How will you generate income in retirement?

Our practice is dedicated to helping you formulate a strategy for retirement that considers all your assets, savings, investments, Social Security and other potential income sources. Using our exclusive Confident Retirement® approach, our goal is to help you grow and preserve your income during your working years and develop a distribution plan for retirement that can help weather market ups and downs. Together we build financial confidence— for today and for tomorrow — so you can live the retirement you’ve earned.



Our advisors

Jenny Johnson

Jenny Johnson

ChFC®, CRPC®, APMA®

Financial Advisor

Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM
Learn more about Jenny Johnson Visit Jenny Johnson's website
Zac Wiges

Zac Wiges

Financial Advisor

Learn more about Zac Wiges Visit Zac Wiges's website
Jeffrey Brandt

Jeffrey Brandt

CRPC®, APMA®, CMFC®

Private Wealth Advisor

Chief Executive Officer of Ascendant Wealth Management Group
Learn more about Jeffrey Brandt Visit Jeffrey Brandt's website
Erin Christian

Erin Christian

CRPS®, APMA®

Associate Financial Advisor

Chartered Retirement Plans SpecialistSM
Learn more about Erin Christian Visit Erin Christian's website
Nick Hammitt

Nick Hammitt

CRPC®, CIMA®

Financial Advisor

Certified Investment Management Analyst®
Learn more about Nick Hammitt Visit Nick Hammitt's website
Ronald Hammond

Ronald Hammond

CFP®, LUTCF

Financial Advisor

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional
Learn more about Ronald Hammond Visit Ronald Hammond's website
Brad Holland

Brad Holland

Financial Advisor

Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM
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Kevin L Kakacek

Kevin L Kakacek

CRPC®, APMA®

Financial Advisor

Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM
Learn more about Kevin L Kakacek Visit Kevin L Kakacek's website
Brian C Losh

Brian C Losh

CFP®, ChFC®

Financial Advisor

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional
Learn more about Brian C Losh Visit Brian C Losh's website
Douglas J Marine

Douglas J Marine

CFP®

Financial Advisor

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional
Learn more about Douglas J Marine Visit Douglas J Marine's website
Steven H Prottsman

Steven H Prottsman

CFP®, CAP®

Financial Advisor

Insurance Specialist
Learn more about Steven H Prottsman Visit Steven H Prottsman's website
Courtney J Brandt

Courtney J Brandt

CFP®, APMA®

Financial Advisor

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional
Learn more about Courtney J Brandt Visit Courtney J Brandt's website
Cierra Walding

Cierra Walding

CFP®, MS, CLU®, APMA®

Private Wealth Advisor

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional
Learn more about Cierra Walding Visit Cierra Walding's website
Natalie Mandernach

Natalie Mandernach

CPA, CRPC®

Financial Advisor

Learn more about Natalie Mandernach Visit Natalie Mandernach's website

Our team

Lynette Brandt

Lynette Brandt

Business Development Specialist

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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Ruth Christensen

Ruth Christensen

Client Service Coordinator,

Office Manager
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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Angela Habben

Angela Habben

Operations Director,

Chief Financial Officer
Diane Haggman

Diane Haggman

Client Service Coordinator

Personal Intro

I have been with Ameriprise since September, 2015. I have 2 sons, enjoy reading and spending time with friends.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Greet Clients
  • Scheduling
  • Secure Document Storage
  • Check Deposit
  • Prepare for Client Appointments
  • Webster City Client Service Coordinator
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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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Hannah Navin

Hannah Navin

Client Service Manager

Personal Intro

I have been with Ameriprise since March, 2013. When I am not at work you can often find me reading, spending time with friends and family and enjoying the outdoors. I especially enjoy being a mother to my son, Daniel.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree from Iowa State University
  • Associates of Arts Degree from DMACC

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Workflow from Client Meetings
  • Estate Settlement
  • Trading
  • Money Movement
  • Client Casework
  • West Des Moines Client Service Manager
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Kristina Nolte

Kristina Nolte

Client Service Coordinator

Mary Tumey

Mary Tumey

Client Service Manager

Personal Intro

I have been with Ameriprise since November, 2015. When I'm not at work, you can find me playing volleyball, golfing, or hanging out with friends and family. I live in Algona with my husband Brian, our daughter Millie and our dog Cora.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Greet Clients
  • Scheduling
  • Secure Document Storage
  • Check Deposit
  • Prepare for Client Appointments
  • Algona Client Service Coordinator
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Brian Wedemeyer

Brian Wedemeyer

Paraplanner

Leslye Yates

Leslye Yates

Client Service Coordinator

Personal Intro

I have been with Ameriprise since May, 2012. I live in Badger, IA with my husband, Jack. We have 3 sons, and 3 step grandchildren

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Greet Clients
  • Scheduling
  • Secure Document Storage
  • Check Deposit
  • Prepare for Client Appointments
  • Fort Dodge Client Service Coordinator
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Mindy Laubenthal

Mindy Laubenthal

Client Service Manager

Britney Conlon

Britney Conlon

Marketing Specialist

John Brandt

Intern