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Dawn M. Hemming

Founder & President, Wealth Management Advisor

Since 1992, Dawn Hemming has worked as an investment advisor, offering investment, insurance, and plan design services to small businesses and individuals.   Her passion led to building a firm founded on delivering exemplary service to clients, combining a background of business management, education and counseling.  Creating an infrastructure to support top notch service, Dawn developed a team approach to delivering wealth management services.

 Dawn loves to devise creative tax savvy solutions for each client's particular set of goals and is passionate about listening carefully to the client's needs and concerns, and creatively working to address those needs. Dawn is a lifelong learner, recording hours of continuing education to stay in the forefront of changing tax laws and planning strategies.  She has a Bachelor's Degree in Education and a Master’s in Business Administration.        

Dawn and her husband Jed own a cherry orchard on the Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City, Michigan. They raised two daughters on the Old Mission Peninsula.   In her spare time, Dawn loves reading, puzzles, pickleball, downhill skiing, river kayaking, travel and biking.

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Autumn C. Soltysiak, CFP®

Partner, Wealth Management Advisor

Autumn has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and financial advisor for nearly 20 years.  Her passion is coaching clients to make smart money decisions based on their priorities and considers this her calling. “The most rewarding piece of my job is to take complex issues and find a simple and smart strategy to achieve client’s goals, ultimately helping clients focus on what’s really important.”   

Autumn studied portfolio management, earning a degree in Economics at Michigan Technological University and the Applied Portfolio Management Program.   In 2015, Autumn merged her practice with hemming& Wealth Management from Sagemark Consulting and Wells Fargo Advisors.

Autumn and her husband Matt, a high school Spanish teacher, live in Traverse City with their twin daughters, Jo and Maddie.   On Saturday mornings you can find them riding bikes to the farmers market or the beach.   

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Jena Posey

Operations Specialist

Jena joined hemming& Wealth Management in Summer 2022 with 12 years of experience in the financial industry. She loves being involved in all aspects of business and considers herself a lifelong learner always up for taking on something new. 

Jena graduated from Colorado Technical University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and began her career as an Administrative Assistant, eventually working her way to Operations Manager. After her husband retired from the military, they moved their family back to Traverse City to be near family. 

In her free time Jena loves spending time with her husband Chris and son Jackson. She enjoys getting out and being active, spending time with family and friends, reading, cooking, and gardening.

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Marissa Sobbry

Office Manager, Relationship Manager

Marissa joined hemming& in September 2019.  Her attention to detail is as strong as her ability to see the big picture, which has quickly made her an asset to the team. 

Marissa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Northwood University.  Her past experience with the 86th District Court and the Grand Traverse County Sherriff’s Office has developed her depth of experience in compliance, finance, and research.  Marissa adds value to the hemming& team with her adaptability, desire to take initiative, and by actively engaging with our client family.

In her free time Marissa enjoys kickboxing, kayaking and snowmobiling.

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Tanelle Budd

Relationship Manager

Tanelle joined hemming& Wealth Management in Spring 2021, with over 6 years of experience in the Financial Industry.  She is excellent with building relationships and expanding professional networks.  Tanelle is enthusiastically client focused and always looking for opportunities to optimize our client’s personal goals with their financial resources.  

Tanelle graduated with a degree in Integrative Physiology from University of Colorado.   She first managed a successful company in Colorado after graduating college and eventually moved back home to Michigan to be back with family.  She began her financial career as a Branch Office Administrator at Edward Jones Trust Co.  Tanelle is also the Cleveland Township Clerk in Leelanau County supporting her community outside the office.  

In her free time Tanelle enjoys being outside in nature with her fur baby Butters, partner Bryan and step-daughter Laila, especially in the summer during boating season, which never seems long enough!

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Jennifer Walters

Relationship Manager

Jennifer  brings over 25 years of administrative experience from the education, aviation, automotive and financial industries.  She graduated from Baker College.   Jennifer began her financial career as a Branch Office Administrator when her life-long dream of “living up north” became a reality.

In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband Mark and her dogs, as well as snowmobiling, camping, boating and fat biking. She is also an advocate for animals and has been involved in animal rescue for 8 years, at one time serving on a rescue board of directors.

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Anthony Gavaldon

Relationship Manager

Anthony brings experience in the Financial Services Industry in relationship banking and trust administration.  Developing deep and long-lasting relationships with clients is what he loves most about this industry.  

Anthony holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Entrepreneurship from Virginia Commonwealth University and is currently working towards his MBA.  In addition to his experience at Huntington Private Bank, Anthony previously managed upwards of 1,000 rental units around the Ann Arbor area and started a successful real estate investment business prior to moving back to Traverse City in 2016. 

Anthony and his wife Clare, a local real estate agent, live in Slabtown with their three boys, Ewan, Duncan, and Hugo. Their favorite activities include travel, cooking, hockey, and anything involving lakes and rivers (or outdoors really).  

Monica Swenson

Relationship Manager

Monica joined hemming& Wealth Management with over 17 years of experience in the financial service industry.  She loves helping clients feel at ease and achieve their financial goals.

Monica has two grown daughters Kaitie and Sarah.  She is a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota and has lived and worked throughout the Midwest.  She enjoys watching movies, playing disc golf, cooking, and cheering on the Minnesota Vikings.  Monica and her partner Joey recently moved to Traverse City and loves gathering recommendations of can't miss places to explore. 

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Diane Brown

Operations - Special Events

Diane joined hemming& in September 2016 and is now enjoying retirement with her husband, Mike.  She will continue to be a part of the hemming& team, working on special projects and events.   Diane’s sunny personality and experience in IT, accounting, and running a family business brings many valuable resources to the team.  

Diane enjoys being outdoors while participating in activities such as biking, hiking, backpacking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and of course water sports!  Her number one favorite past time activity is spending time with family & friends.