Independent, Honest and Locally Owned

A Business Built on a Creed of Honesty and Hard Work, Cosner Financial Group has enjoyed long term success in a fickle industry by sticking with a fundamental commitment to serve the customer’s best interests. The Cosner team is proud to be recognized for our plain-spoken advice, and is pleased to work every day to improve the lives of the people we serve.

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Ryan Cosner – Chief Executive Officer 

Ryan started working at Cosner Financial Group on and off through high school and college. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Texas Tech University in Personal Financial Planning and joined the CFG team full time in 2007. Ryan truly loves coming into work each day, always striving to help clients achieve their personal financial goals. When not helping clients, he serves as President of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Larimer County and coaches his kiddos’ sports teams. In his free time, Ryan enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife Carrie and three kids: James, Hannah, and Lily.

Austin Gunsauls Investment Advisor Representative

Austin started working for Cosner Financial Group in July of 2021. He graduated from Colorado State University in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration – Marketing and has spent his time since working in the Finance Industry. A Colorado native, Austin was born in Denver and raised in Franktown, Colorado. In his free time, you can find him skiing, surfing, exercising, enjoying the Colorado sunshine, and spending time with friends and family.

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Austin Kelly – Chief Compliance Officer

Austin joined Cosner Financial Group in 2004, after earning his Bachelors in Finance & Accounting from The University of Texas-San Antonio.  He embraces Cosner Financial Group’s culture of relationship-focused advising and enjoys the challenge each client’s unique situation brings.  Austin lives in Fort Collins and enjoys many of the family focused events the area has to offer.  When not helping with his daughters’ (Copley and Kinley) various sporting activities, Austin is an avid golfer and has recently taken up fly fishing.

Jeremy Newton – Midland Branch Manager

Jeremy, who holds a bachelor’s degree in Personal Financial Planning from Texas Tech, is the manager of Cosner Financial Group’s Midland, TX branch. Born in Lubbock, TX, Jeremy is a true Native Texan. When he isn’t busy seeing to clients’ needs, you can find him spending time with his wife Megan, coaching Little League for their sons, Cameron and Jacob, and watching their daughter, Charlotte, play soccer and volleyball.

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Danielle Phebus – Administrative Assistant

Danielle came on board in July of 2013 as an Administrative Assistant. A Fort Collins native and Front Range Community College graduate, Danielle loves the multitude of tasks she does at Cosner Financial Group. An avid fitness enthusiast, she also enjoys spending most of her time outdoors with her fiancé, family and friends in the Colorado mountains. Eager to answer any and all questions, Danielle is as friendly, outgoing, and positive as they come.

Jody Randall, BS – Operations Director

Jody has been a Senior Client Relations specialist and Operations Director in financial services for nearly 25 years. Jody earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Jody works from home, talking with and assisting clients, while also managing day to day business operations. In her leisure time, she enjoys scrapbooking, cruising, watching movies, and spending time with her family and grandson.

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