Our Associates

Joe Larkin, ChFC

Vice President, AdvisorNet Financial

Joe works with me and my clients on estate and business exit planning matters.

Joe holds an undergraduate degree in Business Finance from the University of St. Thomas and also is a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC).

He is the current President of the Twin Cities Financial & Estate Planning Councils, a former board member and current member of the Financial Planning Association of Minnesota and a Continuing Education Instructor. Joe is a volunteer instructor for Best Prep, bringing financial literacy to high school students and a member of the Minneapolis Rotary Club #9.

Joe has twelve siblings and three children of his own and two grandchildren. He lives and works in downtown Minneapolis and enjoys traveling, sailing, biking & downhill skiing.


Aaron Niedorf, CLU

Vice President, Insurance Operations

AdvisorNet Financial

Aaron helps me with case design in advanced life insurance planning and has excellent relationships with many of the industry's most competitive carriers. He is mostly involved in operations for AdvisorNet Insurance, but when I have a challenging case in wealth preservation and transfer or charitable planning, he is an excellent go to resource.

Aaron graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 1997 with double majors in Finance and Entrepreneurship and he is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC). He lives in Inver Grove Heights, MN with his wife Erin and two children. As a family, they are involved in several sports and love to spend time in the outdoors.


Jordan Van Cleef

Group Benefits Specialist

AdvisorNet Financial

Jordan and his highly experienced AdvisorNet Benefits team, provide employee benefits solutions to businesses and individuals.  Their specialties include retirement plans and group insurance.  Their health insurance programs include group medical, individual medical as well as Medicare Supplements.


Jeanne Wiedewitsch

Practice Management Software Specialist

Jeanne joined AdvisorNet in 2006. She is our Senior Case Manager and Technology Expert. Jeanne supports Dayton Financial in a variety of ways including software support, complex case preparation, research and cost basis reporting, as well as retirement plan analytics and modeling financial goal plans. Jeanne graduated from the Ohio State University in 2004 with a degree in Family Financial Management. While at OSU Jeanne played hockey for the Ohio State Women’s Hockey Team, and earned her spot as Assistant Captain in her final two years. Prior to coming on board with AdvisorNet Jeanne was an agent with AFLAC, and specialized in supplemental insurance policies for local business owners. In her free time, Jeanne and her husband Pete enjoy taking care of their beautiful twin girls, Anna and Madelyn, and their Vizsla, Rusty.


Catherine Barner

Sr. Life and Annuity Internal Wholesaler

Cathy maintains an expert level knowledge of insurance companies strengths and weaknesses, and keeps tabs on product features and benefits that are most competitive, as well as insurance carrier concepts and advanced planning strategies using annuities.

Cathy is an excellent communicator and helps with client presentations - she can simplify the most difficult to understand annuity contracts. She has become a valuable member of the Dayton Financial team as annuities have gained prominence in retirement income planning and distribution strategies.

Catherine is not registered or affiliated with Cetera Advisor Networks LLC.