We're growing and looking for people to join our team of financial advisors.
As an advisor, you’ll help clients in your community gain financial clarity and uplift the people and causes they hold dear to their hearts.
And you'll get the support, stability and opportunity to succeed.
If you're entrepreneurial, values-driven, and dedicated to making a meaningful impact, we encourage you to apply.
At Thrivent, we believe money is a tool, not a goal. We’ve inspired generations to make financial choices guided by their Christian values for more than 120 years. We provide the expertise and support that enable our clients to take care of themselves and others.
As a financial advisor at Thrivent, you can enjoy a purpose-driven career with unlimited income potential, flexibility and opportunities for growth. Bring your full self to work as you experience the rewards of helping people reach their financial goals.
Along the way, you’ll have the support of a Fortune 500 company backed by a 100-year legacy.
Latest Openings with the Great Lakes Group
We're hiring in your area! Here are some of our latest financial advisor job openings with the Great Lakes Group.
Our team culture & leadership
The Great Lakes group believes in empowering lives of service and faith. We help our clients take control of their finances so that money can be a tool to positively impact their family, community and causes they believe in.
Michael S. Sheppard – Group Vice President
Michael has a vast background in the financial industry and has a strong drive to help others financially. He is also an active community leader, serving on numerous different boards and gives his time to local organizations. Michael is a proud parent of Davis, Diana, Demi, and Jayden.Visit Michael's LinkedIn
Josh Duesterbeck – Market Vice President
Josh feels fortunate about how he was taught to be a wise steward of all he’s been given. He joined the Thrivent team so that he could share this knowledge with others and free them from the stress and frustration that often comes alongside finances. Josh and his wife Sarah have two boys named Jacob and Charles.Visit Josh's LinkedIn
John K. Miller – Market Director
John takes pride in leading and developing a financial services team both professionally and personally to serve their clients and make an impact in their community. His values include faith, family, pursuit of excellence, integrity, and relationships. John is a proud girl dad and an outdoor sporting enthusiast.Visit John's LinkedIn
Jennifer Moston – Market Director
Jennifer is passionate about seeing others succeed. Watching Financial Professionals grow their practice, help clients with life decisions, and impact their communities is what drives her to go to work every day. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her four children, Stella, Greta, Charlie and Jett.Visit Jennifer's LinkedIn
Nick Pringle – Market Director
The support that Thrivent provides allows Nick to maximize his effectiveness and efficiency in his role. Nick is also extremely passionate about contributing to the revitalization of Detroit and is eager to make an impact in his work and personal life. Nick’s dog Duke is his best friend, and in his free time he enjoys taking him on walks around downtown Detroit and swimming in lakes.Visit Nick's LinkedIn
Monnencia Riley – Market Director
Monnecia specializes in building meaningful business partnerships, strategic planning and team leadership. She is an active member and leader within her community, and values opportunities that combine her core values, passion for helping advisors thrive, and serving various communities. Monnecia and her husband have three children.Visit Monnencia's LinkedIn
Chris Smith – Market Director
Chris has a passion for acquisition of talent, launching of new advisors, product and process training, and continued development. He and his wife Casey have three children, Christopher, Evelyn, and Camilla. Chris is very involved with his local community – acting as President of the PTO, Den Leader in Cub Scouts, member of the Rotary Club, and involvement in various other community projects.Visit Chris's LinkedIn
DeAnte Thompkins – Market Director
DeAnte leads with excellence. He has a passion for helping for develop community partnerships across Michigan with Thrivent. He is excited to grow the Detroit market with more Thrivent financial advisors to help underserved communities reach financial clarity. DeAnte and his wife Krystal have three children, Caleb, Corrine, and Ciana.Visit DeAnte's LinkedIn
Billy Weber – Market Director
Billy leads with excellence and is passionate about coaching Financial Professionals to serve their clients and grow their impact in the community. He is a lifelong learner and has worked diligently throughout his career to challenge himself and others to think bigger. Billy and his wife Chelsea have three children, William, Connor, and Everlee.Visit Billy's LinkedIn
Matthew Witkowski – Market Director
Matthew loves partnering with clients and advisors as they explore relationships with wealth and develop trusted partnerships. He has experienced the power of impactful financial planning, and the gratitude clients enjoy when their dreams become a reality. Matthew and his wife Kristin have four kids named Morgan, Samuel, Madison, and William.Visit Matthew's LinkedIn
Mikal Anshutz – Market Developer
Mikal is passionate in helping others find their potential. Mikal helps advisors do the most with the gifts God has given them to ultimately help their clients live out their future. When he is not coaching his advisors, you will find Mikal spending time with others being active in the community. Mikal is a husband to his wife Tess, and father of two daughters, Charlotte and Margo.Visit Mikal's LinkedIn
Ryan Benton – Market Developer
Ryan is happy to have the opportunity to share Thrivent’s mission of providing a holistic financial framework for clients. He works to match talented people with the right resources – all to better serve their clients on their way to becoming wise with money and living generously.Visit Ryan's LinkedIn
Brice Blossom – Market Developer
Brice is passionate about helping people reach their goals and go after their dreams. Whether it is helping clients or sharing the gift of this career with potential advisors, he believes we all have the ability to impact and change people’s lives for the better.Visit Brice's LinkedIn
Jared Greanya – Market Developer
Jared is excited to be leading with Thrivent because there’s nowhere else that he can develop individuals professionally within a shared Christian mission and faith. While Jared leads and develops everyone in his sphere of influence, he also enjoys traveling with his family, running, playing soccer, disc golfing and any other team sports!Visit Jared's LinkedIn
Thrivent awards and recognitions
Thrivent continuously has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies
Forbes named Thrivent one of America's Best Insurance Companies