Stewart S. Koesten

Stewart S. Koesten, M.S.F.S., CFP®, CIMA®®
Executive Chairman

Stewart is the Chief Executive and Executive Chairman of KHC Wealth Management. He has more than 35 years of experience as a wealth management advisor.

Stewart has primary responsibility for the management of the firm as Chief Executive Officer.  He is the chief compliance officer and is also responsible for establishing and retaining client relationships.

He is a 1971 graduate of Louisiana Tech University and earned his M.S. in Financial Services from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania in 1988.

Stewart is Past President of the Board of The Folly Theater, Past President of Jewish Family Services and serves on the board of the Jewish Community Foundation.  He is a member of the board of directors of the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA®).  Stewart serves as Chairman, Heart of America Council Boy Scouts of America Jewish Committee on Scouting.

Stewart has also influenced the development of the planning profession by his many years of active participation in the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Financial Planning Association and belongs to the Greater Kansas City Estate Planning Society.

Stewart has always had a passion for travel and maintains a bucket list of destinations.  His primary hobbies are studying about, maintaining, and driving classic Jaguar sports cars, and maintaining skills and proficiency in flying for pleasure and business.  His immediate family is spread throughout the country and private aviation is an effective and efficient way to visit everyone all year round!

Contact Stewart at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (913) 345-1881.

Follow Stewart on Twitter: @StewartKoesten


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