Director of First Impressions and Marketing Coordinator
Mindy joined Retirement Income Strategies as the director of first impressions. Her talent for developing and nurturing relationships, communicating with others, and attention to detail is why this title suits her best. Mindy is responsible for creating and delivering a personal and comfortable experience to anyone who visits the office, whether they are an existing client or a potential client.
Mindy grew up in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, and went on to graduate from UW-Madison, where she met her husband, Dan. Upon earning a degree in child and family studies, Mindy supervised in-home autism therapy for six years in the Green Bay and Madison areas. During this time, she built professional and compassionate relationships with clients, their families and team members. It enhanced her understanding of how to communicate with and relate to people, no matter what their background or life circumstances.
Mindy and Dan have two beautiful daughters, Mia and Kara. They live in Evansville, Wisconsin, in what used to be Mindy’s grandparents’ house. Together, they enjoy traveling, hiking, running and spending time with family and friends. Mindy is passionate about biking. She has participated in the MS Bike Ride for the past four years in honor of her mom, who has multiple sclerosis. Mia joined Mindy in training, riding and fundraising to help find a cure for all those affected by MS. Both girls play soccer and share their love for the sport with their dad, who is also a coach. Mindy enjoys sitting on the sidelines and cheering them all on.
Mindy looks forward to going to work every day with the anticipation of who she might have the pleasure of speaking with or greeting in the office.
Team Lead/Director of Client Accounts
Kelly joined Retirement Income Strategies as the director of client accounts. Her attention to detail and love of working with people led her to this role, where she excels. Kelly is responsible for all service and administration of new clients, processing all paperwork, and maintaining current client accounts.
Kelly grew up in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, where she met her husband, Jake. Kelly began working in loan servicing within the banking industry, where she worked for eight years, working in a fast-paced environment and handling client concerns. This experience made for a smooth transition into retirement planning. She worked with an advisor as an office manager for five years, where she gained valuable knowledge running an office and maintaining all client accounts and processes.
Kelly and Jake have two amazing boys, Caleb and Harrison. They moved to Evansville, Wisconsin, to find a close knit community ideal for raising a family. Kelly enjoys running, exercising, working outside and staying involved with her eldest son’s sports. Caleb loves all sports, especially basketball and baseball. The family spends lots of their time traveling to and from tournaments and games while his younger brother, Harrison, tags along and provides entertainment.
Kelly is passionate about what she does and loves what they provide at Retirement Income Strategies; she is happy to give the “Ritz-Carlton” like treatment for each and every client.
Paraplanner and Medicare and Medicare Supplement Educator
Dave joined Retirement Income Strategies as the Medicare and Medicare Supplement Educator.
His relaxed style with his clientele has allowed Dave to build great relationships over the past 20 years in the insurance industry. He has the unique ability to break down complicated products and information into simple, easy-to-understand terms. Dave is responsible for all Medicare and Medicare Supplement education, which includes help with Part D Prescription Drug Plans (PDP) and your Annual Election Period (AEP), which runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7.
Dave grew up in Watertown, Wisconsin, and went on to graduate from Madison Business College with a degree in business management. He also has a radio/TV broadcasting degree from Brown College in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He enjoyed his time working as a radio announcer for over 10 years, with stints in Michigan, Wisconsin and Texas, before switching career paths and entering the insurance industry in the ’90s. Dave is licensed in life and health insurance in Wisconsin. He looks forward to assisting you in the complex world of Medicare.
Dave met his wife, Kristin, while attending college in Madison. They have three athletic boys who all enjoy playing and watching sports like their dad. Nate is 26, Brett is 23 and Sammy is 17. They reside in DeForest, Wisconsin where they have lived since 1993. Dave and Kristin enjoy watching Sammy play high school football, basketball and baseball. The family enjoys attending various festivals in Madison and Milwaukee on their weekends when they’re not watching Brett or Sammy play baseball.
Dave appreciates the opportunity to serve you in the Medicare marketplace and is happy to be part of the Retirement Income Strategies team.