Gregory Dirkse

CFA®

Wealth Advisor

In 2017, Greg joined Eric to form Third Coast Financial Consultants of Thrivent. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and comes with 17 years of experience as a portfolio manager, most recently with BMO Global Asset Management. Greg is passionate about developing a financial strategy designed exclusively for each client. He leverages the extensive knowledge he obtained during his career and studies to perform research and analysis for each investment portfolio.  

 

Greg, his wife, Robin, and their four kids are involved in Crossroads Community Church. In his free time, Greg enjoys water skiing and coaching his kids’ sports teams. In 2015, he and Robin traveled to Ghana, Africa, to adopt their daughter, E.J. 

States Licensed: AL, AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #4189973, CO, DE, ID, IL, MI, MN, MT, ND, NY, SC, VA, WI

gregory.dirkse@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

About Gregory Dirkse

In 2017, Greg joined Eric to form Third Coast Financial Consultants of Thrivent. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and comes with 17 years of experience as a portfolio manager, most recently with BMO Global Asset Management. Greg is passionate about developing a financial strategy designed exclusively for each client. He leverages the extensive knowledge he obtained during his career and studies to perform research and analysis for each investment portfolio.  

 

Greg, his wife, Robin, and their four kids are involved in Crossroads Community Church. In his free time, Greg enjoys water skiing and coaching his kids’ sports teams. In 2015, he and Robin traveled to Ghana, Africa, to adopt their daughter, E.J. 

States Licensed: AL, AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #4189973, CO, DE, ID, IL, MI, MN, MT, ND, NY, SC, VA, WI

gregory.dirkse@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

Eric Grasse

ChFC®, FIC

Wealth Advisor

Since 2002, Eric has been with Thrivent, curating a financial planning experience to help people reshape how they think and feel about money. Eric holds the Chartered Financial Consultant® designation and is extremely energized by the creation of effective solutions to encourage and guide clients as they move toward a higher level of abundance. He is passionate about the well-being of both his clients and the team.  

 

Eric, his wife, Jayne, and their five kids are members of Bethel Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Oostburg. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, hunting and spending time with his family up north. Eric has taken part in Thrivent Builds Worldwide trips to Malawi, Africa and Paraguay. 

States Licensed: AZ, CO, DE, FL, ID, IL, KY, MI, MN, MT, ND, OR, SC, TN, VA, WI

eric.grasse@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

About Eric Grasse

Since 2002, Eric has been with Thrivent, curating a financial planning experience to help people reshape how they think and feel about money. Eric holds the Chartered Financial Consultant® designation and is extremely energized by the creation of effective solutions to encourage and guide clients as they move toward a higher level of abundance. He is passionate about the well-being of both his clients and the team.  

 

Eric, his wife, Jayne, and their five kids are members of Bethel Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Oostburg. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, hunting and spending time with his family up north. Eric has taken part in Thrivent Builds Worldwide trips to Malawi, Africa and Paraguay. 

States Licensed: AZ, CO, DE, FL, ID, IL, KY, MI, MN, MT, ND, OR, SC, TN, VA, WI

eric.grasse@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

Joel Hermann

CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, FIC, RICP®, CLTC®

Wealth Advisor

Joel has been with Thrivent for 22 years. He spent 14 of those years in leadership, helping tenured advisors work to grow their businesses, as well as launching new financial advisors into the financial services career. Joel helps clients meet their financial goals and plan for a comfortable retirement by providing clarity and efficiency to their unique situations. He holds the Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses. Joel graduated from the Milwaukee School of Engineering with Bachelor of Science degrees in architectural engineering and management systems. 

 

He is a member of the Fox Valley Lutheran High School Board of Regents, as well as a finance committee member for the high school. He also coaches the sixth-grade basketball team for Fox Valley Lutheran and serves as committee chair for Young Life Green Bay. Joel and his wife, Sarah, have been married since 2000. They have five children, ages 10 to 19. The family enjoys sports activities, whether watching or playing, particularly basketball, soccer and football. They love to play board games and spend time with their extended family. 

