About Kirby McDonald
Based in Omaha, Nebraska, Kirby Spencer McDonald has led Illuminate Financial Group, LLC, as president since 1999 and provided a comprehensive range of client-driven solutions. Emphasizing knowledgeable, transparent counsel, Kirby McDonald and his team proactively communicate with clients throughout the strategy formulation process. They deliver pathways toward retirement and succession planning that incorporate charitable giving, education savings, tax planning, and risk management.
Mr. McDonald began his career in Nebraska with Foresters in the early 1980s as an agent and advisor. His primary role was initially one of recruiting, training, and hiring investment and life insurance professionals. Ultimately attaining a managerial role, he was recognized as the company’s top agent/advisor in 1998.
A longtime Certified Wealth Strategist, Mr. McDonald has also earned qualifications as an Accredited Investment Fiduciary. He has directed significant charitable giving through Illuminate Financial and held committee responsibilities with the Florence B. Hallum Child Abuse Prevention Fund. Kirby Spencer McDonald is also a supporter of his grandchildren’s baseball and football activities and has helped coach their teams.