Broker Check

Our Team


Stephen J. Spoltman, JD, CLU, ChFC

Branch Manager

260.918.3901

260.918.3938

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Steve founded the firm in 1988, serving as its sole investment representative. After initially working with insurance company broker dealers, he joined LPL Financial, an independent broker dealer, as Branch Manager in 1995. Steve is...
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Heather M. Drebenstedt, MBA, ChFC

Assistant Branch Manager

260.918.3904

260.918.3938

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Heather joined the firm in 2006 as an investment representative and also serves as the Assistant Branch Manager. Prior to joining our team, Heather worked for more than five years in the home office of Nationwide Financial. In her last...

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Christopher J. Spoltman, CFP®

Investment Representative

260.918.3902

260.918.3938

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Chris joined the firm in 2004 as an investment representative. In addition to general financial planning, Chris is also responsible for continually evolving our client’s financial planning experience through best practices,...

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Thomas E. Elyea, MBA

Investment Representative

260.918.3903

260.918.3938

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Tom joined the firm in 2003 as an investment representative. He works with individuals, small businesses, and charitable organizations. His areas of expertise include comprehensive financial planning, investment management, retirement...
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Erik C. Tom

Paraplanner

260.918.3918

260.918.3938

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Erik joined the firm in 2018 as a paraplanner. He assists the advisors with multiple tasks, including client meeting preparation and follow-up, investment research, and other special projects. Prior to joining our team, Erik worked as...

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Nicholas J. Spoltman, MBA

Director of Operations

260.918.3905

260.918.3938

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Nick joined the firm in 2015 as Director of Operations. He works to streamline the firm’s day-to-day business operations and focuses on marketing and strategic planning for the future. Prior to joining our group, Nick worked as...
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Patricia L. Spoltman

Office Manager

260.918.9307

260.918.3938

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Pat has served as the firm’s Office Manager since its founding in 1988 and now works part-time assisting with the coordination of client life insurance applications and other special projects. Pat enjoys spending time with her...

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Melissa A. Patton

Administrative Assistant

260.918.3908

260.918.3938

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Melissa joined the firm in 2008 as Administrative Assistant and handles all investment-related paperwork, as well as maintaining the practice's client database and other front desk responsibilities. Prior to joining the team, Melissa...

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Mr. Cooper

Special Project Liaison

From time to time, Mr. Cooper graces us with his presence as he visits our office on special occasions, providing an extra set of paws for advanced financial planning scenarios.

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