Our team

Team Member
Erica Cantrell
CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, FIC, CLTC®, BFA™
Financial Consultant

Erica has been with Thrivent since 2013 and is our team’s lead financial advisor. She knew at a very young age that she wanted to follow in her father’s footsteps and make a positive impact on people’s lives through her work.

As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Erica develops comprehensive, personalized, dedicated financial plans for our clients that are tailored to their unique goals. Her advanced designations allow her to take a holistic approach to financial planning. Whether it's creating a roadmap to retirement or focusing on tax-efficient strategies, Erica is committed to helping our clients achieve financial clarity.

Outside of the office, Erica serves on the board of directors as the administrative coordinator for the Vacaville Christian Ministry Association (VCMA), an organization that is very close to her heart. She also enjoys traveling and one of her life goals is to visit every US National Park.

States Licensed: AK, AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #0H96130, CO, GA, ID, IN, MD, MN, NC, NV, OR, TX, UT, WA

About Erica Cantrell

Erica has been with Thrivent since 2013 and is our team’s lead financial advisor. She knew at a very young age that she wanted to follow in her father’s footsteps and make a positive impact on people’s lives through her work.

As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Erica develops comprehensive, personalized, dedicated financial plans for our clients that are tailored to their unique goals. Her advanced designations allow her to take a holistic approach to financial planning. Whether it's creating a roadmap to retirement or focusing on tax-efficient strategies, Erica is committed to helping our clients achieve financial clarity.

Outside of the office, Erica serves on the board of directors as the administrative coordinator for the Vacaville Christian Ministry Association (VCMA), an organization that is very close to her heart. She also enjoys traveling and one of her life goals is to visit every US National Park.

States Licensed: AK, AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #0H96130, CO, GA, ID, IN, MD, MN, NC, NV, OR, TX, UT, WA
Team Member
Paul Cantrell
CFP®, CLU®, CASL®, FIC, ChSNC®
Financial Consultant

Paul joined Thrivent in 2001. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and serves as our team’s in-house wealth manager.

With years of experience in the financial industry, Paul has developed an impressive reputation for his expertise in investment management. He works closely with our clients to assess their unique financial situations and develops tailored investment strategies that align with their goals and risk tolerance.

Paul is known for his ability to explain complex financial concepts in simple, easy-to-understand terms, and for empowering our clients with the knowledge and tools they need to make informed decisions. He is passionate about helping others achieve financial success and is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our clients.

He has been married to Denise since 1986 and has two daughters, Erica and Charlotte. When he’s not in the office, Paul enjoys watching his favorite soccer team, Liverpool, and playing card games with his family.

States Licensed: AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #0D41830, CO, FL, GA, ID, MD, ME, MN, NV, OH, OR, RI, SC, TX, WA

About Paul Cantrell

Paul joined Thrivent in 2001. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and serves as our team’s in-house wealth manager.

With years of experience in the financial industry, Paul has developed an impressive reputation for his expertise in investment management. He works closely with our clients to assess their unique financial situations and develops tailored investment strategies that align with their goals and risk tolerance.

Paul is known for his ability to explain complex financial concepts in simple, easy-to-understand terms, and for empowering our clients with the knowledge and tools they need to make informed decisions. He is passionate about helping others achieve financial success and is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our clients.

He has been married to Denise since 1986 and has two daughters, Erica and Charlotte. When he’s not in the office, Paul enjoys watching his favorite soccer team, Liverpool, and playing card games with his family.

States Licensed: AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #0D41830, CO, FL, GA, ID, MD, ME, MN, NV, OH, OR, RI, SC, TX, WA
Team Member
Jake Woodbrey
Associate

Jake joined Thrivent in 2022, bringing with him extensive expertise in Franchise Operations Management. With a proven track record of successfully overseeing 16 locations and managing approximately 130 employees, he has fortified our team with strength and synergy. Jake is committed to Thrivent's mission; captivated by the profound impact that effective financial planning can have on individuals' lives.

Behind the scenes, Jake plays an essential role in driving the seamless execution of our financial planning and investment management strategies. From handling paperwork to providing excellent client service, Jake ensures that every aspect of our clients' financial journey is thoughtfully managed.

Jake lives in North Idaho with his wife, Sarah, and their five children. Family is everything to him, and their shared values of giving back to their church and community have only deepened since joining Thrivent. 

He is also an avid enthusiast of cutting-edge technology, making him an invaluable team member, as he is always striving to improve our processes and use of technology. When he’s not working, you'll often find him exploring "hole in the wall" mom-and-pop restaurants, supporting local businesses, and having memorable experiences with his family. 

States Licensed: CA Insurance Lic. #4240195, ID, UT, WA

About Jake Woodbrey

Jake joined Thrivent in 2022, bringing with him extensive expertise in Franchise Operations Management. With a proven track record of successfully overseeing 16 locations and managing approximately 130 employees, he has fortified our team with strength and synergy. Jake is committed to Thrivent's mission; captivated by the profound impact that effective financial planning can have on individuals' lives.

