Christine Boushka, C.P.A.
Wealth Advisory Manager, RubinBrown
Christine is a manager in RubinBrown’s Wealth Advisory Services Group, which provides integrated financial planning and tax services. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Kansas and a master’s from University of Kentucky. This is her eighth year in public accounting. She specializes in high-net-worth individuals, family partnerships, trusts and flow-through entities.
Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley / Market Street Group
Rob is fully engrained in the CJ community, married to Andrea Fischer Funke ’93 and the father of Abby ’19 and incoming freshman, Ella. Before joining Morgan Stanley in 2005, Rob acquired vast knowledge and experience from his previous 11 years with A. G. Edwards. Rob focuses on small business owners and retirees who are looking to build and maintain wealth with his team, The Market Street Group, managing over $450 million of client assets. This approach involves an advisory platform with strong emphasis on asset allocation. An ongoing review of each client’s portfolio allows him to assess new investment opportunities and re-evaluate strategies as market conditions and clients’ objectives change. Rob holds his Series 6, 7, 31, 63 and 65 licenses, is a member of the National Futures Association and a Municipal Finance Professional.
Financial Advisor, Edward Jones
Melissa is a financial advisor for Edward Jones. She has been with the company for over 21 years and focuses on helping families organize, build, protect and transfer their wealth. Melissa’s husband is also an advisor with Edward Jones, and they have two children, ages 9 and 7. Their niece, Lauren, attends Cor Jesu.
Erin Reuter Merkle ’03
Estate & Elder Law Attorney, Reuter Merkle Law
Erin is a CJA Class of 2003 alum. She is a partner at Reuter Merkle Law Firm, LLC, where she practices exclusively in the areas of estate planning and elder law. Erin is a parishioner of St. Catherine Laboure and lives in South St. Louis County with her husband Mike and son George.
Ascensus College Savings (MOST)
Angela has dedicated her career to advocating for people who face adversity. She is the Institutional Relationship Manager for MOST 529 Savings Plan. In this role, Angela is responsible for educating the community, employers and families about the benefits of 529 plans. Her passion, strategic vision and high capacity for executing on tactical plans have made her a valuable asset to many people and organizations. Angela is an idea generator. She exudes the intellectual and emotional fortitude to work in diverse organizational cultures with varied business professionals. This agility gives her a sense of comfort when engaging within sometimes contradictory perspectives. Angela holds a B.A. in Education/Political Science and a certificate in Nonprofit Management from UMSL. She is the mother of two sons, ages 22 and 16.