Bringing Confidence to Your Investment Planning

We help clients pursue their investment goals with sound financial strategies. You deserve a personal, tailored plan. Lasting, meaningful, and open relationships are the foundation of our practice. You’ve worked hard for your money and should feel confident with your investment choices as you make decisions for your financial future.
Scott Elger, Managing Director - Investments

Scott Elger, Managing Director - Investments

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    Scott has over 35 years of successfully advising clients on their financial well-being. As a Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Advisor, Scott has earned designations as a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, a Certified Private Wealth Advisor®, a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®, and a Chartered Financial Consultant® – expertise held by a very small percentage of financial advisors nationally. Scott has always emphasized the importance of education, as evidenced by his continuing commitment to expanding his own professional capabilities well beyond his professional peers.

    Before entering the financial services industry over three decades ago, Scott earned a degree in Business Management from Eureka College. Now a Managing Director - Investments in the Peoria, IL office of Wells Fargo Advisors, Scott has taken pride in building a Financial Planning practice which provides solutions which put his clients’ goals and needs first and foremost.

    Scott is most proud of his family: son Alexander Elger, Financial Advisor, is Scott’s business partner and holds a Master’s Degree in Financial Planning. Son CJ holds a Master’s Degree in Data Science and is employed as the head of the Baseball Systems Department for the Seattle Mariners.

    Daughter Breanna is in her second year of residency as a Radiologist at MUSC in Charleston, South Carolina. Daughter Olivia O’Bryan, Financial Advisor, has earned both an MBA and a Master’s Degree in Finance from Creighton University and works as an advisor on the Elger Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors.

    Scott is also actively involved in his community as a past member of the Board of Directors of the Peoria Production Shop (2002-2020), a member of the St. Jude Midwest Affiliate Board of Directors (since 2005), and an ongoing participant in the St. Jude Memphis to Peoria Run (1986 – present) and the St. Jude Memphis to Peoria Motorcycle Ride (2008-present). In addition to sharing a passion for fitness, Scott and his wife Joyce enjoy traveling to vacation with their four children and their growing families and spoiling Stella, their German Shepard Dog.
    Alex Elger, Financial Advisor

    Alex Elger, Financial Advisor

        Alex is a Financial Advisor for Wells Fargo Advisors specializing in high net-worth strategies for businesses and their owners. Alex’s practice focuses on providing personalized investment strategies, retirement plan design, business succession planning, and advanced estate planning techniques.

        Alex’s Team, the Elger Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, work with all clients providing them targeted, comprehensive financial guidance. Their specialty is financial planning that is delivered with the highest level of personal service and professional integrity- so that you can feel confident about your financial future.

        Before starting as an advisor, Alex graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a degree in Finance. While working for the Elger Wealth Management Group, Alex completed his Master of Science in Financial Services. Under senior partner and Managing Director- Investments, Scott Elger, Alex has been instilled the importance of hard work, caring for his community, cultivating close family ties, and doing the right thing. Scott built the Elger Wealth Management Group on integrity, trust, and always striving to do what’s right for their clients and has entrusted Alex to continue his legacy and serve his clients long after he retires.

        In addition to helping his clients, Alex is very active in his community. Since returning to Peoria, Alex has coached 16 different teams at his parish, St. Philomena, along with 2 years as Girls Basketball Varsity Head Coach at Peoria Notre Dame. Alex is former Treasurer of St. Philomena Athletic Committee; current Treasurer of Peoria Public School Foundation; former Big Brother for Big Brothers Big Sisters Peoria; current Board Member of Wells Fargo’s Public Affairs Council; and current Board Member of LISC Central Illinois. Alex and his wife Megan have two daughters, Ashlynn and Aiden; a son, Maximus; and two dogs, Bella (German Shepherd) and Kobe (Shepadoodle; German Shepherd and Poodle).
        Olivia O'Bryan, Financial Advisor

        Olivia O'Bryan, Financial Advisor

            Olivia O’Bryan’s mission is to help clients feel secure in their financial future by taking time to get to know and understand what means the most to them and proactively planning for their unique situation. Working hand in hand with clients, Olivia aims to help them meet their financial needs to matter what stage of life they are in.

            By providing clarity, confidence, and structure through the services and solutions offered, her love of serving others drives her client experience.

            In addition to being a financial advisor, Olivia enjoys being part of the community. Born and raised in Peoria, IL, Olivia uses her collegiate basketball experience to mentor younger players in the area. She is also a proud parishioner of St. Philomena Church in Peoria and, more recently, St. Patricks Church in Iowa City. Olivia has also been a participant in the St. Jude Memphis to Peoria Run three times.

            Olivia attended Creighton University for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. While juggling the demands of a successful basketball career, Olivia earned a Master’s Degree in Finance and an MBA. During her athletic career, “Liv” was named to the Big East All Academic Team 5 straight years, 2016-2020.

            Away from the office, Olivia enjoys spending time with her husband Collin and daughter Katelyn first and foremost. She also enjoys playing sports, watching sports, and discussing sports as well as just being outdoors!
            Brooke Melton, Sr. Registered Client Associate

            Brooke Melton, Sr. Registered Client Associate

                As a Senior Registered Client Associate, Brooke’s primary role is to support the day-to-day operations of the Elger Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors. As such, she helps manage client relations, appointment scheduling, meeting preparation and any other service issues for their clients. Please do not hesitate to contact Brooke for any service needs, she will be happy to help!

                Before entering the Financial Services Industry, Brooke studied Business Administration at Illinois Central College. Brooke joined the Elger Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors in 2006 and has enjoyed working with the team and the clients they serve ever since.

                Brooke lives with her husband, Jake, in Trivoli with her two sons, Drake and Dallas. She loves being part of the Farmington/ Hanna City community. Away from the office, you can find her with neighbors and friends, or playing Judge, Referee, and Sheriff for her two boys.