Carol Strehlow, CPFATM, FPQPTM

Carol Strehlow, CPFATM, FPQPTM

Partner, Managing Director - VP Operations


Carol is an energetic, focused and integrity-driven business executive who has spent 30+ years as a financial service professional working in the areas of employer sponsored retirement plans, private client wealth management and accounting.

Professional Background:

Carol started her career as a Staff Accountant at a full-service accounting firm where she took an interest in technology and became the system administrator for the firm’s internal network. Her skills and passion for software development and implementation led her to a System Analyst position for a company that wrote and sold their proprietary accounting software. In testing new waters, Carol moved to the wealth management arena where she spent 17 years as the Vice President of a boutique wealth management firm specializing in asset management, tax minimization strategies and asset preservation planning. Carol’s role focused on driving the business and wearing many hats: business management, case management, business development, human resources and accounting.

Carol’s responsibilities as a Partner and the Managing Director of Retirement Plan Solutions include firm level administration and operations, project management, marketing, client service and coordination of team members and workflow Carol will support the team in delivering unparalleled services to corporate retirement plan and private clients.


Carol and her husband Steve currently live in Germantown, Wisconsin; they are the proud parents of Austin and Ellie, both CPAs with the accounting firm Ernst & Young.


  • Series 6 and 63 held through IFP Securities, LLC, dba Independent Financial Partners (IFP)
  • Series 65 held through IFP Advisors, LLC, dba Independent Financial Partners (IFP)

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