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Kari Hess

Kari Hess

Managing Director

Kari serves as our managing director of operations. She has more than 25 years of financial
services experience. Over the years with us, she has fulfilled many roles on the operational
side. She currently oversees trading, planning, training and compliance. Her focus is on
developing a caring culture, both with the other team members and with our clients.

During recent years, Kari was recruited to join the TD Ameritrade Operations Panel. She
served on the panel for three years, collaborating with them in the development of
processes, tools and systems and sharing our views on how these impact advisors and
clients. Her professional background also includes 10 years in business management and
sales. She graduated from Olivet Nazarene University in Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in
business administration and communication. Kari obtained her Series 7 securities
registration in 2005.

Kari is originally from the Chicago area. She currently lives in Alpharetta and enjoys many
outdoor activities, sports, backpacking in Montana or on the Appalachian Trail, reading and
spending time with family and friends. She is also involved in Young Life, a relational
ministry with high school kids.