As the President of Touchstone Wealth, Gregg Knudten CLU, ChFC, has devoted over 40 years to the financial services industry, with a strong focus on developing financial professionals and leaders. Prior to joining Touchstone Wealth, Gregg held a leadership role at Thrivent Financial, where he led one of the largest agencies with over 180 financial professionals. Gregg has a reputation for developing high-performing financial professionals and agency leaders with a client-focused mentality, having grown an agency from 5 MDRT agents to 115 MDRT financial professionals. He has also served as a member of the MDRT Joint Mentoring board and on various subcommittees of the General Agents Management Association.
Gregg has spoken at numerous industry meetings, including the Main Platform at the annual GAMA meeting on “Building an MDRT Agency.” He is a member of two prestigious industry study groups, the Research Agency Group and the General Agency Study Group, where he and their members have developed best practices implemented industry-wide for building highly productive agencies focused on ethics, integrity, and always doing what is best for clients and agents.
Aside from his professional achievements, Gregg has held leadership roles in his church and community. He enjoys spending time with his wife Debbie, son Marcus, daughters Stephanie and Jamie, and two grandchildren. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, running (including completing 30 marathons and Ironman Kona in 2000), and spending time at the family cabin in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.