Brian Anderson

ChFC®, FIC

Wealth Advisor

Brian graduated from college and began his career at Thrivent where he has been for 31 years. He provides sound advice regarding financial planning and investments expertise, and offers a holistic picture whether you are just starting out or preparing for a meaningful retirement. Brian works alongside his clients to educate and help them find the best way to reach their goals. He values integrity, truth, security, loyalty and growth over comfort. Brian is married with two grown children; one is in the financial business and the other is finishing college. Brian is an avid fisherman and enjoys watching sports.  

States Licensed: AR Insurance Lic. #824992, AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #0E36693, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NV, OH, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI

About Brian Anderson

Brian graduated from college and began his career at Thrivent where he has been for 31 years. He provides sound advice regarding financial planning and investments expertise, and offers a holistic picture whether you are just starting out or preparing for a meaningful retirement. Brian works alongside his clients to educate and help them find the best way to reach their goals. He values integrity, truth, security, loyalty and growth over comfort. Brian is married with two grown children; one is in the financial business and the other is finishing college. Brian is an avid fisherman and enjoys watching sports.  

States Licensed: AR Insurance Lic. #824992, AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #0E36693, GA, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NV, OH, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI

Jim Allen

FIC, RICP®

Associate

Jim has 13 years in the insurance and financial services industry, with the last seven being with Thrivent. He counsels and advises prospective and current members on suitable financial products and investment advisory services. Jim also explains, discusses and interprets insurance coverage, analyzes exposures or policies, and provides recommendations to clients. 

 

Jim’s favorite part about his career is the opportunity to work with clients and help them figure out their goals and what is most important to them. Then, he uses the products and services Thrivent offers to help them achieve and protect those goals. Every person and family are unique and helping them design a strategy to feel more secure in their finances is what it is all about. Outside of work, Jim enjoys hanging out with his family and friends. He and his wife are sports enthusiasts. He loved coaching his kids when they were younger, and watching them develop their own passion for sports, especially baseball. Currently, Jim follows most of the Chicago sports teams and enjoys attending their games. Go White Sox! 

States Licensed: AZ, FL, GA, IL, KY, MI, SC, WI

About Jim Allen

Jim has 13 years in the insurance and financial services industry, with the last seven being with Thrivent. He counsels and advises prospective and current members on suitable financial products and investment advisory services. Jim also explains, discusses and interprets insurance coverage, analyzes exposures or policies, and provides recommendations to clients. 

 

Jim’s favorite part about his career is the opportunity to work with clients and help them figure out their goals and what is most important to them. Then, he uses the products and services Thrivent offers to help them achieve and protect those goals. Every person and family are unique and helping them design a strategy to feel more secure in their finances is what it is all about. Outside of work, Jim enjoys hanging out with his family and friends. He and his wife are sports enthusiasts. He loved coaching his kids when they were younger, and watching them develop their own passion for sports, especially baseball. Currently, Jim follows most of the Chicago sports teams and enjoys attending their games. Go White Sox! 

States Licensed: AZ, FL, GA, IL, KY, MI, SC, WI

Stan Kottke

LUTCF®, FIC

Associate

Stan counsels and advises prospective and current members on suitable financial products and investment advisory services. He also explains, discusses and interprets insurance coverage, analyzes exposures or policies, and provides recommendations to clients. Stan has worked for Thrivent for 47 years.  

States Licensed: IL, WI

About Stan Kottke

Stan counsels and advises prospective and current members on suitable financial products and investment advisory services. He also explains, discusses and interprets insurance coverage, analyzes exposures or policies, and provides recommendations to clients. Stan has worked for Thrivent for 47 years.  

States Licensed: IL, WI

John Fiene

LUTCF®, FIC, RICP®, CLTC®

Associate

John counsels and advises prospective and current members on suitable financial products and investment advisory services. He also explains, discusses and interprets insurance coverage, analyzes exposures or policies, and provides recommendations to clients. John is in his 45th year with Thrivent and enjoys helping people feel more secure about their financial future. He is married with children and grandchildren. 

States Licensed: IL, MI, VA

About John Fiene

John counsels and advises prospective and current members on suitable financial products and investment advisory services. He also explains, discusses and interprets insurance coverage, analyzes exposures or policies, and provides recommendations to clients. John is in his 45th year with Thrivent and enjoys helping people feel more secure about their financial future. He is married with children and grandchildren. 

States Licensed: IL, MI, VA

Brent Bartell

Investment Analyst

Brent has 33 years in the investment industry, including 18 years at Chicago Board of Trade, and 15 years are Thrivent-related. He performs equity and fixed income analysis, assists with wealth management operations, supports wealth advisors, performs due-diligence, researches and builds advisor portfolio models, generates brokerage applications, and performs trading activities. He enjoys discussing markets and economic research with clients and lives in the Chicago area.

States Licensed: IL

brent.bartell@thrivent.com

(630) 598-2110

About Brent Bartell

Brent has 33 years in the investment industry, including 18 years at Chicago Board of Trade, and 15 years are Thrivent-related. He performs equity and fixed income analysis, assists with wealth management operations, supports wealth advisors, performs due-diligence, researches and builds advisor portfolio models, generates brokerage applications, and performs trading activities. He enjoys discussing markets and economic research with clients and lives in the Chicago area.

States Licensed: IL

brent.bartell@thrivent.com

(630) 598-2110

Beth Steeno

Practice Supt Associate

Beth has been with Thrivent for 13 years and is a licensed administrative professional. She supports Brian and the team and serves as a key resource by helping handle, research and communicate inquiries regarding client accounts. Beth also supports the daily operations of the practice, including utilizing Thrivent computer systems and programs in support of client relations, supporting securities and insurance related tasks, and other administrative tasks as assigned. Beth has been married for 33 years, has three grown children and lives in the northern suburbs.

States Licensed: IL

About Beth Steeno

Beth has been with Thrivent for 13 years and is a licensed administrative professional. She supports Brian and the team and serves as a key resource by helping handle, research and communicate inquiries regarding client accounts. Beth also supports the daily operations of the practice, including utilizing Thrivent computer systems and programs in support of client relations, supporting securities and insurance related tasks, and other administrative tasks as assigned. Beth has been married for 33 years, has three grown children and lives in the northern suburbs.

States Licensed: IL

Cindy Zoellick

Insurance Professional

Cindy serves as a resource to the practice by helping handle, research and communicate inquiries regarding client accounts. She also supports the daily operations of the practice. Cindy has worked in the industry for nine years. She likes to be part of a team that helps clients reach their financial goals. Cindy has been married for 39 years and has two grown children and one grandson. She enjoys reading.

States Licensed: IL

cindy.zoellick@thrivent.com

(630) 598-2103

About Cindy Zoellick

Cindy serves as a resource to the practice by helping handle, research and communicate inquiries regarding client accounts. She also supports the daily operations of the practice. Cindy has worked in the industry for nine years. She likes to be part of a team that helps clients reach their financial goals. Cindy has been married for 39 years and has two grown children and one grandson. She enjoys reading.

States Licensed: IL

cindy.zoellick@thrivent.com

(630) 598-2103

Designations

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