States Licensed: FL, IL, MN, MO, NC, NV, WI

joel.hermann@thrivent.com

(920) 393-1330

About Joel Hermann

Joel has been with Thrivent for 22 years. He spent 14 of those years in leadership, helping tenured advisors work to grow their businesses, as well as launching new financial advisors into the financial services career. Joel helps clients meet their financial goals and plan for a comfortable retirement by providing clarity and efficiency to their unique situations. He holds the Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses. Joel graduated from the Milwaukee School of Engineering with Bachelor of Science degrees in architectural engineering and management systems. 

 

He is a member of the Fox Valley Lutheran High School Board of Regents, as well as a finance committee member for the high school. He also coaches the sixth-grade basketball team for Fox Valley Lutheran and serves as committee chair for Young Life Green Bay. Joel and his wife, Sarah, have been married since 2000. They have five children, ages 10 to 19. The family enjoys sports activities, whether watching or playing, particularly basketball, soccer and football. They love to play board games and spend time with their extended family. 

States Licensed: FL, IL, MN, MO, NC, NV, WI

joel.hermann@thrivent.com

(920) 393-1330

Pamela Schott

MBA, FIC, CLTC®

Wealth Advisor

Pam has been with Thrivent for more than 10 years. She ran her own practice and was part of the leadership team in a regional development role prior to joining Third Coast Financial Consultants. Pam has a total of 20 years in the financial services industry and has earned her MBA with an emphasis in finance, along with holding the Certified in Long-Term Care designation.  

 

Pam and her husband, Brian, have been married for 12 years with three kids. Payton is 10, McKinley is 7 and Bennett is 6. They attend St. Mark Lutheran Church and School. Pam and Brian spend a large amount of time coaching and watching their kids’ basketball, softball and baseball games. When not at work or on the court, they enjoy spending time at their cottage and traveling. 

States Licensed: FL, IL, MN, MO, MT, NC, NV, WI

pamela.schott@thrivent.com

(920) 393-1330

About Pamela Schott

Pam has been with Thrivent for more than 10 years. She ran her own practice and was part of the leadership team in a regional development role prior to joining Third Coast Financial Consultants. Pam has a total of 20 years in the financial services industry and has earned her MBA with an emphasis in finance, along with holding the Certified in Long-Term Care designation.  

 

Pam and her husband, Brian, have been married for 12 years with three kids. Payton is 10, McKinley is 7 and Bennett is 6. They attend St. Mark Lutheran Church and School. Pam and Brian spend a large amount of time coaching and watching their kids’ basketball, softball and baseball games. When not at work or on the court, they enjoy spending time at their cottage and traveling. 

States Licensed: FL, IL, MN, MO, MT, NC, NV, WI

pamela.schott@thrivent.com

(920) 393-1330

Eric Eickhoff

ChFC®, CLU®, LUTCF®, FIC

Financial Consultant

Eric started his career with Thrivent in 1992 in Cumberland, Wisconsin. He transferred to Sheboygan County in 1996 where he continues to help strengthen the financial futures of individuals, families and business owners as a part of Third Coast Financial Consultants.  

 

Eric and his wife, Kathleen, have been married for 27 years and are members of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Howards Grove. They have three adult sons: Josh, Ian and Samuel. Eric actively serves his church and its ministries in a variety of capacities, currently as an elder. He also enjoys spending time traveling, reading and any day on Bass Lake at his family’s cottage in Eagle River. 

States Licensed: FL, IL, MN, VA, WI

eric.eickhoff@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

About Eric Eickhoff

Eric started his career with Thrivent in 1992 in Cumberland, Wisconsin. He transferred to Sheboygan County in 1996 where he continues to help strengthen the financial futures of individuals, families and business owners as a part of Third Coast Financial Consultants.  

 

Eric and his wife, Kathleen, have been married for 27 years and are members of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Howards Grove. They have three adult sons: Josh, Ian and Samuel. Eric actively serves his church and its ministries in a variety of capacities, currently as an elder. He also enjoys spending time traveling, reading and any day on Bass Lake at his family’s cottage in Eagle River. 

States Licensed: FL, IL, MN, VA, WI

eric.eickhoff@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

Janelle Binsfeld

FIC, CLTC®

Financial Associate

Janelle has been with Thrivent since 2014. She and her husband, Doug, have been married for 17 years and have a daughter, Lillian. Lillie attends Green Bay Preble High School as a sophomore this year and is on the golf team. She and her dad love to golf together.  

