Why Us

Life is complex! The personal, professional, and financial aspects of life become increasingly difficult to separate. The further life takes us, the more complex it seems to get. You could spend more time managing the complexity, ignore it and hope for the best… or you can find an experienced ally that will provide guidance and advice based on the things that matter to you the most.

Aspen Private Advisors was founded to provide a different and superior alternative to traditional financial planning. Inspired by the interconnected root system of the aspen forest, trees that appear to be independent of one another are, in fact, all connected by their root system. Our team at Aspen believes that every area of your life is connected in one way or another. That is why we have made it our purpose to see the world through our clients' eyes and walk alongside them - providing increased confidence, clarity, and peace of mind.

Confidence

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams and live the life you have imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau

Clarity

“When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.” – Roy Disney

Peace of Mind

“The measure of success is happiness and peace of mind.” – Bobby Davro

Our Team

Todd Dathe
Jeremy Sorenson
Cara Beyer
Meghan Kramer
Todd Dathe

Todd Dathe | (605) 951-9620 | todd@aspenpa.com

Todd Dathe grew up in Rapid City, SD where his love for the outdoors and all its activities began. He met his wife Laura at the University of South Dakota where Todd earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Todd’s strong belief in the power of education led him to earn a Master of Science from Western Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Dakota. Todd’s passion for his work has kept him walking alongside his clients for over 20 years. He believes that it is his life’s calling to make a difference in the lives of the clients he serves.

Todd and Laura have three children, Jackson, Morgan, and Megan. Todd enjoys time outside including taking his family hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, exploring, biking, and skiing.

Jeremy Sorenson

Jeremy Sorenson | (605) 951-9620 | jeremy@aspenpa.com

Jeremy Sorenson was raised on a family farm in Minnesota where he first began developing the skills he uses in his everyday work – entrepreneurial vision, planning, hard work, family, and adaptability. Jeremy strengthened his talents at Minnesota State University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Finance and then went on to earn his Master of Business Administration at the University of South Dakota. To further his expertise, he became a Certified Financial Planner™. Jeremy is responsible for executing and refining the high-level aspects of Aspen and aligning technical components of clients’ financial plans with the realities and intricacies of their life.

Jeremy and his wife, Tracy, have four children. He is passionate about family travel, hiking, camping, running, cycling, and exploring new trails. During winter, he looks forward to skiing with family or friends. Jeremy serves the community as a member of the O’Gorman finance committee and Junior Achievement teacher.  He previously served as chair of United Way Youth Development committee and chair of St. Katharine Drexel finance council.

Cara Beyer

Cara Beyer | (605) 951-9620 | cara@aspenpa.com

Cara Beyer grew up on an acreage in rural Hartford, SD. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Economics at South Dakota State University where she also met her husband, Alex. Cara and Alex moved to Sioux Falls shortly after graduation to begin their careers. Cara has been a part of the Aspen team since the doors opened. Cara’s multi-faceted role has led her to become a Certified Financial Planner™ and our expert in many different areas of the financial planning process, including Social Security and retirement preparation. Cara goes above and beyond to help our clients feel prepared to enter their next phase of life.

Cara and Alex have two young children, Elise and Evan. As a family, they enjoy spending time outside, exploring nature, and keeping up with the kids.

Meghan Kramer

Meghan Kramer | (605) 951-9620 | meghan@aspenpa.com

Meghan Kramer’s expertise is best described as relational and numeric. Originally from a small town in Minnesota, Meghan grew up with the importance of family, loyalty, and honesty instilled in her. To this day, she enjoys hearing people’s stories and seeing life through their lens. Meghan’s love of numbers and desire to create meaningful relationships with people drew her to study mathematics and finance at the University of Sioux falls where she completed her Bachelor of Science in just three years. In pursuit of a job that catered to both of her strengths, Meghan started work at Aspen shortly after graduating.

Meghan and her husband Nathan are actively involved in their local church. They enjoy the outdoors and are always up for a new adventure.

Todd Dathe
Jeremy Sorenson
Cara Beyer
Meghan Kramer
Todd Dathe

Todd Dathe | (605) 951-9620 | todd@aspenpa.com

Todd Dathe grew up in Rapid City, SD where his love for the outdoors and all its activities began. He met his wife Laura at the University of South Dakota where Todd earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Todd’s strong belief in the power of education led him to earn a Master of Science from Western Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Dakota. Todd’s passion for his work has kept him walking alongside his clients for over 20 years. He believes that it is his life’s calling to make a difference in the lives of the clients he serves.

Todd and Laura have three children, Jackson, Morgan, and Megan. Todd enjoys time outside including taking his family hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, exploring, biking, and skiing.

Jeremy Sorenson

Jeremy Sorenson | (605) 951-9620 | jeremy@aspenpa.com

Jeremy Sorenson was raised on a family farm in Minnesota where he first began developing the skills he uses in his everyday work – entrepreneurial vision, planning, hard work, family, and adaptability. Jeremy strengthened his talents at Minnesota State University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Finance and then went on to earn his Master of Business Administration at the University of South Dakota. To further his expertise, he became a Certified Financial Planner™. Jeremy is responsible for executing and refining the high-level aspects of Aspen and aligning technical components of clients’ financial plans with the realities and intricacies of their life.

Jeremy and his wife, Tracy, have four children. He is passionate about family travel, hiking, camping, running, cycling, and exploring new trails. During winter, he looks forward to skiing with family or friends. Jeremy serves the community as a member of the O’Gorman finance committee and Junior Achievement teacher.  He previously served as chair of United Way Youth Development committee and chair of St. Katharine Drexel finance council.

Cara Beyer

Cara Beyer | (605) 951-9620 | cara@aspenpa.com

Cara Beyer grew up on an acreage in rural Hartford, SD. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Economics at South Dakota State University where she also met her husband, Alex. Cara and Alex moved to Sioux Falls shortly after graduation to begin their careers. Cara has been a part of the Aspen team since the doors opened. Cara’s multi-faceted role has led her to become a Certified Financial Planner™ and our expert in many different areas of the financial planning process, including Social Security and retirement preparation. Cara goes above and beyond to help our clients feel prepared to enter their next phase of life.

Cara and Alex have two young children, Elise and Evan. As a family, they enjoy spending time outside, exploring nature, and keeping up with the kids.

Meghan Kramer

Meghan Kramer | (605) 951-9620 | meghan@aspenpa.com

Meghan Kramer’s expertise is best described as relational and numeric. Originally from a small town in Minnesota, Meghan grew up with the importance of family, loyalty, and honesty instilled in her. To this day, she enjoys hearing people’s stories and seeing life through their lens. Meghan’s love of numbers and desire to create meaningful relationships with people drew her to study mathematics and finance at the University of Sioux falls where she completed her Bachelor of Science in just three years. In pursuit of a job that catered to both of her strengths, Meghan started work at Aspen shortly after graduating.

Meghan and her husband Nathan are actively involved in their local church. They enjoy the outdoors and are always up for a new adventure.

Contact Us

(605) 951-9620 | todd@aspenpa.com