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Brad Sabol

Franchise Field Vice President

7760 France Ave South, Suite 1080, Bloomington, MN 55435

Years of Experience

Years of Experience

Prior to October 26, 2017, Years of Experience included time as an advisor with any firm, as well as time as an employee or business owner in the financial services industry. Any number entered after October 26, 2017 is required to represent the number of years since the advisor first became licensed to sell securities.


Territory Retention Rate

Territory Retention Rate

Territory retention rate represents the percentage of financial advisors in the Field Vice President's territory who remained with Ameriprise Financial, during the previous calendar year.

My territory

Wisconsin, Eastern Iowa, Northeastern Illinois, and Northern Michigan

How I work to support your success

I am responsible for ensuring that advisors have access to resources to run and grow their practice. By combining the vision you establish for your practice with the support from my team and resources from Ameriprise, you'll have the opportunity to experience growth, equity ownership and success.

My team and I will work with you to:

Transition your practice, providing customized support and best practices
Help you grow your practice in a manner that works best for you
Understand how to effectively operate as a CEO of your practice
Share best practices and provide coaching to help you achieve success

Career highlights

  • Grew territory production from $70m in 2007 to $120m in 2013
  • Drove average advisor productivity from $240k in GDC in 2007 to $420k in 2013
  • Have built and developed over 30 $1m advisor teams

Other interests

  • Golf
  • Travel
  • My children's sports and activities
  • Food and wine

Local leadership team
  • Jesse Heise

    Recruiting Director

    Jesse is responsible for sourcing and evaluating experienced advisors, including franchisees, associate financial advisors and advisors coming from acquired practices.

  • Jeremy Knudsen

    Manager, Franchise Recruiting and Engagement

    Jeremy works closely with successful teams to help them to find and develop new talent; this includes support staff, associate financial advisors and experienced advisors wanting to join a team. He also works with new advisors joining our firm to guide them through a successful transition and onboard process. Jeremy is also available to assist advisors with business planning and determining which corporate resources to work with for coaching and support.

  • Leisa Olson

    Regional Sales Director

    Leisa specializes in helping advisors drive growth through new business opportunities. She is the primary point of contact for increasing assets and revenue through product solutions.  Additionally, Leisa works with advisors on strategies to move up market and go deep with their best clients.

  • Amber Utecht

    Senior Territory Coordinator

    Amber provides administrative and operational support, and also coordinates meetings, training and seminars. Amber is the point person for advisor questions, and proactively works with advisors to ensure they receive the support they need.

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    Mitch Fiereck

    Support Regional Financial Advice Sales Consultant

    For advisors interested in growing their financial planning business, Mitch works with advisors to create a systematic process for their practice. Mitch helps identify how to engage clients/prospects in advice conversations and produce simplified deliverables to increase capacity and drive business through the financial planning client service model.

  • Headshot of Deb Overkamp

    Deb Overkamp

    Installation Manager

    Deb Overkamp helps advisors and their practices improve efficiencies by utilizing technology, integrating tools, and implementing repeatable and consistent business processes.

  • Headshot of Christy Stuewe

    Christy Stuewe

    Senior Regional Sales Manager

    For advisors interested in growing their client acquisition business and improving their marketing strategies, Christy coaches advisors on how to incorporate a systematic marketing process within their practice. She helps advisors share their story, promote their brand, leverage online resources and be proactive in the digital world of social media. To do this, Christy will focus on helping you consistently execute on a referral strategy, implement an effective client and prospect communication plan, and help you build your digital presence.

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This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for informational purposes only. MN Permit #F-3872. 1491 Ameriprise Financial Center, Minneapolis, MN 55474.
Practice growth results not guaranteed.
Investment advisory products and services are made available through Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC, a registered investment adviser.