Tammy Higgins

Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor, Senior Portfolio Manager - Portfolio Focus

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As a financial advisor, Tammy has a passion for helping people live a better life and believes in going above and beyond to exceed client’s expectations. She comes from a long line of educators and utilizes that background to enhance the approach she takes with clients. Tammy believes through education—and by making the complicated simple—she can help clients feel more informed and confident about the decisions they make regarding their wealth. Her mission is to help people organize and plan so their financial decisions have a positive influence on their lives and the lives of their families for generations to come.

Tammy has always had a passion for helping people and has come to realize one of the most powerful ways to impact others’ lives is by helping them achieve financial security. This realization motivated Tammy to complete her Bachelor of Science degree in business, with an emphasis in finance, from the University of Phoenix. She has been a part of RBC Wealth Management since 2007, when she started as an investment associate before transitioning to a financial advisor. Tammy is currently working on her CFP® certification.

A native of Minnesota, Tammy lives in Prior Lake with her husband, Nate, and their daughters, Avari and Rilyn. She enjoys giving back and serving her community and she is an active member of the Prior Lake Rotary and the Prior Lake Chamber of Commerce. In her free time, Tammy enjoys yoga, skiing, reading, coaching gymnastics and, most importantly, spending time with her family and friends.

Andrew Shermoen, AWM

Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor, Senior Portfolio Manager - Portfolio Focus

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Since 2000, Andy has been working in the financial services industry with RBC Wealth Management and its predecessor companies. In 2002, he left the finance and accounting department to become a financial advisor, and the change provided him a career that he is incredibly passionate about. Andy is committed to helping people find solutions to improve their financial future and dedicated to the stewardship of resources entrusted to his care. In addition to working with individuals and families, he has experience in advising business owners, professional groups, foundations and endowments.

Andy graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in accounting and management information systems from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In addition to completing the curriculum required to be a financial advisor, Andy has advanced his educational background through several training programs, including passing his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and the Accredited Wealth Management (AWM) program.

Born and raised in northern Minnesota, Andy resided in the Twin Cities for 15 years before his family moved back north to Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He now splits his time between the Edina and Grand Rapids offices to better serve clients in the northern part of the state. Andy and his wife, Kelly, have four boys: Will, Charlie, Sam and Louie. He is an outdoors and sports enthusiast who values spending time with his family and being active in the community.

Gregory Witt, AWM

Vice President - Financial Advisor, Portfolio Manager - Portfolio Focus


Greg recognizes the unique financial challenges that families and businesses face, including having adequate and secure income through retirement, as well as creating a plan that ensures a smooth transfer of wealth to future generations. He is dedicated to finding innovative solutions to help families and businesses achieve their goals, and appreciates the trust his clients have placed in him.

For over 35 years, Greg has provided professional investment consulting and advisory services through RBC Wealth Management and its predecessor companies. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy from the University of Minnesota. He has also completed advanced training in the Accredited Wealth Management (AWM) program and serves as portfolio manager in the RBC Wealth Management Portfolio Focus program. In addition, Greg provides investment strategy and portfolio construction support to the Transcend Wealth Solutions Group of RBC Wealth Management.

Greg is a native of Minnesota and lives in the western Twin Cities with his wife, Harriet. He enjoys spending time with his two children and five grandchildren. He also enjoys playing golf and other fitness pursuits, having competed in several middle-distance (5K and 10K) runs and sprint triathlons. He also remains active in the community through his church, St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church of Minneapolis.

Jenna Shermoen

Registered Client Associate


Jenna joined Transcend Wealth Solutions Group in June 2018. She brings a fresh perspective to our planning process through leveraging technology to enhance client experience. Among Jenna’s responsibilities are serving as the proactive liaison between clients, team members, and specialists across the firm. She excels at building relationships and creating a personable atmosphere for servicing each individual client.

Jenna is a graduate of Bemidji State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics. She has passed her Series 7 and 66 exams and holds life, accident, health and long-term care insurance licenses. Away from the office, Jenna enjoys traveling, spending summer weekends at the family cabin, reading and being active in the Twin Cities community.

Veronica Peters

Senior Client Associate


Client Strategies Team

The Client Strategies Team is a resource to help support you in your wealth planning goals, developing a strong understanding of your personal financial objectives, gathering valuable information and addressing complex financial and wealth strategies issues. Explore the bios below to learn more about the team.


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Wealth Planning Consultant


Divisional Retirement Consultant


Trust Consultant


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