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Our mission 

Improving the quality of our clients’ lives by assisting them with smart financial decisions, utilizing the financial planning process, while maintaining integrity, trust and personalized service.

We can offer you the necessary knowledge and assistance to make informed investment decisions to help you organize your finances.

We can analyze your needs and goals, and develop clear and practical strategies which can be implemented through our relationship with LPL Financial.

You will have access to

  • Financial Advice
  • Portfolio Reviews
  • Investment Advice & Management
  • Preparing for Retirement
  • Estate & Inheritance Planning
  • Traditional & Roth IRA’s
  • Long Term Care Planning

Our commitment to you

Our clients’ interests come first. By serving them well, we will all succeed.

  • Personal Service 

We believe our clients are entitled to the professional and personal advice of Financial Advisors whose philosophy and style of doing business are compatible with their own.

  • Financial Planning 

We like to begin each client relationship with a personal financial plan designed to identify long term goals, as well as a strategy for implementing that plan.

  • Full disclosure

We believe it is important to inform our clients of the costs and benefits of working with a professional Financial Advisor from LPL Financial.

  • Trust

We believe that integrity and trust are values that are essential in a personal, financial relationship. We are committed to earning and living up to your trust.

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Dennis Shoemaker

LPL Investment Advisor Representative 


Dennis has been serving as a financial advisor since 1988, helping his clients define and address their financial goals and reduce the risk associated with saving, investing and managing their money.

Dennis prides himself on building relationships with his clients and “digging deeper” to better understand clients’ goals, objectives and dreams. He graduated from Fort Hays State University with a BS in Agri Business.

Dennis has his Series 7, Series 63 and Series 65 FINRA registration held with LPL Financial. He also has his Life, Health and Variable Annuity license for the state of Kansas along with Long Term Care Insurance Certification.

Raised in North Central Kansas, he and his wife Glenda are parents of two boys and have three grandchildren. When not working, Dennis enjoys helping on the family farm, hunting and fishing.

Shawna Blain

 LPL Registered Representative 


Shawna is originally from Mankato, KS and graduated from North Central Kansas Technical College with a degree in Associates of Applied Science. She has been with the GSB Financial Resource Center since March 2004.

Shawna has obtained her Series 6 and 63 FINRA registration held with LPL Financial. She also has her Life, Health and Variable Annuity license for the State of Kansas along with Long Term Care Insurance Certificate.

Shawna is currently working on additional FINRA licensing. She lives north of Cawker City with her husband Lennie, they have two children and three grandchildren.

Isabella Hewitt

LPL Administrative Assistant


Isabella is a native of Beloit, graduating from Beloit High School in 2012.  She received her Bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University majoring in Finance.  Isabella started with the Guaranty in January 2016 and joined the GSB Financial Resource Center in June of that year. 

She has her Life and Health license for the State of Kansas. Isabella and her husband Connor reside south of Beloit with their daughter Gracyn and dog Colt.

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