My Team

We take customer service very seriously. Together, we are committed to providing exceptional customer service to all of our clients.

If you need to schedule a meeting or request any other service, please let us know. We will respond promptly.

Ashley M Esplund

Ashley M Esplund

Director of Client Relations
Office 618-589-7067

Ashley joined the Esplund/Flota team in 2014. She works closely with clients and understands the importance of client service.She plays a key role in meeting preparation along with the design and placement of the life, disability and long-term care insurance appropriate for each client from conception, through the underwriting process to delivery.

"I feel that it is rewarding knowing that a family will be taken care of in case of an unforeseen event. I also take pride in knowing that what I do helps to transfer the wealth that someone has worked hard to accumulate to the next generation.”

Ashley is married to Zach and has three children. She enjoys spending time with family, camping, and being outdoors.



Erin Kilburn

Director of Operations
Office 618-277-3200

Erin joined the team in April of 2021. She joined the team with 16 years of Financial Management experience. She works closely with the team in reviewing and developing financial strategies to better position our clients to achieve their goals. Erin excels in organizing complex data in a format that is understandable and relatable to the client. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her daughter. 


James S Schoessling

Director of Investment Operations
Office 618-277-3200

Kelley Gustave

Associate Financial Representative
Mobile 618-924-1462

Kelley joined the team in 2021. She works closely with clients and understands the importance of creating a great client experience. She plays a key role in meeting preparation along with helping meet client's financial needs. She currently holds a Life and Health Insurance license and holds her Series 6 and 63 securities registrations. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, and gardening. 


Jennifer Glenn

Director of Operations and Client Service
Office 618-589-7050

Jenny joined the Esplund/Flota team in December 2020. She joined the team with 20 years of training, financial, and loan management skills. She has a passion for traveling. Jenny spends her free time doing fun and adventurous things with her two daughters. Jenny is the Director of Insurance Operations. She works closely with the team to make sure our clients risk management planning needs are being cared for.


Zach Esplund, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, CAP®, RICP®
Wealth Management Advisor

Physicians Nationwide


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