funding. As of 2012, the firm manages $14.9 billion in assets on behalf of its clients. For more information on Moneta Group, visit www.monetagroup.com.