Meredith began working for Dean Nihart in 1998. She earned her AA in Liberal Arts from the College of Du Page; her BA in Business Management from William Penn University (with honors); and her Master of Finance with a specialization in Financial Planning from Kaplan University (with honors). She also holds the Registered ParaplannerSM designation from the College of Financial Planning in Centennial, Colorado. Meredith belongs to Centersphere Chapter 1445, Delta Mu Delta, and the Financial Planning Association of America. She is Series 7, 63, and Life/Accident/Health Insurance licensed (Iowa).