Meet Our Team
Derek Stegenga, CFP® BFA™
V.P. Wealth Management

Professional Experience: Derek has been with DSB Wealth Management since 2014 and is the V.P. of Wealth Management. He specializes in comprehensive financial planning for individuals and families through the use of life insurance, retirement plans, and college savings accounts.

Education: Derek has a bachelor's degree in Management with a concentration in Finance from Purdue University in West Lafayette. He became a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner in 2022 and holds the Behavioral Financial Advisor™ designation. He also has successfully completed the Series 7 and 66 exams and is a licensed Insurance Agent in Indiana.

Hobbies: Derek's hobbies include fishing, hiking, camping, and sports. He volunteers his time teaching financial literacy to students at the local grade schools through Jr. Achievement and at the Reality Store.

Birthplace: South Holland, Illinois

Norma Sims
Financial Advisor

Professional Experience: Norma joined DSB Wealth Management in 2018 and has been in the industry since 2000. She holds the Series 7, Series 63, Series 65, and Indiana Life and Health Insurance License. Norma uses products such as life insurance, annuities, mutual funds, ETFs, and advisory accounts to help clients with their retirement needs and assist in achieving their investment goals.

Education: Norma started at Scudder Investments in 2000 after graduating from Saint Joseph's College where she earned a degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Finance and Marketing. While at Scudder Investments, Norma was an Investment Representative for the AARP Investment program. In 2003, Norma joined Bank One which ultimately became J.P. Morgan Chase. During her 15-year tenure at J.P. Morgan Chase, Norma held various roles from being a Licensed Banker, Investment Operations Manager, Chase Wealth Management Margin Manager, and Senior Compliance Officer.

Hobbies: Norma resides in Demotte with her two children; Collin and Morgan. In her spare time, Norma volunteers at First Church, Junior Achievement, and serves on the DeMotte KV Rotary Board of Directors as Foundation Chair. Norma and her kids also like to travel and enjoy being outdoors.

Birthplace: Merrillville, IN

Jennifer VanderMeer
Client Relationship Specialist

Professional Experience: Jenny joined the DSB Wealth Management team in 2008 as their Client Relationship Specialist after her work with real estate title insurance. She is the first face you see when you walk in the door! Jenny assists by on-boarding new clients and preparing for review appointments. She also assists in planning for the workshops and seminars that the department hosts.

Education: Jenny has successfully completed the Series 6 and become a Registered Office Assistant.

Hobbies: Jenny's hobbies include camping, reading, quilting, and spending time with her family.

Birthplace: Valparaiso, Indiana

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