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Miaya Cotton

Director of Operations

952.258.5009

miayacotton@financialguide.com

Miaya joined Ascend Financial Group with over 10 years of financial services experience. Starting in 2011, she has held various roles in Operations providing outstanding support and service to clients and financial professionals. Miaya...

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Blake Gleason FPQP™

Paraplanner

952.258.5012

bgleason@financialguide.com

Blake Gleason is a Paraplanner for Ascend Financial Group. He started with Ascend as an intern and has now transitioned into a full-time role. In his current role with Ascend, Blake works closely with our clients to provide excellent...

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Steven Mittadam

Paraplanner

952.258.5014

smittadam@financialguide.com

Throughout his college career, Steven developed the skills needed to succeed as a paraplanner. Steven is dedicated to providing excellent support to the clients he works with. In his current role with Ascend, Steven works in eMoney to...
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Abi Wachter

Director of Marketing

612-330-4680

612-333-9041

AbigailWachter@financialguide.com

Beginning her career at the front desk of MassMutual Central U.S., Abi was promoted to several different positions that provided her the experience she has today. In her current role with Ascend, she brings a consistent level of high...

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Kyler Harder CFBS®

Owner & Financial Advisor

952.258.5010

kharder@financialguide.com

Kyler Harder is the founder, owner and a partner at Ascend Financial Group. Kyler is responsible for business development, coordinating with advisors, developing staff, and working with current clients. He is an industry veteran...

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Joseph Feldmeier CFP®

Partner & Financial Advisor

952.258.5008

jfeldmeier@financialguide.com

Joseph Feldmeier, CFP®, is a partner and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Professional at Ascend Financial Group. Joe is committed to building trust with his clients and specializes in...

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Daniel Goldsmith CFP® RICP® ChFC®

Financial Advisor

952.258.5006

dgoldsmith@financialguide.com

Daniel Goldsmith CFP® RICP® ChFC® is a Financial Advisor and Retirement Income Specialist with Ascend Financial Group. He spends his time building and maintaining client's retirement income strategies, which corresponds...

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Josh Bach

Financial Advisor

701.866.6241

joshuabach@financialguide.com

After more than decade in financial services, Josh has established himself as a “go-to” advisor his clients can trust to give them straight answers to their questions and help them set up solid, coordinated financial...

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Alex Vasichek, AFFP

Financial Advisor

701.270.1611

avasichek@financialguide.com

As the owner of Elevate Financial, Alex’s client focused approach to business makes him stand out from the rest. Coming from a small town, agricultural background, Alex understands the needs of farmers, ranchers, as well as the...
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Joseph Haman

Financial Advisor

701.200.4605

josephhaman@financialguide.com

Joe Haman believes that his career as a financial professional should serve the needs of the local community. Joe is tireless when it comes to providing his clients with the time and attention they need, and passionate about helping...

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Joe Zandlo, EdD

Financial Advisor

612.492.9353

jzandlo@financialguide.com

Joe is a lifelong resident of Minnesota and attended the University of Minnesota – earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. After ten years working in the family’s HVAC business, Joe moved to the...

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