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Byron Health Center To Host Heather Drebenstedt In An Evening Of Growth

Heather Drebenstedt, MBA, ChPC, Investment Representative with Summit Consultants, will present an Evening of Growth at Byron Health Center, 12101 Lima Rd in Fort Wayne on Thursday, August 13th. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with the presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Eakin Family (Activity) Room. Drebenstedt will discuss the always timely topic of personal strategies for financial planning. The event is open to the public and all are invited to share in the evening of growth. This will be another in the line of PatchWork, a Forum for Women series, presented by Byron Health Center.

Drebenstedt is the LPL Financial Assistant Branch Manager as well as an Investment Representative at Summit Consultants since September of 2006. Prior to joining the family owned Summit Consultants, Drebenstedt spent over five years in the home office of Nationwide Financial in Columbus, OH. In her last role as a Marketing Consultant, her responsibilities included strategic planning, industry research and developing retirement products to serve the emerging baby boomer market. She also held positions in Nationwide Offshore Sales as internal sales support and for a Nationwide wholly owned brokerage house as a Communications Specialist. Drebenstedt currently holds her securities registrations with LPL Financial and state insurance licenses. In addition, she is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC). She is also a member of the Financial Services Institute which works to promote stronger financial planning initiatives in today’s world. In her spare time, Heather and her husband, John, enjoy playing soccer, volunteering for charitable organizations and spending time with their dogs.

Summit Consultants ( has been dedicated to serving the comprehensive financial planning needs of clients throughout northeastern Indiana and the Midwest for over 25 years and specializes in helping clients define and save towards their financial and retirement goals through three areas of focus including Investment Management, Insurance Planning and Estate Planning. Drebenstedt will discuss financial strategies and planning to take advantage of your current situation including Budgeting, 403(b) savings, 529 Education Plans and Minimizing debt.

“We are happy to have Heather help us learn about ways to successfully plan for their financial future at our PatchWork, a Forum for Women series, presented by Byron Health Center,” said Byron Health Center Director of Human Recourses Barb Carroll. “We hope that many will be empowered to seek the financial guidance that will be useful to them.”

Byron Health Center provides compassionate long-term care for adults with complex needs including physical, mental, emotional and neurological services which meet the needs of both young and older adults. Each resident is recognized as an individual with unique needs who seeks and deserves to reach his or her optimal potential. Byron Health Center and Byron Residential Center continue a tradition of over 160 years of serving the long-term health care needs of Indiana residents. Byron Health Center is licensed to provide intermediate and skilled nursing care while Byron Residential Center provides services to individuals who are more independent and are able to live in a residential setting.