Our Team

Amy Simmering

Investment Assistant



Amy and Mary have worked together since 2010.  Amy has an extensive customer service background in the financial services field.  Having worked in the field since 2002, she brings her talents in client relations, customer service, office organization, and client on-boarding to the firm.

Amy has two sons and enjoys time with her boys and their activities, family and friends.  She also enjoys gardening, reading, and her commitment to the AMVets Ladies Auxillary.

Mary Murphy

Wealth Advisor




Mary is the founder and CEO of Mary M Murphy, CFP.  Mary's highest intention is to make a significant difference in her clients and their families. She founded the firm in 2012 and has a total of 35+ years in the financial services industry.  She is a Certified Financial Planner, and a member of the Financial Planning Association, LPL Kingdom Advisors, LPLPAC, and the Financial Services Institute.  She holds Series 7 and 66 registrations through LPL Financial and an Illinois Insurance License.

With a son, a daughter, and two grandsons, she very much enjoys visiting her children and grandchildren, spending time with family and friends, landscaping/gardening, reading, pool jogging, scuba diving, bicycling, traveling, trying new recipes, attending local activities, and volunteering with local organizations.  Mary is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi, Springfield First United Methodist Church, Knox County Farm Bureau, DAR, and Eastern Stars.  

Mary grew up on her family's grain and livestock farm, Yates City, IL; then graduated from Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL and the College of Financial Planning, Denver, CO.