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Miaya Cotton

Director of Operations


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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Chelsie Henrichs

Operations Coordinator

Chelsie joined Ascend Financial Group with 5 years of experience as a Financial Advisor with a focus on insurance and retirement planning. In her current role with Ascend, she provides operational support to clients and advisors to...
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Erin McNeill

Executive Assistant to Joe Feldmeier and Daniel Goldsmith


Erin spent the past 5 years in her previous customer service role developing skills needed to succeed in her new position at Ascend Financial Group. Erin is independent, positive, detail oriented, and...

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Steven Mittadam



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

Executive Assistant to Kyler Harder



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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