Our Team

Dennis P. Joppe | President, CFP, CFS, MSFS | LPL Registered Principal

Dennis Joppe has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry and is a Certified Financial Planner, Certified Fund Specialist and has a Masters of Science Degree in Financial Services. Mr. Joppe established First Mutual Investment Management to offer long term financial strategies covering the disciplines of Retirement, Tax, and Investment planning offering a "personalized" approach to help guide clients in working toward their financial goals.


Mike Payne, Ph.D. | LPL Registered Representative

Michael Payne provides disciplined money management rooted in investment strategies that have stood the test of time. His Ph.D. in economic and finance coupled with 30 years experience teaching graduate students the art of finance and tax reduction strategies can be used by you to help work toward your financial and retirement goals. Michael takes a long term, proactive, planning approach to income protection and asset growth. His plans are based on theory and knowledge of the markets not on tips, tricks or media hype. As you work together on your strategy for financial independence he will assist you and provide a close personal link between you and your financial future.


Gerald Van Noord | BSBA, LPL Registered Representative

Gerald Van Noord has over 35 years tax and accounting experience. Mr. Van Noord is a graduate of Aquinas College and has a Bachelor of Science Degree with a double major in Business Administration and Accounting. He also is an LPL financial advisor serving the financial services industry with Series 7 and 63 registrations*. Gerry offers a long term approach to address clients needs through minimizing taxes and to work toward their financial goals.

*Securities registrations are held with LPL Financial.

Vicki Christensen | LPL Registered Administrative Associate

Vicki Christensen has over 12 years of financial services experience and her duties with First Mutual Investment Management encompasses client communication, scheduling meetings and appointments, updating portfolio reports, managing office procedures and helps coordinate all functions for the firms technology.Vicki is also a Registered Paraplanner , and holds a Series 7 and 66 registrations through LPL Financial.



 688 Cascade West Parkway,  , Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Phone: 616-957-4210   Fax:    Email: dennis@firstmutualinvestment.com

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