Nicholas A. Langefels, J.D., MBA

Wealth Management Advisor

My Team

Our team is here for you as we help turn your plans into reality. We are passionate about getting to know you and developing a plan that is as unique as your financial situation.

I hope you will feel comfortable contacting all members of our team with your questions, concerns, or requests. Together we are committed to providing excellent customer service and will respond to your inquiry promptly.

Jessica R Archey

Jessica R Archey

Director of Investments and Planning
Office 303-784-6220

Jessica joined Nick's team in 2013 after working for JPMorgan Securities in Chase Private Client Services. She has a total of 13 years in financial services and holds Series 7 and 66 Licenses as well as Life and Health Insurance Licenses. Jessica works on Financial Plan Design and Implementation, Investment Modeling/Allocation/Execution, and works to deliver excellent client experience.

A Colorado native, Jessica grew up in the Wash Park area and attended the University of Colorado at Denver. She enjoys an active lifestyle and spending time with her husband, Damien and two young daughters, Haylee and Ava. She is passionate about health, nutrition and environmentalism, specifically supporting the wonderful foundation, 4Ocean.

Alexandra M Burgess

Alexandra M Burgess

Director of Marketing and Communications
Office 303-784-6236

Alexandra joined the team in May of 2019 after connecting with Nick as his banker at Wells Fargo Bank. Along with her experience in financial services, Alexandra received her degree in Communications from Florida International University and previously planned local marketing campaigns for Sony Entertainment. Alexandra is passionate about people and works to make our client experience engaging and exciting by implementing outreach and marketing strategies.

A transplant from Florida, Alexandra moved in Colorado in 2016 to enjoy her hobbies of skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer. She is enthusiastic about environmentalism and actively seeking ways to reduce her plastic waste. Alexandra also loves animals and is supporter of Bunny's Buddies, a non-profit that rescues and rehomes dogs from meat trucks in Asia.

Barb Larson

Barb Larson

Director of Insurance Operations
Office 303-902-8001

Barb joined Northwestern Mutual in October 2016 with over 25 years experience in the 403b/401k Group Retirement business. Barb comes from a service oriented background where she strived to help non-profit organizations with their retirement needs. She graduated from the University of Texas - Dallas and currently holds active Series 6, 63, Colorado Life & Health, and Long Term Care Licenses.

Originally from Minnesota, Barb has recently moved to Phoenix after being in Colorado for 24 years. She has two incredible children, Connor and Catie, who are both currently attending college.  Barb and her kids enjoy skiing, hiking, and trips to the mountains.

Benjamin Wood

Benjamin Wood, CFP®

Office 303-784-6231
Mobile 303-919-5553

Another near native of Colorado, Benjamin moved to the state from California at the age of two. He attended Denver School of the Arts and graduated with a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music from the University of Denver, Lamont School of Music.

Prior to his career in financial services, Benjamin was a professional opera singer and performed in operas and musicals, and taught and directed music with companies throughout Colorado. He has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2017 and has enjoyed every opportunity to hear a client’s story, identify unique opportunities, and be a partner in the success of their financial plan.

Benjamin joined Apogee Wealth Advisors in 2021 and holds his FINRA series 6, 7, and 63 licenses, as well as his Colorado life, health, and long-term care licenses, and in 2020 earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.

Benjamin lives in Denver with his wife Marybeth and their five children, Levi, Eliot, Bianca, Wesley, and Leedeno. Outside of the office he enjoys going on hikes with his family, working on his house and yard, singing, playing guitar, piano, and directing music at his local church.

Benjamin’s focus is to enrich the client experience through genuine connection and creative solutions involving:

  • Financial Planning
  • Wealth Management Solutions
  • Implementation Strategies

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