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One of the greatest things to achieve in one's life is purpose. So when it comes to investing and growing your money, being purposeful with your choices is important. We're driven by our goal of embarking on your future with your needs and wants at the helm. With decades of experience under our belts, allow us to guide you on your ultimate journey. 

Our hope for every one of our clients is that after each meeting, you’ll feel more confident and rest assured that your money is here to be an engine of opportunity.

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John Anderson

Branch Manager, Financial Advisor


As branch manager, John has been advising and building trustworthy relationships with his clients for over 39 years. A consummate professional in his craft, he is dedicated to enhancing his client's wealth through assessing their needs, risk tolerance, and current cash flow. He offers a full range of financial services, from retirement to education, with a developed focus on high net worth, fixed income, estate planning, and asset diversification. With a business/economics degree from the University of Minnesota-Morris, and a graduate of St. Olaf's Minnesota School of Banking, his in-depth knowledge knows no bounds. Before joining Raymond James in 1998, he was the Vice President for Norwest Bank, prospecting and managing their commercial loan portfolio. 

John grew up in Olivia, Minnesota and currently resides in Andover with his wife, Mary Sue. Through high school and college, he participated in baseball, football, tennis, and basketball. He has been involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in high school, sat on the board of the Anoka County Humane Society, contributed as a member of the Spring Lake Park Lions and Anoka County Chamber of Commerce, was a former board member and past president of the Bunker Hills Men's Golf Club, as well as being the founder and past President of the Olivia Class of 1977 Memorial Scholarship Fund. Golf has played an integral role in John's life, and he currently holds the title of eight-time Bunker Hills Men's Club Champion, seven-time Bunker Hills Men's Club Senior Club Champion, 2009 Minnesota State Senior Open Champion, 2009 Minnesota Public Golf Senior Amateur Champion, 2014 & 2018 U.S.G.A. Senior Amateur Qualifier/Participant, and 2016 Minnesota Golf Association Senior Player of the Year.

"Positive attitudes help produce positive results."

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Mike Kaiser

Branch Manager, Financial Advisor


A Raymond James advisor since 2002, Michael's areas of expertise include retirement and goal planning with budgeting strategies in mind. As a big believer in discipline, he works with his clients to create healthy long-term habits that will set the stage for future financial prosperity. He understands the importance of client education and strives to inform as well as advise. Throughout his many years in the business, and before coming to Raymond James, he held positions as a financial advisor at Twin Cities Securities, R.J. Steichen, Principal Financial, and Miller Johnson Steichen & Kinnard inc. A Winona State University business/economics graduate, Michael continued his education through taking and passing his Series 7, 65, 63, 9 & 10 tests, as well as obtaining his branch manager's license. He is also a Ramsey Solutions SmartVestor Pro. Michael is also a proud Klemmer & Associates graduate in leadership and development.  

Growing up in Mounds View, Michael went to Irondale before eventually graduating from Osseo high school. In his spare time, he is a football coach at Forest Lake High School, as well as a freelance running coach and pacer with the Lost Dog Pacers. Mike and his wife Sonja are also the founders of a non-profit group: The Forest Lake Area Good Samaritans. He has competed in 58 marathons as a runner, with six of those being the Boston Marathon and one being an Ultra Marathon. When not running, he spends his time on home improvement projects, traveling, classic cars, and spending time with his children, Samantha, Benjamin, Gabby, Antonio & Elena, and pet dog Bear and cat Macy. 

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"Investing is similar to running a marathon, you make many small deposits in an effort to create a large achievement."

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Danielle Anderson

Registered Investment Professional


Passionate and motivated, Danielle provides exceptional service to our clients as well as our financial advisors and sales staff. She consistently demonstrates her skills of helping others achieve their financial goals.  Being our in-office Goal Planning and Monitoring expert, Danielle loves the challenge of getting to know someone’s goals and desires for their life and then putting the puzzle pieces together to make those goals a reality. [da1] 

Her strong background in customer service started in high school as a busser/host at the old The Seasons Restaurant at Bunker Hills Golf Course. She continued to dedicate herself to serving others through career and personal endeavors while studying at the University of Wisconsin-Stout where she graduated in 2014 with a major in Human Development & Family Studies.  After, Danielle worked as an assistant teacher at the Anoka-Washington County Head Start, a pre-school education program for low-income families before joining our team in 2016. She is currently a member of the Women’s Financial Advisor Network (WFAN) and the Pride Financial Advisors Network (PFAN).   

She enjoys reading, dancing, swimming, golf, puzzles, and spending quality time with her rescue dogs Lightning and Stormie. A native of Andover, she currently resides with her younger sister Kirsten Anderson. 

"The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches but reveal to them their own."

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Kirsten Anderson

Branch Director of Operations


A committed self-starter, Kirsten helps clients feel a part of the Raymond James Riverdale family. Preoccupied with dovetailing her skills with the company's mission to serve clients, she enjoys the challenges that her position poses every single day. Kirsten has held various positions before this at companies such as Events & Adventures and the Minnesota Racing Commission. She holds an Animal Science degree from the University of Minnesota, with an emphasis on equine business. 

Kirsten currently lives with her older sister Danielle, her boyfriend Jesus and their Chihuahuas Pixar and Nami. A well-rounded individual, she enjoys riding and competing in hunter/jumper competitions on her Dutch Warmblood filly Kali. She also competes in powerlifting, travels, and regularly dances bachata, Brazilian zouk, and salsa.

"Impossible? Things are happening every day."

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