Financial planning is about people. Throughout his distinguished career, Craig Korol has been devoted to keeping the value of relationships at the heart of his business. In founding Korol Financial Group LLC, he endeavored to provide a personalized approach to planning that fostered long-lasting client partnerships founded on trust. Since 2002, Craig and his team have been in the business of helping like-minded individuals pursue growing their assets, addressing their goals, and building true confidence in their financial future.
A student of the financial world, Craig has affirmed his dedication to perpetually expanding his industry knowledge, awareness, and expertise. In addition to being a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® (CFP®), one of the industry’s most esteemed professional designations, he is also a Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®), Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®) and Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor™. As a hallmark of his client commitment, he recently earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®) designation. The rigorous RICP® curriculum focuses on the financial and emotional elements that face clients upon entering retirement and prepares advisors to help investors adjust with ease. Retirement Income Certified Professional® conferred by the The American College.
Beyond Korol Financial Group LLC, Craig is highly active in the financial industry. He is a board member and the current Past President of the Financial Planning Association of Kansas and a member of the Wichita Estate Planning Forum, he previously served as President of the Society of Financial Service Professionals. As a former Marine, his leadership skills and innate drive for excellence have benefited countless investors and companies across the country.
In the financial world as in his personal life, Craig is confident that the more valid your reasons are for achieving your dreams and goals, the more likely you’ll find success. This belief drives him at home, in the office, and everywhere in between. In his free time, he looks forward to watching baseball, playing golf, and traveling with his family. He is proud to share a professional partnership with his partner-in-life, Stephanie, who has helped realize the relationship-driven mission of Korol Financial Group LLC.
Get To Know Craig:
Who is your hero?: Abraham Lincoln, for his ability to work with those who opposed him and create a sense of unity and engagement.
What “lesson from mom” do you still live by today? : To always do something productive on any given day.
What would be impossible for you to give up?: Coffee.
Favorite Movie: Christmas Carol (1951 Version)
Favorite TV Show: Yellowstone
Fun Fact: I’ve been to 18 Major League Baseball stadiums
Favorite Sports Team: Kansas City Royals (any team playing against the Yankees)
Favorite Quote: “There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.” – Ronald Reagan