Micheal L. Parker, left, was recently selected to be a member of Ed Slott's Elite IRA Adviser Group. Slott is pictured at right. According to a letter Parker received, he was personally selected because of his dedication to clients and their families, as well as his desire to enhance his knowledge of IRA distribution planning. Parker is a certified financial planner with LPL Financial, located at 215 N. Stoddard St. in Sikeston. The phone number there is 471-4007.