Kayla Nieman is a dedicated Partner and Financial Consultant at Summit Wealth Strategies. With a career spanning over two decades, she entered the financial services industry in 2003 after completing her Bachelor's of Science degree in Finance from Eastern Illinois University. Kayla's commitment to professional growth is evident through her attainment of the Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) designation and recognition as a "Retirement Benefits Specialist, Tax-Sheltered Plans" at AXA Advisors.
As a valued member of the RBG (Retirement Benefits Group) at AXA, Kayla specialized in retirement planning for public school employees and non-profit organizations. Since joining Summit Wealth Strategies in 2015, she has continued to focus on retirement income planning for individuals, with a special expertise in pension maximization. As a partner and female advisor at the firm, Kayla brings a client-centric and multi-generational approach to her work.
Originally from Teutopolis, IL, a small town in the heartland of the USA, Kayla cherishes her humble roots. She now resides in Warson Woods, MO, with her husband Eric and their two children. Actively engaged in her community, Kayla contributes her time and expertise as a volunteer coach for various youth sports in the area. She is also involved with the Kirkwood School District PTO, where she actively supports educational initiatives. As a guest presenter on "Investing for Beginners" in local high schools, she strives to empower the next generation with financial literacy. Additionally, Kayla serves on the Mid-County YMCA Advisory Committee and is a supporter of Variety the Children's Charity, St. Louis Chapter.