Cashman Dickerson Financial Planners is committed to providing the very best financial services to all of our clients.  Below is more information about each staff member of our team and how each of us works together to provide you the financial services you deserve.  Information about each of our financial advisors can be found here.

Katie Smith

Katie Smith

Associate Financial Representative

Katie is an excellent resource regarding risk management planning and is instrumental in helping the team implement financial plans for our clients.  She is typically our point person in working with clients through the insurance application process.

After serving in the banking industry for seven years, Katie joined the Northwestern Mutual in December 2017. She quickly obtained her Life and Health licenses in January 2018 and is now securities licensed. Her role is to assist our Financial Advisors with all aspects of the financial planning process and is more directly involved with clients in the insurance application process.  Katie's enthusiasm for her work and great overall personality helps us ensure all client needs and expectations are fully met.  .

Katie enjoys spending time with her family and friends and was married to Rodney in June of 2019. Katie and Rodney reside in Springfield, IL with their son RJ.  

Stacie M Croff

Stacie M Croff

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 309-454-1600
Fax 309-452-8030

Stacie is our Associate Wealth Management Advisor and has been instrumental in allowing us to greatly expand our investment business in a relatively short period of time.  Stacie brought many years of experience in the industry when she joined our team in 2018.  She has two children and enjoys spending time with them as well as her husband, Bill, when she is not working.  

Michelle Brown Cashman

Michelle Brown Cashman

Office Manager
Mobile 217-316-6889

As Office Manager, Michelle oversees the day to day functionality of the office to ensure everything operates smoothly.  She supports our team of financial advisors and strives to serve our clients in the most professional, effective and efficient manner possible.  

Michelle graduated from the University of Kansas, with distinction, with a B.A. in Psychology. She also earned her J.D. from KU and is an avid Jayhawk fan.  In addition to practicing law for several years, Michelle served as a legal editor for eight years for one of the largest legal publishers in the country. She has been on several not-for-profit boards and has enjoyed serving in her church as a small group and youth leader.  Michelle is married to Andrew and together they are raising three boys. 


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