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As an independent firm, we have no obligations to investment product manufacturers, and no cross-sell quotas or other home office directives that may lead to conflicts of interest.


A history of success

At Guidant Wealth Advisors we believe you deserve to be supported by a company with a rich history of professional service, trust and integrity.

1978
Frank Patzke embarks on a course to provide independent advice and guidance to clients seeking relationships built on trust.

1993
Under Frank’s leadership the FP Financial Services team was formed to guide our clients along the path toward financial independence.

2009
Guidant Wealth Advisors is a result of determination to select a name that best reflects the team of people who have dedicated themselves to providing clients with the guidance and support they need to work towards their financial goals.

Today
Our clients continue to benefit from more than 30 years of knowledge, insight and experience from the dedicated team of advisors and staff at Guidant Wealth Advisors.

True professionalism

The superior service and expertise provided by Guidant Wealth Advisors is complemented by our outstanding team of specialists committed to providing our clients with high-quality guidance and service.

When you work with Guidant Wealth Advisors, you are working with more than just your financial advisor, you are working with an entire team of specialists who have your best interests at heart.

An extended team of specialists
In addition to comprehensive financial management, clients of Guidant Wealth Advisors enjoy access to a team of outside allied professionals.* Each is a specialist in related personal financial disciplines: 

  • Attorneys
  • Bankers
  • Estate Planners
  • Tax Planners and Preparers
  • Insurance Experts

*Allied professionals are referrals to outside service providers that are not affiliated with, nor endorsed by, LPL Financial or Guidant Wealth Advisors.

Our independence is powered by LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer.* LPL Financial provides a comprehensive array of tools and resources to independent financial advisors, enabling them to provide objective financial guidance to their clients. LPL Financial has no proprietary products.

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996–2012, based on total revenue.



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