Our Team

Financial Services Professionals

Derek Drege

(701) 866-8920


Born and raised in North Dakota, Derek has a lifetime of experience living and working in the unique, energy driven economic climate of the region. Derek’s focus is not only on his clients’ current situations, but also on the futures of their lives and their businesses, along with planning for the generations to come. Derek is an active member of the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce, the Fargo Business Networking International and a member of the Williston Chamber of Commerce. He’s been part of Red River Financial from its beginning, and lives in Fargo with his pal Indy, a lab mix.
Derek has a lifetime of experience living and working in the unique, energy driven economic climate of the region.

Joseph Haman

(701) 200-4605


Joe Haman believes that his career as a financial professional should serve the needs of the local community. Joe is tireless when it comes to providing his clients with the time and attention they need, and passionate about helping them to prepare for the unexpected and protect their families and businesses from financial loss. Raised in North Dakota, Joe resides in Fargo with his wife, Rachel, and their children Jackson, Alex, and Kiera, along with Maddie, the family's Chocolate Lab. He's active in his church, Saint Ann and Joachim, in all his children's sports and activities, and in his spare time he enjoys golf, camping, and basketball.
Joe is tireless when it comes to providing his clients with the time and attention they need...

Kyler Harder

(701) 247-3044


Kyler is well aware that in financial services, one size doesn’t necessarily fit all. That’s why he always wants to know what is most important to his clients, and gets to really understand each client as an individual with unique needs and objectives. A North Dakota native, Kyler is a member of the FM/PM Rotary Club and an active supporter of NDSU athletics (go Bison!). He enjoys golf and loves socializing – maybe over a local brew – with his family and friends.
Kyler gets to really understand each client as an individual with unique needs and objectives.

Travis Mack

(701) 351-2622


Travis Mack wanted a career in which he got to work with people face-to-face and help them achieve their goals, and he found that in financial services. A North Dakota native and lifelong resident, Travis joined the firm because he shares our vision of enriching the community by building lasting relationships in service to local individuals, families, professionals and business owners. He thoroughly enjoys getting to know his clients, continuing his industry education, and especially doing work in which people find value. A graduate of North Dakota State University and an active alumnus of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, Travis currently resides in Fargo where he enjoys spending time with his wife, Steff, along with music, traveling and photography.
Travis Mack wanted a career in which he got to work with people face-to-face and help them achieve their goals.

Alex Vasichek

(701) 270-1611


Alex's passion as a financial professional is helping people turn their dreams into reality. He thoroughly reviews his clients’ finances to understand their current situations and their goals, and offers guidance based on his experience and knowledge to help them protect and preserve their assets. Alex is always available when his clients have questions, concerns, or just want to talk. A native of Michigan, ND, Alex enjoys hunting and fishing when he’s not working, and enjoys sports such as baseball and football.
Alex's passion as a financial professional is helping people turn their dreams into reality.

Brock Tallakson

(701) 212-6492


Brock is a financial advisor interested in nothing other than providing the best financial strategies for his clients all while creating a comfortable atmosphere where clients can express their goals, dreams, and passions. He prides himself in understanding each client's situation before making recommendations, because he knows that "cookie cutter" approaches aren't the answer. Brock builds a strong rapport with his clients by getting to know them on a personal level all while maintaining a professional relationship. He helps hard working individuals, families, and closely held businesses with income protection, retirement planning, and estate planning from any point in the process. Brock graduated from Moorhead High School and then from South Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business/Economics. Brock is a fun loving person who loves meeting new people as well as spending time with his family and friends as much as possible. He is an avid outdoorsman with a love for hunting and fishing as well as enjoying a round of golf in his free time.
Brock is interested in nothing other than providing the best financial strategies for his clients.

Support Services

Spencer Kamoni

(701) 232-3888


Out of college, Spencer wanted to pursue a career that would be both challenging and thought provoking. He found that at Red River Financial Group. Spencer works with the team to ensure that the investments recommended by the Financial Services Representatives are suitable to client's financial goals and that transactions occur in a timely manner. A former collegiate distance runner for the Jimmies, Spencer graduated from the University of Jamestown in May of 2015. He still runs competitively along with playing golf, basketball, and snowboarding. As an avid outdoorsman, Spencer enjoys hunting and fishing with his father, Clay.
Spencer wanted to pursue a career that would be both challenging and thought provoking.

Joyce Gerlach

(701) 232-3888


Joyce has a long history in the financial services industry and has been with Red River Financial Group since it was founded. She enjoys many aspects of the work involved in supporting both the team and the operations of the business. Joyce particularly enjoys working with clients and ensuring that the processes and procedures involved "behind the scenes" flow in a timely manner. Family and faith are center in Joyce's life. When not working hard for the clients at Red River Financial Group, Joyce spends time at the lake with her husband, children and grandchildren.
Joyce enjoys many aspects of the work involved in supporting both the team and the operations of the business.

Kyle Christianson

(701) 232-3888


Kyle grew up in Wahpeton and graduated from NDSU. After graduating, he moved to Minneapolis and worked as a financial representative for a national company. In the fall of 2016, he moved back to Fargo with his wife, Amy, to be closer to their families. Kyle enjoys collaborating with other advisors to help our clients achieve their goals. He also spends a lot of time on the tennis court either coaching for Fargo South or giving private lessons at Courts Plus. In the summer, when Kyle is not on the tennis court, he and Amy enjoy spending time at the lake, relaxing on a patio, or golfing.
Kyle enjoys collaborating with other advisors to help our clients achieve their goals.

Leslie Sweeney

(701) 232-3888


Leslie's interests lie in supporting others and understands that things work best with a cheerful attitude and a team mentality. Therefore, her main focus is ensuring that clients have a positive experience when they walk through the door and assisting the financial planners with any of their administrative needs. As a Fargo native, she is invested in the community she calls home. As an avid NDSU supporter and Teammaker, she has a passion for NDSU Football! She also loves hockey and spends many weekends watching her daughter play and supporting the Fargo Freeze. Her free time is spent with her husband John, her daughters Hailey and Hannah and their black lab, Tori. She has a talent for cooking, home décor, woodworking and loves to spend time outdoors.
Leslie's main focus is ensuring that clients have a positive experience.