Our MQ Retreat is known for bringing in notable scholars and practitioners who share valuable insights for meeting current challenges and for serving as beacons in the lives of financial planning clients for many years to come.

Featured speakers this year include:

Meghaan Lurtz, Ph.D., FBS™
Meghaan is a Professor of Financial Psychology at Kansas State University, an on-staff writer and researcher for kitces.com, and a past President and current board member for the Financial Therapy Association and Financial Psychology Institute Europe.
Timi Joy Jorgensen, Ph.D.
Timi is an Assistant Professor and Director
of Financial Education & Well-Being at The American College of Financial Services. Her research focuses on diversity, equity, and inclusion in financial services, financial well-being, and empowerment.
Deanna Sharpe, Ph.D., CFP®, CRPC®, CRPS 
Deanna is an associate professor in the Personal Financial Planning Department at the University of Missouri – Columbia. Her research examines factors affecting later life financial and economic well-being.