Terri Keister graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree from the School of Business, specializing in Management Information Systems. Terri retired in 2013 after 20+ years of service as an instructor in the SIUE School of Business Computer Management and Information Systems department. Prior to returning to SIUE to teach, Terri worked at Barnes Hospital Management Information Systems department as the Manager of End User Computing.
Terri and her husband Brian have been married for 45 years. Brian has been a financial advisor since 1988 and is the owner of Brian E. Keister & Associates, rebranded as KCH Financial in 2017. KCH Financial has three advisors, two full-time and one part-time assistant, and nearly 500 clients. Terri has worked with Brian to help build the practice since the beginning.
Terri has been a member of Zion Lutheran Church for 23 years and has held several leadership positions for over 17 years. She also serves as Secretary for the Bethalto Chamber of Commerce, incorporated in 2021. Terri and Brian have three happily married children who attended Zion Lutheran School and Bethalto public schools and are all graduates of SIUE.