 

The family has a cat named Cuddles and a Rottweiler named Macey. They are members at St. Joseph’s Catholic church in Green Bay but oftentimes worship at St. Louis Catholic parish in Luxemburg. As a family, they enjoy going up north and snowshoeing, skiing, riding the trails and enjoying time with family and friends. 

States Licensed: MI, WI

janelle.binsfeld@thrivent.com

(920) 393-1330

About Janelle Binsfeld

Janelle has been with Thrivent since 2014. She and her husband, Doug, have been married for 17 years and have a daughter, Lillian. Lillie attends Green Bay Preble High School as a sophomore this year and is on the golf team. She and her dad love to golf together.  

 

The family has a cat named Cuddles and a Rottweiler named Macey. They are members at St. Joseph’s Catholic church in Green Bay but oftentimes worship at St. Louis Catholic parish in Luxemburg. As a family, they enjoy going up north and snowshoeing, skiing, riding the trails and enjoying time with family and friends. 

States Licensed: MI, WI

janelle.binsfeld@thrivent.com

(920) 393-1330

Brian Hartl

CRPC®

Financial Advisor

Brian has more than 25 years of experience and joined the team in 2020 after previously working for IDS, Baylake Bank and Nicolet Bank. He enjoys getting to know people and understanding the motivation behind their financial goals, then helping them set and reach those goals so they can enjoy retirement life and leave a legacy to those they care about. Brian holds the Series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in organizational psychology from the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point and a Master of Arts degree from Montana State in guidance and counseling. 

 

Brian and his wife, Kathy, have been married 30 years. Kathy is a library circulation technician at NWTC. Their son, Bryce, is 26 and lives in Portland, Oregon, working as a field underwriter for Acuity Insurance. In their free time, they enjoy camping, fishing and kayaking. Brian is also a member of the Optimist Club and a Salvation Army Volunteer  

States Licensed: IL, MT, WI

brian.hartl@thrivent.com

(920) 743-9143

About Brian Hartl

Brian has more than 25 years of experience and joined the team in 2020 after previously working for IDS, Baylake Bank and Nicolet Bank. He enjoys getting to know people and understanding the motivation behind their financial goals, then helping them set and reach those goals so they can enjoy retirement life and leave a legacy to those they care about. Brian holds the Series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in organizational psychology from the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point and a Master of Arts degree from Montana State in guidance and counseling. 

 

Brian and his wife, Kathy, have been married 30 years. Kathy is a library circulation technician at NWTC. Their son, Bryce, is 26 and lives in Portland, Oregon, working as a field underwriter for Acuity Insurance. In their free time, they enjoy camping, fishing and kayaking. Brian is also a member of the Optimist Club and a Salvation Army Volunteer  

States Licensed: IL, MT, WI

brian.hartl@thrivent.com

(920) 743-9143

Brandon Larsen

FIC

Financial Associate

Brandon has a passion for helping clients create a financial strategy that helps them accomplish their short-and long-term goals. Brandon, his wife Rebecca, and their two children are members of Ascension Church.  

 

In his free time, Brandon competes in CrossFit Competitions. His daughter, Sutton, enjoys joining in and copying the workouts her dad and mom are doing. As a family, they enjoy swimming and attending other sporting events. 

States Licensed: MI, UT, WI

brandon.larsen@thrivent.com

(920) 393-1330

About Brandon Larsen

Brandon has a passion for helping clients create a financial strategy that helps them accomplish their short-and long-term goals. Brandon, his wife Rebecca, and their two children are members of Ascension Church.  

 

In his free time, Brandon competes in CrossFit Competitions. His daughter, Sutton, enjoys joining in and copying the workouts her dad and mom are doing. As a family, they enjoy swimming and attending other sporting events. 

States Licensed: MI, UT, WI

brandon.larsen@thrivent.com

(920) 393-1330

Jerrad Radocay

FIC

Associate

Jerrad joined Third Coast Financial Consultants in 2019 and has been a financial associate since 2018. Prior to joining Thrivent, he worked for 12 years in the sports and entertainment industry as a corporate sales executive for the Madison Mallards, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, and Green Bay Packers.  

 

Jerrad and his wife, Ellen, have been married for two years and have a 9-month-old daughter named Steele. They also have a goldendoodle named Rusty. Jerrad and Ellen attend Resurrection Church in Green Bay. When he’s not in the office, Jerrad is typically golfing, traveling, attending sporting events/concerts, and spending time with friends and extended family. 

