Biographies

Whether you are preparing for a milestone life event, such as retirement or the sale of a business, or simply looking for financial protection for the future, our Financial Services Representatives promise to offer you a new level of attention, insight, and guidance.

Biographies

Whether you are preparing for a milestone life event, such as retirement or the sale of a business, or simply looking for financial protection for the future, our Financial Services Representatives promise to offer you a new level of attention, insight, and guidance.

Andrew W. Todd

Managing Partner
S6, S7 and S63

(612) 492-9305
atodd@financialguide.com
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Insurance Licenses: MA, MD, ME, MN, NC, NE, NV, NY, TX WI
Securities Licenses: MN, WI, IA, IL, NC, AR, CA, SC, NV, AZ, NE

Biography

Andrew grew up in Visalia, California and moved to Shakopee, MN in 1996. He attended St. Cloud State University and excelled in and out of the classroom. Andrew was a member of the SCSU baseball team where he spent two years quarterbacking the team at the shortstop position, after his tenure playing baseball Andrew began to shift his focus to the financial field. He spent the next two years earning degrees in finance and psychology. During that time, he took leadership roles both as the Husky Fund President as well as the Vice President of the Investment Club.

Andrew started with Minneapolis Financial Group as an intern in 2005 and has since found his passion, focusing on the retirement market. Andrew concentrates on the 4 areas important to his clients: Income, Liquidity, Care, and Legacy. His planning technique has been published multiple times, most recently in a 2010 edition of “What Seniors Want” issue of Advisor Today Magazine. Andrew has not only proven to be successful among his clients; he has also become a leader in the firm. In recognition of his achievements in sales, he was a six-time Minneapolis Financial Group advisor of the year (2006-2011) and became a partner in 2008. Andrew quickly surpassed Massachusetts Life Insurance Company Leaders level (2007-2020) and has become a perennial MassMutual Blue Chip Council (2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018-2020) and Top of the Council qualifier (2014, 2016, 2018).

As he has done in the past Andrew continues to be very involved. Andrew is an active member in his community, serves as a board member at Oakridge Country Club, chairing the human resources committee as well as serving on the club’s finance committee. In the spare time he has, Andrew enjoys helping guide and tutor new financial professionals in their practice, watching and playing sports, and most importantly spending time with his family. Andrew along with his wife Megan and their two children Monroe and Louie (English bulldog) reside in Eden Prairie.

Andrew Todd is a registered representative of and offers securities and investment advisory services through MML Investors Services, LLC. Member SIPC. Minneapolis Financial Group LLC is not a subsidiary or affiliate of MML Investors Services, LLC, or its affiliated companies. 100 South 5th Street, Suite 2300, Minneapolis, MN 55402. (612) 333-1413.

Bruce Bremer

S6 and S63
(612) 492-9326
bbremer@financialguide.com
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Insurance Licenses: AZ, FL, IL, MI, MN, MT, ND, NE, OK, SD, TN, VA, WI
Securities Licenses: AZ, MN, SD, OK, SC, ND

Biography

Bruce grew up in the town of Hastings, Minnesota. He graduated from Hastings High School in 1982 and went on to receive his undergraduate degree in Speech with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Upon graduation, Bruce joined the Minneapolis Financial Group and has over 31 years experience in the financial services industry. As Bruce’s practice developed, he grew a significant niche in the Disability Income Insurance arena. In 1998, Bruce was appointed as the Disability Income Insurance Specialist for the firm.

Bruce currently has his FINRA Series 6 (Investment Company Products Variable Contracts Limited Representative) and FINRA Series 63.

(NASAA Uniform State Law Exam) registrations, and also received the designation of LUTC (Life Underwriting Training Council). His focus is on working with small to mid-size businesses. Bruce has over 500 clients with which he works.

Bruce lives in Inver Grove Heights with his wife Jackie and his daughter Alexis. In Bruce’s spare time, he enjoys playing golf, working out, watching movies and playing cards. He also is an Advisory Member of the Hastings Country Club.

David E. Keller, CPA*

S7, S63 and S6
(612) 492-9360
dkeller@financialguide.com
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Insurance Licenses: AK, CO, FL, IL, MI, MN, NC, ND, NY, OR, SD, WI
Securities Licenses: NE, UT, WI, AZ, FL, CO, IL, MA, MN, ND, AK, NY, IA, NC, SD
*Licensed but not practicing on behalf of MML Investors Services, LLC

Joe Feldmeier, CFP®

S7, S63 and S6
(612) 492-9329
jfeldmeier@financialguide.com
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Insurance Licenses: AZ, HI, IL, MI, MN, ND, NY, PA, WI
Securities Licenses: MN, CO, IL, NY, VA, HI, WI, OH, FL

Biography

As a Certified Financial Planner Professional® Joe is committed to building trust, while helping clients plan their financial future. His emphasis has been in the pre-retiree and retiree’s arena, helping that generation with income protection strategies, asset allocation, nest-egg protection, and asset management.

Outside of work Joe is a member of the St. John’s Young Fellows Association, the St. John’s University Class Committee, and board member of the Eastside Banshees Rugby Club.

In his spare time, Joe enjoys spending time with his wife Liz and their family. Hobbies include volunteering, golfing, rugby, and season tickets to the Minnesota Wild. He is passionate about fitness and can be found most early mornings running or at the gym.

John Byers

S6 and S63
(612) 492-9327
jbyers@financialguide.com
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Insurance Licenses: AL, AK, AZ, CO, DC, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MN, NY, OH, TX, WI, AR, CA, FL, KS, ME, ND, NV, PA, VA, WA
John Byers, domiciled in MN, CA Insurance License #0L34751
John Byers, domiciled in MN, Arkansas Insurance Producer Lic. #100105514
Securities Licenses: MN, WI, CO, GA, NY, IL, CA, FL

Biography

As a native of Orono, Minnesota, John completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota, attended the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago, and has completed his Life Underwriters Training. He has been married to his wide Gina since 1987, and together they have two children. He is a past board member of the Minnesota Blades Hockey Program and served as head coach of Wayzata Youth Hockey. He has also chaired several Ducks Unlimited chapters, as well as the Hobey Baker College Hockey Awards. A lover of the outdoors, John enjoys sharing time with his family at their lake home in Crane Lake, Minnesota.

Maura Steblay, ChFC, ChSNC, M.Ed, CLU

S7, S63 and S66
(612) 492-9353
msteblay@financialguide.com
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Insurance Licenses: CO, FL, MI, MN, OR, VA, WI
Securities Licenses: MN, IA

Joe Zandlo, EdD

Financial Services Representative
(952) 769-2199
jzandlo@financialguide.com
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Insurance Licenses: IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MN, MT, ND, NE and WI