Rob Mendenall has degrees in marketing and finance from Western Michigan University. He has been in the financial services industry since 2000 and specializes in college and retirement planning. Rob is a Certified College Planning Specialist (CCPS), a Certified Cash Flow Consultant (CCFC), an Education Loan Analyst (ELA), a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC), and a Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP) and holds insurance and securities licenses.

Rob works closely with many school guidance departments in the area and regularly conducts workshops for parents and students on the topics of admissions, financial aid, scholarships, and how to properly plan and pay for college. He has helped thousands of families in the Midlands prepare for and manage the stressful processes of college admissions, financial aid, and paying the college bill without affecting their retirement savings.

Rob has been a regular speaker at annual meetings for the SCSCA and SACAC and is interviewed on radio and TV stations around the country. Rob, his wife, Lisa, and their boys, Zach and Blake, live in Gilbert, South Carolina.

Rob is a member of the following organizations:

  • National Institute of Certified College Planners (NICCP)

  • National College Advocacy Group (NCAG)

  • Palmetto State School Counselor Association (PSSCA)

  • Southern Association of College Admissions Counselors (SACAC)

  • SC Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (SCASFAA)

  • International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC)

  • American College Planning Foundation

  • Better Business Bureau