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John Heike CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, CASL®, CAP®, RICP®

Financial Advisor

John is the owner of Heike Wealth Management.  John started in the financial services industry in 2007 as an intern with Woodbury Financial Services.  After working for the Woodbury Financial Services home office, he joined the Leverty Financial Group in Hudson, WI, as an Associate Wealth Management Advisor.  After several years with Northwestern Mutual-Leverty Financial Group, John returned to the area where he was raised to start his own practice. John specializes in personal financial planning, planning for business owners, and designing tax and distribution planning strategies in retirement.  John graduated from the University of Minnesota-Carlson School of Management with a B.S degree in finance.

John received his Certified Financial Planner designation in 2011 and went on to receive several other designations specializing in life insurance planning, retirement income strategies, and planning for seniors.  He is passionate about helping others and providing value for clients through the financial planning process.

John resides in Menomonie with his wife, Brittany, and 3 children:  Olivia, Andrew, and Allie. 

Amanda Kahl

Office Manager

Amanda joined the Heike Wealth Management team in February 2022. While Menomonie is not far from home where Amanda grew up it has been her home since graduating Baldwin- Woodville High School. Amanda has several years of background in a Financial Institution and brings many years of quality service to the team.

Outside of the office, Amanda is busy entertaining, chaperoning, cooking, and adventuring with her family. Amanda and her husband Brandon have two daughters, Adabelle and Brielle; and a dog Maya.

Amanda is not registered with Woodbury Financial Services, Inc.

Brad Cain

Operations Associate



Brad joined Heike Wealth Management in December of 2023. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin–Stout with a B.S. in Packaging, Brad worked as a Structural Designer for the better part of four years. Brad was raised in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, where he wrestled, ran cross-country, golfed, and spent time outdoors hunting and fishing. Brad and his wife, Liz, live in Menomonie, WI with their black lab, Knox. They love to spend time hunting, fishing the Mississippi River in the summer, golfing, and exploring new food.


Brad currently holds his life and health insurance licenses.

Brad is not registered with Woodbury Financial Services, Inc.

Coltin Brehm

Director of Operations



Coltin Joined Heike Wealth Management in December of 2023 after a 10-year career with Northwestern Mutual in Altoona, WI. Coltin grew up in a small town, Vesper, WI before moving west to attend the University of Wisconsin-Stout. He met his wife, Nicolette, who works in the School of Art and Design as an interior design Professor. Coltin and Nicolette reside in Menomonie with their two children, Baylor, and Collins; and two dogs, Gunner, and Casper. Coltin has been an assistant wrestling coach at Menomonie High School since 2010.  

Coltin enjoys working with clients on retirement, estate tax, and legacy planning. 

If Coltin is not coaching or spending time with Nicolette and his kids, he can be found Hunting, Fishing, or on the golf course.  


  • Coltin earned his 6 and 63 securities licenses and holds his life and health insurance licenses.  

Gary T. Johnson ChFC®, CLU®, MSFS®


Gary graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Business from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.  He has been in the financial services industry for the last 43 years and has served as president of NAIFA and Christ Lutheran Church, among other organizations.  Gary has lived in Menomonie since 1977 where he raised his three children, Ashley, Sabrina, and Gabriel.  He enjoys all things outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.   

Kyle Thorpe

Financial Advisor

Kyle joined Heike Wealth Management in February of 2021 after a 10 year career as a financial advisor with Northwestern Mutual in Eau Claire, WI. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire where he also played safety for the Blugold football team. Kyle grew up in small town, Stanley, WI where he met his wife, Holly, who works for Mason Companies Inc. in Chippewa Falls as their E-Commerce Marketplace Manager. Kyle and Holly have two sons, Auggie and Otto; and two dogs, a Springer Spaniel and a Goldendoodle. They live near Chippewa Falls. If Kyle is not spending time with Holly and his boys, he most likely can be found hunting or fishing. 


Kyle has earned his 6 and 63 securities licenses, and also carries his life and health insurance licenses.


Larry Feiler

Registered Assistant

Larry has been in the financial services industry for 50 years.  Previous to joining Heike Wealth Management, Larry and his wife, Sandra, operated Larry D. Feiler and Associates in Menomonie, WI.  After retirement from Woodbury Financial Services in 2018, Larry continues to support clients.

Macayla Thompson

Operations Associate

Macayla joined the Heike Wealth Management team in May 2023. She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in business administration and minoring in investments and finance at UW-Stout. Macayla is entering her junior year at UW-Stout where she also plays on the volleyball team.

She grew up in Mondovi, WI with her parents, Sarah and Matt Thompson, and two younger sisters, Kennedy and Brystal. Besides playing volleyball, Macayla enjoys reading, outdoor activities, and spending time up north at her family cabin.

Macayla is not registered with Woodbury Financial Services, Inc.

Tyler Schroyer

Financial Advisor

Tyler joined Heike Wealth Management in 2022.  After graduating from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls with a bachelor's degree in education, Tyler spent the next eight years teaching math.  Tyler grew up in Altoona, Wisconsin where he picked up the hobbies of basketball and hunting; two things he is still passionate about to this day.  Tyler resides with his wife, Angie, outside of Eau Claire with their two boys, Brooks and Miles.  They love spending time outside, taking rides on the side by side, and of course, playing dinosaurs and superheroes.

Tyler has earned his series 7 and 66 licenses, as well as holding his life and health insurance licenses.