Behind the scenes, Jake plays an essential role in driving the seamless execution of our financial planning and investment management strategies. From handling paperwork to providing excellent client service, Jake ensures that every aspect of our clients' financial journey is thoughtfully managed.

Jake lives in North Idaho with his wife, Sarah, and their five children. Family is everything to him, and their shared values of giving back to their church and community have only deepened since joining Thrivent. 

He is also an avid enthusiast of cutting-edge technology, making him an invaluable team member, as he is always striving to improve our processes and use of technology. When he’s not working, you'll often find him exploring "hole in the wall" mom-and-pop restaurants, supporting local businesses, and having memorable experiences with his family. 

States Licensed: CA Insurance Lic. #4240195, ID, UT, WA
Team Member
Sarah Roos
Office Professional

Working for our team remotely, Sarah lives in Edmond, Oklahoma, with her husband, Kyle. She has a pivotal role in our team managing all appointment preparation and reminders; in addition to scheduling client appointments, she ensures that everything runs smoothly for our clients.

Sarah's positivity and enthusiasm are contagious and are among her most endearing qualities. Her high-energy and optimistic outlook on life make her a joy to work with, she is always willing to lend a helping hand and goes above and beyond to ensure that everything runs smoothly. She is committed to providing our clients with the best possible service and strives to exceed their expectations.

When Sarah is not working, she loves spending time with her husband and their two dogs, Layla and Leo. They enjoy long walks and frequently travel to explore new places and visit family.

About Sarah Roos

Working for our team remotely, Sarah lives in Edmond, Oklahoma, with her husband, Kyle. She has a pivotal role in our team managing all appointment preparation and reminders; in addition to scheduling client appointments, she ensures that everything runs smoothly for our clients.

Sarah's positivity and enthusiasm are contagious and are among her most endearing qualities. Her high-energy and optimistic outlook on life make her a joy to work with, she is always willing to lend a helping hand and goes above and beyond to ensure that everything runs smoothly. She is committed to providing our clients with the best possible service and strives to exceed their expectations.

When Sarah is not working, she loves spending time with her husband and their two dogs, Layla and Leo. They enjoy long walks and frequently travel to explore new places and visit family.

Team Member
Denise Cantrell
Director of Operations

Serving as our team’s Director of Operations, Denise is the backbone of our team. She is responsible for overseeing client interactions, handling our internal processes, and ensuring that our team operates efficiently and effectively.

Denise joined our team in 2016 after retiring from a successful career in public service. She has held a variety of positions, ranging from Records Clerk to Crime Scene Investigator to Identifications and Records Services Manager. She is a natural leader and excels at streamlining processes and training our newer team members. She is highly efficient, and her excellent follow-through ensures that tasks are completed on time and to the highest standard.

Denise is also an incredible cook who loves to use fresh produce from her garden to create delicious meals for her family. She also has a heart for serving her community and always uses her personal Thrivent Action Teams to bless several of her favorite nonprofits each year!

About Denise Cantrell

Serving as our team’s Director of Operations, Denise is the backbone of our team. She is responsible for overseeing client interactions, handling our internal processes, and ensuring that our team operates efficiently and effectively.

Denise joined our team in 2016 after retiring from a successful career in public service. She has held a variety of positions, ranging from Records Clerk to Crime Scene Investigator to Identifications and Records Services Manager. She is a natural leader and excels at streamlining processes and training our newer team members. She is highly efficient, and her excellent follow-through ensures that tasks are completed on time and to the highest standard.

Denise is also an incredible cook who loves to use fresh produce from her garden to create delicious meals for her family. She also has a heart for serving her community and always uses her personal Thrivent Action Teams to bless several of her favorite nonprofits each year!

Team Member
Heidi Haugen
Dedicated Financial Planning Operations

Heidi Haugen serves the team by handling all our Dedicated Financial Planning operations, including entries into our retirement planning software. With her extensive experience in employer benefit programs and leading Financial Peace University classes at her church, Heidi is truly passionate about helping others achieve their financial goals. Her meticulous approach ensures that our clients receive the most accurate and up-to-date information possible, allowing them to make informed financial decisions with confidence when they meet with our team’s financial advisors. Her organization skills and attention to detail ensure that our financial planning operations run seamlessly and proficiently.

Heidi enjoys volunteering at her home church, The Father’s House, where she serves on both the production team and in the foster care ministry. She values meaningful work and service, and her dedication to these values shines through in all that she does. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends, traveling, and watching martial arts movies. 

About Heidi Haugen

Heidi Haugen serves the team by handling all our Dedicated Financial Planning operations, including entries into our retirement planning software. With her extensive experience in employer benefit programs and leading Financial Peace University classes at her church, Heidi is truly passionate about helping others achieve their financial goals. Her meticulous approach ensures that our clients receive the most accurate and up-to-date information possible, allowing them to make informed financial decisions with confidence when they meet with our team’s financial advisors. Her organization skills and attention to detail ensure that our financial planning operations run seamlessly and proficiently.

Heidi enjoys volunteering at her home church, The Father’s House, where she serves on both the production team and in the foster care ministry. She values meaningful work and service, and her dedication to these values shines through in all that she does. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends, traveling, and watching martial arts movies.