Our Team

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Mike Jacobson, AAMS®

Financial Advisor

Mike earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from St. John’s University in 1983. He earned the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) designation from the College of Financial Planning in Denver, CO, in January 2007. Mike started his Financial Advisor career in 1992 with American Express Financial Advisors. He joined Focus Financial in 1996. Mike spends time volunteering as a mentor for the men's ministry at his church. He and his wife, Terry, also host an annual fundraiser for charity called "Music For Food," designed to focus on the needs of the poor during the Thanksgiving season.

Phone: 952-896-3892
Email: mjacobson@focusfinancial.com

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John Swon

Financial Advisor

John started his Financial Advisor career at RBC Capital Markets in 2008. The former host of the financial consulting radio program “Stock and Trade” on AM 1570 Twin Cities Business Radio, John joined Focus Financial in 2012. In addition to working with clients, John has extensively volunteered for organizations such as the Edina Art Center and the Edina 4th of July Parade, and was named a “Hometown Hero” by the city of Edina in 2013.

Phone: 612-799-0742
Email: jswon@focusfinancial.com

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Jeremy Ballmann

Client Service Manager

Prior to joining Focus Financial, Jeremy was with Cetera Investment Services, assisting clients with investment account contributions and withdrawals. Jeremy earned a BA in Finance from St. Cloud State University before becoming licensed in insurance and securities (Registered Assistant with his Series 6 & 63) in the State of Minnesota. As a Client Service Manager, Jeremy strives to provide the Focus Financial’s clients prompt and reliable service on their accounts.
Phone: 952-896-3888
Email: jballmann@focusfinancial.com