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Team:

Because we are an independent firm, we have no obligation to sell proprietary products or services. We are able to be openly selective in offering only those investment products and services that we believe are best suited to help meet your financial objectives and goals. We offer you timely, unbiased investment advice and promise to do so with the highest level of integrity and service.

Our broker dealer, First Allied Securities, Inc., is one of the leading full-service independent brokerage firms in the nation. Based in San Diego, First Allied's exclusive business development platform has been expertly constructed to provide entrepreneurial advisors with the industry's most comprehensive platform for growth.

Whether you are just starting to save for your future, or are a seasoned investor, Northern Plains Financial has the financial management experience to direct you towards reaching your objectives.

This is our team:

 

Michael T. Elsberry, CFP®, CRPC®

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM practitioner, Business Owner

701-314-1166

701-335-7515

mike1@1stallied.com

Mike Elsberry has 16 years of experience as a financial advisor in the Grand Forks area and is co-owner of Northern Plains Financial. He graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in Financial...

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Jerrilyn D. Walstad, CRPC®

Branch Operations Manager

701-314-1166

701-335-7515

jerrilyn@1stallied.com

Jerrilyn Walstad serves as the Operations Manager for our branch. Drawing on more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Jerrilyn is instrumental in the coordination of all client service activity and manages...

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Amy Nygaard

Client Service Associate

(701) 314-1166

(701) 335-7515

amyn@1stallied.com

Amy Nygaard serves as the Client Service Associate for our branch.  She has an extensive background in customer relations and is responsible for coordinating client service activity and assisting with all facets of daily office...

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Eric R. Carlson

701-314-1166

701-335-7515

ecarlson@1stallied.com

Eric Carlson has 13 years of experience in financial services most recently in commercial banking working with farmer-owned cooperatives and private agribusiness throughout ND, SD and MN. Eric graduated from the University of North...

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