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Justin Bates

Justin Bates

Financial Advisor

“Being an independent firm is huge because it allows us to listen to the clients and have the freedom to focus on their desires instead of shareholders. Combining that mentality with the knowledge of this team makes for the best of both worlds.”


Justin grew up on a cattle ranch in the small town of Kingston, Arkansas. He moved to Branson, MO to attend College of the Ozarks, where he earned his degree in Agriculture Business. Justin wanted to make a significant impact on the lives of those he cared about. Starting his career in the financial services industry gave him the opportunity to do just that.

While Justin has a broad range of clientele, he has a special passion for helping those that live the Western lifestyle. “I grew up around farmers, ranchers, and rodeo, and you won’t find better people. They also don’t mind my cowboy boots.” Justin jokes. He is also the preferred financial provider for the Western Sports Foundation supporting professional rodeo athletes across the country.

Justin is a member of Grace Community Assembly Church in Branson along with his wife Heather and two daughters, Laylah and LynLeigh. In his spare time, Justin loves spending time with his family, golfing, and hunting.