Our team is proud to provide a breadth of experience, specialized financial knowledge, and elevated level of service to all our clients. We work collectively to serve your goals and help you meet your financial future with more confidence.



Our advisors

Guy Church, Private Wealth Advisor serving the Bedford, TX area - Ameriprise Advisors

Guy Church

CFP®

Private Wealth Advisor

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Scott Byrd, Financial Advisor serving the Bedford, TX area - Ameriprise Advisors

Scott Byrd

CFP®

Financial Advisor

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Dallas Rainwater, Financial Advisor serving the Bedford, TX area - Ameriprise Advisors

Dallas Rainwater

MBA, BFA, CPA, PFS, APMA®

Financial Advisor

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John McDonald, Financial Advisor serving the Bedford, TX area - Ameriprise Advisors

John McDonald

CFP®

Financial Advisor

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Nathan Towers, Financial Advisor serving the Bedford, TX area - Ameriprise Advisors

Nathan Towers

CFP®

Financial Advisor

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Kyle Coleman, Financial Advisor serving the Bedford, TX area - Ameriprise Advisors

Kyle Coleman

Financial Advisor

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Liz Shaffer, Financial Advisor serving the Bedford, TX area - Ameriprise Advisors

Liz Shaffer

CFS®, CRPC®, RICP®, CEPA®

Financial Advisor

Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM
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Our team

Lauren Hebert

Lauren Hebert

Financial Planning Specialist

Personal Intro

Lauren grew up in Colleyville, Texas and attended Texas Christian University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and Lauren enjoys traveling, spending time with her friends and family, and any activities that involve the outdoors.

Qualifications

  • She currently holds her Series 7, Series 66, and Texas Health and Life Insurance licenses.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Lauren joined the team in 2020 as a Financial Planning Specialist and has been in the industry since 2018.
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Ashley Shaw

Ashley Shaw

Financial Planning Specialist

Personal Intro

Ashley is from Fort Worth and graduated from Abilene Christian University with a degree in accounting and finance. In 2004 she married Brandon and they now have three children: Savannah, Spencer and Slade. Their family stays active with travel, sports and volunteering with the youth group at their church.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Ashley started with Ameriprise as an advisor in 2003. After spending several years at home raising children, she joined our team in 2021 as a Financial Planning Specialist.
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Andrew Ruiz

Andrew Ruiz

Financial Planning Specialist

Personal Intro

Andrew and his wife Tonya have two children, Olivia and Nathaniel, and enjoy their numerous pets. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Western Governors University. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys serving in his church and finding the next adventure traveling the country with his family.

Qualifications

  • Andrew previously worked in wealth management specializing in family financial planning.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Andrew joined the team in March of 2022 as a Financial Planning Specialist and has been in the industry since 2017.
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Sally Thomas

Sally Thomas

Operations Specialist

Personal Intro

Sally is married to David Thomas, a New York Times Best-Selling writer and has two children; Ashlin and Tyson. She enjoys photography and loves getting the perfect action shot.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Sally has been with our team since 2006. She is our project coordinator, estate settlement and acquisition specialist.
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Cheri Watson

Cheri Watson

Client Service Coordinator

Personal Intro

Cheri married her high school sweetheart, Brian, in 1984. God has blessed them with three children; Jennifer, Ashley, and James.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Cheri has been with our team since 2008. Her primary roles are client service and maintaining and scheduling calendar for our advisors. She also does file preparation for client meetings.
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Maranie Byrd

Maranie Byrd

Financial Planning Assistant

Personal Intro

Maranie was born and raised in South Texas. She met her college sweetheart, Scott, in 2000 while attending Texas A&M University and they married in 2010. Maranie enjoys giving back to the community through Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Maranie has been with our team since 2015 as a Financial Planning Assistant. She gathers data, runs reports, and assists with the financial planning for all the advisors.
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Mindy Whatley

Mindy Whatley

Administrative Assistant,

Client Service Coordinator

Personal Intro

Mindy is from Grand Prairie and attended Tarrant County Community College where she earned her Associate of Arts degree. In 2005 she married her husband, Brad and they have two sons, Jacob and Toby. She enjoys spending time with her family, music and gardening.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Mindy joined our team in 2021. She provides marketing, seminar and event planning as well as client service and maintaining advisor calendars.
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Krystal Sides

Krystal Sides

Receptionist,

Administrative Assistant

Personal Intro

Krystal grew up in southern California, moving to the DFW area in the summer of 2003. She has a Wilton cake decorating certificate and is always trying new baking recipes. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at church and in other ministries like Operation Christmas Child and Embrace Grace.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Krystal joined our team in 2021. She makes sure all our clients feel the "MomentUs Welcome", whether it is in person or over the phone.
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Becky Rainwater

Becky Rainwater

Financial Planning Specialist

Personal Intro

Becky was born and raised in Bedford, Texas. She met her husband, Dallas, in 1991 while attending Texas Wesleyan University and they married that same year. They have two grown children. Becky has a heart for widows and volunteers with Mid Cities Care Corp. She enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and giving back to the community through her church.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Becky joined the team in 2021 as a Financial Planning Specialist and Operations Assistant.
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