States Licensed: MI, WI

jerrad.radocay@thrivent.com

(920) 455-9463

About Jerrad Radocay

Jerrad joined Third Coast Financial Consultants in 2019 and has been a financial associate since 2018. Prior to joining Thrivent, he worked for 12 years in the sports and entertainment industry as a corporate sales executive for the Madison Mallards, Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, and Green Bay Packers.  

 

Jerrad and his wife, Ellen, have been married for two years and have a 9-month-old daughter named Steele. They also have a goldendoodle named Rusty. Jerrad and Ellen attend Resurrection Church in Green Bay. When he’s not in the office, Jerrad is typically golfing, traveling, attending sporting events/concerts, and spending time with friends and extended family. 

States Licensed: MI, WI

jerrad.radocay@thrivent.com

(920) 455-9463

Jonathan Risseeuw

Financial Advisor

Jonathan joined Third Coast Financial Consultants in April 2021. He has extensive global client management and executive level experience, spending the first 20 years of his career with Kohler Company. Jonathan was also a member of the executive committee for the 2020 Ryder Cup. He helps clients build and protect their wealth through thoughtful tactics and tax-smart strategies, and is passionate about establishing strong relationships and building financial solutions. Jonathan has a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and pre-law from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  

 

Jonathan is involved in youth coaching, and supports the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Love INC. He and his wife, Holly, have three children: Cate, Jack and Caroline. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys working out, playing golf and cooking. 

States Licensed: AL, AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #4190425, FL, IL, MI, NY, WI

jonathan.risseeuw@thrivent.com

(920) 698-7296

About Jonathan Risseeuw

Jonathan joined Third Coast Financial Consultants in April 2021. He has extensive global client management and executive level experience, spending the first 20 years of his career with Kohler Company. Jonathan was also a member of the executive committee for the 2020 Ryder Cup. He helps clients build and protect their wealth through thoughtful tactics and tax-smart strategies, and is passionate about establishing strong relationships and building financial solutions. Jonathan has a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and pre-law from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  

 

Jonathan is involved in youth coaching, and supports the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Love INC. He and his wife, Holly, have three children: Cate, Jack and Caroline. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys working out, playing golf and cooking. 

States Licensed: AL, AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #4190425, FL, IL, MI, NY, WI

jonathan.risseeuw@thrivent.com

(920) 698-7296

Casey St Henry

FIC, BFA™, CEPA

Financial Consultant

Casey began his career at Thrivent in 2013 after previously working in retail management and group home management. He enjoys helping clients understand their most important values and crafting a financial plan around these values. Casey holds the Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses. He graduated from Ball State University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. 

 

Casey and his wife, Katie, were married in 2016. They have twin boys, Myles and Calvin, who were born in 2017. The family attends Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church. Casey has been involved in several organizations, including coaching track at Gibraltar High School and serving as scoutmaster in the Boy Scouts, and he was heavily involved in his church. Since the birth of his children, he has been involved in much less, but anticipates doing more as they get older. 

States Licensed: AZ, CO, DE, FL, IN, MI, NJ, SD, WI

casey.sthenry@thrivent.com

(920) 743-9143

About Casey St Henry

Casey began his career at Thrivent in 2013 after previously working in retail management and group home management. He enjoys helping clients understand their most important values and crafting a financial plan around these values. Casey holds the Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses. He graduated from Ball State University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. 

 

Casey and his wife, Katie, were married in 2016. They have twin boys, Myles and Calvin, who were born in 2017. The family attends Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church. Casey has been involved in several organizations, including coaching track at Gibraltar High School and serving as scoutmaster in the Boy Scouts, and he was heavily involved in his church. Since the birth of his children, he has been involved in much less, but anticipates doing more as they get older. 

States Licensed: AZ, CO, DE, FL, IN, MI, NJ, SD, WI

casey.sthenry@thrivent.com

(920) 743-9143

Brayden Van Ess

Financial Advisor

Brayden has been a part of Third Coast Financial Consultants since 2018 and stepped into the financial advisor role with the team in 2020. He enjoys the team approach to serving clients as effectively as possible, while also creating a great client experience through outstanding service. Brayden strives to provide financial clarity for each client, helping effectively execute and achieve their financial goals by taking the time to understand and value their unique situations. He majored in finance and economics at St. Norbert. 

