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MRK Team

Down-to-earth, caring, and completely committed to your success, our team consists of certified financial planners, certified public accountants, and the best-of-the-best support staff. At MRK Financial Solutions, client service is our top priority, and when you work with us, you become a part of the family. Get to know our team below and let us know the ways – big or small – we can help you today.

Financial Services Professionals

Michael Kobs

Michael Kobs

Financial Advisor, Founder

(763) 541-8400

(763) 541-8404

Alex Mayrand

Alex Mayrand, CFP®

Financial Advisor, Partner

(763) 541-8400

(763) 541-8404

Justin Prescott

Justin Prescott, CFP®

Financial Advisor, Partner

(763) 541-8400

(763) 541-8404

John  Lammers

John Lammers

Director of Business Development, Partner

(763) 541-8400

(763) 541-8404

Dean Peterson

Dean Peterson, AIF*

Senior Qualified Plans Specialist

(763) 541-8400

(763) 541-8404

Cyrus Simmonds

Cyrus Simmonds

Financial Paraplanner

(763) 541-8400

(763) 541-8404

Operations and Client Service Professionals

Carla Seanor

Carla Seanor

General Manager

(763) 541-8400

(763) 541-8404

Kathy Peterson

Kathy Peterson

Lead Client Service Manager

(763) 541-8400

(763) 541-8404

Michele Smith-Cox

Michele Smith-Cox

Client Service Associate

(651) 233-2437

763-541-8404

Olivia Draskovich

Olivia Draskovich

Client Services Associate

763-541-8400

763-541-8404

Mi'Laya Davis

Mi'Laya Davis

Administrative Assistant

763-541-8400

763-541-8404

Independent Advisor Network

Fred Sowatzka

Fred Sowatzka

Financial Advisor

(651) 293-3934

(763) 541-8404

Ryan  Strange

Ryan Strange

Financial Advisor

(763) 541-8400

(763) 541-8404

Michael Carpentier

Michael Carpentier

Financial Advisor

(763) 541-8400

(763) 541-8404

Heidi Russell

Heidi Russell

Client Service Associate

(763) 541-8400

(763) 541-8404