Meet Your Team

 
Michael A. Mathias

Michael A. Mathias, CFP®, AEP®, CLU®, ChFC®

Wealth Management Advisor
Office 701-893-3707

Mike’s focus is guiding you towards unique financial planning strategies. He provides detailed steps, that will allow you to act and bring you closer to your goals. We believe that both experience and education is required to deliver the best solutions for your planning.

His career at Northwestern Mutual began in 1978. He attended North Dakota State University and earned his B.S. in Science and Mathematics. Mike has achieved the following designations: CFP® (Certified Financial PlannerTM), CLU® (Charted Life Underwriter), ChFC® (Chartered Financial Consultant), AEP® (Accredited Estate Planner). He is registered for Life, Health, and securities (Series 6, 7, 63, & 65). Mike is active in the Red River Valley Estate Planning Council and has served as president.

Mike grew up on a farm near Wheaton, MN. He is married to Jody, and they have three daughters and five grandchildren. Mike enjoys water skiing, downhill skiing and traveling.

 
Lisa Hopperstad

Lisa Hopperstad, CFP®, CLU®, CASL®, RICP®

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 701-893-3707

Lisa takes an active role in partnering with you to design your financial plan. She strives to build long-term relationships by actively helping you feel confident and optimistic about your financial future. It is truly an honor to know that we played a part in your journey.

Her career at Northwestern Mutual began in 2005. She attended Bemidji State University and earned her B.S. in Business Administration and Management Information Systems. Lisa has achieved the following designations: CFP® (Certified Financial PlannerTM), CLU® (Charted Life Underwriter), CASL® (Chartered Advisor for Senior Living), and RICP® (Retirement Income Certified Professional). She is registered for Life, Health, and securities (Series 7 & 63). Lisa is active in the Red River Valley Estate Planning Council.

Lisa grew up in Detroit Lakes, MN. She is married to Erik, and they have two daughters. Lisa enjoys traveling, spending time at the lake, kayaking, yoga and trying new restaurants.

 
Mary B Wangler

Mary B Wangler

Director of Client Services
Office 701-893-3707

Mary is the primary contact for Horizon Wealth Partners. Her role is to ensure that you have an exceptional client experience. 

Her career at Northwestern Mutual began in 1989. She attended North Dakota State University and earned her B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources. She is registered for Life, Health, and securities (Series 6 & 63).

Mary grew up in Bowman, ND. She is married to Pat, and they have two children and two grandchildren. Mary enjoys spending time with her family, her grandchildren, reading, and following the Bison sports teams.

 
Lauren Tschider

Lauren Tschider

Associate Financial Representative
Office 701-232-7175

Lauren supports our advisors in the planning process. She is passionate about helping others and enjoys building relationships.

She is currently enrolled at Concordia College and is in her final year of achieving her B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and Minors in Accounting and Spanish.

Lauren grew up in Detroit Lakes, MN. She enjoys playing soccer, spending time with friends and family, traveling, and going to the lake.

 
Derek Barsgard

Derek Barsgard

Operations Assistant
Office 701-893-3707

Derek is the primary contact for servicing your investment accounts. He attended Minnesota State University, Moorhead and earned his B.S. in Finance. He also attended Creighton University where he earned his Master's in Investment Management and Financial Analysis.

Derek grew up in Moorhead, MN. He is married to Janelle, and they have one daughter. Derek enjoys traveling, spending time at the lake, and being with family.

 
Lisa Brekke

Lisa Brekke

Insurance Operations Associate
Office 701-893-3707

Lisa is the primary contact for servicing your insurance needs. She attended North Dakota State University and earned her B.S. in Zoology. Lisa is registered for Life and Health insurance.

Lisa grew up in Detroit Lakes, MN. She enjoys being physically active, traveling, and spending time with her family.

 
Emma Rosing

Emma Rosing

Marketing Assistant
Office 701-893-3707

Emma's role is to tell the Horizon Wealth Partners story, build our brand, and focus on the client experience.

She is currently enrolled at Minnesota State Community and Technical College and is in her final year of achieving her AAS in Business Management, Marketing, and Sales.

Emma grew up in Hawley, MN. She enjoys going to the lake, spending time with friends and family, and going for walks.

 
Horizon Wealth Partners

Michael A. Mathias, CFP®, AEP®, CLU®, ChFC®
Wealth Management Advisor


Horizon Wealth Partners

 

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