Our Team

Take a moment and visit our team of Advisors available to assist you. Specialists in each retirement field working together adds valuable diversity and expertise to you and while ensuring custom strategies and solutions as your needs change during retirement.


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Mike Gann

Certified Senior AdvisorLicensed Retirement Advisor, CSA

Mike Gann is the founder and president of Advantage Retirement Services. He has been a licensed retirement advisor in both Mo., and Ark. since 2001, dedicating his time to asset-protection strategies.

Mike is a 15-year member of the National Association of Professional Advisors, a 14-year member of the Society of Certified Senior Advisors, a 13-year annual qualifier of the Advisors Million Dollar Roundtable.

Born and raised in Nixa, Mo., Mike attended Missouri State University, before moving to Little Rock, where he later became a licensed retirement advisor.

Mike and his wife, Cindy, are proud parents of daughters Kali, Gracie and Christy; son Chance; and grandchildren Laura and Cameron. The two remain active in the local community and church.

Mike believes client relationships are much more than just handshakes and meetings. His goal and wish is to help enhance your retirement years.

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Cindy Gann

Our Office and Marketing Manager

Cindy Gann has 25 years of experience in human resources with Alltel Corporate. This experience allows Cindy to enjoy and oversee advertising and marketing events, as well as schedule client services.

Steve Helms

Independent Medicare Advisor

Steve Helms, specializes in the Senior Medicare Market. As a Certified Specialist and independent advisor, Steve represents many different providers, thereby ensuring that you have a wide selection of companies to choose from and a plan that best fits your needs.

Steve is a veteran of the United States Army, who honorably served in the First Gulf War. He is also a Missouri State Representative who serves the people of Missouri and the 135th District in Springfield. He and his wife, Virginia, have three children and have been married for over 30 years. They attend Second Baptist Church and reside in Springfield, Missouri.

Medicare can be complicated, so don’t go it alone. Call Steve today to schedule a no-cost, no-obligation appointment at your home or our office.

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Elton Norman

Financial Advisor, ChFC

Elton is the founder of Dominion Financial and a 21-year retiree of the United States Army. Elton holds both a bachelor’s and a Master of Science degree in criminal justice, as well as an MBA degree in finance.

As a Chartered Financial Consultant®, his expertise is in portfolio managed investments and life insurance. Elton is currently an adjunct professor, teaching business and finance courses. Elton offices with us and assists with a multitude of our clients’ retirement needs.


“We have been so pleased over the years with the financial guidance and the close relationship that Sandra and I have received from Mike and Cindy at Advantage Retirement”
– Ret. Sheriff Pierpont

“7 years ago we transferred most of our retirement savings into a safe, guaranteed growth product, and it has been one of the best decisions we’ve ever made. Our relationship and service we receive from Mike and his staff has been so important in giving us peace of mind”
– Dr. Jim and Rosalie

“We have known Mike for 14 years and we think the world of him and his staff. They have always been so helpful during our retirement years. Looking back we have even a greater appreciation today for our different safe money and income accounts that we rely on so much today. Now that we both are approaching eighty we are most grateful in all the ways that Mike has helped our family protect our estate.”
– Mrs. Freida

“Over the last 10 years I have never had to worry about Mike returning my phone calls in quick fashion. The customer service and friendship I have with Mike means everything to me and it meant the same to my wife before she passed away. During that time Mike was there for me and my daughter in so many ways and it means so much to us.”
– Gerald C.