Our Associates

Wes Hentges

Wes is the owner and lead financial advisor at ProPartners Wealth and a Trustee of AgriLegacy, striving to keep family farms in the farming family through comprehensive planning. He has also been a qualifying member of the MDRT* every year since 2007, as well as a Member Agent of the Nautilus Group®, a service of New York Life Insurance Company.

He holds a B.S. degree in Finance from University of Central Missouri and has been helping his clients discover, define, understand and solve eventualities impacting their financial independence and legacy planning for more than 10 years.

Wes enjoys spending time with family, going hunting, being involved in the community, and supporting local church activities. Wes, his wife Cindy, and their three children live in Tipton, Missouri.

Steven Hermann

As a financial and insurance advisor, Steven Hermann works to offer solutions to real life planning and protection needs. Through his knowledge and experience, he strives to ensure clients are better off today than they were yesterday by understanding their unique goals and objectives. Steven is family based, community minded and goal oriented.

Steven's past success includes being the founder of Supermarket Solutions which is a company founded to help Independent Supermarkets create and analyze financial and operating statements. Additionally, he led a multi-unit company as the Operations Executive by finding out the needs of its customers and employees through communication, job skill knowledge, and leadership by example.

As a Financial Advisor, he brings this same experience to personal and business planning for his clients. He has proven the ability to realize financial strengths and weaknesses within a family or company budget by optimizing their strengths and minimizing weaknesses through creating and executing effective plans.

Steven is a community volunteer and leader that puts service above self through his work with various organizations such as Rotary, Tri County YMCA Board of Directors, School of the Osage Board of Directors, Lake Area Chamber Board of Directors, Lake Regional Hospital Gala Chairman, Dream Factory annual golf tournament director, Greg Gagnon Memorial Tournament Sponsor Chair, March of Dimes Signature Chef Committee, Young Professionals at the Lake Executive Member, Knights of Columbus, and other community fundraisers and organizations.

Steven Hermann and Wes Hentges have aligned themselves to offer sound advice and guidance to produce extraordinary results by leveraging each others strengths to achieve financial freedom to clients.

Steven is married to his wife Lauren who has an education degree and Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Missouri and teaches as Mills Elementary as an Art Teacher in the School of the Osage district. Steven and Lauren have three wonderful boys, Quentin, Spencer, and Trip.

Virginia (Johnson) Shetler

Virginia is a valuable member of our staff, serving as the office specialist for the veterinary profession. Before deciding to work with the veterinary students at the University of Missouri and practicing veterinarians across the state she successfully ran her own business for 5 years. Her business acumen will show through as she seamlessly guides you through the complexities of health, life and disability coverage.

Jessica Homan

Jessica graduated from Missouri State University with a B.S. of Science in Education. She began working with our company in January of 2012 to serve in the marketing and sales support side of our office.

Jessica, a part-time youth leader, and her husband enjoy being involved in church, spending time with family and friends, staying active, being outdoors camping, fishing, and traveling.

Joe Shetler

Joe is a valuable member of our staff serving as the office specialist for our senior and retired veterinary clients. Joe is known for his ability to research and respond to complex situations with great speed and accuracy.

Sandy Thomas

Sandy joined our ProPartners Wealth team in 2013 and has been a valuable asset to our clients and a warm presence in our office. Her many strengths and duties include answering the phone, helping to schedule appointments, document processing, and customer service.

Outside of our office Sandy enjoys a good cup of coffee, baking, and spending time with her family..

*Million Dollar Roundtable, or MDRT, is widely recognized as the standard of excellence in life insurance sales performance.

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