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Meet the CIG Financial Services Team

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Mike Childs

Investment Advisor Representative
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Mike Childs

Investment Advisor Representative

mchilds@cigfinancialservices.com
Registered Representative with Independent Financial Group


Mike is a 1991 graduate of Wright State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business, specializing in Financial Services. Soon after graduation, he returned to Archbold and took a leadership role in his family’s business, CIG Financial Services. In 2005, Mike took full ownership of the firm as his father, Ray, retired.

Mike has extensive experience in many areas including investment and asset management, charitable gifting, estate planning, retirement planning, and employer sponsored retirement plans. His breadth of knowledge empowers both business and individual clients to look to him for comprehensive advice. As an independent financial advisor, Mike offers his clients objective, transparent solutions and works hard to help them achieve their financial goals.

Mike, his wife Danielle, and their two children are lifetime residents of Archbold. They are actively involved in various church and community organizations.


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Alan "Pete" Wyse

Investment Advisor Representative
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Alan "Pete" Wyse

Investment Advisor Representative

pwyse@cigfinancialservices.com
Registered Representative with Independent Financial Group


Pete is a 1981 graduate of the University of Toledo where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration with honors. He has worked in the Investment Advisory business for nearly 20 years, beginning his career at a local CPA firm as a partner providing financial, tax, and retirement plan services to corporate and individual clients.

As an investment advisor, Pete provides advice on a full array of investment products including mutual funds, ETF's, stocks, annuities, life insurance, managed accounts, IRA's, and retirement plans for individuals and businesses. He takes pride in his ability to customize advice based on each client's risk/reward personalities. 

Pete is a lifelong resident of Northwest Ohio and currently lives in rural Wauseon with his wife, Melodie. They have been active in various civic and church functions throughout their lives and have two daughters and three grandchildren.


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Andy Peterson

Investment Advisor Representative
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Andy Peterson

Investment Advisor Representative

apeterson@cigfinancialservices.com
Registered Representative with Independent Financial Group


Andy is a 1988 graduate of The United States Military Academy at West Point where he earned his Bachelor of Science. After serving as a Field Artillery Officer in the U.S. Army in Germany, Andy returned to Northwest Ohio where he received his MBA from the University of Toledo. 

He began his financial advisory career at Edward Jones, joining CIG Financial Services in 2005. Andy specializes in individual retirement planning, fixed income strategies, and complete brokerage services.

Andy and his wife Brenda have five children and are longtime residents of the Archbold community.


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Ned Wyse

Investment Advisor Representative & Insurance Specialist
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Ned Wyse

Investment Advisor Representative & Insurance Specialist

nwyse@cigfinancialservices.com
Registered Representative with Independent Financial Group


Ned started his working career at the local furniture manufacturer and was employed for 22 years in various positions. In 1988, he joined the Archbold Fire Department and continues to serve the community. In 2000, Ned switched careers and moved to the Insurance and Financial Planning industry. He has significant experience in Life and Health Insurance, Long Term Care, Senior Health, and other investment products. Ned brought his expertise to CIG Financial Services in 2009.

Ned is a lifetime resident of Archbold and is a member of the Archbold Evangelical Church, holding various leadership positions over the years. He is also a member of the Fulton County Gideon Camp where he served as Vice President. Ned and his wife Sandy have three adult children and eight grandchildren.


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Kirk Weldy

Investment Advisor Representative
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Kirk Weldy

Investment Advisor Representative

kweldy@cigfinancialservices.com
Registered Representative with Independent Financial Group


Kirk is a graduate of Ashland University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance. After graduation, he returned to Archbold, created an independent financial practice, and began helping clients achieve their financial goals.

In 2020, Kirk’s firm, Kirk Weldy Financial Group, LLC, merged with ClG Financial Services. He specializes in investment management, generational planning, non­profits, foundations, and employer sponsored retirement plans, always offering comprehensive advice.

Kirk, his wife Leah, and their three children are lifelong residents of the Archbold community where they belong to numerous church and community organizations. Kirk enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and coaching young athletes in the Archbold Baseball Program.

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Lanita Boyers

Director of Business Management & Client Communication
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Lanita Boyers

Director of Business Management & Client Communication

lboyers@cigfinancialservices.com


Lanita has been with CIG Financial Services since 1998 and currently serves as Director of Business Management and Client Communication. Over her career, Lanita has consistently taken on new roles with increasing levels of responsibility. Her duties include supervision of business and staff operations, client communications, and human resources. As a holder of the Series 7 General Securities License, she also assists representatives with securities transactions and answers related questions on clients’ behalf. 

Lanita resides in Archbold with her husband, Matt. She volunteers in numerous ministries within Crossroads Evangelical Church in Wauseon where Matt is the Senior Pastor. Together, they present weekend retreats for couples and visit various African countries several times per year to provide humanitarian relief and church planting. Matt and Lanita are actively involved in the lives of their four children and grandchildren.


