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Busey Wealth Management

Personal Advisors

Karen S. Hanson, CFP®

Vice President
Private Wealth Advisor
Busey Wealth Management

100 West University Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820


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Karen has more than 38 years of diverse banking experience, including nearly 25 years of experience in various aspects of Wealth Management. Karen, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) practitioner since 1999, specializes in administration of estates, guardianships, agency relationships and a variety of trusts, including perpetual charitable trusts and special needs trusts.

She received her Bachelor's Degree from Augustana College. Karen is also a graduate of the Illinois Bankers Association Trust School and the American Bankers Association National Graduate Trust School. She continues to expand her knowledge by attending a variety of training courses, including the annual Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education Estate Planning Short Course.

Karen is involved with the Senior Care Network and Central Illinois Planned Giving Council. She is an active member of the Bloomington-Normal Sunrise Rotary and also the McLean County Chamber of Commerce. Karen was designated as 2011 Chamber Ambassador of the Year and serves on the board of the American Red Cross of the Heartland serving McLean, Ford and Livingston Counties. She is also a presenter of educational classes during Money Smart Week sponsored annually by the Federal Reserve Bank.

Karen and her husband have lived in Bloomington since 2008.




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