Travis J. Rychnovsky, CFA® serves as Chief Growth Officer, working to ensure that the Foster Group brand embodies the company’s vision and values, clients and prospective clients enthusiastically engage, and employees can be challenged by growth opportunities. He is dedicated to optimizing the firm’s strategic investments and helping create decisions that provide positive impact and value. Joining the team in 2004, Travis previously provided leadership to technology and process improvement efforts, serving in the Chief Operating Officer role.

Graduating Magna Cum Laude from Simpson College with majors in Management and Economics, Travis continued his education, earning his M.B.A. from the University of Iowa, with honors.

Current and prior community service includes: working to create awareness about mental health in the Des Moines community through support of Broadlawns Medical Center and serving on the Board of Trustees for Simpson College. Travis was a member of the 2010 Des Moines Forty Under 40. He has previously served as Secretary of the Downtown Neighborhood Association and Treasurer of The Plaza Homeowners Association. A member of the Charles Schwab Technology, Operations, and Service Advisory Board from 2009 through 2012, and a member of the 2011 Financial Planning Association Business Solutions Task Force, Travis has been a leader in strategically applying technology.