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Deb Huffman

Client Services Specialist
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Deb Huffman

Client Services Specialist

dhuffman@cigfinancialservices.com


Deb joined CIG Financial Services in 1997 and served as Ray Childs’, the founder of CIG, personal assistant for several years. Having performed nearly every duty within the organization, she evolved her role and became one of the most experienced Client Service Specialists at the firm. Deb's friendly and polite demeanor has allowed her to build many long-term relationships with clients of the firm and always stay focused on their best interests. Her attention to detail and organizational skills uniquely position her in the firm as the primary processor of casework and new business documentation. 

Deb has long standing roots in the community going back three generations. Deb and her husband John have been married for over 40 years and raised four children in the Archbold area. Currently they are thoroughly enjoying the empty nest stage and their role as grandparents to eight grandchildren.


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Becky Ott

Director of Finance & Operations
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Becky Ott

Director of Finance & Operations

bott@cigfinancialservices.com


Becky joined the CIG Financial Services in 2007 as a receptionist, greeting clients and answering phones. Due to her professionalism and performance, Becky quickly elevated her role and added Client Services to her responsibilities. Her continuous demonstration of flexibility and proficiency enabled her to transition into her current role as Director of Finance and Operations. She attended Northwest State and studied Accounting which qualifed her to manage payroll and accounting for the firm. Now, Becky is responsible for compliance and assistance with 401(k) and SIMPLE plan administration.

Becky and her husband, Chris, have been married over 25 years and they have three sons and one granddaughter. They attend Archbold Evangelical Church and are involved in various church activities. Becky and her husband also own and operate several small businesses.


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Sid Ramirez

Director of Software & Portfolio Administration
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Sid Ramirez

Director of Software & Portfolio Administration

sramirez@cigfinancialservices.com


Sid Ramirez joined CIG in 2017 to assist the firm with office IT needs. After working with the team, he discovered a passion for client services and financial planning. As the Director of Software and Portfolio Administration, he provides support to financial advisors not only in the realm of technology, but also in the area of portfolio/risk management. Sid is continuing his professional education so that he may take on more responsibilities in an advisory capacity at the firm. He continues to improve his skills and provide the excellent service that CIG clients have come to expect.

Sid lives in the Archbold area and is involved in various church and community activities. His family includes his mom, dad, two brothers, a sister, and his two dogs.

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Drew Cleaver

Client Services
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Drew Cleaver

Client Services

dcleaver@cigfinancialservices.com


Drew joined CIG in 2019 as a graduate from Taylor University. He brings a modern perspective to the firm, incorporating the latest developments in risk management techniques and strategies. When he is not assisting senior advisors with day to day office tasks, Drew is continuing his professional education so he can begin helping clients of his own. 

Drew is a member of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Toledo. He enjoys staying fit and is an active member at Fusion Health & Fitness Club. Additionally, Drew is an active member of the Archbold Rotary Club.

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Rachel Stuckey

Financial Planning Software & Client Service Specialist
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Rachel Stuckey

Financial Planning Software & Client Service Specialist

rstuckey@cigfinancialservices.com


Rachel joined CIG in 2018 and currently serves as a Client Service Specialist. In this role, she helps clients with questions, sets appointments, and helps process paperwork. Her friendly and caring personality lends itself well to forming strong relationships with clients and assisting them in achieving their unique financial goals. Rachel also provides personal assistance to Lanita Boyers in her daily tasks. Before working with CIG, Rachel taught high school science for eight years.

Rachel attends and serves at the Crossroads Napoleon Church where her husband, Levi, is a pastor. They are proud parents to three young children. When they are not busy with family life, Rachel and her husband are involved in various community organizations in Napoleon, OH.

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Mandy Lovejoy

Receptionist & Client Service Specialist
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Mandy Lovejoy

Receptionist & Client Service Specialist

mlovejoy@cigfinancialservices.com


Mandy joined CIG Financial Services in 2019 and serves as a Receptionist and Client Service Specialist. In this role, she answers phones, assists clients with questions, and is involved in the processing of forms and documents. Her affable and attentive temperament fosters lasting relationships with clients and helps ensure that they understand how to best achieve their unique financial goals. Prior to CIG, Mandy worked as a Property and Casualty Insurance Agent for two years where she developed a deep level of professionalism and industry knowledge. She earned her bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Toledo.

Mandy is a lifelong resident of Archbold and has three brothers. She attends Archbold Evangelical Church where she is a Youth Leader and member on the Board of Student Ministries. 

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Kim Lind

Client Service Specialist
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Kim Lind

Client Service Specialist

klind@cigfinancialservices.com


Kim joined CIG in 2020 and currently serves as a Client Service Specialist. In this role, she helps clients with questions, sets appointments, and helps process paperwork. Kim’s dedication to client care builds lasting relationships, ensuring that clients receive the support they need to achieve their financial goals. She has worked in the Financial Planning industry for over ten years and is also licensed to sell life insurance products. 

Kim has been married to her husband and high school sweetheart, Tom, for 33 years and lives between Wauseon and Delta. Together, they have two sons and two grandchildren. Kim is a lover of the outdoors and is extremely passionate about supporting her football teams, Wauseon and Ohio State.