Born and raised in West Des Moines, Conor has deep roots within the community and is passionate about helping Des Moines grow. A Valley High School alum, Conor went on to The University of Iowa Tippie School of Business where he earned a BBA in Entrepreneurial Management. While at Iowa, he was a 4 year letter-winner on the football team, a 16 game starter, and academic all-conference. Upon graduation from the University of Iowa, Conor pursued his childhood dream of playing in the NFL and was signed as an undrafted free agent with Minnesota Vikings in 2014. After playing for the Vikings, Texans, Bears, and Browns, he returned home to West Des Moines to pursue his second passion, comprehensive financial planning.
Conor joined Bral Niedert in August 2019 as a Financial Advisor. He focuses on comprehensive financial planning and wealth management resources for professional athletes, business owners, executives, medical professionals, and business professionals. Prior to this, he was with McGill Junge Wealth Management in Urbandale, IA where he worked in a variety of roles including: client relationship management, financial plan construction, qualified plan operations, investment strategy, insurance strategy, and comprehensive financial and retirement planning.
Conor holds his FINRA Series 7 and 63 securities registrations, as well as, the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ mark and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designation, which are completed by extensive testing over a period of three years.
Conor and his wife, Jessie, live in West Des Moines with their daughter, Eleanor Lee, and golden retriever, Cal. Conor is involved on the board for Courage League Sports, the Polk County I-club, and is heavily involved with the United Way of Central Iowa. He participated on the Essential Needs Cabinet and LINC (Lead, Impact, Network, Change) an under 30 young professional group.