Advisor profile


What you can expect when you work with me

 My purpose is to help you feel confident, connected and in control of your financial life. The right financial advice can help prepare you for whatever life brings – both the expected and the unexpected.

When you work with me, you receive:
  • 1:1 financial advice based on your goals and needs.
  • Personalized recommendations for a diversified portfolio, and solutions to help protect you from uncertainty.
  • Regular meetings to review your goals, progress and investments.
  • Anytime access to your investments and digital tools to help you stay on track.
Ready to learn more? Getting started is as easy as meeting for a complimentary initial consultation whenever it’s convenient for you. Request a consultation

Areas of focus

  • Investment Management
  • Executive Compensation and Benefit Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Retirement Plan Distribution
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Intergenerational Planning
  • Saving for Education
  • Employee Stock Options
  • Sustainable and Responsible Investing
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Cash Flow Management Strategies
  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Social Security Retirement Benefits
  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
30
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.

Qualifications

  • ChFC® Chartered Financial Consultant®
  • CASL® Chartered Advisor for Senior Living®

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, B.A. - Stevens Point

Interests

I like to run, water ski and attend as many sporting events as the MN weather permits.

When not here in MN I am at the cabin in northern WI with my family cheering on the Pack.

Community participation

Feed My Starving Children

www.fmsc.org

Open Arms of Minnesota

http://www.openarmsmn.org

Awards & recognition

  • Five Star Wealth Manager, 2013 - 2022
  • Ameriprise Circle of Success, 2005 - 2021
  • Ameriprise Diamond Ring Club, 2016
  • Biekkola & Associates, Ameriprise Client Experience Award, 2020-2021

Honored to receive recognition

I’m honored to announce that I have received the Ameriprise Client Experience Award. This status is earned through demonstrated excellence in client service. While it’s my name on this award, it would not have been possible without the continued trust clients like you and a team that’s dedicated to providing the best possible service.

Private Wealth Advisors

Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisors have extensive experience in helping affluent clients preserve and grow their wealth. They possess the capabilities and resources to provide customized recommendations and support for tax, estate, and retirement planning. They help clients step back and explore the full range of opportunities their wealth can bring. With years of experience and an established network of expert resources, Private Wealth Advisors are among the most qualified and credentialed advisors in the industry. Ameriprise Financial gives this elite group the highest priority and quality of service and resources available to help ensure their clients receive the best possible client experience.