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Julie Shepherd

Julie Shepherd Principal and Client Service Manager Julie has more than 13 years of experience in the Client Service Representative role and now manages the client service team across its five offices. Her favorite part of the job is focusing on the SYM client experience. She thrives on serving uncommonly well. She has a genuine heart for servanthood and feels that SYM is a special kind of family that lives this value. Winona Lake, IN

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Tami Hartman

Tami Hartman Lead Trader Tami has nearly three decades of experience working in the financial services industry and brings a specialty in trust operations.  She has a knack for cutting through complexity and finding the most efficient way to accomplish a task. She brings a creative and caring touch to all that she does.  Winona Lake, IN Credentials Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a double concentration in Women and African-American Studies – Indiana

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Tyler Todd

Tyler Todd Compliance/Operations Specialist In his role as Compliance and Operations Specialist, Tyler draws from his experience in the financial services and construction industries. He’s committed to keeping the firm and its employees compliant, and he’s passionate about finding the most efficient and effective processes. Tyler’s always willing to help wherever needed. Winona Lake, IN Credentials Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration – Augustana College, Rock Island, IL Community Member, Board of Trustees Tyler’s

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Kristen Watson

Kristen Watson Financial Planner Kristen is very intuitive and detail oriented. Her favorite part of the job is being able to combine her analytical and interpersonal skills. She loves how this job enables her to help SYM clients achieve their financial goals while being able to form relationships with them. She is grateful for a SYM culture that allows her to grow each and every day as a better person, professional, and coworker. Winona Lake,

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Kelly Furnivall

Kelly Furnival Kelly Furnival Corporate Administrative Assistant A former teacher, Kelly brings attention to detail and a willingness to serve others to SYM everyday. She enjoys developing uncommon relationships with clients as well as the with her co-workers. Her goal is to make clients feel engaged, heard, and respected. Winona Lake, IN Credentials Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a concentration on Language Arts – Grace College and Theological Seminary Community Volunteer Volunteer

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Scott Soptick

Scott Soptick Scott Soptick Financial Planner In his role as Financial Planner, Scott organizes various financial data, performs detailed tax return reviews and participates in SYM’s year-round tax planning initiatives. He’s passionate about educating others in a way that simplifies complex federal and state tax issues, helping them to best utilize the many tax-saving opportunities available. Winona Lake, IN Credentials Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Kansas State University Master of Accountancy –

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