Our Advisors

Tyler Furger

Tyler is the owner of Illumine Financial. He recently passed the Certified Financial Planning exam and now has his CFP® designation. Tyler is married to Jessie. They have been married since August of 2013, and have 2 Border Collie pups who tend to occupy most of his free time. He joined the Minneapolis Financial Group and M&E Catalyst Group from another firm two years ago. He started his Financial Planning Practice while still in college, and went on to become a Top 4 intern. Since graduating, his practice has quickly accelerated towards comprehensive wealth management. His role is to provide awareness for the individuals and businesses he serves of ideas they were not yet aware of, and to consult through proper implementation. Tyler’s core values and beliefs are: 

  1. Everyone has different philosophies, and perspectives,
  2. Seek first to understand, then be understood,
  3. Small details produce big results,
  4. Planning for clients like he would plan for his family,
  5. Giving back his talents and resources to the community. His team and network collaborate to digest their client’s unique situation, provide tailored and established solutions, and help create financial clarity. With clarity comes confidence; confidence to take the action that will help & fulfill legacies, build financial independence, and provide security for his client’s families, businesses, and the community.

Christopher L. Shuck

Chris is the owner of Ridgestone Financial and a Financial Planner. He has his CFP®, ChFC®, CLU® and CASL® designations and graduated in 2007 from the University of Saint Thomas with a Management degree. He has over 8 years of experience in Insurance and Investment services. Chris has a passion for financial planning and helping his clients figure out and achieve their financial goals as tax efficiently as possible. He took an aptitude test in college to figure out what careers would fit perfectly for him and Financial Planning was the number one choice. Chris pursued this career right out of college and has never looked back. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife Mallory, their two children Colton and Kennedy, and their Yellow Lab Bella. Chris also enjoys watching sports, weightlifting, wrestling and spending time with friends and family.

Joe Jenkins

Joe is the owner of Atlas Wealth Management. He recently passed the Certified Financial Planning exam and now has his CFP® designation. Joe graduated from the University Of Minnesota-Duluth in December of 2006 with a BBA in Organizational Management and Behavior. Shortly after graduation he started working in the Insurance and Financial Services Industry. When not devoting time to work and study he enjoys spending time with family, in particular, his wife Julie and daughter Ivy! Outside of family time, Joe enjoys working out, sports; in particular basketball and golf, as well as watching Wisconsin Badger Basketball and Football games.

Rick Rice

Rick grew up in Orono, Minnesota. He graduated from Mound Westonka High School in 1975, and went on to earn his BA in Business Management from the University of St. Thomas. Upon graduation, he joined the Radisson Hotel Corporation working in Chicago and Louisville. Wanting more of an entrepreneurial experience with meaningful career he chose to enter the Life Insurance industry in 1982. Earning his CLU he has enjoyed helping/coaching his clients with their financial game plan, both on the offense with asset accumulation and on defense with cost efficient asset protection of each individuals most valuable asset, their Human Life Value.Rick currently has his FINRA Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Limited Representative) and FINRA Series 63 (NASAA Uniform State Law Exam) registrations. His focus is on working with individuals and families who are responsible, by nature, for their own affairs; clients who take control of their financial future by practicing the fundamentals of sound asset/risk management on a consistent basis. Rick lives in St. Louis Park with his wife Nancy. Rick has two sons, both of whom have or are currently serving their country in the US Army, with overseas service in Afghanistan. In Rick’s spare time, he gives back to the world in various forms, active in the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) serving at the Local, State and National level in the Advocacy space as well as his church, Boy Scouts and coaching.

Mark Booth

Mark started in the Financial Services industry in 2007 while working on his undergraduate degree at Augustana University, where he was also a member of the football team. Mark moved back to Minnesota in 2008 and began practicing in the Twin Cities. Mark is a Certified Financial Planner Practitioner™, and founded Northwoods Capital in 2013 to create tailor made financial plans for his clients. Out of the office, Mark spends his time with his wife Lindsey, and daughters Mckenna and Annie. He also has a competitive barbeque team that travels around the Midwest in the summers.

Jeremy Bosch

Jeremy was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota and grew up in Roseau, Minnesota. He graduated college from University of Minnesota-Morris, where he played varsity basketball and double majored in Finance and Economics. Jeremy enjoys golfing, working out, and the occasional cigar. Travelling more is a goal of his. "I believe financial planning is a timing and relationship based engagement; and should be an open and honest discussion."

Frank Linn

Frank joined Minneapolis Financial Group after a number of years with another firm. He has two children, Daniel and Isla, ages seven and four. Frank’s Financial Planning practice is centered around ensuring his individual and business owner clients are in a position of unparalleled financial strength and flexibility through all situations they may encounter along the way. He has a passion for understanding, educating and serving as the catalyst for his clients as they implement the strategies he and his team design to help achieve results. Away from the office, Frank most enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends, playing hockey, cycling, fishing and photography. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the River Falls Youth Hockey Association and is currently the association’s President and a volunteer coach.

Matt Hiller

Matt Hiller grew up in small town, St. Clair, Minnesota. He received his B.A. degree from Bethany Lutheran College where he majored in Business Finance and was fortunate to be a student athlete participating in golf and basketball. He began his career in the Financial Services Industry soon after graduation, at a firm in Mankato. Matt joined the Minneapolis Financial Group and M&E Catalyst Group this past year while also transitioning from his hometown to Maple Grove. Matt's immense desire to help others achieve financial security along with reaching their goals and aspirations stems back to a young age when he saw first-hand the affect a well-constructed comprehensive plan could have on a family. In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling to South Dakota to spend time with his significant other, Jill, while she obtains her Ph.D, golfing, and cheering on all Minnesota teams.