When you work hard for something, you have a deeper level of ownership for your accomplishments. That ownership stems from dedication, and dedication grows out of perseverance. When you endure late nights to build your business; when you forgo a few indulgences so you can invest in the future—those are the moments that drive you when you hit a bump in the road. Those are the moments that remind you to keep going, and that give you satisfaction when you finally reach your goal—because you know you earned it. At Wilmink Smith Cline, we know you’ve worked hard to get where you are. You’ve pressed on when others quit, and it’s paid off. Now you need to protect your wealth as you grow and make sure it supports your vision for the future.

That’s where we come in...


Helping You Capitalize on Your Success So You Can Protect and Maximize Your Wealth

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As fiduciary financial advisors, we believe you need defensive safeguards and proactive accumulation strategies to create optimal results. We’ll help you develop a comprehensive plan that protects you from potential risks and prepares you for the future. You can rest assured that your needs and goals will always come first, and our advice will reflect what serves you best, no matter what.

At the end of the day, you determine the direction of your life, and you have the autonomy to make decisions about how you plan. We know that when you own your financial plan, you’ll be more invested in the outcomes, and you’ll feel even greater satisfaction when you reach your goals. Our job is to point out your blind spots, show you opportunities, and give you sound advice so you can stay on course.

Our team is one of the best

Forbes has recognized Thomas Wilmink as a Best-In-State wealth advisor and both Thomas and Evan Smith as two of the top financial security professionals in the country. Many thanks to our hardworking team, amazing clients, and partnership with Northwestern Mutual. This would not have been possible without you.

Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors 2022
Forbes Best-In-State Top Financial Security Professionals 2022

Northwestern Mutual (NM) and its advisors do not pay for placement on 3rd party rating or ranking lists. NM and its advisors do, however, pay marketing fees to these organizations to promote the rating or ranking(s). Rankings and recognitions are no guarantee of future investment success.

Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors" list (April 2022), Research and ranking provided by SHOOK Research, LLC. Based upon data as of 6/30/2021.

Forbes Top Financial Security Professionals list (July 2022). Research and ranking provided by SHOOK Research. Based upon data as of 12/31/2021.