I believe in empowering my clients with financial knowledge and confidence to help them pursue their life goals. Using customized, goal-oriented investment strategies, I will work with you to create a strategy that works for you.

Dave Schlager, Senior Financial Advisor


Dave has over 20 years in the financial services industry. He began his career in greater Kansas City where he was dually registered with Northwestern Mutual Investment Services and Robert W Baird & Company.

In 2002 he went to work for Edward Jones and opened the second office in Union City, Tennessee. He worked as a financial advisor and registered investment advisor representative, and was a limited partner with the firm.

In 2018, Dave left Edward Jones to become an independent financial advisor and founded Schlager Financial LLC, which is based in Union City, Tennessee.  Schlager Financial, LLC is an independent affiliate of the Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC.


Dave earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Missouri at Columbia. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the same institution.   


Dave is married to Leigh Bloebaum Schlager who is a native of Union City. They have three children, two of which are in college and one child still at home. 

Dave is a member of the Union City Rotary Club and the First United Methodist Church in Union City. His current hobbies include golf, chess, and an occasional appearance on stage or behind the scenes supporting in his local community theatre.