Team Professional, courteous, and independent on your behalfWe realize in addition to our financial management experience, independent advice and investment resources, the foundation to building client trust is achieved in personalized service and responsiveness. Independence means that the practitioners are the owners of the organization. This fact alone allows the professionals to serve only one master - the client - and conduct business as objective as possible.Take a look at our profiles below to learn more about our advisors’ and staff professional experience, then when we meet you can get to know us. Kevin J. Hermening, CFP®, CWS® CEO, Wealth Advisor (715) 842-1916 (866) 219-1721 firstname.lastname@example.org Since 1989, Kevin Hermening has operated his own financial planning firm, Hermening Financial Group LLC (HFG), an independent firm with a focus on comprehensive financial planning, tax planning, and investment management. Read more George Hoffman, CFP®, CWS®, AIF® Wealth Advisor (715) 842-1916 (866) 219-1721 email@example.com George earned his CFP® designation from the College for Financial Planning in Denver in 2003. He regularly pursues ongoing education to advance his knowledge and expertise for his client’s benefit. Read more Carl Kluz Wealth Advisor 715-842-1916 866-219-1721 firstname.lastname@example.org Carl has held insurance licensing in Wisconsin since 2005. In addition to Wisconsin, he’s securities and insurance licensed in Texas and Florida. His securities licenses include the Series 7, 26, 63 and 65. Read more Dennis McCarville, CLU®, CWS® Wealth Advisor (715) 423-7990 (866) 219-1721 email@example.com Dennis joined HFG in February of 2010 for two reasons. First, the focus at HFG is financial planning independent of product providers. Second, they take on a team approach with quality service and advice being the number one goal. Read more Ron Kresel Wealth Advisor (715) 834-2696 (866) 219-1721 firstname.lastname@example.org Ron has been working in the financial services industry since 1990 and is a graduate of Minot State University, Minot, ND, with a bachelor's degree in business administration. Read more Justin Sitte Vice President, Client Services (715) 842-1916 (866) 219-1721 email@example.com Justin is responsible for the client service department. He ensures that our clients’ paperwork is properly submitted, and routinely tracks investment portfolio balances and any changes to client accounts. Read more Ron Leptien Assistant Wealth Manager (715) 842-1916 (866) 219-1721 firstname.lastname@example.org Ron works as an assistant with our advisors and his duties include creating financial plans and implementing action items while assisting in client meetings. Ron has obtained securities and Wisconsin insurance licenses. Read more Dawn Welnicke Wealth Manager Assistant (920) 686-1100 (866) 219-1721 email@example.com Dawn has extensive financial industry experience working with clients. She accompanies Kevin in client meetings and is also part of our Client Services team working closely with both Kevin and Justin Sitte to meet the needs of our clients. Read more Chris Leggett Client Services Specialist (715) 842-1916 (866) 219-1721 firstname.lastname@example.org Chris works with Justin Sitte and Dawn Welnicke in our Client Services area and is responsible for supporting our advisors to meet the needs of our clients. Read more Kimberly Payne Vice President, Operations & Compliance (715) 842-1916 (866) 219-1721 email@example.com Kim is responsible for the internal operations of the HFG offices as well as the oversight of the affiliated offices to which HFG provides supervision. She is also the Chief Compliance Officer for Hermening Advisory Services. Read more Bryon Graff Marketing Director (715) 842-1916 (866) 219-1721 firstname.lastname@example.org Bryon provides public relations within the HFG group communities through client appreciation activities, employee educational events, media contacts and social media. Read more Wendy Hermening Director of First Impressions (715) 842-1916 (866) 219-1721 email@example.com Wendy greets our guests with a smile when they visit our Wausau office and makes them feel at home. She answers and directs phone calls, and coordinates meetings for clients, business partners and employees. Read more Geralyn Parrish Executive Assistant (920) 686-1100 (866) 219-1721 firstname.lastname@example.org Gerrie is responsible for scheduling appointments, client communications and overall staff support. Read more Terri Jensen Executive Assistant (715) 544-4210 (866) 219-1721 email@example.com Terri works closely with Kim Payne on the details of the day-to-day operations of HFG. She is a licensed Wisconsin Notary Public. Read more Have a Question? Name Email Question Thank you! Oops!