Rick Sterling

Senior Vice President - Branch Director, Senior Consulting Group

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With more than 25 years of experience, Rick brings a wealth of knowledge to the team. Navigating a variety of market conditions has given him the skills needed to address the most sophisticated financial needs—skills that only experience can teach. While providing overall wealth management, Rick focuses on personal and business wealth management planning, including estate planning strategies and charitable giving.

Rick is a graduate of Cardinal Stritch College, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. He and his wife, Kris, have lived in the Lake Minnetonka area for more than 15 years and they both are active members of Wayzata Community Church. Their children are in college: Jacob at St. Johns in Collegeville, Minnesota; and Sophia at Denver University in Denver, Colorado.

Drake W. Lorence, AWM, CFP®

First Vice President - Financial Advisor, Consulting Group

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Drake began his career in 1981 at Dain Bosworth, now RBC Wealth Management. For more than 35 years, Drake has been helping clients achieve their financial objectives through personalized portfolio management, wealth planning and customized solutions. Drake focuses on working with families across several generations. This multi-generational approach is a cornerstone of our practice. After completing the required coursework at the College of Financial Planning, Drake received his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificate. The multi-year CFP® program includes in-depth courses, training and comprehensive examinations in all areas of financial planning including investments, taxes, insurance, estate and retirement planning.

Drake is a graduate of St. Olaf College, having earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in both chemistry and political science. Drake enjoys volunteering and mentoring within the greater Minneapolis community, specifically through his church. Drake is an avid skier and fitness enthusiast and also enjoys gardening. He and his wife, Kari, live in Minnetonka and recently celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary. They have four married children and enjoy spending any time they can with their grandchildren.

Justin Baker, CFP®

Associate Vice President, Senior Financial Associate


Justin has more than 18 years of experience helping develop goal-oriented investment strategies for clients’ current needs and future objectives. He also manages the team’s investment committee. Justin earned a Bachelor of Arts in finance from Augsburg College and also holds the prestigious CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification from The American College.

Justin and his wife, Alanna, live in North Branch with their two sons, Jack and Cohen, and daughter, Adaline. Outside of the office, Justin is the director of youth wrestling for the North Branch Wrestling Association. His hobbies include fishing and spending time with his family at their cabin in the Brainerd lakes area.


Kristin M Klein

Senior Investment Associate


Kristin brings nearly 25 years of experience in financial services to her role, which is to help serve client account needs and ensure that all regulatory procedures are followed. Kristin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Minnesota and is also a registered investment assistant. She and her husband, Paul, live in Minneapolis.

Julie Greenberg

Registered Client Associate

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Julie Greenberg enjoys making people’s lives easier. Each day, as a Registered Client Associate for RBC Wealth Management, she focuses on the details that make a difference for clients. A positive attitude and an outgoing nature are central to Julie’s 30 plus years of experience in the financial services industry. She pays close attention to the client’s goals and the priorities of their lives. She has passed the Series 7, 63, 66 exams and holds an insurance license.

Julie lives in Hopkins with her husband Jamie. Outside of work her top priority is spending time with family and friends. She enjoys biking, going on walks, and gardening. You can also find her actively volunteering with Feed my Starving Children, Best Prep, and Interfaith Outreach.

The Cove Capital Group, based in Wayzata, provides wealth management solutions designed to help you pursue your unique financial goals. The team consists of four highly-skilled and experienced investment management professionals who are dedicated to delivering the highest level of education, service and communication to you. As their client, the group will work to build and maintain a strong relationship with you, based on quality service and knowledgeable investment guidance.