Individual RIA Firm Leaders
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Luke Winskowski, Senior Vice President, Advice & Wealth Management
Luke Winskowski is senior vice president of Advice and Wealth Management at Thrivent.
In his role, Winskowski leads teams that support financial advisors in providing purpose-based advice that helps our current and future clients achieve financial clarity, enabling lives of meaning and gratitude. He is responsible for driving consistency and efficiency across platforms, technology, best practices and talent by using Center of Excellence (COE) teams in advice and financial planning delivery, product solution wholesaling and sales support, and custody and brokerage services.
Winskowski joined Thrivent in 2005, serving progressively as a financial advisor, senior business consultant, and partner. Most recently, he served as head of Thrivent’s hybrid RIA platform, Thrivent Advisor Network, which he was instrumental in launching and bringing to market.
He serves as board member and foundation trustee of Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota and as stewardship committee chair of Bethlehem Lutheran Church. He previously served a two-year term as a board member for the nonprofit Cheerful Givers. He has a bachelor’s degree in financial economics and psychology from Gustavus Adolphus College and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota–Carlson School of Management. He and his wife, Ann Marie, live in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota and have three children.