Tom Wadsworth

Senior Vice President - Branch Director, Senior Portfolio Manager - Portfolio Focus

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Tom graduated from Augustana University with an undergraduate degree in business administration. He took additional coursework in accounting at Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah. Tom began his career in 1990 at Fidelity Investments, and for the past 20 years, has been at RBC Wealth Management in Sioux Falls serving as a financial advisor and branch director. He has passed the Series 7, 9, 10, 63 and 65 security exams, and is also insurance licensed and serves clients in 19 states.

Tom has served on the board of directors for the South Dakota Symphony Organization. In 2018, he began serving as a member of the board of trustees for the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science. Tom’s areas of expertise include equity portfolios, income planning and wealth planning.

Mark Thomas

Vice President - Financial Advisor


Mark is a South Dakota native, and after obtaining bachelor’s and master’s degrees from South Dakota State University, he was a city and regional planner for a decade. For the past 30 years, Mark has been advising clients on their financial matters and he appreciates the challenge of their various diverse backgrounds and situations.

Mark has also been involved in a variety of community activities. He is a 25-year member of a Rotary Club and has helped with projects ranging from city beautification to historic preservation. Mark’s areas of expertise include managed portfolio solutions and fixed income.

Kathryn Hayes

Financial Advisor

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Kate began her career in financial services with RBC Wealth Management in 2017. She previously worked in political fundraising and was the finance director of a statewide congressional campaign. Kate is a Sioux Falls native, an active volunteer with Downtown Sioux Falls, and a passionate advocate for literacy. She loves to read, cook and bike, as well as spend time walking her dog.

Kate consults with corporations, nonprofit organizations and individuals on innovative financial solutions that reflect the client’s values, as well as their goals. Her areas of expertise include wealth/income planning and ESG investment

Patty Odens

Branch Service Manager


Prior to joining RBC Wealth Management, Patty had more than 20 years of experience providing excellent customer service and care in the airline and medical industries. The best part of her day is interacting with the wonderful clients and supporting her team.

Raised in South Dakota, Patty lived in Utah for 19 years before moving back to South Dakota to be closer to family. She loves being a mother to her two beautiful children, and she enjoys long walks, numerous sports and being in the great outdoors.

Chad Hodges

Senior Registered Client Associate


Chad attended South Dakota State University, where he played baseball for four years and earned an undergraduate degree in economics in 2015. After graduation and prior to joining RBC Wealth Management, Chad trained in banking and wealth management at Scotiabank in Canada. He was born and raised in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. In his spare time, Chad enjoys golf and bike riding.

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