Heidi Flanagan

Position: Controller

Heidi was hired as one of Arete’s first employees. She filled critical roles both in Finance and Operations and served as the leader of the Operations Team for many years before stepping into the role of Controller.​

Bringing over 30 years of experience, Heidi oversees trading, billing, and human resources. One of her first tasks was implementing a massive technology uplift, implementing custom-built systems to better fit the needs of Arete Wealth financial advisors. Heidi leads a highly efficient, solution-focused team and continues to work closely with the other executives to ensure financial advisors and their clients receive top-tier services.

Prior to Arete, Heidi proved her impressive management skills in various industries including hospitality, food service, and veterinary medicine. In those previous positions, she strategized and implemented business and operational improvement plans for both large and small companies.