Hemingway Wealth Management and United Planners are privately owned companies, independent of each other, and are not directed or influenced by any third-party ownership interests, such as an outside corporation, bank, trust company, private equity firm, venture capital, or product/service company. United Planners is structured as a limited partnership that is 100% owned by its employees and qualified financial professionals, such as Eric Hemingway. See www.unitedplanners.com for more information. The financial professionals of Hemingway Wealth Management are independent contractors of United Planners who are free to use any of the products or services on United Planners’ approved list. United Planners does not manufacture or own subsidiaries that manufacture investment products.
 
Eric Hemingway has been in the industry since 1995, and Dick Hemingway began his career in the industry in 1971. See the bios below for more information on our team.

Eric Hemingway AIF®

Managing Partner/Founder
(952) 232-0230

Eric is an Investment Advisor Representative with United Planners as well as the Managing Partner and the founder of Hemingway Wealth Management, LLC.  Eric began his career in 1995 and advises individuals, high net-worth families, business owners, executives, trusts and foundations in the areas of investment advisory, financial planning, wealth transfer, and continuity and succession planning.  Eric and his wife have three children and reside in Maple Grove, MN.  A graduate of Muhlenberg College with a BA in Communications, Eric enjoys family time, golf, hunting, fishing, and being on the water. Read more.

Richard I. Hemingway CFP®, CLU, ChFC, MSFS

(952) 417-6033

Dick joined our team in November 2013 and is an investment advisor representative through United Planners.  Dick began his career in financial services upon graduation from college and brings decades of knowledge and experience to his clients and to Hemingway Wealth Management.  Dick specializes in retirement income planning, wealth transfer and preservation, financial planning, and investment advisory services.  Dick has over 40 years of industry experience and has worn several hats including Financial Advisor, Managing Director and Managing Partner of a large national insurance firm, Wealth Management Partner of a local accounting firm and Shareholder in business entities that he co-founded.  Dick is general and uniform securities licensed (Series 7 & 63) and life and health licensed in several states.  Dick is a native of Connecticut and a graduate of Williams College with a  BA in Political Science and holds a post-graduate degree and several professional designations: a Masters in Financial Services, Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificant.  Dick and his wife Kathy reside in Sarasota, FL and enjoy golf and their two children and six grandchildren. Read more.

Derek Strong CFP®, CIMA®

(952) 649-0458

Derek joined our team in May 2022 and is an Investment Advisor Representative through United Planners. Derek began his career in financial services in 2018 to continue to explore his passion for finance and economics. Derek specializes in comprehensive financial planning, investment advisory services, retirement distribution planning, wealth transfer and estate planning, tax strategies, and helping new families bring their finances together. Derek is general and uniform securities licensed (Series 7 & 66) and life and health licensed in several states. Derek is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire where he earned a BS in Business. In addition, Derek holds two professional certifications: he is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP®) and a Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®). Derek says: “I started my career in finance to pursue my love for continued learning and helping others. Being a wealth advisor is extremely rewarding because I can share my passion with people every day, helping them become wealthier, wiser and more financially secure. Every person’s financial situation is different, consequently I help people in a vast number of ways.
Derek lives in Saint Louis Park and loves spending time with family and friends. When Derek’s not in the office with clients, you’ll find him outdoors windsurfing, mountain biking, road biking, snowboarding, running, or golfing.

Christine Heine

Executive Client Account Manager
(952) 232-0230

Christine joined our team in December 2019 and assists Eric and our clients with their Investment Advisory and brokerage accounts.  As a Registered Assistant with United Planners Financial Services, she works with our new and existing clients.  Christine is general and uniform securities licensed (Series 7, 24, 31, 63, 65) as well as life and health licensed.  Christine brings 10 years of experience with her to Hemingway Wealth Management.  She has worked for a large wire house firm, an insurance company broker-dealer, and an independent wealth management firm—where she most recently worked as a Suitability Review Analyst.  Shortly after graduating from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management (B.S. Business and Marketing), Christine received her MBA from St. Cloud State University.  Passionate about animals’ needs and rights, Christine has fostered dogs and cats in need of rescue at Ruff Start Rescue since 2012.

Becca Joseph

Director of Finance​
(952) 232-0230

Becca joined our team in July 2016. She assists Eric with special projects and is responsible for the day-to-day business functions of Hemingway Wealth Management including finances; vendor management; client-facing technology applications; and communication compliance. Becca worked 6 years as a CPA with Ernst & Young, leading teams in the Audit and Business Risk Services groups on a wide variety of client engagements. Shortly after graduating from the University of Notre Dame, where she earned a B.S. in Accounting, Becca and her husband volunteered with the Peace Corps in Abu Banna, Jordan teaching English as a second language to both students and adults. An active mom and member of the Minnetonka community, Becca volunteers at her kids’ schools and competes in running events and triathlons. Becca and her husband have 3 children.

Kim Jaeger

Administrative Assistant/Insurance Coordinator
(952) 232-0230

Kim joined our team in July 2014 and is the Director of First Impressions. Her primary responsibilities include administrative and office support, assisting Eric by submitting and processing insurance applications, management of the client database, and providing clients and prospective clients with an exceptional experience. Kim loves to garden, read and volunteer in her community. She is currently serving on the Minnetonka Booster Club Board as the Store Treasurer. Kim and her husband reside in Minnetonka and have two daughters.