Our Team

Meet Our Team

Taylor Thompson, CFP®

Taylor Thompson is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM and the manager of Pioneer Wealth Management. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska, where he graduated with highest honors. After graduating, Taylor joined the firm at its inception in 2002. Since then, he has worked his entire professional career as a Financial Adviser, and has been quoted in respected industry publications such as the Wall Street Journal and Bank Investment Consultant. He is currently a member of the Financial Services Institute (FSI).

Professional Designations:

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM
  • Accredited Asset Management Specialist

Professional Licenses:
Principal/Supervisory Registrations

  • Series 24 – General Securities Principal authorizes the supervision and management of branch office activities. Registrations currently held with LPL Financial

General Industry/Product Licenses

  • Series 7 – General Securities Representative authorizes the sale of all securities products with the exception of commodities and futures. Registrations currently held with LPL Financial.

State Securities Law Registrations

  • Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent State Law authorizes the solicitation of orders for any type of security in a particular state. Registrations currently held with LPL Financial.
  • Series 65 – Uniform Investment Advisor Law authorizes to operate as an Investment Advisor Representative in a particular state. Registrations currently held with LPL Financial.

Insurance License

  • Life and Health Resident Producer – Authorized the solicitation of life and health insurance in a particular state.

Taylor and his wife, JoEllen, have three children: Turner, Benjamin, and Abigail. In their free time, they enjoy everything that involves the kids, but especially watching their soccer and baseball games.

Harlan D Stephens

Harlan D Stephens has earned the Series 7 and Series 66 securities registrations held through LPL Financial. He earned a BA in Business Administration from Chadron State College in 2004 as well as a BS in Animal Science from South Dakota State University in 1984. He has been employed with Pioneer Wealth Management and LPL Financial since July, 2007. Prior to entering the securities industry, he was employed by Tyson Fresh Meats as a cattle buyer, headquartered in the Nebraska panhandle. He is a native of western South Dakota, growing up on the family dairy farm turned cow-calf operation in the St. Onge valley. Harlan and his wife have three grown children. His greatest pleasure is time with the family, camping, fishing, hunting, taking in a ball game, a concert or a cook out in the back yard.

Emily Lasnetske

Emily is an LPL Financial Advisor with Pioneer Wealth Management.  Registrations held with LPL Financial are the Series 7, 63, & 65, along with a certificate in Health and Life Insurance. She graduated with a Bachelors in Science emphasizing in Management from Black Hills State University in 2015. Emily began working for Pioneer Wealth Management in 2016 as the assistant to Taylor Thompson and Harlan Stephens. Emily & her husband, Zac, have one son – Roman. In their free time, they enjoy spending time together as a family.

Email : emily.lasnetske@lpl.com

Debbie Radley

Debbie Radley is the Operations Manager for Taylor Thompson at Pioneer Wealth Management in Rapid City. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Finance from Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management.

Debbie has over 10 years-experience in the Financial Services and has had advanced training in Retirement Plans. She has earned the Series 24, Series 7, Series 63 and Series 65 Securities Registrations held through LPL Financial. Debbie and her husband Greg have 3 grown children and enjoy spending outdoor time in the beautiful Black Hills especially at Lake Pactola.