Merriam joined Wealth QC, formerly Peters & Marcek, in June of 2012. She has been working in the industry since 1985 and received her Certified Financial Planner designation in 1994. Merriam loves speaking at seminars and has a passion for women’s financial issues.
She is not a native Iowan, but loves her adopted state. She has lived here since 1990 when she moved here with her husband, Peter. She has three children: Chelsea who just moved to Des Moines from Dallas and is currently pursuing a Masters in Education Admin, while working for the Des Moines Public Schools; Melissa lives in San Diego and is a music therapist working with autistic students in the San Diego Public School System; and Andrew lives in South Bend, Indiana and is working as a support person for a financial advisor. In her free time, when she is not traveling to see her kids, she and Pete love to travel, boat, see movies and eat out.