Oak Partners, Inc.
1710 N Main Street
Auburn, Indiana 46706
Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mark VandeVelde has been a licensed financial advisor for over fourteen years. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF). Mark has experience working with all levels of clients, from young energetic savers to high net worth individuals. Using an individual approach for each client, he enjoys that every client’s situation is unique and presents a different challenge. Mark believes that every client should be treated with respect and provided every opportunity to reach their long term financial goals.
Mark has made numerous television appearances on local Fort Wayne programs, as well as nationally on CNBC. He has also been quoted in several online and national publications, including FoxBusiness, the USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal.
Mark grew up in Western New York but came to Indiana to attend Ball State University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance with a concentration in Financial Planning. While at Ball State, Mark made many lifelong friends, one of whom introduced him to his wife, Jami. Together, Mark and Jami have three boys; Jackson (9), Caleb (7) and Kyle (5). In addition to spending time with his family, Mark enjoys watching his favorite sports teams, coaching his sons’ baseball teams, and golfing.
Nick Scheumann has been a licensed financial advisor for over twelve years. He brings a deep understanding of the value and role that quality independent financial advice plays in developing meaningful and productive client relationships. He focuses on providing unbiased financial advice and guidance to help clients have more time to focus on what is most important to them. Nick also believes thatzhonest advice is the foundation of a successful relationship with his clients.
Nick has been a frequent contributor to the weekend news for Fort Wayne’s WANE-TV providing insight for current financial topics. He has also had his work published in the News Sentinel and has been quoted in Fox Business and other national online publications.
Nick is a graduate of Manchester University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a minor in Mathematics.
Nick enjoys living and serving the tight-knit community of Dekalb County where he is able to take an active role through volunteer opportunities. He is currently on the board of directors and the Finance Committee of the United Way of Dekalb County. He has served as the Membership and Marketing Committee chair for the Auburn Chamber of Commerce and also as an instructor for Junior Achievement.
Nick and his wife Shannon have a son, Matthew, born in July 2008 and a daughter, Myla, born in October of 2010. They enjoy going to the lake on the summer weekends as a family. Nick also enjoys spending time playing golf with friends, clients and business associates.