About John Sweeney

Professional Career

Held various finance positions at Ameriprise Financial, Inc. including Lead Finance Officer and CFO of a number of key divisions in the firm. Also was VP Finance Planning and Analysis at the corporate level and in the insurance subsidiary. Led finance teams in Brokerage, Mutual Funds, Life Insurance and Annuities, Property Casualty Insurance and Retail Distribution.

Volunteer Experience


  • Board member and Board Treasurer- Adler Graduate School- Minnetonka
  • Board Chair Trinity Pre-school- Long Lake
  • Treasurer and Council Member at Trinity Lutheran Church- Long Lake
  • Treasurer and Board member of Wyndemere Farms HOA- Plymouth


  • Instructor for MS Office Software classes at Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners (IOCP)- Plymouth
  • Board Member and Treasurer of Wayzata/Plymouth Meals on Wheels
  • Board member and Treasurer at LDA of Minnesota- Golden Valley
  • Board member and Treasurer of Wyndemere Farms Lifestyle HOA-Plymouth
  • Board member and Treasurer at Hopkins Early Learning Center Hopkins


  • B.S. Finance St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud MN
  • MBA Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Other Relevant Credential or Degrees

  • College of Financial Planning- Earned Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Designation Life Office Management Association (LOMA)- Professional Certificate


NASD Securities Licenses: Series 7, 24 and 27