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, downhill skiing, river kayaking, travel and biking.
Autumn has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and financial advisor for more than 15 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 and track the progress, 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.
In 2015, Kelly joined hemming& Wealth Management with over 10 years of experience in the financial industry. Currently, she is the Practice Manager and Compliance Officer with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Kelly’s career began as a receptionist at A.G. Edwards & Sons, quickly becoming a Registered Administrative Assistant lending support to multiple advisors.
Today Kelly continues to use her expert knowledge in firm compliance, financial planning, insurance, and investing to provide support to clients. She is a vital part of day to day operations.
With her husband George, she transferred to Traverse City from Port Huron. They have three grown children and three teenagers at home. They enjoy camping, fishing and kayaking on the Manistee River. George and Kelly celebrated their 20th anniversary with a Harley Davidson Road King and look forward to a trip across the Mackinac Bridge any chance they get.
Marissa joined hemming& as a Service Advisor 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.
Tanelle joined hemming& Wealth Management in Spring 2021 as a Service Advisor, 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!
Kelli joined the hemming& Wealth Management team as a Service Advisor. She is passionate about making connections with clients and helping them to realize and achieve their financial goals.
Kelli graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Ferris State University. After graduating, she moved to Grand Rapids and started her career in banking and customer service, where she quickly learned that she loves problem-solving and working with a team to achieve a common goal. She grew up in Northern Michigan and is excited to be back “Up North” to be closer to her family and grow her career in a community that she loves.
Outside of the office, Kelli enjoys traveling, spending time outdoors, and boating with her family on Lake Cadillac.
Alirea Junga is a recent graduate of Northwestern Michigan College. Alirea is responsible for data and reporting in the office, along with lending her expertise on technology programs at hemming&. In the time that Alirea has joined the team she has proved incredibly valuable with her can-do attitude.