Registered Rep: If you weren't an advisor, what could you see yourself doing?
Timothy Halls: Teaching. I get to do a lot of that as an advisor, and I love it.
RR: Three feelings you want your clients to take away from a meeting?
TH: Trust, confidence in their plan, and relief that someone's taking care of their “stuff.”
RR: Biggest challenge for advisors?
TH: The media's proclivity for creating undue panic; “The Chicken-Little Syndrome.”
RR: Someone who inspires you?
TH: Jesus Christ. He did the right thing, even when it was hard.
RR: Best part of being a Dad?
TH: Babysitters — just kidding! Seeing my children's unbridled enthusiasm about the simplest things — like me getting home at night.
RR: Describe a Moneta softball game in three words or less.
TH: Repeat League Champions.
RR: What music can be found on your piano right now?
TH: None. I play by ear. I've recently been learning Hannah Montana songs to play for my kids.
RR: Most memorable performance with your band?
TH: Our first show — a blanket and cooler party in my backyard!
RR: Most rewarding community service experience?
TH: I was on the board of Prevent Child Abuse Missouri for 10 years. We did a lot of good!
RR: Best motorcycle trip you've taken?
TH: I've never been on a motorcycle that was turned on.