Advisor profile


My approach

As a Private Wealth Advisor and Certified Kingdom Advisor, I know you want to have peace of mind and confidence in your financial future. I believe you need clarity in understanding and wise guidance based on biblical principles. The problem might be that you are not sure who to trust and that makes you feel worried and vulnerable.

Your finances shouldn’t cause you anxiety. I understand, because this all used to be Greek to me, too. Over the past 20 years, I have worked with and helped people just like you gain clarity, confidence and understanding of their finances.

Here’s how I do it:

      • Connect - Schedule an appointment
      • Collaborate - We will collectively look at your situation
      • Carry-out - Together we will develop a plan to help you get you where you want to go

Transparency is a key value of ours. It is important for you to understand how we are compensated.

If you are unsure of what next steps to take, let’s find a time to discuss your situation.

Schedule an appointment today, call 260-485-0403 .

Ameriprise Financial provides financial services without regard to religious affiliations or cultural background.

Areas of focus

  • Christian Financial Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Investment Management
  • Small Business
  • Charitable Giving
  • Executive Compensation and Benefit Strategies
  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies
24
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.

Qualifications

  • CFP® CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner
  • CKA® Certified Kingdom Advisor®
  • ChFC® Chartered Financial Consultant®
  • CRPC® Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠
  • APMA® Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor℠
  • BFA® Behavioral Financial Advisor
  • CFS® Certified Fund Specialist
  • CLTC® Certified Long Term Care®

Education

  • Purdue University, Bachelor of Science, 1995
  • Institute of Business & Finance, Master of Science in Financial Services, 2005

Interests

Todd Larson grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and has now been living in Fort Wayne for 25 years. He and his wife Jill have five children, and the family loves to root on local sports, courtside at Mad Ant basketball games, his kid’s soccer games and enjoying summer evenings at Parkview Field.

Outside of the office, Todd is a cook and a cake decorator who loves experimenting with new recipes and designs to share with his family and friends. He even made his own wedding cake!

In his free time, Todd loves to read. He reads at least a book a week. He is a community leader and speaker on both Biblical stewardship and financial advising.

Community participation

Todd is a dedicated member of Headwaters Church. He is an adult Sunday School teacher and mentor adolescent boys. He also loves to teach; outside of the church, he is the lead teacher for Advisor Basics and an economics course for high school students. All of the profits from his teaching ventures are given to As Our Own, a non-profit that works to rescue and protect children vulnerable to sex trafficking. He is a founding member and former president of the Fort Wayne Christian Business Roundtable, treasurer of his HOA and the former president of the Christian Franchise Advisor Network, which has over 1,100 members.

Awards & recognition

  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2019-2021
  • Ameriprise Circle of Success, 2007-2021
  • Ameriprise Client Experience Award, 2020

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.