For over 35 years, Bryan has had the privilege of being a trusted financial advisor to families and business owners. He believes that a sound investment planning journey begins with a personalized, written plan for the future and continues with regular meetings and updates to keep each plan in line with future goals.
Bryan began his career as a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones in 1994 after an 11 year career in banking as a branch manager for a local independent bank. He joined AG Edwards & Sons, a predecessor firm of Wells Fargo Advisors, in 2003 to take a team approach in providing personalized financial advice for individuals and families.
Bryan has consistently been recognized as a Premier Advisor, a distinction held by a select group of Financial Advisors within Wells Fargo Advisors as measured by business production, completion of educational components and professionalism.
After high school, Bryan decided to serve our country and spent three years in the U.S. Army completing his tour of duty in Arizona and Germany. While working full-time with a finance company, he went to school full-time and earned his business degree through National College in Sioux Falls. He and his wife Mary Jo have lived in Sioux Falls since 1980.
Away from the office, Bryan spends his free time with his wife, Mary Jo, sons Matt and Alex, and their grandchildren. While their son Alex attended Creighton University, Bryan and Mary Jo became and continue to be Blue Jay fans. Attending basketball and soccer games in Omaha has also become a favorite past time. Bryan also stays active golfing and working out as much as possible and walking the bike trails with Mary Jo.
As a Financial Advisor, Jesse strives to provide sound financial advice and value-added service to investors — always working to build long-term relationships based on integrity, faith, mutual trust and respect. Through a long-term investment approach, he helps clients develop and implement strategies for building wealth and realizing their goals. Having started in the Financial Services industry in 2005, Jesse has experience in navigating major shifts in both up and down markets.
Jesse began his career as a Licensed Trading Support Specialist with TD Ameritrade in Omaha, NE where he developed his technical and fundamental investment knowledge. He worked for TD Ameritrade for seven years with the last two as a Branch Manager of nine Investment Consultants. He joined Wells Fargo Advisors in 2013 to focus on providing investment planning advice for clients.
Jesse holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and a MBA in Financial Planning from Creighton University. Jesse has also earned the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®) certification by meeting rigorous professional standards and passing a comprehensive examination from the College for Financial Planning.
After college, Jesse relocated to Omaha with his wife, Laura, a native of Harrisburg, South Dakota. After almost 10 years in Omaha, Jesse and Laura made the decision to relocate to Sioux Falls where Jesse teamed with long-time family friend and Financial Advisor, Bryan Person, to create the Person Wright Financial Group of Wells Fargo Advisors.
Away from work, Jesse spends his time with family. Jesse and Laura have two sons, Miles and Max, and their daughter, Amelia. In the fall, Husker football season is a top priority. Jesse and Laura try to get to several home games in Lincoln and have recently added trips to Green Bay for Packers games with Laura’s family! They spend much of their summer in Okoboji with Jesse’s family. The rest of the year, they are actively involved with every sport Miles, Max, and Amelia want to participate in. Jesse tries to coach as much as he can. Jesse and Laura stay active and physically fit. Jesse completed his first triathlon in 2009 and was hooked. He has finished several half-marathons and triathlons since.
From the beginning of his professional career Alex has worked closely with individuals to analyze their situations and come up with custom, tailored solutions to suit their needs. As a Financial Advisor, Alex works directly with clients to help them build, preserve, manage and transition wealth. By listening to a client’s individual needs and aspirations, Alex helps develop a specific plan designed to achieve their goals.
Alex began his career in Human Resources at First Data in Omaha, NE where he worked one on one with employees to help analyze issues and come up with viable solutions to make their work life easier.
After three years at First Data, Alex began his career in the financial services industry by joining TD Ameritrade in 2014. As a Financial Representative at TD Ameritrade, Alex acquired his investment knowledge through working with clients on a daily basis and helping them to understand various aspects of investing.
After 10 years away from Sioux Falls, Alex moved back home in 2016 to join his father, Bryan Person, at Wells Fargo Advisors. As the newest partner with the Person Wright Financial Group, Alex strives to provide clients with comprehensive investment advice delivered with exceptional service and professional integrity.
Alex attained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Creighton University and Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Missouri State University. Alex has used his psychological background to better understand and communicate with clients.
Outside of work, Alex enjoys spending time with his wife and children. Alex and Kendra try to be as active as they can and enjoy golfing, basketball, and running. Alex is an avid Creighton basketball fan and continues to attend numerous home games.
Marcia began her career in the financial services industry over 25 years ago with Citibank. She joined AG Edwards, a predecessor firm of Wells Fargo Advisors, in 2003 and holds the Series 7 and 66 securities registrations as well as her life and health insurance licenses.
Marcia works with the team to ensure our clients administrative, trading, and operational needs are handled accurately, quickly, and seamlessly. She is our one stop shop for all things “service”, and with her years of experience is able to adeptly resolve even the most complicated issues.
Wells Fargo Advisors has recognized Marcia as a Premier Client Associate. The Premier Client Associate recognition is held by a select group of Registered Client Associates within Wells Fargo Advisors nominated by their management for their consistent display of professionalism, integrity and core leadership values.
Marcia grew up on a farm in Edgerton, Minnesota. While attending Alexandria Technical College, Marcia studied Finance and Credit Management. She now lives in Sioux Falls and is married to Jeff, a CPA, and has twin boys – Josh and Justin. In her free time, she enjoys live music, traveling, crafts and trying out new recipes.
Allie’s career began with Wells Fargo Bank in October 2012 after graduating from South Dakota State University. She has held various roles throughout the bank before transitioning to Wells Fargo Advisors in November 2015. She is very knowledgeable in many different areas of both the bank and brokerage side of the business.
In February 2017, Allie transferred from the Sioux Falls Downtown Wells Fargo Advisors location to help support the Person Wright Financial Group of Wells Fargo Advisors.
Allie works side by side with Marcia Bucher, Senior Registered Client Associate, to assist our clients administratively and operationally. She is passionate about providing a personalized client experience and looks forward to working with each one of you over the years.
Allie is a Sioux Falls native. She now lives in Harrisburg, SD with her husband, Brooks and son, Brayton. In her free time, Allie enjoys long walks, reading and spending time with her extended family.
With over 25 years of experience in the wealth management industry, Echo handles a wide variety of duties in our Mitchell, SD office including administrative and operational support, and all day-to-day transactions.
Echo began her career in 1990 as a Registered Representative with John G. Kinnard and Company. From 1994 to 2002 she was a Registered Office Assistant with Rube Adam Financial Services. She then worked for Edward Jones in 2002 as a Client Associate. She has been a Senior Registered Client Associate with Wells Fargo Advisors since 2003 and became a Financial Consultant with the firm in 2015.
Echo is a life-long South Dakota resident who grew up on the family farm in Fedora. After meeting her husband Bryce, they settled in Plankinton where they raised their daughter, Kelly.
In her personal time, Echo enjoys golfing and is an avid gardener. Echo is dedicated to her community and is passionate about seeing it prosper. Echo volunteers as a board member with Horizon Health Care, promoting the importance of rural health in our communities.
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