 

Brayden and his wife, Melanie, are members of First Christian Reformed Church in Oostburg where he actively serves on their praise team and friendship club. He enjoys wake surfing, snowboarding, golfing and spending time with family and friends. 

States Licensed: MN, WI

brayden.vaness@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

About Brayden Van Ess

Brayden has been a part of Third Coast Financial Consultants since 2018 and stepped into the financial advisor role with the team in 2020. He enjoys the team approach to serving clients as effectively as possible, while also creating a great client experience through outstanding service. Brayden strives to provide financial clarity for each client, helping effectively execute and achieve their financial goals by taking the time to understand and value their unique situations. He majored in finance and economics at St. Norbert. 

 

Brayden and his wife, Melanie, are members of First Christian Reformed Church in Oostburg where he actively serves on their praise team and friendship club. He enjoys wake surfing, snowboarding, golfing and spending time with family and friends. 

States Licensed: MN, WI

brayden.vaness@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

Kelly Kleiber

Practice Supt Associate

Kelly joined Third Coast Financial Consultants in September 2020 as a licensed office professional and has 40 years experiencing the different avenues in the securities industry, ranging from corporate trust/stock transfer to current cashiering/trading positions. She is proactive to client needs, serving with their best interests in mind and helping make sure they feel important. Kelly holds the Series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses, and life and health insurance licenses. 

 

Kelly has four children, including two sons in active military, and two grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys her position as general leader of the Sheboygan County 4-H Rangers Club and organizing town community events. She has a hobby farm with chickens, ducks and fainting goats. 

States Licensed: WI

kelly.kleiber@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

About Kelly Kleiber

Kelly joined Third Coast Financial Consultants in September 2020 as a licensed office professional and has 40 years experiencing the different avenues in the securities industry, ranging from corporate trust/stock transfer to current cashiering/trading positions. She is proactive to client needs, serving with their best interests in mind and helping make sure they feel important. Kelly holds the Series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses, and life and health insurance licenses. 

 

Kelly has four children, including two sons in active military, and two grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys her position as general leader of the Sheboygan County 4-H Rangers Club and organizing town community events. She has a hobby farm with chickens, ducks and fainting goats. 

States Licensed: WI

kelly.kleiber@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

Joshua Huenink

Office Professional

Josh joined the Third Coast Financial Consultants’ team in October 2021. He works directly with the financial advisors on the team to help our financial planning clients. Josh enjoys helping ensure clients are on the right path to financial clarity. He graduated from Lakeland University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance. Josh is also a notary public. 

 

He volunteers with the Salvation Army, Making Spirits Bright, and Feed the Children. Golf is one of his main passions and he helps coach high school golf—and once hit a hole in one. Josh is the youngest of four brothers and enjoys camping, snowboarding and spending time with family and friends. He attends Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian church in Cedar Grove. 

joshua.huenink@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

About Joshua Huenink

Josh joined the Third Coast Financial Consultants’ team in October 2021. He works directly with the financial advisors on the team to help our financial planning clients. Josh enjoys helping ensure clients are on the right path to financial clarity. He graduated from Lakeland University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance. Josh is also a notary public. 

 

He volunteers with the Salvation Army, Making Spirits Bright, and Feed the Children. Golf is one of his main passions and he helps coach high school golf—and once hit a hole in one. Josh is the youngest of four brothers and enjoys camping, snowboarding and spending time with family and friends. He attends Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian church in Cedar Grove. 

joshua.huenink@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

Avra Schmitting

Associate

Avra started at the Thrivent home office in 2013 in the call center, servicing annuities. She also assisted private Thrivent practices throughout the country as a remote office professional and case manager. Avra enjoys helping clients by being thorough and communicating at a level they can comfortably understand. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication with an emphasis in journalism and a minor in psychology. 

 

Avra and her husband, Shawn, have been married since 2015 and they enjoy hiking—and checking out microbreweries nearby as a reward— as well as bluegrass music and camping. In their spare time, they are also paranormal investigators. Avra is band leader of her church’s praise band where she sings and plays the bass guitar, bass ukulele and flute. She is a chapter member of the Local Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML). 

