About Kyle Olson

Kyle emphasizes the importance of providing comprehensive and holistic planning for individuals seeking a sound financial future. Born and raised in Highland, KS, Kyle attended Highland High school, where he graduated from in 2001. He went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from K-State in 2007 and continues to expand his education by obtaining various licenses and professional designations to help grow his business.


  • Bachelor of Science from Kansas State University, 2007
  • Master of Arts from Southwestern College, Winfield, KS, 2011
  • State Life Insurance and Health Insurance Licenses, 2017
  • FINRA Series 6 - Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representative Exam, 2017
  • FINRA Series 63 - Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam, 2017
  • FINRA Series 65 - Uniform Investment Adviser Law Exam - 2020
  • Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®), 2023


  • Thrivent Sierra Conference Qualifier, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021 – The organization’s 3rd highest conference recognition level for sales and service.
  • Thrivent Summit Conference Qualifier, 2022 – The organization’s 2nd highest conference recognition level for sales and service.
  • Thrivent Pinnacle Conference Qualifier 2023 – The organization’s highest conference recognition level for sales and service.
  • Million Dollar Roundtable Member, 2022-Present – MDRT is an industry honor based don sales excellence, outstanding client service, ethical conduct, and professional knowledge.

Speaking Engagements

  • Bendena, KS Campbellsville, KY, Salem, IN, 2023
  • Effingham, KS Hiawatha, KS, Highland, KS, 2024

Small Business Industry Planning Experience

  • Auto Repair
  • Broadcast Media
  • Grocery
  • Farm/Ranch (production, sales/service)
  • Healthcare Practices
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance Services
  • The list continues to grow!


In his free time, Kyle relishes working outside and trying to learn the crazy game of golf. He devotes himself as a proud husband to his wife Sarah, father to Ella, Levi, and Jonah, and son to Wayne and Marla. Aside from Kyle’s professional endeavors, he enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Giving Back

Generosity is defined by how you live; Kyle is a volunteer and supporter of several organizations and causes:

  • Brown County Extension Advisory Board
  • Hiawatha Youth Basketball, Baseball & Soccer Coach
  • Hiawatha Foundation for Economic Development Board

Hiawatha Office

Next Generation Financial Advisors

Next Generation Financial Advisors


Team Practice

    Kristin Hillyer

    Kristin Hillyer

    Kristin was born and raised in Highland, KS and has been working in the financial industry since 2012. She has been with Thrivent since 2022. She attended Kansas State University and lived and worked in the Kansas City area for eight years before moving back to Hiawatha after marrying her husband, Lincoln. Together they have two boys, Porter and Preston, and are kept busy with all of their activities, sports, and school projects. Outside of work and kids, Kristin loves to travel, spend time with friends and family, and be active in the community.


    Insurance Support Associate

      Aden Geisendorf

      Aden Geisendorf



        Stacie Shoemaker

        Stacie Shoemaker

        Stacie has 20 years of customer service experience and has been with Thrivent since 2020. She attended Pittsburg State University and after college moved back to her hometown of Hiawatha to raise her family. Outside of work, Stacie enjoys reading, gardening, crafting, and spending time with family and friends.


        Insurance Associate