Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

Advisory Board Members

Wade Wheeler

State Farm Insurance Companies
Advisory Board Member: 
Marketing Advisory Board

Wade Wheeler is a Registered Agent with State Farm in St. Louis, MO. He graduated from Mizzou with a BS BA in Finance and Banking in 1984 and earned an MBA in Finance from the University of Missouri—Kansas City in 1988. After positions in commercial banking with Commerce Bancshares, Merchants Bank, and Marine Midland Bank, Wade became a State Farm Insurance Agent in 1991. He became Agency Field Consultant in 1995 and in 1999 was promoted to Agency Field Executive. Wade has also served as Marketing Director leading a two-year project in Columbia to build a marketing department and website from the ground up. Wade is a Chartered Advisor for Senior Living, Chartered Life Underwriter, Chartered Financial Consultant, Chartered Leadership Fellow, and Certified Financial Planner. In addition to serving on the Marketing Advisory Board, he also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors of Greater St. Louis. He and his wife, Vicki, live in Chesterfield and are the parents of Max (who is a May 2011 Graduate of Mizzou), Paige (who is a sophomore at Mizzou), and Andrea (who is a Junior at Nerinx Hall High School).