Kurt joined Allen & Company as a financial advisor in 2003 with a desire to partner with a local firm. He pursued advanced education and completed a two-year program at night to become a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™. He also holds series 7, 66 and Life, Health and Variable Annuity licenses. He enjoys guiding his clients with a comprehensive financial planning approach.
Kurt began his career as the Wealth Management Specialist for the Private Client Services Department with one of Polk County’s largest financial institutions after graduating from Florida Southern College. He continued his education and earned an MBA from FSC.
Dedicated to the Allen & Company commitment of giving back to the community, Kurt and his wife serve many community organizations. Kurt has led local organizations such as the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Lakeland Kiwanis Club, the Florida Southern College 6th Man Club and the Championship Committee.
In addition to their love of community service, the Elmhorst family enjoys travelling to adventurous destinations. Whether they are taking a multi-day rafting excursion down the Salmon River in Idaho, hiking in the Canadian Rockies or challenging each other to a game of tennis, Kurt, his wife and their two children value making lifelong memories together.