OUR TEAM

Mike Spencer

Financial Adviser
FOUNDER, OWNER
mike.spencer@lpl.com

For Mike, financial planning is more than just a career it is a lifestyle. With over 30 years of industry experience and a zeal for investing, Mike truly is a veteran adviser. As a former psychologist, Mike loves the personal interaction with his clients. Helping people navigate all of life’s challenges especially overcoming the burden of financial planning is his passion. Even though “retirement” is his business, Mike intends to stay at the helm as long as “Father Time” allows. Mike enjoys staying active and involved: Church, Fishing, Scuba, Golf, Pickleball…but mostly he’ll have a tennis racket in hand! He plays weekly at Genesis in Wichita and is assistant coach for both girl’s and boy’s El Dorado High School tennis teams. Mike also enjoys restoring and driving Mustangs, he even still has his original high-school car, a 1973 Fastback. He’s married to his sweetheart Chris Spencer (Ryan’s Mom), has two girls Rachel and Rene along with four grandchildren.

Education and Training:
– MS, Psychology, Fort Hays State University
– AA, General Studies, Dodge City Community College
– Certified Estate Planner, CEP
– Series: 7, 63, 31, 24 Licenses held through LPL Financial
– Life/Health Insurance Licenses

Mike Spencer

Financial Adviser
FOUNDER, OWNER
mike.spencer@lpl.com

For Mike, financial planning is more than just a career it is a lifestyle. With over 30 years of industry experience and a zeal for investing, Mike truly is a veteran adviser. As a former psychologist, Mike loves the personal interaction with his clients. Helping people navigate all of life’s challenges especially overcoming the burden of financial planning is his passion. Even though “retirement” is his business, Mike intends to stay at the helm as long as “Father Time” allows. Mike enjoys staying active and involved: Church, Fishing, Scuba, Golf, Pickleball…but mostly he’ll have a tennis racket in hand! He plays weekly at Genesis in Wichita and is assistant coach for both girl’s and boy’s El Dorado High School tennis teams. Mike also enjoys restoring and driving Mustangs, he even still has his original high-school car, a 1973 Fastback. He’s married to his sweetheart Chris Spencer (Ryan’s Mom), has two girls Rachel and Rene along with four grandchildren.

Education and Training:
– MS, Psychology, Fort Hays State University
– AA, General Studies, Dodge City Community College
– Certified Estate Planner, CEP
– Series: 7, 63, 31, 24 Licenses held through LPL Financial
– Life/Health Insurance Licenses

Ryan Weyrauch

Financial Adviser
PARTNER, CO-OWNER
ryan.weyrauch@lpl.com

In 2005 Ryan began his career in finance here at SW Advisers. Soon after, he and his wife Nola moved to Boston working for John Hancock. After cutting his teeth out east, Ryan joined Nationwide Financial in 2007 working as Regional Vice President consulting with independent financial advisor offices across 4 states. After having a baby (Anibel) and adopting 3 children (Daryn, Andrea, & Tricia) all in 2014 it was time to start a transition back to SW Advisers. Beginning in 2019 Ryan partnered with his (step) dad Mike to work together as a team. Slated with the task of adding, improving and optimizing customer services, Ryan loves solving problems and creating efficiency for both the office and clients. With over 15 years of industry experience Ryan enjoys the challenge of navigating financial planning and the gratification of helping clients on their journey! When not meeting with clients, you’ll find Ryan active and involved; church, golf, scuba instruction, wood working, and soccer coach are among his many interests!

Education and Training:
– BS Business, Kansas State University
– BS Theology, Manhattan Christian College
– Series 7, 63 Licenses held through LPL Financial
– Series 65 held through IHT Wealth Management
– Life/Health Insurance Licenses

Ryan Weyrauch

Financial Adviser
PARTNER, CO-OWNER
ryan.weyrauch@lpl.com

In 2005 Ryan began his career in finance here at SW Advisers. Soon after, he and his wife Nola moved to Boston working for John Hancock. After cutting his teeth out east, Ryan joined Nationwide Financial in 2007 working as Regional Vice President consulting with independent financial advisor offices across 4 states. After having a baby (Anibel) and adopting 3 children (Daryn, Andrea, & Tricia) all in 2014 it was time to start a transition back to SW Advisers. Beginning in 2019 Ryan partnered with his (step) dad Mike to work together as a team. Slated with the task of adding, improving and optimizing customer services, Ryan loves solving problems and creating efficiency for both the office and clients. With over 15 years of industry experience Ryan enjoys the challenge of navigating financial planning and the gratification of helping clients on their journey! When not meeting with clients, you’ll find Ryan active and involved; church, golf, scuba instruction, wood working, and soccer coach are among his many interests!

Education and Training:
– BS Business, Kansas State University
– BS Theology, Manhattan Christian College
– Series 7, 63 Licenses held through LPL Financial
– Series 65 held through IHT Wealth Management
– Life/Health Insurance Licenses

Mary Orr

LPL Registered Administrative Assistant
mary.orr@lpl.com

With over 20 years now at SW Advisers, and 16 prior years in the banking industry Mary is a securities licensed assistant and a true asset to the team. Whether it is settling estates, sorting through client account details or streamlining office logistics, Mary can tackle any client situation that may arise! A Kansas native, Mary is a genuine people person with an empathetic heart. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially baking and cooking with her grandchildren. Mary has two sons: Landon and Tyler. She and her husband, Bill, love attending concerts of any genre and traveling to Colorado and the Caribbean. They always have a trip in the works!

