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Our Team

SteVan Gates

SteVan Gates, CRPC®

Managing Partner / Private Wealth Advisor


Merry Dawn Johnson

Merry Dawn

Client Relations Assistant

Angie Acuna

Angie Acuna

Client Service Manager, Executive Assistant to SteVan Gates

Camille Bohne

Camille Bohne

Executive Assistant to Derek Bohne

Shelby Handy

Shelby Handy


Randy Sparks

Randy Sparks, LL.M.

York, Howell & Guymon

Eric Whiting

Eric Whiting, LL.M

York, Howell & Guymon

Brad Poll

Brad Poll, CPA©

Eide Bailly, LLP CPA’s

Derek Larsen

Derek Larsen, CPA©

Clifton, Larsen, Allen CPA’s

Ernest Hathaway

Ernest Hathaway, CFP®

Former Partner / Private Wealth Advisor (Ret.)


Bill Jeppson

Bill Jeppson, CFP®, MBA

Former Partner / Private Wealth Advisor (Ret.)


Planners are Registered Representatives of and offer securities through Securities America, Inc.


Osaic is one of the largest networks of independent wealth management firms in the United States. The individual firms that comprise Osaic foster the spirit of entrepreneurship and independence that our more than 11,000 financial professionals exemplify. Total Assets Under Administration: $390.7 billion..

Osaic has some of the longest-tenured advisors in the industry.

At Securities America Inc., (SAI) Broker-Dealer; (SAA) Securities America Advisors, a National Registered Investment Advisory Firm. We’ve built a culture deeply rooted in the belief that the needs of our financial professionals' clients always come first. Our personable expert team stands ready to meet those needs by delivering prompt, high-touch service. We couple that superior service with collaborative technology and leading-edge advisory platforms, as well as proven practice management resources.

  • Established: 1984
  • Headquarters: Omaha, NE
  • President & CEO: Jim Nagengast
  • Total Assets Under Administration: $102B
  • Producing Financial Professionals: 2,800
  • Retention Rate: 95%