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

Sean S Wayne, Private Wealth Advisor serving the Madison, WI area - Ameriprise Advisors

Sean S Wayne

CFP®, CRPC, APMA

Private Wealth Advisor

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional
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Kristy L Reed, Private Wealth Advisor serving the Madison, WI area - Ameriprise Advisors

Kristy L Reed

CFP®, CRPC, APMA, CDFA®

Private Wealth Advisor

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional
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Michael Gant, Private Wealth Advisor serving the Madison, WI area - Ameriprise Advisors

Michael Gant

CRPC, CLTC®, APMA

Private Wealth Advisor

Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor™
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Travis Heiser, Private Wealth Advisor serving the Madison, WI area - Ameriprise Advisors

Travis Heiser

CFP®, BFA, APMA, CLTC®, CDFA®, CRPC

Private Wealth Advisor

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional
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Steve Gant, Private Wealth Advisor serving the Madison, WI area - Ameriprise Advisors

Steve Gant

CFP®

Private Wealth Advisor

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner
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Orsan Kharbush, Associate Financial Advisor serving the Madison, WI area - Ameriprise Advisors

Orsan Kharbush

CFP®

Associate Financial Advisor

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Matt Miller, Financial Advisor serving the Madison, WI area - Ameriprise Advisors

Matt Miller

APMA

Financial Advisor

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Melodie K Ace, Financial Advisor serving the Madison, WI area - Ameriprise Advisors

Melodie K Ace

CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®

Financial Advisor

Operations Director
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Our team

Deborah Kinney

Deborah Kinney

Operations Specialist

Personal Intro

I graduated from Madison College with an associate's degree as a Dietetic Technician. I have worked with Ameriprise Financial for over 28 years and thoroughly enjoy my role in helping clients reach their goals. My husband, Will, and I live in Middleton and have one wonderful son named Jake. In my free time, I enjoy camping, gardening and reading.

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Jared West

Jared West

Paraplanner

Personal Intro

I grew up in St. Paul, MN and had the privilege to start my career at the Ameriprise Financial Home Office in the Brokerage and Managed Accounts service team. Our team, like Sky's Edge Wealth, was tasked in providing white glove service to our clients. I am married with two beautiful children, Mason and Anastasia. Our family loves hiking adventures, visiting new parks and doting on our new puppy!

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Sara Danor

Sara Danor

Client Service Manager

Personal Intro

I grew up in Fond du Lac, WI and am an avid fan of the Packers, Badgers and Brewers. I graduated from UW-Green Bay with a bachelor's degree in Public Administration, which led to a 15-year career in Relationship Management, primarily in the non-profit sector. In my free time, you may find me at a monthly cooking club, volunteering with a few local charities, and enjoying the area’s farmers markets and outdoor festivals.

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Elise Juelich

Elise Juelich

Client Service Manager

Personal Intro

I’m a born and raised Madisonian and have been in the financial service industry for almost 4 years. In my free time, I enjoy photography, trying new local restaurants or breweries, and riding my horse, Mister, who I’ve owned for the past 13 years.

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Adriana Mack

Adriana Mack

Client Service Manager

Personal Intro

    I am originally from the East coast, but attended Miami University in Ohio before relocating to the Madison area. In my free time, I enjoy cooking, reading and playing sports. I am also a big animal lover and huge fan of Motown music.
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Casey Swisher

Casey Swisher

Client Service Manager

Personal Intro

I graduated from Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville with a bachelor's degree in Speech Communication, Business Management and Marketing. Before joining Sky’s Edge Wealth, I worked for Wells Fargo as a Personal Banker II. I have two beautiful daughters, Bella and Breanna. In our free time, we love to go on bike rides, jump on the trampoline and go boating.

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Logan Knecht

Logan Knecht

Financial Planning Specialist

Personal Intro

Though I’m an Indiana native, Madison is my home. As a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin, I look forward to using my bachelor’s degree in Finance to contribute my knowledge to the Sky’s Edge Wealth team. Key parts of my role include case strategy, data gathering, investment management, and preparing financial plan cases, including detailed analysis and recommendations for our clients.

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Luke Nicholson

Luke Nicholson

Financial Planning Specialist

Personal Intro

I graduated from UW- Madison with a B.S. in Finance Investment and Banking. I am a native Madisonian and love to spend time with my friends. You can usually find us catching a movie, hanging out on the Terrace or playing card games. When the weather is nice enough, I like to spend as much time outside as possible, from hiking to camping enjoy all things outdoors.

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Max Donagan

Max Donagan

Financial Planning Specialist

Personal Intro

I graduated from UW - Madison with a B.S. in Personal Finance and am excited to identify solutions for our clients throughout the planning process. I am an avid traveler and love to explore busy cities, even if sometimes that just means exploring the many breweries or local restaurants that Madison has to offer. One of my favorite pastimes is attending live sporting events - BUCKS IN 6!

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Tony Nichols

Tony Nichols

Investment Specialist

Personal Intro

I have had the opportunity to work in the Financial Services industry for over 29 years! Through the years, I have grown a passion for helping private wealth clients reach their goals through constructing well diversified, actively managed portfolios. I live in Waunakee with my wife, Kari, and our two boys, Evan and Elliot and our pandemic puppy, Lyla. I am an avid sports fan and enjoy golf, fishing and hunting.

Qualifications

  • Chartered Market Technician

Roles & Responsibilities

  • I oversee the due diligence of our client portfolios, trading and rebalancing, and working with our economic team to set our strategic and tactical allocations.
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Michael Nugent

Michael Nugent

Operations Specialist

Personal Intro

I’m from Austin, Texas and received my B.S. in Public Relations with a Business minor from The University of Texas at Austin, Hook ‘em! After our graduation, my girlfriend and I took a trip to Madison, fell in love with the city, and decided to move here. As a diehard sports fan, when I’m not watching the Dallas Cowboys, you can find me outside playing ultimate frisbee, basketball or football.

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