Our Team

Joseph E. Klinkhammer, CLU®, ChFC®
Chartered Financial Consultant®, Founder
 
Establishing Klinkhammer Financial in 1984, Joe Klinkhammer has been serving the needs
of business owners, families, and individuals for more than 35 years. Having grown up in a
family owned business, Joe understands firsthand the many areas of concern that business
owners and entrepreneurs can face. Through this experience, Joe's reputation for integrity,
trust, knowledge, understanding, and high quality service have become the cornerstones of our philosophy and conduct as a firm. Joe councils his clients in the areas of wealth management, personal financial planning, estate planning, business succession planning for business owners, and many other specialized financial planning strategies.
 
Always active in his industry, Joe is recognized as a consecutive Five Star Wealth Manager, featured in both the Twin Cities Business Journal & Mpls. St.Paul Magazines, as well as Forbes and The Wall Street Journal, serves on numerous boards and advisory councils, and is a lifetime qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT).
 
Joe is a Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®), a Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®), holds FINRA Series 6, 7, and 63 securities licenses, and various insurance licenses. He enjoys making a difference through impartial, comprehensive financial advice to his clients.
 
**To receive the Five Star Wealth Manager award, individuals must satisfy a series of eligibility and evaluation criteria associated with wealth managers who provide services to clients.  Recipients are identified through research conducted by industry peers and firms.   Third party rankings and recognitions from rating services or publications are not indicative of past or future investment performance.  For more information, go to www.fivestarprofessional.com
 
Alex Klinkhammer, CFP®, ChFC®
Certified Financial Planner®
 

Alex entered the financial industry in 2010, shortly after graduating from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Alex's prior experience in accounting and finance for clients in the music industry, as well as his valuable years of apprenticeship with Klinkhammer Financial, have made Alex an exceptional partner of our firm and a trusted advisor to his clients.

Alex councils his clients in the areas of wealth management, financial planning, estate planning, budgeting, business succession planning for business owners, and many other specialized financial planning strategies.

Alex is a Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®), a Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®), and holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities licenses, as well as various insurance licenses. From a fiduciary standpoint, Alex strives to make an impact through impartial, comprehensive financial advice to his clients.

 

Zeb Klinkhammer
Director, Business Operations
 

A true entrepreneur in every sense of the word, Zeb entered the financial industry with Klinkhammer Financial in 2008. With proven real-world experience in constructing and operating several successful businesses, Zeb's expertise is well aligned with the values and business practice standards of Klinkhammer Financial.

As the nerve center of our firm, Zeb is responsible for all business and administrative functions of the company. Zeb holds various insurance licensures and certifications, and his financial industry honors include being elected President of Penn Mutual's Legacy Study Group, as well as achieving membership into Penn Mutual's prestigious President's Club for outstanding service and performance in meeting the complexities of our client's financial needs and objectives.