States Licensed: WI

avra.schmitting@thrivent.com

(920) 393-1330

About Avra Schmitting

Avra started at the Thrivent home office in 2013 in the call center, servicing annuities. She also assisted private Thrivent practices throughout the country as a remote office professional and case manager. Avra enjoys helping clients by being thorough and communicating at a level they can comfortably understand. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication with an emphasis in journalism and a minor in psychology. 

 

Avra and her husband, Shawn, have been married since 2015 and they enjoy hiking—and checking out microbreweries nearby as a reward— as well as bluegrass music and camping. In their spare time, they are also paranormal investigators. Avra is band leader of her church’s praise band where she sings and plays the bass guitar, bass ukulele and flute. She is a chapter member of the Local Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML). 

States Licensed: WI

avra.schmitting@thrivent.com

(920) 393-1330

Amy Van Bramer

Associate

Amy started with Third Coast Financial Consultants in 2020 as an associate in the Sturgeon Bay location. She enjoys establishing rapport with clients and finds helping clients set and achieve their financial goals very rewarding. Amy tries to provide a simplistic approach to help clients gain clarity and perspective in a complex industry. She graduated from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with an English major and a writing minor. 

 

Amy volunteers for HELP of Door County, Sturgeon Bay Schools, and the Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church. She and her husband, Dennis, have two children, Matthew (25) and Jared (22). As a family, they enjoy traveling, volunteering and attending all kinds of sporting events. Outside of work, Amy’s interests include baking, photography and spending time with friends and family. 

States Licensed: WI

amy.vanbramer@thrivent.com

(920) 743-9143

About Amy Van Bramer

Amy started with Third Coast Financial Consultants in 2020 as an associate in the Sturgeon Bay location. She enjoys establishing rapport with clients and finds helping clients set and achieve their financial goals very rewarding. Amy tries to provide a simplistic approach to help clients gain clarity and perspective in a complex industry. She graduated from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with an English major and a writing minor. 

 

Amy volunteers for HELP of Door County, Sturgeon Bay Schools, and the Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church. She and her husband, Dennis, have two children, Matthew (25) and Jared (22). As a family, they enjoy traveling, volunteering and attending all kinds of sporting events. Outside of work, Amy’s interests include baking, photography and spending time with friends and family. 

States Licensed: WI

amy.vanbramer@thrivent.com

(920) 743-9143

Cindy Brill

Office Professional

After nearly three decades in the travel industry, Cindy joined the Third Coast Financial Consultants team in September 2021. Previously, she worked in various customer service positions for more than 30 years, primarily in the travel industry. Cindy enjoys meeting new people and looks forward to helping clients feel comfortable when they visit or call the Sheboygan office. 

 

Cindy grew up in Oostburg and married Shannon in 1998; together they raised three children: Maddie, Lizzie and Jonathon. After years of attending Oostburg High School athletics, Cindy and Shannon are learning to occupy their time with other interests. Cindy loves to cook, travel and camp with family and friends. The Brill family is active in First Presbyterian Church Oostburg, where Cindy has served as a youth sponsor and deacon, as well as a service group head. 

cindy.brill@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

About Cindy Brill

After nearly three decades in the travel industry, Cindy joined the Third Coast Financial Consultants team in September 2021. Previously, she worked in various customer service positions for more than 30 years, primarily in the travel industry. Cindy enjoys meeting new people and looks forward to helping clients feel comfortable when they visit or call the Sheboygan office. 

 

Cindy grew up in Oostburg and married Shannon in 1998; together they raised three children: Maddie, Lizzie and Jonathon. After years of attending Oostburg High School athletics, Cindy and Shannon are learning to occupy their time with other interests. Cindy loves to cook, travel and camp with family and friends. The Brill family is active in First Presbyterian Church Oostburg, where Cindy has served as a youth sponsor and deacon, as well as a service group head. 

cindy.brill@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

Jayne Grasse

Office Professional

Jayne manages our operations for Third Coast Financial Consultants. She and her husband, Eric, have five children and are active in sports, school and church.Jayne loves serving her community by volunteering at Oostburg Christian School (OCS), as a GEMS leader at Bethel, and on the Small Home Repair Committee with Love, INC. She enjoys gardening, reading a good book and spending time outdoors with her family. 

