Our Team


Rodney S. Ferguson CLU ®, CHFC®

Rod Ferguson is the Principal and Founder of Ferguson Financial Group, LLC. He specializes in working with closely held business owners, executives, retirees and professionals in the areas of estate accumulation, business succession, retirement and risk management planning.

Rod is a member of The Nautilus Group®, which is a service of New York Life Insurance Company and is a Financial Adviser with Eagle Strategies, LLC. He is a member of the Top of the Table and is a life qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), which is recognized throughout the industry as the standard of excellence in life insurance sales performance. Rod is also a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). He frequently speaks at National and Regional Conferences for Financial Advisers on Industry topics.

CA Insurance Lic. #0F24494

Rod's Personal Background

Rod grew up in South St. Louis County, Missouri. He attended Duke University and the University of San Diego, where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Minor in Finance. He proudly served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. Rod has two daughters, Kelsey and Shannon, and currently lives in West St. Louis County, Missouri with his wife Katharine. He is involved in numerous charitable organizations, active in his church and spends his spare time on his Ranch in Virginia.

Nathan Laupp, MBA

Nathan Laupp is a Financial Adviser for Ferguson Financial Group. He specializes in working with small business owners, retirees, and individuals in the areas of estate, business succession, retirement, tax efficient financial plans and many other areas in a holistic approach. Nathan is passionate about helping his clients build a legacy for their family and businesses alike, and prides himself on bringing value, building long meaningful relationships, and earning every client he works with.

Nathan earned his Business Degree from Maryville University in 2009, and his MBA from Lindenwood University in 2013. He enjoys spending as much time as possible with his family, reading, trail running, hunting, and is an avid car enthusiast. He is married to his best friend and love of his life, Allie. Nathan's greatest joy in life is being a father to his three children. Nathan has a strong passion to help his fellow military servicemen and women through various veterans groups. He is a volunteer, board member, and speaker with the Focus Marine Foundation.

CA Insurance Lic. # 0L92809

Rod's Staff

Kathy Ferguson, LSA

Kathy Ferguson is the controller for Ferguson Financial Group LLC and has been in that position since 2006. Her role within the company is multi-faceted and includes handling finances such as the accounts payable and payroll, processing client accounts and financial plans as well as assisting with customer service. Kathy finds helping her clients achieve their financial goals very fulfilling and is passionate about helping others solve problems. Kathy is happily married to her husband, Rod, and in her spare time she loves to travel, read and spend time with her family and friends.

Steve Hicks

Steve Hicks is an Associate Financial Adviser and Director of Operations for Ferguson Financial Group LLC. His role is multi-faceted and requires him to wear many hats. His favorite hat to wear is making sure that the client experience is the best it can be. He, also, enjoys equipping the staff to best serve the clients. He attended Missouri State and graduated with a degree in Computer Science and a minor in Mathematics. Steve is married to his amazing wife of 30+ years, Jennifer. They are blessed with four children and two grandchildren. Steve has a heart for the Lord and enjoys serving others. He volunteers through several local and international ministries that seek the welfare of the people they serve. He also enjoys being outdoors four wheeling, fishing or hunting.

Nick Williams, LSA

Nick Williams is the Client Relationship Manager for Ferguson Financial Group LLC. His passion for the clients’ satisfaction shows through in his day to day energy and drive to make sure all their needs are met. Nick grew up in South St. Louis County and is a Mehlville High School alumnus. He studied heavily in business, marketing and finance. He was a personal trainer prior to his position at Ferguson Financial Group. As a personal trainer he helped his clients achieve their physical and mental goals and ultimately changing their lives for the better. He hopes to attain that same goal in the financial industry.

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