My Team

My knowledgeable, credentialed, and experienced team is committed to providing exceptional customer service while maintaining the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.  We strive to know and understand your financial situation and work diligently to help you to achieve your goals by providing you with a customized solution based on the highest quality of services, products and strategies.

I hope that you will feel confident in contacting any member of my team with your questions, concerns, or requests.  If you need to schedule an appointment or request any other service, please call us at 608-782-5742.

Ardyce M Clements

Ardyce M Clements, CFP®

Director of Operations
Office 608-782-5742

Though with Northwestern Mutual for just three years, Ardyce has completed qualification as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional. She also brings 21 years of experience as an Air Force Civil Engineering Officer. She holds Masters of Science degrees in both Engineering Systems Management and Military Operational Arts.  Her leadership, operational management skills, and organizational expertise are great assets to our team as our Director of Operations. She is originally from the Chicagoland area but joined the Air Force after graduating from the University of Iowa and has lived in California, Alaska, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C., Alabama, Florida, and Kuwait. Ardyce is involved in the community as the Secretary of Centering Onalaska and as the proud mother of three children, 23, 21, and 14.  In her spare time, she enjoys projects around the house and yard, and quilting for friends and family.

Michael R McClernon

Michael R McClernon, CFA®

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 608-782-5742

Michael is originally from Wheaton, MN, and comes to us via Minneapolis, MN.  He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and a minor in Economics from the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, and has been working in the investment management industry for several years.  Michael works with Roger in providing comprehensive wealth management for our clients through financial analysis and account assistance. Michael holds his Wisconsin insurance license, Series 7, and Series 66. Michael lives in La Crosse with his wife, Amanda, his son, Samuel, and his newborn daughter, Madeline.  Outside of work, Michael enjoys spending time with family, golfing, hunting, and the great outdoors.

Kelley M. Manson

Kelley M. Manson

Director of Client Relations and Marketing
Office 608-782-5742

Kelley is originally from Bettendorf, IA, but has lived in the Coulee Region for 20 years. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Public Relations from University of North Dakota at Grand Forks, and has worked in nonprofits and fundraising for several years. Kelley supports Roger’s insurance operations, marketing, and events. Outside of work, she enjoys performing in theatre and the arts and traveling with her husband, Andrew, and two daughters, Cecilia and Rosalie.

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Roger Vandermus, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®
Wealth Management Advisor

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