Alan Jilka joined UCM in March of 2013 as an investment advisor and holds Series 7 (General Securities Representative) and Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law) and life and health insurance licenses. In November of 2021, Alan passed the comprehensive board exam and achieved his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation.
Born and raised in Salina, Alan holds a Bachelor's Degree in History from the University of Notre Dame and a Master's Degree in Comparative Literature from the University of South Carolina. He completed additional graduate studies in Spanish and Portuguese at Vanderbilt University, Pontifical Catholic University (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and the University of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
In August of 2017 Alan graduated from Kansas State University with a Master's Degree in Personal Financial Planning, an effort he had undertaken in order to better serve his clients. Raised by a father who was a KSU alumnus and former basketball player, he is now a full-fledged Wildcat.
Alan spent nearly two decades involved in politics. Highlights include serving three terms as Mayor of Salina and a campaign in 2010 for the Kansas' first district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
In his free time Alan enjoys playing the guitar, cycling, and is an avid snow skier. He also enjoyes celebrating the successes of his foster son, Luis, who lived with him from 2015-2019.
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