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Where are you today and where do you want to be tomorrow? We recognize that a lasting relationship starts by listening and understanding your priorities and concerns. We'll work together to look at the big picture, discuss your vision for the future and help you confidently pursue your life goals.

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Our mission is to provide quality strategies customized to your needs. Our goal is to be your primary source of financial advice. To this end, we concentrate our efforts on developing long-term relationships through a commitment to quality client service.

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    Steven Schultz

    Managing Director–Wealth Management

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    Steve was born and raised in Niles, Michigan. He attended Michigan State University and graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He has a passion for coaching and mentoring people in all walks of life based on his many years of experience advising clients.

    Steve has been a financial advisor since 1981 and a Portfolio Manager since 2000. He is committed to delivering professional investment management and building personalized relationships with his clients. He also focuses on helping clients with education funding and structures for charitable giving. Steve is FINRA-registered and holds his Series 7 and 63 securities licenses as well as licenses for life insurance and annuities.

    Steve and his wife, Anita live in Paradise Valley, Arizona; and are the parents to 3 grown sons and 6 grandchildren.

    • Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022
      The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q3. 
    • Forbes America's Top Wealth Advisors, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2023The Forbes rating is awarded annually in November and is based on information from March of the prior year to March of the award year. 

    • Michigan State University, Bachelor of Science degree in Economics - with honors
    • Senior Portfolio Manager
    2575 East Camelback Road
    Suite 900
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
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    Stockton Schultz

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

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    Drawing on over a decade of experience in wealth management, Stockton enjoys helping our cherished clients plan for each stage of their financial timelines. He focuses on fostering deep relationships based on trust and excellent service. Within those relationships, he helps families effectively incorporate the younger generations into wealth planning via education and modern communication.

    Stockton was born and raised in Paradise Valley, Arizona. He attended the United States Air Force Academy to play Division 1 lacrosse and graduated from Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. Stockton is FINRA registered and holds his Series 7 and 66 securities licenses. 

    Outside the office

    Stockton lives in Scottsdale, AZ with his wife, Courtney; sons, Navy and Knox; and daughters, Brighton & Merritt.  Stockton is a licensed pilot and can be found at the airport or in the sky on a typical weekend.

    • Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2021
      The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q3. 
    • Forbes America’s Top Next-Gen (Generation) Wealth Advisors, 2017, 2020, 2021The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually between June and September based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award year.
    • Forbes America’s Top Next-Gen (Generation) Wealth Advisors Best-in-State, 2018, 2019, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually between June and September based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award year.
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2023The Forbes rating is awarded annually in November and is based on information from March of the prior year to March of the award year. 

    • Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business, Bachelor of Science degree in Management
    • Portfolio Manager
    2575 East Camelback Road
    Suite 900
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
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    Justin Low

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Financial Advisor Justin Low has been devoted to providing exceptional value to his clients since 2008. His approach of deeply understanding client’s financial lives allows him to craft individualized financial solutions that are both thoughtful and creative. A tremendous strength of Justin’s is his ability to listen, understand complicated financial concepts, and interpret them to his clients in a way that makes sense. Justin considers his life’s work to be improving the financial lives of others in any way that he can

     Justin was introduced to finance by buying his first shares of Apple stock as a junior high student. In college, Justin obtained a B.A. degree in Business and Communications from Arizona State University. Upon graduation, he was hired at Smith Barney (later Morgan Stanley) just before the 2008 financial crisis. Through thousands of outbound cold calls, Justin was able to build up his clientele; which primarily consists of business owners and high net worth individuals.

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    Justin enjoys spending time with his wife Tayler, his daughter Riley and their two Vizsla’s Steev and Dayv. He is an avid traveler and has visited 19 countries and counting. Justin enjoys the little things in life like good food, good wine and card games. To work off his indulgences Justin also loves playing tennis, mountain biking, snowboarding and high performance driving.

     

     

    • Forbes America’s Top Next-Gen (Generation) Wealth Advisors Best-in-State, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually between June and September based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award year.
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2023The Forbes rating is awarded annually in November and is based on information from March of the prior year to March of the award year. 

    • Arizona State University, B.A. degree in Business and Communications
    • Senior Portfolio Manager
    2575 East Camelback Road
    Suite 900
    Phoenix, AZ 85016
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    Nathan Laidig

    Financial Advisor

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    Nate has spent the last six years of his career developing relationships and creating risk management programs for businesses and individual clients. He values efficiency and excels in problem solving on behalf of his clients. Nate is FINRA registered holds his Series 7 and 66 licenses, Property and Casualty Insurance license, as well as Life and Health Insurance license. Nate joined The Schultz Group in 2022. He looks forward to cultivating new relationships and offering risk management solutions to current clients.

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    Nate was born and raised in Mishawaka, IN. He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sales and Marketing. Nate and his wife Maddie, along with their two boys and daughter live in Scottsdale. Nate enjoys a challenging hike or playing a round of golf.

    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2023The Forbes rating is awarded annually in November and is based on information from March of the prior year to March of the award year. 

    • Purdue University, Bachelor of Science degree in Sales and Marketing
      2575 East Camelback Road
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      Elaine Biewald

      Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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      Elaine brings to the group over 35 years of financial service experience, Elaine serves as our Team Business Manager and Sr. Wealth Strategy Associate. In her role, she truly enjoys getting to know clients and their families. Elaine works closely with Steve and Stockton on investment strategies and implementing different aspects of clients estate planning, such as Insurance, Medicare, Social Security etc. Elaine was born and raised in New York City, New York. She attended Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.  She holds her Series 7 and 66 licenses.

      Elaine lives in Phoenix, Arizona, and enjoys traveling to exotic locations around the world, photography and hiking.

        • Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting
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          Merica Chmait

          Team Administrator

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          Merica comes to us with 20 years of wealth management experience.  She has in depth knowledge of client operations and world-class client service. As Team Administrator she is responsible for client events, keeping the team organized and keeping their final output coordinated. She plays a central role in enhancing our client experience by solving issues and leveraging the full extent of the firm’s resources on your behalf.  Merica takes pride in developing close relationships with each client. Merica holds her Series 7, 66, 9 and 10 licenses. 

          Merica recently moved down from Bellevue, WA. She now lives in Scottsdale with her daughter, Vienna.  She enjoys spending time with her daughter and girlfriends.  She also loves cooking and being outside. 

                2575 East Camelback Road
                Suite 900
                Phoenix, AZ 85016

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