Steve Ferris, Branch Manager and Financial Consultant
A Nebraska native, Steve Ferris was born in Norfolk and raised in Columbus where he graduated in 1968. After high school, Steve attended Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska for two years before transferring to the University of Nebraska—Lincoln (UNL) where he earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration. He went on to earn his master’s degree in business administration from UNL.
For 25 years, Steve served in the State of Nebraska’s budget division. In 1995, he began working for AG Edwards, and in 2001, he was employed with Morgan Stanley. Then, in 2005 Steve made the decision to open a branch of LPL Financial; DBA Ferris Financial Group, LLC in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Steve is married to his wife Barb. He enjoys most sports and plays on two golf leagues.
Steve is a member of First Plymouth Congregational Church. He is a life member of the University of Nebraska Alumni Association, a life member of the Optimist club, member of Military Officers Association, and a member of Lincoln Independent Business Association (LIBA). Steve is on the State Economic Forecasting Advisory Board which is appointed by the Governor.
Steve is retired from the National Guard after 28 years of service with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Barb Ferris, Operations Manager
Barb was born in Austin, Minnesota and raised in Fremont, Nebraska. She earned her bachelor’s of science degree in business administration with a specialty in marketing from the University of Nebraska—Lincoln.
Barb and her husband Steve have four children: Ben, Matt, Chris, and Stephanie.
Barb enjoys reading, walking, playing bridge, and most importantly, babysitting her grandchildren, Jaxon and Layla.
Matt Ferris, Financial Consultant
Matt was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. He attended Doane College where he earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus on management.
Fresh out of high school, Matt started his own lawn care company with the goal of earning enough cash to pay for his college education. After graduating from college, Matt began to pursue his passion in financial planning which didn’t leave much time for the lawn care business, so he made the decision to sell his company to pursue financial planning full-time.
Matt has always had an interest in math, economics, and finance and he has been a financial consultant with Ferris Financial Group since 2006.
Matt and his wife Shelby were married in 2005, and together they have a son, Jaxon and a daughter, Layla. Matt enjoys spending time with his family and friends, golfing, and the outdoors.
Matt is a member of Gateway Sertoma, Lincoln Independent Business Association (LIBA), Young Professionals Group (YPG), and he is on the advisory board for the Southeast Community College (Lincoln) Entrepreneurship Program.