jayne.grasse@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

About Jayne Grasse

Jayne manages our operations for Third Coast Financial Consultants. She and her husband, Eric, have five children and are active in sports, school and church.Jayne loves serving her community by volunteering at Oostburg Christian School (OCS), as a GEMS leader at Bethel, and on the Small Home Repair Committee with Love, INC. She enjoys gardening, reading a good book and spending time outdoors with her family. 

jayne.grasse@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

Anne Hendrikse

Insurance Office Professional

Anne joined the Third Coast Financial Consultant team in 2018. She provides insurance licensed administrative support and serves as a resource to financial representatives and client/members regarding their customer brokerage accounts, mutual funds and annuity needs. Anne strives to meet each client’s needs in an efficient and pleasant manner, and as accurately and smoothly as possible. She has Bachelor of Arts degrees in art and elementary education, with a specialization in middle school/junior high. 

Anne and her husband, Scott, have raised their three children, Hannah, Mary and Jacob, here in Sheboygan, actively participating in their church and at Sheboygan Christian School and Sheboygan Lutheran High School. Anne is also an artist and an avid reader. 

anne.hendrikse@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

About Anne Hendrikse

Anne joined the Third Coast Financial Consultant team in 2018. She provides insurance licensed administrative support and serves as a resource to financial representatives and client/members regarding their customer brokerage accounts, mutual funds and annuity needs. Anne strives to meet each client’s needs in an efficient and pleasant manner, and as accurately and smoothly as possible. She has Bachelor of Arts degrees in art and elementary education, with a specialization in middle school/junior high. 

Anne and her husband, Scott, have raised their three children, Hannah, Mary and Jacob, here in Sheboygan, actively participating in their church and at Sheboygan Christian School and Sheboygan Lutheran High School. Anne is also an artist and an avid reader. 

anne.hendrikse@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

Kim Hendrikse

Office Professional

Kim has been part of the Third Coast Financial Consultants team since 2018 and helps support the financial planning operations process, insurance process, meeting prep and scheduling. She focuses on helping clients feel comfortable and confident, and taking care of their needs thoroughly and promptly. 

 

Kim and her husband, Chris, have been married since 1996 and they have four children: Noah, Emma, Sam and Caleb. They are active in their church, where Kim is a youth group leader for high school students, helping organize mission trips and service projects with the group. Kim’s time away from work is spent on hobbies and sporting events, hanging out with family and friends, camping and hiking. 

 

kimberly.hendrikse@thrivent.com 

920-451-1775 

2808 Kohler Memorial Drive, Suite A 

Sheboygan, WI 53081 

kimberly.hendrikse@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

About Kim Hendrikse

Kim has been part of the Third Coast Financial Consultants team since 2018 and helps support the financial planning operations process, insurance process, meeting prep and scheduling. She focuses on helping clients feel comfortable and confident, and taking care of their needs thoroughly and promptly. 

 

Kim and her husband, Chris, have been married since 1996 and they have four children: Noah, Emma, Sam and Caleb. They are active in their church, where Kim is a youth group leader for high school students, helping organize mission trips and service projects with the group. Kim’s time away from work is spent on hobbies and sporting events, hanging out with family and friends, camping and hiking. 

 

kimberly.hendrikse@thrivent.com 

920-451-1775 

2808 Kohler Memorial Drive, Suite A 

Sheboygan, WI 53081 

kimberly.hendrikse@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

Merry Lee Lison

Office Professional

Merry Lee joined the team in January 2020 as an office professional in the Green Bay office. She is a recovering HR professional in the insurance and professional service industries. She has also been an adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s management department. 

 

Merry Lee moved back to the area after living in Milwaukee since college. She and her late husband, Matt, had a cottage on the Bay and the move here provided the opportunity to be closer to family. Merry Lee spends many weekends in Fremont with her fun-loving 86-year-old father, Lee. Her volunteer work includes serving on the board of directors for the Einstein Project, as well as volunteering for Mit Liebe German Shepherd Dog Rescue and the Society for Human Resource Management (after all, she is a “recovering” HR professional). Merry Lee is a member of First United Church of Christ. 

merrylee.lison@thrivent.com

(920) 393-1330

About Merry Lee Lison

Merry Lee joined the team in January 2020 as an office professional in the Green Bay office. She is a recovering HR professional in the insurance and professional service industries. She has also been an adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s management department. 

