Our Team

Betty J. Schuster, CFP®
Financial Advisor

(573) 446-0389, ext 211


Betty grew up in rural Pilot Grove, MO. She attended the University of Missouri and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree. She has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER practitioner since 1987 and has qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) every year since 1994. MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct, and outstanding client service and are recognized as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services industry.

In addition to MDRT*, Betty is affiliated with many other professional groups such as NAIFA and FPA. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Columbia Insurance Group, and is a member of the Columbia Area Estate Planning Council. Betty is also a member of the Principal Financial Group® Hall of Fame, and served on their Agents Advisory Council. Betty has also served on the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Columbia College's Community Campaign, Boone County Constitution Committee, United Way Board of Directors, Campaign Co-Chair of the Heart of Missouri Girl Scout Council, Mid-Missouri Chapter of The Society of Financial Service Professionals, and many volunteer positions within Woodhaven Learning Center, including honorary chairperson of the 50th Golden Anniversary Celebration.

Betty married Larry Schuster on May 19th, 1979. They enjoy spending time at the Lake of the Ozarks with Turner, Kim, Seth, Jessica, and their grandson, Adam.

*A sales component was considered as part of the qualifications for this award. The recognition is not representative of any financial performance, advice or returns.


Leah L. Flaspohler
Associate Advisor

(573) 446-0389, ext 213

Leah was born and raised in Fayette, MO. She attended Drury University in Springfield, MO where she received her Business Administration, Psychology, and Global Studies degrees, and played on the Drury Women's Golf Team. 

Leah spent 8 years in the financial services industry in Springfield, MO prior to moving back to Fayette and beginning work with the Schuster Financial Services team in January 2016. She holds a Life & Health Insurance license, as well as her Series 6, 63, 65, and 7 registrations. 

Leah serves on the Board of Directors for Woodhaven Learning Center in Columbia, MO. She is also a member of the Optimist Club of Fayette, serves her church, and volunteers her time helping the local golf course with leagues, tournaments, and youth programs. She is married to Todd Flaspohler, and they have 2 children – Jillian and Christopher. They enjoy life on their farm in Fayette, spending time with family, golfing, fishing, hunting, and being active in their community.


N. Dan Yuen
Client Service Associate

(573) 446-0389, ext 210

Dan was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. In 1999, he moved to Columbia to attend the University of Missouri where he received his Bachelor of Education degree. Dan has worked at Schuster Financial Services since June 2010, and holds a Life & Health Insurance license.

During his spare time, Dan enjoys playing recreational sports, volunteering at The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri, and traveling with his wife, Angie. They also enjoy attending as many Cardinals, Blues, and Mizzou games as time (and budget) will allow.


Christina Link, CFP®*
Investment & Planning Associate

(573) 446-0389, ext 218

Originally from St. Louis, Christina fell in love with the city of Columbia while attending the University of Missouri. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Banking and a minor in Personal Financial Planning.

Christina is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional and holds her Life & Health Insurance license, as well as her Series 7 registration. She joined Schuster Financial Services in April 2019 after spending over 10 years at another financial services firm.

In 2015, Christina married her husband, Michael, and moved to Columbia from St. Louis. They joyfully welcomed their daughter, Taylor, into the world in May 2018. Christina enjoys staying active by playing golf and tennis at the Country Club of Missouri. She is an avid supporter of the Josh Seidel Memorial Foundation. During football and basketball seasons, you will find the Links at many home games. Go Tigers!

*This person has completed the body of work to use the CFP® mark.  In their role with Principal®, they are not providing financial planning products or services.


Marisa Barrier

(573) 446-0389, ext 219

Marisa grew up in Dallas, Texas, but has lived in Columbia for almost 20 years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, and was a full-time homemaker while her children were growing up. She worked in the financial services industry for 4 years before joining Schuster Financial Services in March 2020.

In her spare time, she enjoys working out at the gym, riding her bike, hiking, and spending time with her children, Matthew and Autumn.


Turner Schuster

(573) 446-0389