Renay Henderson, CFP®

Shareholder, Client Advisor


Renay is the rare financial professional who possesses a great passion and command of numbers, coupled with care and concern for people. She’s been blending those attributes to the benefit of her Meristem colleagues and client families for better than two decades.

She has spent the majority of her professional career working with affluent families and their uniquely challenging financial decisions. At Meristem, Renay has been recognized for her skills in creative problem solving and for generating more efficient processes for clients to manage their wealth. Because of her drive and effort, Renay was named Shareholder in 2020.

Renay is in the business of giving—giving her time, expertise, solutions and positive presence. Her gratitude for those who guided her along her path takes the form of service, advice, and education, both inside and outside the Meristem offices.


Client Advisor-Shareholder, Present
Client Advisor, 2010 – 2020
Senior Associate, 2005-2010
Manager – Operations, 2003-2005
Senior Client Services Representative, 2001-2003

Ameriprise Financial
Client Representative, 1999 – 2001


Fielding Graduate University
ACTP Coaching Program, Evidence Based Coaching Certificate
MA, Organizational Development and Leadership

University of Minnesota
BA, Psychology


Certified Financial Planner, CFP® (2005)

Insights Discovery Client Practitioner (2022)


Financial Planning Association – Minnesota Chapter