Our Qualifications

Robert D. Eylander, CFP(R) grew up in Harvey Illinois and graduated from Thornton HS. My college studies were at Thornton Junior College (now South Suburban College) and Olivet University. During the Vietnam War I served with the 101st Airborne Division of the US Army with a tour in Vietnam. I received the Bronze Star for meritorious service. After discharge I worked for the AAA Chicago Motor Club. In 1982 I left and opened Eylander Insurance Agency, Inc, of Dyer, Indiana. During this time I studied for and qualified for CFP (Certified Financial Planners) credentials. In 1996 I sold my interest in the Insurance Agency. Since then I have concentrated my services in Financial Planning and Investment Advisory Services.



Gary D. Crum; the Vice President of Midwest Builders, Inc., and an Investment Adviser Representative, was born in 1952. Gary has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting and Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) all from Indiana University. He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma the international honor society for business students. An Adjunct Professor of Business at Indiana Wesleyan University and Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana he teaches Economics, has been a licensed Indiana Insurance Agent since 1978 and prepared income tax returns for seven years.