Thomas Ponce


Get to Know Tom

As an Advisor at Slagle Financial, Tom handles various case preparation for potential clients and various client-service items. He also works behind-the-scenes prepping for “The Chad Slagle Show.” Tom also assists with the day-to-day operations of our administrative office.

Tom is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University, where he earned his degree in business marketing on a Division 1 Golf Scholarship. Tom resides in Edwardsville, Illinois. In his free time, Tom enjoys golf and basketball, and is a big supporter of the St. Louis Cardinals.

Learn More About Tom:

Where are you originally from?
I was born and raised in the city of Edwardsville, Illinois.

What are you most proud of?
I am most proud of my family, and all that we have gone through together.

Favorite holiday?
My favorite holiday ever since I was a little kid is Christmas.

Favorite quote?
“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill

What do you love most about your job at Slagle Financial?
I love working for a firm that strives to give pre-retirees and retirees a piece of mind in retirement. They have worked all of their lives to get to that point, and now they want to sit back and enjoy it. At Slagle Financial, we do everything that we can to allow our clients to live a happy retirement.

Who is your role model, and why?
My mother – she has a heart of gold and an incredible work ethic. I would not be where I am today without her.

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