Thomas Makela joined Custer Financial Services (CFS) in December 2021 and provides support to the managing partners and financial planners by assisting in daily activities and working closely with each client to ensure the highest level of client care. Tom is currently working on obtaining his Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series 7 and other relevant licenses.
Tom is a 2020 graduate from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Personal Finance. While in school, he competed in club wrestling and was the recipient of the Chick Evans Caddy scholarship. After nearly two years of corporate finance experience, Tom joined the financial services industry in 2021 as a Financial Planning Associate with Northwestern Mutual before transitioning to his current role.
Recently relocated back to Madison, WI, Tom enjoys spending time with friends and family, staying active playing tennis and skiing, and following professional sports.