Kelly D. Steele is an Iowa native, a 1987 graduate of William Penn College, and a 1990 graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law. During his 20+ years as a financial advisor, Kelly has passed numerous securities and insurance exams, including the Series 6, 7, 24, 63, and 66 exams. Kelly has also earned the Certified Fund Specialist (C.F.S.) designation. As president of Steele Wealth Management, Kelly has helped over 130 clients pursue their financial goals in many states, including Iowa, Colorado, Florida, Texas, North Carolina, and Illinois.
In addition to being a financial advisor, Kelly is also a lawyer. He has represented over 5,000 individuals with their legal matters and acted as lead counsel in over 55 jury trials. Kelly has been a member of the Iowa State Bar Association for over 30 years.
Kelly has served his country and community in a variety of roles, including as a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, as a church elder, and as a youth & high school coach (basketball, football, soccer, and track & field). He has also served as a board member for the Linn County Board of Health, the Junior Cougars Girls Basketball Program, the Steele Family Scholarship Foundation, the Cedar Rapids Adventurers Guild, and Knox Presbyterian Church.
Kelly's passion is "adventuring" with his girlfriend, Jody, and his two daughters, Alana and Bella. Their adventures have included climbing mountains, skydiving, white-water rafting, trail & ultra-running, and cycling. Kelly and Jody live in Iowa and Colorado with their cat, Ozzie.