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Donald Kukla


Moneta Partner Don Kukla serves as his clients’ advocate, helping them make sound financial decisions by establishing and implementing a plan focused on their personal goals.

Don and his team provide comprehensive financial advice to corporate executives, physician groups, business owners and affluent individuals in the areas of retirement planning, investments, tax and estate planning.

Don joined Moneta in 1988, served as Chairman of the Board from 2012-2014 and now stands as one of the firm’s longest tenured and most experienced Partners. He currently serves on Moneta’s Board of Managers and Moneta Charitable Foundation’s Board of Trustees. As an industry thought leader, he has been selected as a public speaker on various investment, retirement planning and estate planning topics.

Don earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Valparaiso University. He holds some of his industry’s highest professional designations as a Certified Public Accountant and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, among others. Prior to joining Moneta, Don worked as a tax manager in the St. Louis office of Price Waterhouse, now PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He was also a founding member of the Executive Financial Services group, which provides financial planning to corporate executives.

In the community, Don currently serves as Board Chair for Wings of Hope. He previously served terms as a Board Member for the Ronald McDonald House and K-Life St. Louis, and an Alderman and Pension Board Member for the City of Glendale.

In his spare time, Don enjoys golfing, skiing, digital photography, cycling and flying his plane. Don and his wife reside in a renovated, turn-of-the-century train depot in Kirkwood. The Kukla’s three grown children live in Texas and Missouri, and they have six grandchildren.

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Personal Financial Specialist
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Financial Planning Association
  • Moneta Group Charitable Foundation, Trustee
  • Wings of Hope, Board Member
  • Ronald McDonald House, Board Member (term ended)
  • K-Life St. Louis, Board of Directors (term ended)
  • City of Glendale, Alderman and Pension Board (terms ended)

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