Ascendant Wealth Management Group

Knowing how to make the most of your Social Security benefits can be confusing, and mistakes such as taking benefits too early can be costly. With our exclusive Confident Retirement® approach and our background in retirement planning, we help our clients and their dependents take full advantage of their Social Security benefits. We work with our clients to develop a customized plan to help them gain financial confidence to live the full and rich life they’ve earned.


Advisors

Courtney J Brandt, Financial Advisor serving the Fort Dodge, IA area - Ameriprise Advisors

Courtney J Brandt

CFP®

Financial Advisor

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional
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Erin Christian, Associate Financial Advisor serving the Fort Dodge, IA area - Ameriprise Advisors

Erin Christian

Associate Financial Advisor

Chartered Retirement Plans SpecialistSM
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Nick Hammitt, Financial Advisor serving the Fort Dodge, IA area - Ameriprise Advisors

Nick Hammitt

CRPC®, CIMA®

Financial Advisor

Certified Investment Management Analyst®
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Douglas J Marine, Financial Advisor serving the Fort Dodge, IA area - Ameriprise Advisors

Douglas J Marine

CFP®

Financial Advisor

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional
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Steven H Prottsman, Financial Advisor serving the Fort Dodge, IA area - Ameriprise Advisors

Steven H Prottsman

CFP®

Financial Advisor

Insurance Specialist
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Cierra Walding, Private Wealth Advisor serving the Fort Dodge, IA area - Ameriprise Advisors

Cierra Walding

CFP®, MS, CLU®, APMA®

Private Wealth Advisor

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional
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Natalie Mandernach, Financial Advisor serving the Fort Dodge, IA area - Ameriprise Advisors

Natalie Mandernach

CPA, CRPC®

Financial Advisor

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Team

Angela Habben

Angela Habben

Operations Director,

Chief Financial Officer
Linda Lahr

Linda Lahr

Operations Manager

Personal Intro

I have been with AWMG since 2003. When I’m not at work you can often find me watching my kids participating in their various school and community activities. I live in Webster City with my husband Nate, children Jake, Brandon, Amanda and Zack.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree from the University of Northern Iowa
  • Series 7
  • Series 66
  • Series 65
  • Variable Life & Variable Annuity
  • Accident & Health Insurance

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Implement quality improvements and efficiencies
  • Supervise administrative staff and manage team interactions
  • Provide training and support to the team
  • Resolve issues
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Carrie Driscoll

Carrie Driscoll

Financial Planning Specialist

Personal Intro

I have been with Ameriprise since June, 2013. When I’m not at work you can often find me running after my two children, Ellie and Vincent, or reading a book. I live on an acreage outside of Otho, IA with my husband Darren, 2 children and 2 dogs.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree from the University of Northern Iowa

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Financial Planning Case Analysis
  • Data Gathering
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Steve Prottsman

Steve Prottsman

Insurance Specialist

Qualifications

  • CFP
  • CAP
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Ron Hammond

Ron Hammond

Financial Planning Analyst

Qualifications

  • CFP
  • LUTCF
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Kelsey Richardson

Kelsey Richardson

Client Service Coordinator

Lynette Brandt

Lynette Brandt

Business Development Manager

Personal Intro

I have had the good fortune to be with Ameriprise Financial since 2002 in various locations: Virginia Beach, Memphis, Minneapolis, Madison and now Webster City. I am from Wisconsin and proud to be a Cheesehead! In my personal time, I can usually be found outside gardening, hiking, biking, walking or just enjoying Mother Nature.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Seminars and Events
  • Marketing and Advertising
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Britney Conlon

Britney Conlon

Marketing Specialist,

Business Development Specialist