Michael Sondak

Franchise Field Vice President

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1492 Great Hill Rd, Guilford, CT 06437

Years with Firm

Years with Firm

Years with the Firm may include time with Ameriprise Financial as a financial advisor or in a supporting role, including as a field leader.


Advisor Retention Rate

Advisor Retention Rate

Advisor retention rate is a percentage based on Ameriprise internal reporting over a period from October to September of the previous year.

My Territory

Connecticut, Rhode Island, Western Massachusetts, Upstate New York and Vermont

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
  • Operate with independence, knowing that support is available when needed
  • Protect your practice from the unexpected and prepare for your retirement with a customized succession plan

Career highlights

  • 26 years with the firm
  • Outstanding Leader Award 2018 and 2019
  • Chairman's Award 2019

Other interests

  • Supporter of St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital
  • Loves professional football, watching and going to the games with his three children

My Leadership Team
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    Nick Cantone

    Recruiting Director

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

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    Jason Atwater

    Sr. Manager, Franchise Recruiting and Engagement

    Jason 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. Jason is also available to assist advisors with business planning and determining which corporate resources to work with for coaching and support.

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    Dan Winge, CRPC®

    Regional Sales Director

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

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    Mike Wyatt

    Regional Sales Manager

    For advisors interested in growing their client acquisition business and improving their marketing strategies, Mike coaches advisors on how to incorporate a systematic marketing process within their practice. He helps advisors share their story, promote their brand, leverage online resources and be proactive in the digital world of social media. To do this, Mike 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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    Debbie Gable

    Field Engagement Coordinator

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

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    Adam Ahrenholz

    Financial Advice Sales Consultant

    For advisors interested in growing their financial planning business, Adam works with advisors to create a systematic process for their practice. Adam 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 Mayank Dua

    Mayank Dua

    Field Manager - Adoption, Readiness and Change

    Mayank helps practices manage change and create efficiencies by implementing repeatable and consistent business processes.

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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.