financial distributors llc

Our Team

Our talented and dedicated team is ready to help you achieve financial success during your retirement.


Mark Kontz
Founder and CEO
Investment Advisor Representative
Licensed Insurance Agent

Mark, owner and founder of Financial Distributors, LLC, has a passion for his profession that is evident to everyone he meets. When creating Financial Distributors, LLC, his mission was to provide personalized, high quality financial services for pre-retirees and retirees. Mark serves in a fiduciary capacity and offers an array of helpful and insightful retirement strategies to help his clients grow their accumulated wealth throughout retirement and effectively plan for the distribution of that wealth according to their estate plan. With Social Security making up the foundation of the average retiree’s income, Mark provides strategies that dovetail their Social Security benefits with their other retirement assets providing the potential of reaching the desired financial and retirement goals of his clients. His success is due to a lasting commitment to help each and every one of his clients achieve the objectives that are most important to them.
Mark is insurance licensed in 10 states: SD, NE, IA, TN, TX, FL, MN, OH, IL and IN. Mark is an independent Life and Annuity specialist with over 37 years’ experience. Mark lives on Lake Madison and has 3 children and 4 grandchildren.


Zachary Jacobsen
Licensed Insurance Agent

Zachary is a licensed agent in the State of South Dakota specializing in Life and Annuities. Zach works with clients to find strategies that help protect their financial futureHe works to help people create, dependable monthly income now, in the future, or whenever they need it most using a competitive array of insurance products. He truly values the importance of maintaining open and regular communication with clients. Zachary grew up in Sioux Falls. He and his wife, Chelsea, have two young sons. In his free time, Zach enjoys golfing.


Kathy Kontz
Administrative and Marketing Director

She oversees corporate communications and publications for Financial Distributors, LLC. She also assists with educational presentations and seminars, and planning special events for clients. Kathy joined Mark full time in the business in 2014. Previously, Kathy was a teacher and youth minister. When not working, Kathy enjoys time with her four grandchildren.


Makayla Boer
Welcoming Director and Administrative/Marketing Assistant

She welcomes your call with a kind voice, directs your call accordingly or greets you with a smile and a cup of coffee when you walk in our doors. She also serves in an administrative assistant role in mail sorting, scheduling appointments, copying, office organization, scanning and electronic filing of documents. Makayla graduated from S.D.S.U. and hails from Madison, SD. In her free time, Makayla enjoys country music concerts, sand volleyball and travel.