Bradley Olson graduated from Mankato State University in 1996 with a BS in Business Administration. Before and after graduation, Brad worked 10 years for Taylor Corporation based out of Mankato, Minnesota at all levels of management, then for UW-River Falls for 3 years before joining PDS part time in 2007. Brad has volunteered his time in several ways over the years. Serving 9 years in the Army National Guard, a dedicated local Food Pantry, church, and Legion volunteer to name a few. In his spare time, Brad enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and up north hunting and fishing.
Tonya Swinnea joined Portfolio Design Services in 2011 as an investment adviser representative. Tonya’s career in the investment industry began in 1979. Her vast knowledge and experience provide guidance to our clients for their personal needs and financial goals. Tonya’s past employers were Merrill Lynch and Prudential Securities. Tonya resides on the island of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, and has lived there since 1985.
Angela Tille joined Portfolio Design Services in 2019 as an Investment Adviser Representative, working primarily in the areas of operations and client services. She is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a BA in Business Administration. Angela came to PDS after several years as a busy at-home mother of six. Prior to having children, she worked 8 years as a human resource professional in non-profit and healthcare organizations. Angela enjoys traveling, theater, and spending time with family.
Bruce Swanson began his career in the financial industry in 1983 at Prudential Securities as a Registered Representative, and became Branch Manager in 1991. Bruce and his family survived the devastation of Hurricane Hugo in 1989 which led Bruce to serve as a regional coordinator for Lutheran Disaster Response, a major provider of hurricane disaster recovery in the US Virgin Islands. Bruce’s rich professional history has had him chair multiple investment committees, perform portfolio management, and collaborate with other financial professionals to serve high net-worth clients. Bruce founded Portfolio Design Services, LLC in 2002.
Michael Cummins, CLU, ChFC, CAP joined Portfolio Design Services in 2010 as an investment adviser representative. He has over 40 years of experience with insurance, estate and charitable tax planning and non-profit management. In addition to his work with PDS Mike runs Legacy Planning Associates which he founded in 1997. He has held leadership positions with ITT Hartford Insurance and CNA Insurance Company. He was the President and CEO of Venice Hospital Foundation and served as Senior VP of their healthcare system.