In addition to those mentioned earlier, Creative Planning was featured in Forbes in 2016 as the No. 1 RIA for growth over the past 10 years, and Financial Times’ “Top RIA List” (2014-18). Creative Planning has also been featured in Ingram’s magazine for “Best Places to Work” and “Most Charitable Organizations.”
While Peter is certainly proud of the awards and recognition he’s received in wealth management, he is most appreciative of all the ways it’s allowed him to give back. Peter is the founder, current executive board member, and former five-year Chairman of KC CAN!, an organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the quality of life of children in Kansas City.
Peter is a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Peter and his wife, Veronica, are the recipients of the Giving the Basics Human Dignity Award for their contributions toward helping those less fortunate meet basic needs. They are also recipients of the Variety Presidential Citation Award for their work supporting those with special needs. Peter has served on boards for Pathway to Hope, American Stroke Foundation, St. Michael’s Finance Council, Kansas City Hospice, and KC CAN!
Peter graduated from the University of Kansas in 1993 with four majors, including degrees in business administration and economics. He went on to earn a law degree and Master of Business Administration in 1996, also at the University of Kansas. Peter has also earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation.
Peter is married to Veronica and has three children: Michael, JP, and Gabby.