Bud joined Waverly Advisors in October of 2023 after Rainsberger Wealth Advisors was acquired by Waverly. He serves as a Partner, Wealth Advisors and Regional Director for the Denver and Colorado Springs regions.
Bud is a graduate of Kansas State University where he received his bachelor’s degree in accounting. He played strong safety for the Wildcats. A frequent lecturer to civic and professional groups nationwide, he has appeared as a financial commentator on television news interviews for NBC and CBS affiliates and quoted for articles in USA Today, The Dow Jones Investment Advisor, and The Wall Street Journal. Bud started his financial career for A.G. Becker, the predecessor to SEI in 1980, and started RWA in 1990.
Bud has served on the local Boy Scouts Area Council, American Red Cross, Hutchinson, KS Recreation Board, past treasurer for Grace Episcopal Church. Bud has coached and sponsored Little League baseball, Club soccer, Pee Wee football. Past Co-Chair of the Defeet Diabetes 5k and 10k race, Co-partner for the Cheyenne Mountain Sprint Triathlon Series amongst many sporting ventures.