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Elaine M. Schamber, Ph.D., CFP®, AIFA®

Elaine M. Schamber, Ph.D., CFP®, AIFA®

A lifelong resident of Indiana, Elaine met and married her husband, Steve, while they were both students at Purdue, and after graduating they decided to make Lafayette their permanent home. Three children, many pets and a couple decades later, Elaine and Steve are now empty nesters and will be soon be grandparents. It's amazing how time flies!

As an Independent Financial Advisor with over ten years experience, Elaine believes professional and personal growth, improvement and education are the key to providing quality financial planning and advice. Elaine is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst™, specializing in corporate retirement plans and individual retirement planning services.

When Elaine's not working, she enjoys crocheting, playing with her dogs, dancing with her husband and trying to keep her plants alive.


  • PhD Population Genetics
  • MS Biology Education
  • BS Horticultural Business

Professional Registrations and Designations:

  • Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst™
  • Certified Financial Planner™
  • Investment Advisor Representative
  • Series 24, General Securities Principal
  • Series 7, General Securities Representative
  • Series 31, Futures Managed Funds
  • Series 63, Uniform Securities Agent State Law
  • Series 65, Uniform Securities Advisor Law
  • Indiana Life, Accident & Health Insurance License
  • Indiana Property & Casualty Insurance License
  • Long Term Care Certification
  • Indiana Partnership Plan Certification

Business and Professional Organization Memberships:

  • Business Network International (BNI)
  • Greater Lafayette Commerce, Tippecanoe County
  • Chamber of Commerce, Crawfordsville & Montgomery County
  • National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
  • Financial Services Institute