Eric D Raether, CFP®, CLU®
Wealth Management Advisor

Raether Financial

My Team

I take customer service very seriously. So does my staff. Together, we are committed to providing exceptional customer service to all of our clients.

If you need to schedule an appointment or request any other service, please let us know. We will respond promptly.

David M Muehl

David M Muehl, CLU®, CFP®

Director of Wealth Management Services
Office 608-836-2069

Dave is responsible for managing investment portfolios, conducting investment research, and updating financial plans for our clients. Dave is available to discuss your portfolios and the markets. He can meet with you to discuss your investments and update your financial situation.

Starting in the financial services industry in 2000 with Merrill Lynch, Dave joined our team in January of 2011. He received a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Finance and Investment Banking and has earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards and Chartered Life Underwriter designation from the American College. He holds the Series 7 & 66 securities licenses and the Wisconsin life, health & variable insurance licenses.
Dave lives in Middleton with his wife Ann, their daughter, Grace, and son, Nathan. Outside the office, he is a volunteer soccer coach and enjoys playing hockey, soccer and downhill skiing.
Tara W Johnson

Tara W Johnson

Director of Operations
Office 608-836-2075

You can call Tara for any client services needs.  She handles insurance & investment processing for clients.  Tara also manages the office and business operations, coordinates workflow and schedules, and facilitates events and marketing.

Tara started with Northwestern Mutual in August of 2004 as a Financial Representative and joined our team in December of 2004. Prior to that, she spent 5 years with Dean Health Plan as an Account Manager within the Sales & Marketing division. Graduating from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Tara received her bachelor´s degree in Organizational Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in Spanish. She holds the Series 6 & 63 securities licenses and the Wisconsin life, health & variable insurance licenses.

Tara lives in McFarland with her husband Jeff and their three children, Colemen, Alexcia and Brock. Outside the office, she is an avid volleyball player and enjoys UW sporting events, photography, travel, camping & board games with family.

Jolie P LaBarre

Jolie P LaBarre

Communication and Marketing Manager
Office 608-662-9018

Jolie will greet you upon entering our office. She manages our calendars and is your first point of contact when calling in. When not involved with client communications, Jolie acts as our technology coordinator, maintains client files and documentation, and assists in client relations and marketing.

Jolie joined us in June of 2012.  She graduated from Coe College in May of 2012 with a Bachelor's degree in French with a minor in Writing.  She holds the Wisconsin life & health insurance licenses.

Jolie, her partner Logan and his little brother live in Monroe where they enjoy traveling, concerts and board games.


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