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MSAE Education: May 2022
Missouri Soybean Association
734 S Country Club Dr
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Friday, May 20, 2022, 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM CDT
Category: Educational Events/Membership Meetings

Join us on Friday, May 20, 2022, from 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
at Missouri Soybean Association Center for Soy Innovation

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11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Networking Lunch & Registration


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Non Profit Audits & 990s


Jackie Forck, CPA

Co-partner of Seaver & Forck, has a total of 16 years experience in public accounting. She holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accountancy from Lincoln University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants. 

James Leroy, CPA


1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Employee Benefits for Small Staff Associations




 Travis Ford, CFP


Travis Ford brings over 16 years of insurance and financial experience to Wallstreet Group. Travis provides personal attention and service to clients seeking a secure financial future through growth and protection of their savings. His specialties include retirement planning, long-term care planning and investment management. Travis and his wife Jennifer co-teach the high school personal finance class at Lighthouse Preparatory Academy in Jefferson City. Travis is a member of the Missouri State Board of Accountancy (which regulates CPAs in Missouri), appointed by Governor Jay Nixon in 2014. He is also a board member of the Missouri Insurance Education Foundation, which seeks to improve understanding of insurance among Missouri consumers. Travis brings to his practice more than a dozen years of personal finance consulting and advocacy. He previously worked in consumer protection for the Missouri Attorney General’s Office and the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Journalism degree. Travis’ Missouri insurance licenses include Health, Life and Variable Contract. His securities registrations are Series 7 and Series 66. Travis and his family live in Jefferson City. They have been members of First Baptist Church since 2002. For fun, Travis loves his job, handyman work, staying fit, being with family and friends, and playing bass guitar, drums or whatever instrument they need him for in the church band.

 Jay Higgins

Jay Higgins brings over 20 years of insurance experience to Wallstreet Group. Jay currently holds the Chartered Leadership Fellow designation and the Certified Life Underwriter designation. Jay has earned many awards and honors throughout his career, both in sales and in management. During Jay’s time with Wallstreet Group, he has played an instrumental role over the last 15 years building school consortiums throughout the state of Missouri. This has helped these school districts find ways to offer their employees the highest level of benefits while keeping within their districts budgets. Jay utilizes his experience in both sales and management and offers his leadership as the Director of Sales for Wallstreet Group. Throughout his career in insurance he has also held many key roles with Aflac. In his beginning role in sales, Jay earned 18 Fame Awards as well as trips to 10 National Conventions. As Jay advanced into management positions, he became a District Sales Coordinator, and then advanced to a State Coordinator over the eastern-half of Missouri. From 2010 to 2015 he won the President’s Club Award, which is awarded to the top ten percent Aflac producers in the country. Most recently, Jay lead the Wallstreet Group sales team to the 2013-2015 Pinnacle Brokerage Award.

 Jennifer Gerling, RWCS

Jennifer Gerling has over 21 years of insurance experience, with more than 13 at Wallstreet Group. Jennifer’s primary focus is commercial insurance and her specialty is getting to know the intricacies of her clients’ operations. Jennifer is a 2009 graduate of Leadership Jefferson City, served as HBA Home Show co-chair for two years and as the chair. Currently serving as a board member for HBA. She won the Donald R. Mueller Memorial Service Award in 2013. Jennifer is a Registered Workers Compensation Specialist.


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