Get to know our team of Advisors.

Mark D. Olson

Mark is a positive, energetic person with a deep passion to help others. Mark has spent over 33 years as a leader, training and developing others to be their best. Mark focuses his energy on understanding the clients needs and making sure that the plan put together for the client fits those needs and makes it a smooth transition for the clients children. Honesty and integrity are of the utmost importance to Mark and has shared that belief with his 6 children. Insurance Licensed.

Clifton Ross

Clifton Ross has years of operations, accounting and business management background with a tremendous passion for helping and developing others. As one of our team leaders, Clifton has been a part of Guardian Resources from the very beginning. His leadership skills shine not only as a leader with Guardian Resources, but also in his volunteer efforts with the Juvenal Detention Center and numerous youth groups. Along with his wife and 3 children, Clifton is also very focused on helping others in need. Insurance Licensed.

Richard Ross

Richard has a true passion for people and helping wherever he can. While growing up, he saw first hand how damaging probate and the lack of proper planning could be to a family. Through this, a passion and desire to help others protect and preserve their estates and set up a legacy for future generations has become paramount to him.

As a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he adopted the core values, “Integrity first, Service before self and Excellence in all we do”, and has made them a part of his daily life. Richard finds it gratifying to be a part of a company culture that has the same core values and beliefs.

Born in Chicago, IL, Richard now resides in Hudson, WI with his wife and three children. He is a graduate of the University of Dubuque and his hobbies include aviation, photography, running and travel. In his spare time he enjoys time with his family and going to church. Insurance Licensed.

Mark Kuhne

Mark Kuhne has been helping people with their finances and wealth management since 1985. Mark left the banking sector as a Community Bank President to help clients understand and manage their estate. A father of four children, Mark is married to Kristin. He was born in Moorhead, Minnesota. His activities include travel, photography, golf, fishing/hunting, and scuba diving. As an artist Mark paints mostly with oils and has won several awards. Insurance Licensed

Jeff Olson

Jeff was born and raised in Minnesota and lives here with his wife and two children. As a gradute from Mankato State University, his love of helping others enticed him to join the Guardian Resources team at its conception. Jeff’s passion to help others protect their retirement and preserve the future of their next generations has become well known within the industry. Insurance Licensed