Quist Wealth Management Staff
Ken Quist, AAMS has been a Financial Advisor in Willmar since 2002. He is a Willmar native and graduated from Willmar High School. Ken graduated from Ridgewater College with an A.A. Degree and continued his education at Saint Cloud State University where he completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. Following graduation from Saint Cloud State, Ken was employed by Edward Jones Investments from 2002 until December of 2011. During his tenure with Edward Jones he attained the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) designation from the College of Financial Planning. Quist also holds securities registrations with LPL Financial that include the Series 7 and 63, as well as several state insurance licenses.
On January 1st 2012, Ken went into private practice with the establishment of Quist Wealth Management, an investment and financial services firm. His investment planning practice emphasizes a comprehensive investment management approach utilizing various forms of securities and insurance to help address his client’s individual financial goals.
Quist is very active in the Willmar business community and believes in supporting local business. He serves as an Ambassador for the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. Ken is a member of Ducks Unlimited, The Eagles and Elks Lodge. He resides in Willmar with his wife, Shanna, and their three children.
Quist welcomes calls and visits and can be reached at his office located at 1001 First Street South, Suite B, (Tiffany Square) Willmar or by calling 320.262.5160. The registered individuals at Quist Wealth Management are affiliated with the national independent firm, LPL Financial.
Mark Odendahl joined Quist Wealth Management in 2015 as a LPL Financial Advisor. Mark grew up in Pine City, Minnesota before attending college at the University of Wisconsin, River Falls where he completed his Bachelor of Science in Business Finance and a minor in Economics in 2011. Mark began his career with Northwestern Mutual in Hudson, Wisconsin as an intern and then full time after graduation. After moving to western Minnesota Mark married his wife Maria and has been part of the Willmar community since 2012. First with Wells Fargo and now with Quist Wealth Management. Mark holds Series 7 and 66 securities licenses with LPL Financial as well as being a licensed insurance agent.
Mark brings a passion for holistic financial planning that fits with Quist Wealth Management’s emphasize on comprehensive investment management. He enjoys meeting face to face with clients and utilizing various forms of securities and insurance to help address his client’s individual financial and personal goals.
In his free time Mark enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time at the lake with his wife Maria and their daughter Olivia. Mark enjoys working in the community and volunteering at different events He is a member of next, a branch affiliated with the Willmar Chamber of Commerce, Ducks Unlimited, The Eagles and Elks lodge, and Eagle creek golf course in Willmar.
Lori Brown joined Quist Wealth Management as the Office Administrator in 2012. She is a Willmar native and graduated from Willmar High School. Since joining the firm Lori has enjoyed meeting and building relationships with our many clients. Lori resides in Willmar with her husband Mike, they raised three boys and now enjoy spending time with their two grandchildren.
Lori is responsible for daily office management, client assistance, appointment scheduling, event planning, account opening and making sure everytthing runs smoothly at the office. Lori brings a career of management and Human Resources experience to the office. When not working, Lori enjoys camping, refurbishing furniture, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Shanna Quist joined Quist Wealth Management as a part-time Administrative Office Assistant in 2017. She brings 14 years of Administrative Assistant experience to Quist Wealth Management. Shanna grew up in Graceville, MN and graduated from Ridgewater College in Willmar, MN with an Administrative Assistant – AAS degree.
She is responsible for all bookkeeping for the firm, client assistance, appointment scheduling, phone systems, data entry, life insurance application tracking, ordering supplies and other daily activities.
Shanna resides in Willmar with her husband, Ken, and their three children. When not working she enjoys traveling, cooking and reading.