Education and Training:
– AA Butler Community College
– Series 7, 63 Licenses held through LPL Financial
– Life/Health Insurance Licenses

Mary Orr

LPL Registered Administrative Assistant
mary.orr@lpl.com

With over 20 years now at SW Advisers, and 16 prior years in the banking industry Mary is a securities licensed assistant and a true asset to the team. Whether it is settling estates, sorting through client account details or streamlining office logistics, Mary can tackle any client situation that may arise! A Kansas native, Mary is a genuine people person with an empathetic heart. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially baking and cooking with her grandchildren. Mary has two sons: Landon and Tyler. She and her husband, Bill, love attending concerts of any genre and traveling to Colorado and the Caribbean. They always have a trip in the works!

Education and Training:
– AA Butler Community College
– Series 7, 63 Licenses held through LPL Financial
– Life/Health Insurance Licenses

Toni Tucker

Medicare Operations
Client Services Associate
toni.tucker@lpl.com

For the past 14 years Toni has specialized in Medicare insurance and consulting with 7yrs of banking and finance prior. Her desire for helping people through the ever-changing landscape of Medicare insurance options led her to going independent. As an independent agent she can offer an assortment of policies and carriers to meet unique client circumstances. We are grateful for her partnership and addition to our team. Toni has a passion for health and fitness as she also is an instructor at local YMCA branches for spin and silver sneakers yoga. With her husband Jeremy, they enjoy attending church, pickleball, friends, family, and the outdoors with their golden doodle Daisy.

Education and Training:
– BS Business, Baker University
– Life/Health/Property & Causality

Toni Tucker

Medicare Operations
Client Services Associate
toni.tucker@lpl.com

For the past 14 years Toni has specialized in Medicare insurance and consulting with 7yrs of banking and finance prior. Her desire for helping people through the ever-changing landscape of Medicare insurance options led her to going independent. As an independent agent she can offer an assortment of policies and carriers to meet unique client circumstances. We are grateful for her partnership and addition to our team. Toni has a passion for health and fitness as she also is an instructor at local YMCA branches for spin and silver sneakers yoga. With her husband Jeremy, they enjoy attending church, pickleball, friends, family, and the outdoors with their golden doodle Daisy.

Education and Training:
– BS Business, Baker University
– Life/Health/Property & Causality

Catherine Jones

Office Assistant
Client Relationship Admin
Catherine.jones@lpl.com

Catherine brings 15 years of accounting and banking experience to our team as an administrative and customer service assistant. Her role is ever expanding and diverse; reception services, scheduling, opening new accounts, and general office duties. Her hardworking, honest and friendly disposition is a great fit for the office. A true team player, she enjoys serving clients and keeping the office in order with a keen attention to detail. As a lifelong resident of El Dorado, Catherine enjoys spending time hanging out with her son Isaiah fishing, biking and camping at the lake.

Education and Training:
– AA Butler Community College

Catherine Jones

Office Assistant
Client Relationship Admin
Catherine.jones@lpl.com

Catherine brings 15 years of accounting and banking experience to our team as an administrative and customer service assistant. Her role is ever expanding and diverse; reception services, scheduling, opening new accounts, and general office duties. Her hardworking, honest and friendly disposition is a great fit for the office. A true team player, she enjoys serving clients and keeping the office in order with a keen attention to detail. As a lifelong resident of El Dorado, Catherine enjoys spending time hanging out with her son Isaiah fishing, biking and camping at the lake.

Education and Training:
– AA Butler Community College

Chandler Kirkhart

Client Relationship Manager
chandler.kirkhart@lpl.com

Chandler joined the SW Advisers team to serve as their Client Relationship Manager. After earning his Masters of Business Administration at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas, Chandler furthered his experience in the realm of higher education. From teaching Financial Planning at Seward County Community College to creating gifting strategies with donors as Director of Advancement, Chandler has developed a well-rounded perspective for the varying financial needs found in the mid-west. Raised in Southwest Kansas and the Oklahoma Panhandle, His down-to-earth personality and roll-up-your-sleeves work ethic allow him to serve our clients with insight and purpose. Chandler is attuned to developing community in small-town America thus leading he and his wife Jen, along with their three boys (Aris, Silas, & Tyrus), to stake claim in El Dorado as a place to raise their family. They share a zeal for the outdoors and frequent the many trails of El Dorado Lake, as well as enjoying the numerous city parks. Chandler is also a passionate singer/songwriter, competitive garage sale & auction hound, board/card game enthusiast, and a great fit for our SW Advisers team!

Education:
– Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Southwestern College
– BA, Business Administration, Southwestern College

Chandler Kirkhart

Client Relationship Manager
chandler.kirkhart@lpl.com

Chandler joined the SW Advisers team to serve as their Client Relationship Manager. After earning his Masters of Business Administration at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas, Chandler furthered his experience in the realm of higher education. From teaching Financial Planning at Seward County Community College to creating gifting strategies with donors as Director of Advancement, Chandler has developed a well-rounded perspective for the varying financial needs found in the mid-west. Raised in Southwest Kansas and the Oklahoma Panhandle, His down-to-earth personality and roll-up-your-sleeves work ethic allow him to serve our clients with insight and purpose. Chandler is attuned to developing community in small-town America thus leading he and his wife Jen, along with their three boys (Aris, Silas, & Tyrus), to stake claim in El Dorado as a place to raise their family. They share a zeal for the outdoors and frequent the many trails of El Dorado Lake, as well as enjoying the numerous city parks. Chandler is also a passionate singer/songwriter, competitive garage sale & auction hound, board/card game enthusiast, and a great fit for our SW Advisers team!

Education:
– Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Southwestern College
– BA, Business Administration, Southwestern College

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