Our Team

Ronald K. Stortz, President / Financial Advisor

Ronald K. Stortz began building life-long relationships with clients nearly twenty years ago by providing the highest level of responsive, personal and committed service.  Ron continues to provide an unequaled quality of professionalism combined with personal attention to each and every client today.

Ron believes that financial planning is an important part of everyone's life and looks at every possible way to help maximize all that you would like to achieve.  He believes having an actively managed portfolio is imperative in today's ever-changing market environment and has surrounded himself with a team of professionals that follow a sound, systematic process to help you pursue your financial goals, monitor and track your progress and work with you to refine and revise along the way.

A Nebraska native, Ron is married to his wife Brandy and has four daughters: Alexis, Makenna, Delaney and Pyper. They also have a chocolate labrador and a weimaraner. Ron enjoys spending time with his family traveling and camping, and is actively involved in the community coaching youth sports.


Mark A. Olsen, Investment Professional

Mark has been in the Insurance and Financial Services industry since 1998. His securities registrations include Series 6 and 63, and licenses in Life, Health, and Property & Casualty. He completed American College courses earning LUTCF designation.  Mark is a Registered Representative of, and offers securities through, Voya Financial Advisors.    

Born and raised Air Force, Mark is married to Debbi and has three children: Doug, David and Dana and three grandchildren: twins Dylan & Drew and Holiday. Mark is an avid car enthusiast belonging to local car clubs High Impact Performance and MOPAR Club. He enjoys various sports including baseball, football, wrestling and nascar.


Brandy L. Stortz, Treasurer and Accounting

Brandy graduated from Bellevue College with a Bachelor's degree in Human and Social Service Administration. Brandy enjoys assisting people with their goals and operates as our Human Resources and Compliance manager.

Born in Central City Nebraska, Brandy is married to Ron Stortz. In her 'other' full-time job, Brandy is active with their four children: Lexi, Makenna, Delaney, and Pyper as well as their four dogs including a Chocolate Lab (Bear), a Weimaraner (Sadie), a St. Bernard (Harley), and an Australian Shepard (Jersey). Brandy also coaches youth sports including girls fast-pitch softball, soccer, and basketball in the community. Brandy enjoys spending her free time with family and friends cheering on the Nebraska Cornhuskers!  




Josh Welch, Administrative Assistant / Financial Advisor Trainee

Josh is a recent addition to the Stortz Financial team. He brings 7 years' experience as an Inventory Analyst and multiple leadership roles within a Big Box retail store. During those years, he provided world class customer service and attentiveness to detail. He is working on becoming a financial adviser while assisting with any customer service and/or techinal support.

Born and raised in Nebraska, Josh is married to his wife Marisa and they are expecting their first child later this year. Josh enjoys spending time with family and friends and watching the Chicago Cubs and Nebraska football.  




Alley DiazNew Business Coordinator 

Alley will be celebrating her anniversary with Stortz Financial Group in January and has over 5 years' experience in customer service. She is passionate about helping a customer or a coworker in need and is always there to lend a helping hand.  

Alley spends her free time with her son, Jayden. She comes from a small family of two older brothers and no sisters, but she does not mind being the baby in the family. She loves the summer time and spends it outside making barbecue or traveling with her family.

Alley is not big into sports but if you put her on a team, she can be quite competitive. Although, she does always cheer with her family for the number one team in their house, the Huskers. GO BIG RED!



Sammie Sandhoefner, Administrative Assistant

Sammie graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) with a major in Sociology. She intends to attend dental school in the future and have her own dental practice. At UNL, Sammie was involved with such organizations as Alpha Kappa Delta and Pre-dental Club. 

Sammie has three dogs at home that she enjoys spending time with. She has Henry that is a Bernese Mountain Dog, Clyde a Newfoundland, and Winnie a Golden Retriever. She is a huge animal person, but she especially loves dogs.

In her free time, she enjoys watching Bravo shows including the Real Housewives series. Her favorite Real Housewives franchise is Beverly Hills.



Jeanette Johnson, Administrative Assistant

Jeanette is the newest member at Stortz Financial Group. She draws experience from several different fields of employment. She was a successful small business owner, an in home childcare provider, and most recently oversaw production at a local sign shop. She possesses strong customer service skills, keen attention to detail, and a strong work ethic. 

Jeanette spends most of her free time with her partner, Mike and their young daughter, Savannah. They all share a love of music, animals, and the outdoors. They have two chocolate labs named Chewie and Leia. They also have two rescue cats named Birdie and Buttons. When she is not with family, she spends time catching up with life-long friends.

Jeanette's life philosophy is, "it's never too late for a happy ending."