Dennis Eslick

Denny is CEO & Founder of Eslick Financial Group with more than 45 years of experience providing comprehensive risk and wealth management solutions to business owners, executives, professionals, and high net-worth individuals. He specializes in providing a holistic and educational approach to wealth accumulation, wealth management, wealth transfer, investment management, and retirement distribution strategies. He also works with business owners delivering solutions for business succession, executive benefits, and estate planning.

Denny has earned professional designations as a Chartered Financial Consultant®, Retirement Income Certified Professional®, and Chartered Life Underwriter® through The American College of Financial Services. He also holds his Bachelor of Arts in Business from the University of Northern Iowa. He is a Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative with M Holdings Securities, Inc. and serves as a Fiduciary to his clients.

Throughout his career, Denny has been actively involved in his industry and community by holding leadership positions in a variety of organizations. He is currently serving as Chairman of the Planned Giving Advisory Council at the University of Northern Iowa and a fundraising member of the University of Northern Iowa Scholarship Team. He has previously served as President of the Black Hawk County Estate Planning Council, President of the UNI Panther Scholarship Club, and President of the NAIFA Cedar Valley, where he was a Hall of Fame Inductee in 2019. Denny is currently a member of Finseca and the Society of Financial Service Professionals (SFSP).

Denny enjoys spending free time with family and friends, playing golf or pickleball and is an enthusiastic basketball fan.

Kevin Eslick

Kevin is President of Eslick Financial Group and has more than a decade of experience in managing wealth for higher income and higher net worth individuals. He joined the family business in 2012 and specializes in wealth accumulation and distribution strategies, retirement income planning, investment management, and insurance planning. Before joining the firm, Kevin worked as an Advisor at Northwestern Mutual.

Kevin earned the highly regarded Chartered Financial Consultant® and Retirement Income Certified Professional® designations from The American College of Financial Services and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Wartburg College. He is a Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative with M Holdings Securities, Inc. and is held to the highest ethical and professional standards in the industry by serving as a Fiduciary to his clients.
Recently, Kevin was named a top 4 Under 40 Financial Advisor in the State of Iowa by the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) in 2020, an honor that recognizes professionalism, experience, and outstanding dedication to his clients.

Kevin is deeply involved in his industry and community. He currently serves on the Wealth Solutions Advisory Council at M Financial Group and the Planned Giving Advisory Council at Wartburg College. He is a former board member of NAIFA Cedar Valley and an active member of Finseca and NAIFA. Over the years, Kevin has also been involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters and the UNI Panther Scholarship Club.

Outside of his professional life, Kevin enjoys making memories with friends and family, traveling, and staying physically active between golf, basketball, pickleball, and running or biking.

Kathy DeLau

Kathy joined Eslick Financial Group in 2013 and serves as Office Manager and Client Coordinator. She has several responsibilities for the firm including securities processing, office administration, as well as handling communications with clients and vendors. Her diversified experience includes 14 years working with small business owners in the administration and funding of their 401(k) plans at Principal Financial Group.

Kathy is an active volunteer and supporter of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, Hartman Reserve, and various local organizations benefiting cancer research including the American Red Cross and United Way.

Samantha Little

Samantha “Sam” Little joined Eslick Financial as Client Service Specialist in January of 2022.  Sam comes to us with more than 9 years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently with Principal Financial Group.  Her prior experience includes working with both qualified retirement plans and non-qualified benefit plans.  In her new role, Sam will be responsible for underwriting and servicing our insurance business, as well as assisting in the growth of our investment advisory business.
In her spare time, Sam likes to spend time with her husband and family. They like to travel and spend time in the summer at her family’s place in Lansing, IA.