Joel David Seleskie, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, CFP®, AEP®
Wealth Management Advisor


Seleskie Financial

Our Team

Our Team

We help people sleep better at night.

As a Financial Representative for Northwestern Mutual, Joel Seleskie provides expert guidance and innovative solutions for his clients' personal and business needs. He doesn't do it alone. Together, we stand committed to providing the best customer service possible. If you need assistance at any time, please let us know.

 
John Seiner

John Seiner, J.D.

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 651-714-6816

John joined Seleskie Financial in 2016 after being a longtime client.  Prior to joining our team, he was a partner at one of the Twin Cities’ top law firms.  John is an Associate Wealth Management Advisor.  He holds a FINRA Series 7 and 66 and an insurance license. 

“I feel a genuine sense of accomplishment in helping other people.  My drive at Seleskie Financial is to help clients focus on and achieve their investment goals and protect their family’s finances.”

Originally from Sioux Falls, SD, John moved to Minnesota to attend the University of Minnesota where he completed his undergraduate degree with a double major in Accounting and Management.  He attained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Minnesota School of Law. 

John and his wife Cynthia enjoy trying to keep up with their two daughters and newborn son.

 
Jacob Coquyt

Jacob Coquyt

Associate Financial Representative
Office 651-714-6834

Jake joined Seleskie Financial in 2017 following his Northwestern Mutual college internship.  He holds his FINRA Series 7 and 63 and insurance license.  

“My core focus is to always act with our client’s best interest in mind because my motivation comes from a desire to help others.  I strive to be an expert in all aspects of financial planning and be a trustworthy partner to those I serve.

Jake grew up in Woodbury, Minnesota.  He graduated from the University of Wisconsin- River Falls with a degree in Finance.

He and his wife, Alyssa, enjoy spending time with their families.

 
Gene W. Suh

Gene W. Suh

Associate Financial Representative
Office 651-478-1821

Gene joined Seleskie Financial in 2020 following a longtime career in sell-side consulting and private equity investments. 

“I am truly excited to assist our clients in achieving their financial goals. I’ve always been driven to helping others and enjoy working with people.” 

Gene grew up in North Oaks, MN and graduated from Carleton College with a degree in Economics. Gene and his  fiancé, Jamie recently welcomed their first child Theodore to their family.

 
Alexis L Saugstad

Alexis L Saugstad

Associate Financial Representative
Office 651-505-9049

Lexi joined Seleskie Financial in 2020 and she holds her insurance license. 

Lexi grew up in Marshall, MN.  She recently graduated from the University of Sioux Falls.  Lexi completed her undergraduate degree in 2019 with a bachelor's degree in Entrepreneurial Studies.  She continued her education by receiving her master's degree in Business Adminstration in 2020.

While she was completing her undergratuate degree she was also a student-athlete, playing Women's Basketball.

 
Sarah K Colburn

Sarah K Colburn

Marketing and Client Service Associate
Office 651-714-6810

Sarah joined Seleskie Financial in 2015.  She holds her insurance license.

Sarah assists our clients with scheduling appointments.  She can answer questions about the Northwestern Mutual website, special events and networking opportunities.

 
Bethany A Rohde

Bethany A Rohde, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®

Director of Operations
Office 651-714-6828

Bethany has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2004 and joined Seleskie Financial in 2013.  She holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU©) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designations.  She holds her FINRA Series 6, 7, 9, 10, 63 and 66 and insurance license.      

Bethany’s primary role at Seleskie Financial is to ensure that day-to-day operations run smoothly.  Additionally, she assists our clients through the application process and can answer questions about your insurance policies and investment accounts.

 
Jill L Schmit

Jill L Schmit

Operations Associate
Office 651-714-6833

Jill has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2012 and joined Seleskie Financial in 2016.  She holds her FINRA Series 6 and 63 and insurance license. 

Jill assists our clients through the application process and can answer questions about your insurance policies and investment accounts.

 
Holly K Ostertag

Holly K Ostertag

Operations Associate
Office 651-272-3329

Holly joined Seleskie Financial in 2020.  She holds her insurance license.

Holly assists our clients through the application process and can answer questions about your insurance policies.

 
Charles K Altendorfer

Charles K Altendorfer, CFA®, CFP®

Director of Investments and Planning
Office 651-714-7752

Chuck joined Seleskie Financial in 2017.  He holds the CHARTERED FINANCIAL ANALYST© designation and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional.  He holds his FINRA Series 7 and 66 registrations and insurance license.  

Chuck manages our planning department and is responsible for investment selection and monitoring.  He also assists our clients in customizing their financial plans.

 
Jason M Vahlenkamp

Jason M Vahlenkamp

Financial Planning Assistant
Office 763-208-8101

Jason joined Seleskie Financial in 2020.  He holds his FINRA Series 7 and 66 registrations and insurance license.

Jason assists our clients in customizing their financial plans.

 
Roberta R Seleskie

Roberta R Seleskie

Director of Human Resources
Office 651-714-6804

Roberta joined Seleskie Financial in 2002.  She holds her FINRA Series 6 and 63 and insurance license. 

Roberta works behind the scenes at Seleskie Financial.  Her work allows the rest of our team to focus on our clients.

 
 

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