The Team

Ascendant Wealth Management Group

Putting clients first; it’s what we do

Ameriprise earned a Hearts & Wallets Top Performer recognition in:

· “Unbiased, puts my interest first”

· “Explains things in understandable terms”

· “Understands me and shares my values”

We’re proud to be associated with a firm known for its service and how it relates to clients, because serving your interests is our priority. We offer comprehensive financial advice and a broad range of solutions to help you and your loved ones live brilliantly, now and in the future.

With the right financial advisor, life can be brilliant.


Our Advisors

Jeffrey Brandt

Jeffrey Brandt

Private Wealth Advisor

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Designations

CRPC®, APMA®, CMFC®

Top Areas of Focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Investment Management
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Nick Hammitt

Nick Hammitt

Financial Advisor

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Designations

CIMA®

Top Areas of Focus

  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Investments
  • Intergenerational Planning

Education

Iowa Central Community College- AA degree

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Kevin L Kakacek

Kevin L Kakacek

Financial Advisor

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Designations

CRPC®, APMA®

Top Areas of Focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies

Education

University of Northern Iowa, Bachelor's Degree, Business Administration and Management 1997 - 2000

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Douglas J Marine

Douglas J Marine

Financial Advisor

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Designations

CFP®

Top Areas of Focus

  • Saving for Education
  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies

Education

Kirkwood Community College 1987-1990 AA degree, University of Northern Iowa 1990-1992 BA General Studies

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Tyler Patten

Tyler Patten

Financial Advisor

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Top Areas of Focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Investment Management

Education

BA, General Studies - University of Northern Iowa, 2016

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Steven H Prottsman

Steven H Prottsman

Financial Advisor

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Designations

CFP®, CAP®, AEP®

Top Areas of Focus

  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Insurance
  • Charitable Giving

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Cierra Walding

Cierra Walding

Financial Advisor

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Designations

CFP®, MS, CLU®, APMA®

Top Areas of Focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Women's Financial Strategies
  • Investment Management

Education

Master of Science, Family Financial Planning - Iowa State University, 2012, BS, Business Finance - Iowa State University, 2010

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Our Staff

Carrie Driscoll

Carrie Driscoll

Financial Planning Specialist

Linda Lahr

Linda Lahr

Operations Manager