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Wayne Klenke

Partner and Wealth Advisor

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Wayne Klenke is an integral figure at AXIUS Financial, serving as both a Wealth Manager and founding partner. In his role as a Wealth Advisor, Wayne embodies the essential function of a personal CFO, skillfully guiding individuals and business owners towards strategic wealth accumulation and preservation. With a wealth of experience spanning over three decades in the industry, Wayne distinguishes himself through his unwavering commitment to delivering unparalleled service, aiming to cultivate enduring relationships grounded in trust, respect, and empathy.

Graduating from the University of Missouri-St. Louis with a bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing, supplemented by a Minor in Math, Wayne’s dedication to professional excellence propelled him to pursue further education in financial advisory, obtaining FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65 licenses along the way. He takes great pride in his association with a team renowned for its exceptional competence and steadfast ethics, where AXIUS’s commitment to prioritizing each client’s needs and fostering lasting connections is paramount.

Wayne’s admiration for the AXIUS team is fueled by their adaptability in expertly tailoring client portfolios to navigate the dynamic market landscape. Witnessing families achieve significant milestones, such as successful retirements, wealth transfer planning and funding their children’s college education, brings Wayne deep satisfaction as he aids clients in overcoming investment challenges to reach their financial goals.

Beyond his professional commitments, Wayne actively engages in community service as a board member of McKendree University and Glen Echo Country Club. Additionally, he indulges his passion for golf, finding solace in the great outdoors whether on the course or enjoying a barbecue. These cherished moments are often shared with his beloved wife, Michelle, and their cherished canine companions, reflecting Wayne’s profound appreciation for life’s simple joys.