Get to Know Your Wealth Guardians

We help individuals and families preserve their assets and pursue their ideal retirements.

Our Team Is Your Team

The team behind Guardian Wealth Advisory Group is made up of qualified, committed financial professionals who always strive to do right by the clients we serve.

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Amanda Czosek

Amanda Czosek

Owner and Co-Founder, Wealth Advisor

Motivated to help others avoid the struggles her single mom encountered, Amanda has dedicated her life to creating financial strategies that help her clients reach their retirement goals while considering their income and legacy planning needs and opportunities that life presents.

To this day, Amanda still has the third-grade assignment that documented what she wanted to be when she grew up. “While the other kids wrote things like ‘football player’ or ‘doctor,’” Amanda says, “I wrote, ‘I want to be ‘independent.’

Today, her mission is to help others enjoy that same independence she successfully found. Having passed the Series 65 securities exam and obtained her Illinois life, health and accident insurance degrees, Amanda is an Investment Adviser Representative and financial professional who can offer investment and insurance products and services.

“I want to empower the people I work with, especially the women in our community,” says Amanda, who focuses on income and tax planning. “I want them to know what is possible and provide a plan for them to follow.”

A former college athlete, Amanda earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from Ferris State University before transitioning to the financial industry in 2011. She joined Guardian Wealth (previously Teboda & Associates) in 2014 and became a partner in 2017 before teaming with Kevin Sanders in 2022 to purchase the firm.

Amanda and her husband, Brian, live in Saint Charles and are proud parents of young sons Reid and Wade. When she isn’t assisting clients, Amanda is passionate about spending time with her family and friends, playing volleyball and enjoying her church and the arts.

Insurance products are offered through the insurance business Guardian Wealth Advisory Group. Guardian Wealth Advisory Group is also an Investment Advisory practice that offers products and services through AE Wealth Management, LLC (AEWM), a Registered Investment Advisor. AEWM does not offer insurance products. The insurance products offered by Guardian Wealth Advisory Group are not subject to investment advisor requirements.

Kevin Sanders

Kevin C. Sanders

Owner and Co-Founder, Wealth Advisor

An attorney and financial advisor, Kevin grew up in the Elgin area and is devoted to developing well-rounded strategies that help local families reach their retirement goals by creating strategies for them and future generations.

Kevin builds genuine comradery with his clients and considers them friends. He uses his diverse skills and knowledge to craft investment and retirement income strategies that meet specific needs and goals.

“I am most passionate about helping families, even through tough situations,” Kevin says.

An Investment Adviser Representative, Kevin is a financial professional who can offer investment and insurance products and services as he has passed his Series 65 securities exam and holds life and health insurance licenses in Illinois. He joined Guardian Wealth (formerly Teboda & Associates) in 2013, was named a partner in 2017 and joined Amanda Jager Czosek in purchasing the firm in 2022.

Kevin graduated magna cum laude from the University of St. Francis in Joliet and received his law degree from St. Louis University School of Law. Formerly with the Kane County state attorney’s office, he is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.

Kevin married his college sweetheart, Ashley. The couple lives in Pingree Grove with oldest son Roman, daughter Riley and the family’s baby, Rory, who was born in October 2022. Another daughter, Reagan, passed away in 2020.

When he isn’t helping clients or enjoying time with his co-workers, Kevin loves creating memories with his family and coaching his children in their various sports.

Insurance products are offered through the insurance business Guardian Wealth Advisory Group. Guardian Wealth Advisory Group is also an Investment Advisory practice that offers products and services through AE Wealth Management, LLC (AEWM), a Registered Investment Advisor. AEWM does not offer insurance products. The insurance products offered by Guardian Wealth Advisory Group are not subject to investment advisor requirements.

Christina Strissel

Director of New Business Operations

Casey Klockowski

Director of Marketing and Operations

Brooke Redman

Director of Client Services and Insurance Professional

Lauren Miller

Director of Client Relations

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