 

Merry Lee moved back to the area after living in Milwaukee since college. She and her late husband, Matt, had a cottage on the Bay and the move here provided the opportunity to be closer to family. Merry Lee spends many weekends in Fremont with her fun-loving 86-year-old father, Lee. Her volunteer work includes serving on the board of directors for the Einstein Project, as well as volunteering for Mit Liebe German Shepherd Dog Rescue and the Society for Human Resource Management (after all, she is a “recovering” HR professional). Merry Lee is a member of First United Church of Christ. 

merrylee.lison@thrivent.com

(920) 393-1330

Robyn Schneider

Office Professional

Robyn was born and raised in Sheboygan and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan. She then spent 17 years in retail management for Harley Davidson in Arizona before returning to Sheboygan in 2017. Robyn enjoys providing a personal and professional client experience, as well as helping them understand and plan for their goals. 

 

Robyn started her own at-home dog treat business, Hometown Barkery, in 2018. She volunteers as a greeter at Crossroads Community Church, where she co-leads an adult life group and a group of high school girls in the RUSH ministry. Robyn feels fortunate to have both parents near, as well as her brother, two nieces and one nephew. Her mastiff, Moose, is her sidekick in life. 

robyn.schneider@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

About Robyn Schneider

Robyn was born and raised in Sheboygan and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan. She then spent 17 years in retail management for Harley Davidson in Arizona before returning to Sheboygan in 2017. Robyn enjoys providing a personal and professional client experience, as well as helping them understand and plan for their goals. 

 

Robyn started her own at-home dog treat business, Hometown Barkery, in 2018. She volunteers as a greeter at Crossroads Community Church, where she co-leads an adult life group and a group of high school girls in the RUSH ministry. Robyn feels fortunate to have both parents near, as well as her brother, two nieces and one nephew. Her mastiff, Moose, is her sidekick in life. 

robyn.schneider@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

Jennifer Van Dreese

Office Professional

Jennifer joined Third Coast Financial Consultants in July 2020 after having owned and operated two businesses in Sturgeon Bay with her husband, Steve. Jennifer and Steve have been married for 28 years and share two daughters, a son in law, and a new baby grandson. She is an avid animal lover who enjoys kayaking the beautiful waters of Door County, cooking and baking for her family, and traveling. Jennifer and her family are members of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Sturgeon Bay. 

jennifer.vandreese@thrivent.com

(920) 743-9143

About Jennifer Van Dreese

Jennifer joined Third Coast Financial Consultants in July 2020 after having owned and operated two businesses in Sturgeon Bay with her husband, Steve. Jennifer and Steve have been married for 28 years and share two daughters, a son in law, and a new baby grandson. She is an avid animal lover who enjoys kayaking the beautiful waters of Door County, cooking and baking for her family, and traveling. Jennifer and her family are members of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Sturgeon Bay. 

jennifer.vandreese@thrivent.com

(920) 743-9143

Nicole Mentink

Marketing Coordinator

Nicole started at Third Coast Financial Consultants in 2017 as the marketing coordinator. She has the pleasure of planning events for the team and building their brand as local leaders in the financial industry. She provides prompt, friendly service and enjoys planning events that put smiles on clients’ faces. 

 

Nicole serves on her church Community Meals, Freezer Meal, and Welcoming ministries. She also assists with the Meals on Wheels June-a-Palooza event. Nicole and her husband, Paul, have been married since 1995 and have two children: Sawyer is pursuing a physician assistant degree and Macey is pursuing an architectural studies degree. The family loves to travel to new areas and explore new cuisines. 

nicole.mentink@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

About Nicole Mentink

Nicole started at Third Coast Financial Consultants in 2017 as the marketing coordinator. She has the pleasure of planning events for the team and building their brand as local leaders in the financial industry. She provides prompt, friendly service and enjoys planning events that put smiles on clients’ faces. 

 

Nicole serves on her church Community Meals, Freezer Meal, and Welcoming ministries. She also assists with the Meals on Wheels June-a-Palooza event. Nicole and her husband, Paul, have been married since 1995 and have two children: Sawyer is pursuing a physician assistant degree and Macey is pursuing an architectural studies degree. The family loves to travel to new areas and explore new cuisines. 

nicole.mentink@thrivent.com

(920) 451-1775

Designations

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