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Byron Financial Services

About Us

To best serve you, Byron Financial Services has two offices that have full or part-time representatives. Call and make an appointment today!

Meet Our Financial Services Team


Chris Martin

Investment Consultant

Chris Martin, a lifelong resident of Oregon, has been with BFS since 2001. Before joining us, Chris assisted several companies with establishing their financial services programs along with establishing their mutual fund offerings. He served as County Treasurer of Ogle County for 21 years and as a trustee for the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund for ten years. He and his wife, enjoy traveling with family and friends. He is a board member of the Village of Progress Foundation, Community ART Legacy, and is on the Pension Committee of the Sinnissippi Centers. He has his Series, 7, 63, and 65 licenses with LPL Financial. Working out of our Oregon and Davis Junction offices, Chris focuses on Managed Accounts, 401k rollovers, IMRF and TRS accounts.


Steve Scholl


Steve Scholl has worked in investment services for seven years, since graduating from Northern Illinois University in 2008. His experience, and credentials as a CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, allow him to specialize in helping individuals and small business owners with retirement goals, educational savings, and long term planning. Steve, his wife Heather, and their four sons currently reside in Rockford. Steve has been a Byron Chamber of Commerce Gateway Member since 2013 and enjoys serving on the local American Legion Post as the Finance Officer.


Sean Considine

LPL Financial Planner

Sean Considine is a 2004 graduate of the University of Iowa and holds his FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 licenses with LPL Financial. As an LPL Financial Planner, he looks forward to developing the trust and strategies required to help clients create a financial game plan to pursue financial success. Sean is a life-long resident of Byron, where he raises his five children, alongside wife Nicole. He is heavily involved in local and regional charities and volunteers in youth sports programs, in levels ranging from elementary to high school. Sean is prepared to assist you with your financial and investment needs – please give him a call today!


Erma Young

Operations Manager

Erma Young is the Operations Manager for the entire agency, managing both our Byron and Oregon office locations. She splits her time between the Byron and Oregon offices and is a key person in the LPL operations. Erma has been with BFS since 2008. She received her life and health insurance license in 2012. A thirteen year resident of Davis Junction, she has strong ties to the area with three grandchildren who graduated from the Stillman Valley school district.

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Securities and advisory services are offered through LPL Financial (LPL), a registered investment advisor and broker/dealer (member FINRA/SIPC). Insurance products are offered through LPL or its licensed affiliates. Byron Financial Services are not registered as a broker/dealer or investment advisor. Registered representatives of LPL offer products and services using Byron Financial Services, and may also be employees of Byron Bank. These products and services are being offered through LPL or its affiliates, which are separate entities from and not affiliates of Byron Bank or Byron Financial Services. The Byron Financial Services site is designed for U.S. residents only. The services offered within this site are offered exclusively through our U.S. registered representatives. LPL Financial registered representatives associated with this site may only discuss and/or transact securities business with residents of the follow states: AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, MD, MN, MO, NC, NV, OR, SC, TN, UT, WA, WI, and WY. Securities and insurance offered through LPL or its affiliates are: