Our Company

Successful individuals and businesses plan and act purposefully, with focus and perseverance.  However, do you find that too often “urgent” seems to take priority over “important?”  Do you know that there are better ways of handling your present and preparing for your future, but you just don’t have the time and energy? Cadence Wealth Management helps you live the next chapters of your autobiography as you envision -- not as they just happen to work out.

Since 1988, Cadence has successfully guided and supported motivated individuals and businesses in the development and implementation of financial plans to meet specific and overall goals.  

Cadence has particular expertise in helping clients prepare for the transition from employment to retirement and in helping retired clients live comfortably and worry-free.  We successfully guide clients through the process of estate planning to benefit themselves, their family, and the causes they care most about -- confident in their ability to do so without putting their own retirement at risk.


Dennis Nowstrup, CLU®, ChFC®, MBA

Our founder, Dennis, has retired. A Maryland native, Dennis entered the financial services industry in 1988 after a successful career with Shell Oil Company and Shell Pipeline Corporation. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland. There, he was president of Pi Tau Sigma and a member of Tau Beta Pi engineering honor societies. Dennis also earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston.

An award-winning advisor with over 30 years of experience, Dennis holds some of the most coveted certifications and memberships in the industry. He is a licensed Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) and Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®).

Dennis is a graduate of The Strategic Coach Program, and a financial adviser for Eagle Strategies LLC. He’s a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, and the Estate Planning Council of Central Texas.

An Austin resident since 1988, Dennis has served the community at The Lost Creek Neighborhood Association, as Ambassador for the Austin Chamber of Commerce, and in the Founder Lions Club of Austin. An active member of his local church, he volunteers with one- to two-year-olds and Mobile Loaves and Fishes. He is an avid car enthusiast and is the owner/mechanic of a flamed, black, 1940 Ford Tudor Deluxe hot rod.


Susan Nowstrup, CFP®

Susan Nowstrup holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with honors from Stephen F. Austin State University. She was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society, an officer in Alpha Chi Honor Society, and the recipient of the highest-ranking senior award.

After three years in corporate finance, Susan entered the financial services industry in 1984. She completed the Certified Financial Planner designation in 1988, making her a pioneer in the field.

Susan is an active member of Austin Ridge Bible Church, where she and Dennis volunteer with the toddlers. She also volunteers with Drive a Senior and with leads two Mobile Loaves and Fishes teams. She enjoys gardening, good books, photography, and hiking.