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When can you enjoy everything you’ve worked for?

Welcome to a different kind of wealth management in Denver

We get you to think about money like you’ve never thought about it before

Has rolling up your sleeves, working hard, and building success always been part of your DNA? Then we believe Mercer Advisors is the wealth management firm for you.

Because we’re here to help you keep building on that success. But at the same time, we fundamentally believe there’s a point in life where the wealth-builder in you deserves to become the wealth-enjoyer of all you’ve attained.

We’re built differently

Because to us, helping you protect and grow your wealth is about much more than just your investment portfolio

Of course, a well-managed investment portfolio is the cornerstone to building wealth. And we strive to do that exceptionally well.
 
But if returns are your sole focus, those returns can quickly be offset by what happens in the other parts of your financial life. Like not preparing for major taxable events, having an incomplete estate plan, a retirement plan that’s on autopilot, or a less than ideal business succession strategy.
 
So, unlike most firms, we have expertise across financial planning, investing strategy, tax and estate planning, trust services, insurance coverage, and more. With specialists across each of these areas communicating with each other about you, and with you.

Put simply, we help oversee and connect all the dots of your financial life.

Meet our talented wealth advisors in the Denver area

They’re here to help you connect all your financial dots

Emily Messegee

Wealth Advisor, Director

Emily Messegee

Emily Messegee

Wealth Advisor, Director

With her BA in Studio Art & Fashion Merchandising from California State University-Long Beach, Emily moved to Colorado in the early 2000s, to manage a boutique investment management and financial planning firm, Summit Wealth Advisors, where she became a partner; in 2020, Mercer Advisors acquired the firm. Emily holds an MBA from the University of Colorado, Denver and the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification. At Mercer Advisors, she specializes in strategic financial planning, philanthropic giving, and estate planning. Through the InvestHERs initiative, she promotes women's financial empowerment. As a former Morocco Peace Corps volunteer, Emily now serves Denver's Junior League board, the Summit County Rotary Club, and The Summit Foundation. An outdoor enthusiast, Emily was a top female finisher in the Leadville Trail 100 Run.

Kristy Jordan

Sr. Wealth Advisor

Kristy Jordan

Kristy Jordan

Sr. Wealth Advisor

Brett Landstrom

Sr. Wealth Advisor

Brett Landstrom

Brett Landstrom

Sr. Wealth Advisor

MBA, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP®

blandstrom@merceradvisors.com

Brett began his financial planning career in 2007. Prior to joining Mercer Advisors, he held the positions of client service compliance coordinator at Union Bank and Trust Company, financial analyst, senior internal wholesaler, and regional sales manager at Mutual of Omaha Investor Services, and most recently, financial planning manager at ICMA Retirement Corporation. Brett’s areas of expertise include retirement planning, Social Security optimization, and estate planning. He graduated from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and holds the FINRA Series 66 License.

James Todd

Sr. Wealth Advisor

James Todd

James Todd

Sr. Wealth Advisor

Jim began his wealth management career in 1997 as founder and managing partner at Hegwood & Todd, a small investment and financial planning firm. His areas of expertise include high-net-worth financial planning, trust administration, estate planning, and life insurance strategies. Prior to joining Mercer Advisors, Jim worked as a wealth manager at USAA Financial Services and most recently as a wealth strategist at Kanaly Trust Company. He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Jim is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA).

Ben Rowse

Wealth Advisor

Ben Rowse

Ben Rowse

Wealth Advisor

Ben enjoys collaborating with clients to help them define their path to financial freedom. As a former advisor consultant at Oppenheimer Funds and Invesco, Ben worked closely with financial advisors to help them enhance their practices, while obtaining his Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst certification. Given this experience, Ben decided he'd rather be the player than the coach and joined an RIA in Denver where he obtained his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification. Ben graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a minor in Economics. Outside of work, you'll find Ben spending time with his wife, daughter, and dog in Arvada. You may also find him on the golf course, ski slope, or searching for the many hidden diners, drive-ins, and dives of Colorado.

Ian Freemire

Wealth Advisor

Ian Freemire

Ian Freemire

Wealth Advisor

Ian thrives on helping clients cast a clear vision for their retirement and investment goals, as well as making sure they get the most value out of their relationship with Mercer Advisors. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional as well as an Enrolled Agent who assists in taxpayer matters regarding the Internal Revenue Service, with a Bachelor's degree in Financial Management from the University of Northern Iowa. Outside of work, Ian enjoys golfing, camping, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his wife, Elyse.

Cameron Willcox

Associate Wealth Advisor

Cameron Willcox

Cameron Willcox

Associate Wealth Advisor

A native of Massachusetts, Cam worked for the Boston Red Sox for a few years after college and made the transition to finance in 2019. His start in the industry came as a retail banker, before joining E*TRADE as a financial consultant, providing 1 on 1 advice to clients. Cam's passion for financial planning has only grown in recent years, and he understands how a secure financial picture can allow people to enjoy the important things in life. Outside of work Cam plays pickup hockey and enjoys time outdoors with friends and family. Cam holds the Series 66 FINRA license, and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional.

James Telfer

Associate Wealth Advisor

James Telfer

James Telfer

Associate Wealth Advisor

James started his financial planning career in 2015, helping international expats in Paris, France understand the complex world of cross-border planning. He then immigrated to Houston, Texas, and in 2018 joined Mercer Advisors focusing on investment analysis and complex estate planning strategies. James enjoys leveraging financial technologies so he can deliver holistic solutions for his clients, and in turn, help them achieve their life goals. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a graduate of the University of Liverpool. He, and his wife Hailey, who teaches AP English to high school seniors, re-located to Denver, Colorado in the summer of 2022. They love travelling the world and doing all-things outdoors with their two rescues Kleo and Ziggy. James is also an avid English Premier League fan and enjoys waking up in the early hours to cheer on his favorite team, Arsenal.

Maeve Schmid

Associate Wealth Advisor

Maeve Schmid

Maeve Schmid

Associate Wealth Advisor

Maeve began her career in the financial services industry in 2018. Prior to joining Mercer Advisors, she worked for Charles Schwab as a Wealth Management Intern. Maeve graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with a degree in Personal Financial Planning. She is committed to creating strong client relationships and providing outstanding service. Maeve holds the FINRA Series 65 License and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional.

Stefen Donohue

Associate Financial Planner

Stefen Donohue

Stefen Donohue

Associate Financial Planner

Stefen began his wealth management career in 2019 as an intern with Mercer Advisors in both Boulder and Denver offices. He was exposed to many departments of the company and found that helping clients achieve their financial freedom was his interest. Stefen graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Personal Financial Planning. He is a Colorado native who enjoys many outdoor activities his home offers such as skiing and hiking. Additionally, Stefen greatly enjoys the time he gets to spend with his family and friends.

Carolyn Stillman

Sr. Client Service Specialist

Carolyn Stillman

Carolyn Stillman

Sr. Client Service Specialist

Connor Nagelvoort

Client Service Specialist

Connor Nagelvoort

Connor Nagelvoort

Client Service Specialist

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Please Note: The achievement of any professional designation, certification, degree, or license should not be construed by a client or prospective client as a guarantee that he/she will experience a certain level of results or satisfaction if Mercer Advisors is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services.