When you become my client, you place your trust in me to help make your vision a reality. I honor that trust with the help of my expert support staff. Together, we make a strong commitment to customer service.

If at any time you have a question, concern or need, please let us know.

Jennifer Houghton

Jennifer Houghton

Associate Wealth Management Advisor

Jennifer joined the Houghton team in 2011.  She is a Quad Cities native. Jennifer earned her Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Northeast Missouri State University (Truman) in Kirksville, MO.  Jennifer’s past employment background has been with education and insurance.  Married to Jim for 20 years, they have three children, JK (18), Jacob (16) and Julia (11).  In her spare time Jennifer enjoys reading, attending sporting events and biking.


How can Jennifer assist you?

Process New Investment Accounts

Investment Account Changes (beneficiary, address, names, etc)

Assist with account additions, 401k rollovers, distributions and broker dealer changes

Alyssa A Kuehl

Alyssa A Kuehl

Associate Financial Representative
Office 563-549-7811

Alyssa joined Houghton Financial in February of 2016, prior to joining the Houghton Team she had been with Northwestern Mutual for 3 years.  She is a Quad CIty native, but has also lived in Colorado and Missouri.  Alyssa has been married to her husband Adam for 6 years and they have one daughter with another one on the way.  In her free time Alyssa enjoys spending time with her family, restoring her 1880 Davenport home and is very involved with her neighborhood association and the historic preservation.


How can Alyssa assist you?

Life, Disability and Long Term Care Insurance

Investment Services

Financial Planning Needs


Debbie Whalen

Marketing & Client Service Associate
Office 563-549-7824

Deb began her career with the Houghton team in 2006. Deb is a Quad Cities native.  She has an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Scott Community College.  Deb has two grown children, Spencer and Kelly.    She enjoys volunteering for “Walk with Travis”, a local organization assisting families and loved ones of suicide victims.  She is a member of the “Improving Your Operations Online Community Field Advisory Team”.  In her free time she enjoys reading and having coffee with friends.


How can Deb assist you?

Scheduling appointments

Owner, address, bank and beneficiary updates

Billing /EFT questions or changes

If Deb can’t do it, she can get you to someone who can.



James E Houghton, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, RICP®
Wealth Management Advisor

Houghton Financial Services


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