Growing up in East Orange New Jersey, Joel Foster is a financial planning specialist and a Financial Advisor. From a young age, he expressed an interest in finance and a talent for listening. Joel is a graduate of Babson College, where he obtained a degree in Accounting and Finance while playing basketball and rugby.
After graduation, Joel began his 25 year career at UPS where he quickly excelled and began taking on additional responsibilities before fulfilling a variety of supervisory roles within the firm’s accounting department. In 2006, Joel was promoted to Controller and head of District Accounting for UPS in upstate NY where he managed a 600-Million-dollar annual budget for the firm. In 2011, Joel began his second career as a financial advisor for Edward Jones in Forest Park Illinois, so he could spend more time working with people to help them achieve their financial goals.
Today, Joel lives in Forest Park Illinois with his high school sweetheart Lynne who he first started dating at 13 years old. He currently operates his own independent financial planning and investment management practice through Kingsview Asset Management. Obsessively ethical, Joel specializes in offering clients easy to understand yet comprehensive financial information.
In his free time Joel enjoys spending time with family, golfing, tennis and watching both collegiate and professional sports. He also enjoys mentoring with a focus on financial literacy.