Tom Riekse

As the Managing Director of LTCI Partners, Tom leads one of the largest national insurance distributors focused exclusively on long-term care planning.

Tom has been working in the long term care insurance industry since 1991. He is a graduate of Hope College and has an MBA from The University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition, Tom holds the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist designation from the IFEBP and the Wharton School and the Chartered Financial Consultant and Chartered Life Underwriter from the American College of Financial Services. 

Financial Designations: CLU, ChFC, CEBS, CLTC

What you don't know about me:

My first job out of college was collecting money from loggers in the Pacific Northwest for a commercial finance company. I learned the value of quitting when you know it's not you!

Are you an early bird or a night owl?

Wait, doesn't everyone go from a night owl to an early bird as they get older?

What is the last TV show you binge-watched?

Silo, Severance, Happy Valley, The Cubs 2016 World Series

Favorite book, author or podcast:

Books - Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond, Behave by Robert Sapolsky, LBJ biographies by Robert Caro, and anything by George Saunders

Podcasts - Hardcore History, The Rest is History, Very Bad Wizards

Favorite hobby/interests:

Paddle boarding, skiing, canoeing, biking, hiking (enjoying beautiful Michigan)

Guilty pleasure:

Ice Cream

On my bucket list: