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Paul Dornbier

Paul Dornbier Principal and Senior Financial Analyst Paul’s greatest strength is financial analysis, particularly when deciphering world events and their impact on financial markets. He also enjoys delving into client circumstances and developing a financial roadmap to accomplish their goals. Fort Wayne, IN pdornbier@sym.com Credentials Bachelor of Business Administration, double major in Finance and Economics – University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA Chartered Financial Analyst® Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) Community Volunteer,

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Octavian Sayumwe

Octavian Sayumwe Financial Advisor Octavian enjoys utilizing his personal finance knowledge to create a customized financial plan that aligns with each client’s goals and values. His favorite part about working with SYM clients is getting to know each unique story. He respects that each story is different. Just as each story is unique, so is each person’s financial situation and the planning that surrounds it. Mishawaka, IN osayumwe@sym.com Credentials Bachelor of Business Administration- Bethel College,

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Steve Yeager

Steve Yeager Steve Yeager Principal, Senior Financial Advisor Steve brings over two decades of experience in financial services. He specializes in working with private business owners and corporate executives on their financial plans. He spent ten years as a Naval officer and F-14 pilot. He resigned as a Lieutenant Commander in 2000. Winona Lake, IN syeager@sym.com Credentials Bachelor of Science – United States Naval Academy Masters of Business Administration – College of William and Mary

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Steve Saylor

Steve Saylor IT Manager Steve has been taking things apart and putting them back together since before he could walk. He brings to SYM 25 years of experience consulting, directing and implementing large scale IT projects.  Having been a CIO consultant for over four dozen financial institutions, hospitals and health care facilities, as well as many manufacturers and non-profit organizations, his expertise is a big asset to SYM.  Steve says, “I love getting up each and

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Rick Harrison

Rick Harrison Principal, Senior Financial Advisor Rick brings more than 30 years of experience in the investment management and trust industry. He has a consistent and dependable way of educating clients on different aspects of portfolio management and financial planning.  When it comes to financial advice, he is a knowledgeable friend to have in Indianapolis. Indianapolis, IN rharrison@sym.com Credentials Master of Business Administration, University of Indianapolis Bachelor of Science in Business Finance, Indiana University Kelley

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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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