Chelsea joined American Retirement Planning Group in August of 2020. Building strong, personal relationships with our clients is a key component of our business strategy.
As our Client Service Associate Chelsea greets our clients and guests with a warm and inviting personality delivering unparalleled value, outstanding service, and providing a positive client experience. Chelsea assists with scheduling client meetings, assisting with new account processing, and handling of the company’s calendar.
Originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Chelsea relocated to Las Vegas with her family in 1999 when her father became Operations Director for fine dining restaurants around the city. Now married and with a family of her own, Chelsea enjoys spending time with her husband, Joe, and four-year-old daughter, Hallie.
Chelsea enjoys all things health and fitness related and is typically found at the Pilates studio on the weekends. She is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Pilates Instructor and has a passion for helping people reach their functional fitness goals. She specializes in Corrective Exercise and Pre and Postnatal Exercise Recovery.
Patti Grady is the Practice Administrator with American Retirement Planning Group. Patti joined the ARPG team June of 2014. Her background in Financial Operations and management spans over 25 years. Patti oversees operations and administrative aspect for ARPG and is an integral part of the ARPG Management team. Patti is passionate about client services and is responsible for developing and implementing ARPG processes and resources in order to provide all ARPG clients with the best and clearest engagement experience possible.
Patti and her husband Jim moved to Las Vegas from Littleton Colorado. Patti and Jim have three beautiful daughters and one awesome grandson back in Colorado.
Patti enjoys riding motorcycles, riding horses, playing golf, and is an avid practitioner of yoga and Pilates.
Steve has been providing financial advice and guidance for over 20 years. Steve holds degrees in both English and Psychology from UC Davis, where he also played football. In addition to his many years of financial experience Steve also has 18 years’ experience in firefighting and emergency medicine and continues to maintain his paramedic license for instructional and community service applications. He has written and published over 24 articles including the latest featured in Forbes Magazine. He also has a copyrighted teaching method for Advanced Cardiac Life Support that has helped thousands of medical professionals. Steve has been a member of Rotary for over 20 years and involved in countless community service projects. He is also a corporate officer and founder with a company focused on bringing clean water and power both here in the United States and internationally. He has two grown children that he maintains a close relationship with and family has always been extremely important to him.
Alec Unruh is an Investment Advisor with American Retirement Planning Group.
Alec joined American Retirement Planning Group in January of 2022. After graduating with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2019, Alec began to work in the Financial Industry. In addition to his education Alec holds his series 65 securities license as well as life, health, and accident insurance licenses.
Alec heads up our corporate wealth management division for ARPG, specializing in 401(k)’s, profit sharing and defined benefit plan’s. Alec being a lifelong native to Las Vegas, has deep roots in the community. He enjoys playing music, golfing, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.
Dwight Machael started American Retirement Planning Group in 1991, a Nevada based registered investment advisory firm. Dwight holds degrees in Banking management, and finance.
His background includes 20 years working for financial services companies such as Paine Webber, Shearson Lehman Hutton, and Dean Witter Reynolds. He started his own RIA in 1991, and has now been giving investment advice to clients for over 30 years. His focus is active account management.
Dwight served in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot in the Army's 1st Cavalry Division. He lives with his wife Nancy in Las Vegas, NV and combined they have five children and ten grandchildren. His hobbies include drag racing and photography.
Dwight currently is a Registered Principal with United Planners Financial Services.
Matthew Dahl is the Chief Investment Officer and Principal with American Retirement Planning Group.
Matthew holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance, upon graduating with a 3.70 GPA he was invited into and is a member of Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business. In addition to his education Matthew holds Series 7, 66 and 24 securities licences as well as life, health and accident insurance licenses.
His specialty and focus is active portfolio management, retirement planning, and advisory 401(k)’s. Matthew is a native of Las Vegas and lives there with his wife April and his five children, Brooke, Gabrielle, Samuel, Jadyn and Benjamin. He enjoys hiking, biking, basketball, and drag racing.