Financial Tip:

Don’t spend more money than you earn.

Fun Facts:

  • I love baseball and have played, coached, umpired, and simply watched it almost my whole life.
  • In high school, I restored a 1947 ‘A’ John Deere tractor with my dad.
  • I can name the starting position players for the 1991 Twins World Series team, along with a fair amount of their pitchers.
  • I’ve built several grain bins and machine sheds.
  • I change the oil in my vehicles and do as much of the repairs as possible.I can stand on my head.

Favorite Organizations:

  • NorthPoint Church
  • Meals from the Heartland
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Grimes Storehouse

Lance Knaack, CFP®

Associate Financial Planner

(515) 225-6000

Lance's Role:

Associate Financial Planner

Professional Background:

Lance Knaack joined the team at Syverson Strege as Associate Financial Planner in July of 2020. Lance has a long history in the finance industry while working for over a decade at Voya Financial in their mutual fund division. Lance is excited to use his financial knowledge to help and serve Syverson Strege clients. 

Lance was born and raised on a farm one mile north of Pierson in Northwest Iowa. Lance attended Iowa State University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture Education and a minor in Ag Systems Technology.


In my free time, I enjoy spending time with friends and family, coaching my children’s baseball and soccer teams, as well as being a fan of the Iowa State Cyclones and Minnesota Twins. I like to recharge by heading back to the family farm to work on the weekends from time to time. I am an active member of NorthPoint Church in Johnston. I reside in Grimes with my wife Kara and my two kids, Lucan and Gracelyn.