Meet The Team
Keith Hanson, MBA
With more than 20 years of experience in financial services, Keith Hanson offers a client-centered perspective on topics such as wealth accumulation, distribution and charitable giving.
Keith is active in the community as a board member of the small business incubator Digital Sandbox as well as volunteering at several local non-profits. Keith received his undergraduate degree in 1998 and continued his education via the University of Saint Mary’s MBA program.
A resident of Overland Park, Keith and his wife have four children. Most weekends, you’ll find him at kids’ activities or pretending to still be able to run a quick 5K.
Tim Lanz co-founded Butler, Lanz & Wagler, L.C. Wealth Management in 1998 and has worked primarily in the operations side of the firm, serving as portfolio manager and chief compliance officer.
Tim attended Kansas State University, where he received his Bachelor of Science degrees in International Business, Management and Marketing.
A native of Louisburg, Kansas, Tim currently resides in his hometown with his wife and their two sons.
John W. Gilliford Jr., JD
Disability/Life Insurance Advisor
John received his undergraduate degree in 1994 and graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 1997. John has practiced business law and estate planning for over 20 years.
In 2014, John made a distinctive shift professionally by forming Konza Risk Advisors LC to provide clients with a resource to help them identify and manage both personal and professional risk. As a former managing partner of a law firm, John understands the challenges professionals and business owners face, both now and in the future. John brings a unique approach focused on estate planning, total risk management, which specifically includes the proper placement and coverage of various insurance products, most importantly disability, life, and malpractice/ E&O/ professional liability insurance.
John, his wife, and son are all lifelong residents of Overland Park, KS. John and his family are heavily involved in the local “autism” community as well as Special Olympics.