Each of our advisors has extensive personal and professional experience. They hold various professional designations, and qualified representatives are licensed and registered to sell a variety of investment and insurance products.
Ken Schmocker is President of Schmocker Financial Services and has over 40 years in the industry. With his expertise, insights and understanding of the industry, Ken keeps clients well-informed and engaged throughout their financial lives.
Ken’s expertise includes financial planning, retirement and estate planning, and investment and insurance management. He also specializes in working with business owners and retirees.
His professional designations include a Chartered Financial Consultant® and Chartered Life Underwriter®. Ken received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse.
Marc Bertram has been with Schmocker Financial Services since 2008. His expertise at the firm includes coordination of investment management and research, client support, and firm operations and administration.
Before joining Schmocker Financial, Marc was an executive and business owner in the office technology industry. He also practiced corporate law for a large midwestern law firm.
Marc received Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Minnesota.
Andy Tengblad is a financial advisor for Schmocker Financial who strives to bring clients a real world understanding of their financial goals. Through experience, industry knowledge, and commitment to personal service, Andy will help to guide clients though their financial journey.
Prior to joining Schmocker Financial in 2015, Andy was President of ACT Wealth Management, as well as working for a well-known national financial firm. He attended the University of Wisconsin Stout.
Andy’s areas of expertise are retirement planning, working with small business owners, estate and life insurance planning, and developing a goal-based financial plan for clients.
Investment & Financial Planning Research Analyst
Sam Simones joined Schmocker Financial in May of 2020. His role at the firm is to lead our investment and financial planning research efforts and support the advisors with the management of our clients' assets.
Pior to joining Schmocker Financial, Sam was a financial advisor for a well-known national financial firm. He is also the co-owner of a local real estate company.
Sam earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certification in 2017. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse with a degree in finance.