Stuart began working for his father’s accounting firm at the age of 18 before going on to graduate with his Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois State University with honors in Accounting in 1990. He then passed the CPA exam in May of 1990 and began his professional career with Coopers & Lybrand in Chicago. After being in Chicago for a couple of years, he decided to come back home to Peoria to start Breeden Accounting, Ltd. and Breeden Asset Management. Since then, with the expansion of the business and hiring new team members, the Breeden Accounting, LTD name was changed to Breeden & Associates, LTD.
Stuart resides in Tremont with his wife Tamara and two sons Chase and Bryce. When not helping clients, Stuart enjoys watching children's activities, fishing, St Louis Cardinals, traveling, and participating in church and community activities.
Stuart is dedicated to helping others in both a professional and personal capacity by building relationships and helping them achieve their dreams. He is active in his church and is involved with Crown Financial Ministries, assisting individuals in getting out of debt. Stuart puts his family and his faith first.