Richard R. Rainforth, CLU®, ChFC®

Richard R. Rainforth, CLU®, ChFC®


Rich Rainforth has been working in financial services and insurance for more than 22 years. Raised in Southwest Iowa, Rich graduated from Iowa State University, and has lived in Central Iowa since 1996. He has two daughters who both graduated from Waukee and Iowa State as well. They now live in Dallas, Texas, and Kansas City, Missouri. He also has one grandson.

Rich started his career working with two of Iowa’s most recognizable companies; Maytag, which was based in Iowa based at the time, and Meredith. He worked in sales, marketing, and sales management for 14 years.

Rich came into financial services after tragically losing his 5-year-old son to a struggle with a brain tumor. This framed how and why he is in the financial services industry today. He wants to make sure he encourages and assists others in planning for the best while helping them to protect against the worst. He has earned his Certified Life Underwriter (CLU®) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) certifications from the American College. These programs typically require an average of 400 hours of study and a minimum of 30 hours of continuing education every two years.