We are proud of our service-oriented culture dedicated to putting clients first and we are committed to ensuring all advisors and clients enjoy a smooth transition to RBC Wealth Management. Scroll through our team members below to learn more about who we are and how we can be of service to you.

Mark Gherity

Senior Managing Director - Complex Director


Mark is senior managing director and complex director of RBC Wealth Management’s Minneapolis complex, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. With more than 30 years of financial services experience, Mark has earned the reputation of being a strong and collaborative leader to his team of financial advisors, providing the skills, tools and resources needed to take their business to the next level, while helping them deliver a differentiating service experience.

A graduate of Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and economics, Mark started his career in management when he joined Morgan Stanley in 1992. After accepting a position as producing branch manager of the firm’s Burnsville, Minnesota, office, Mark discovered he thoroughly enjoyed mentoring and cultivating advisors to grow both personally and professionally. This experience led to a series of expanding opportunities over the next several years, including branch manager of Morgan Stanley’s Bloomington, Minnesota, office, complex manager of the firm’s Atlanta complex and his last role as executive director and complex manager of Morgan Stanley’s Minnesota/Dakotas complex, a position he held since 2006.

For his experience and dedication to his financial advisors, Mark has received numerous distinctions and professional accolades throughout his career. From 2009 through 2011 he was a member of the Branch Manager Advisory Council at Morgan Stanley. In 2016, he was nominated and selected to join the FINRA District 4 Committee to consult on proposed policy changes and issues facing the securities industry.

Originally from Minneapolis, Mark and his wife, Sue, have been calling Apple Valley their home for the past 25 years. They have three grown children, Grant, Kaitlyn and Matthew, and two grandsons. A firm believer in giving back, Mark is actively involved with DinoMights, a program that teaches inner city children how to play ice hockey, and BestPrep, a nonprofit financial literacy organization for high school students in Minneapolis. In his free time, you can find him spending quality time with family and friends. Favorite activities include reading, playing tennis and golf.

Deb Gedatus

Vice President, Assistant Complex Manager, Private Client Group


Deb started with Dain Kalman Quail in 1979, and has been with RBC Wealth Management for 32 years in a variety of positions. She has her Series 7, 9, 10, 63, 66 and Minnesota insurance licenses. In her spare time, Deb enjoys spending time with family and friends, gardening, golf and travelling.

Vicki Johnson

Vice President, Assistant Complex Manager, Private Client Group


Vicki started with RBC Dain in January of 2005, and became assistant complex manager (ACM) in 2008. She has been in in the financial services industry for 28 years, also working for Equity Securities and Prudential Securities. As ACM, Vicki works closely with Deb to assist Wally in day-to-day supervision of FAs, and provide compliance guidance as needed. She has her Series 3, 7, 9, 10, 63, 66 and Minnesota insurance licenses. In her spare time, Vicki enjoys spending time with family and friends, the outdoors, her yard and travelling.

Sherry Tanberg

Vice President, Administrative Complex Manager, Private Client Group


Sherry joined RBC Wealth Management in 2008 and has been in the financial services industry since 1979. Previously, she worked for Equity Securities and managed back office operations and retail offices. As administrative complex manager (ADCM), Sherry supervises operational activity within the complex, and manages complex and branch support personnel. She also assists the complex director in coordinating FA and AFA trainee recruiting. Sherry has her Series 7, 9, 10, and 66 licenses. Sherry enjoys spending time with family, her grandkids’ activities, walking and golf.


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