For Everyone We Serve
4 Generations of Ideas & Expertise
Stanley J. Targosz III
Stanley has been in the college and financial industries for over 15 years. He has helped thousands of families, spoke at national conferences and ushered relationships with a multitude of decision makers in the higher education world. Author of the new book, The Affordable College Plan: The Responsible Alternative to Free College, Stanley outlines the 5 areas of college planning that families need to look at in order to reduce their out of pocket cost and maximize their desired retirement lifestyle. Stanley, along with the other four principals of Responsible College Advocates©, directly trains all of the credentialed and certified specialists working with you.
Christopher Yelcho spent 15 years working in the financial services industry on Wall Street before moving back to Michigan to build the foundational pieces of Responsible College Advocates© in 2013. Christopher’s expertise in the custom design and optimization of a Pay-for-College and College Debt as well as the intricacies of higher education has been vital in helping thousands of parents and students navigate the Pay-for-College and College Debt Elimination waters. Stanley and Christopher have been friends since the cub scout years.
President of Sasles, Co-Founder
Robert Petersen has been vital in presenting thousands of families their custom Pay-for-College and College Debt reports, explaining and detailing their solution in such a way to instill clarity and understanding. Due to his overwhelming success, Robert has trained numerous specialists across the country and been a resource for their families and students. Robert has been instrumental in building Responsible College Advocates© up to the national platform it has now obtained.
Director, Business Development & Co-Founder
Bill Kelly’s industry expertise has spanned over the course of 5 decades. He has continually helped develop relationships with local community groups, school districts, and trained our specialists as well. Bill’s hard work and dedication to helping families and students alike has resulted in a national impact.
Nicholas P. Stevens
Manager, Product Development & Co-Founder
Nicholas has grown into many roles through Responsible College Advocates. From coming into the industry in 2018, Nicholas has had his hand in case design, content and product development, specialist training, and client work. To that point, Nicholas has worked with many recent graduates on building a financial future that will grow and adapt as life happens.