Vincent I. Pastorino

Lead Advisor


Areas of Expertise

  • Special needs trusts
  • Retirement Planning
  • Medicare Strategies and Annuities

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Vince serves his clients as Senior Advisor with Buttonwood Financial Group, LLC, a full service Wealth Management company with over $350 million in investment assets under direct management. Our vision at Buttonwood is to demonstrate a depth of knowledge, open accessibility, logic-based decision making, and trustworthiness to our clients with unwavering commitment to the complete financial health of each person and family we work for. Vince, with his wife, Jessica, and their sons, Nico and Mateo, live in Parkville and enjoy community activities in the arts and athletics.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Lead Advisor, Buttonwood Financial Group: 2005 – present
  • Selected to USA Rugby 15s (over 33 years old) for Team America/Classic Eagles in USA, Bermuda & Canada: 2006 – 2007
  • Vice President, Franklin Financial Group at LPL Financial in Kansas City, MO: 2004 – 2005
  • Member, Franklin Financial Group at Prudential (& Wachovia) Securities in Kansas City, MO: 1998 – 2004
  • Selected to represent the Western Mustangs 15s Rugby Team: 1995 – 2003
  • National Semi-finalist -15s Men’s rugby -1993, 1994, 2000, 2001
  • National Qualifier (Top 12) in Men’s 7s rugby – 1993, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000. Best finishes 2nd twice, 5th & 6th.
  • University of Missouri – Kansas City Alumnus: 1995
  • Represented 15s Western Mustangs in Durban, Natal, South Africa (playing for Durban HS Old Boys) : 1995


  • Kansas City Blues RFC – Player:
    • Blues Brother: 2008 – present
    • 15s & 7s Player: 1993 – 2007 (15s Captain: 2000-2002)
  • Rugby & Soccer Coaching
    • Board Member, Unified FC Youth Soccer: 2016 – present
    • Parent/Coach, Unified FC Youth Soccer U6-U8: 2014 –
    • Assistant Coach, Jr. Blues RFC: 1998, 2007 – 2010
    • Asst. Coach, KC Blues 15s: 2007
    • Head Coach, KC Blues 7s: 2008
    • Head Coach, Sporting Club Rugby 7s Academy: 2013 (and
      Asst. Head Coach 2014)
    • Heart of America Representative H.S. Backs Coach: 2014

Registrations / Licenses

  • Registered Investment Adviser Representative
  • Life and Health – Insurance License
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of Missouri – Kansas City

Mission: Buttonwood Financial Group, LLC

Our mission as a Family CFO is to positively impact each of our clients by providing ongoing consultative assistance, allowing them to organize and take control of their financial lives. Buttonwood accomplishes this by simplifying, organizing, and executing holistic financial strategies in harmony with our multigenerational clients’ financial lives. We coach, teach, mentor, and guide with genuine authenticity in our client’s best interest. We care about serving our community and our clients with passion and integrity.