In the financial world, we face obstacles that can be difficult to navigate, such as inflation, deflation, financial bubbles, economic uncertainty, and more. In situations like these, you need the right vehicle to succeed.

At Iron Horse Wealth Management, our fee-only structure means that we only work for you, to be the vehicle that navigates you through your specific financial obstacles. We want to advocate for you, helping to achieve your goals and reach your financial destination.


The mission of Iron Horse Wealth Management is to give our customers the best financial advice and guidance during the transitional stages of their lives, to make a difference in their lives and in our community. We provide this with a dedication to our core values so we are:

  • Independent in thought and action
  • Fair, open and honest
  • Open to pursue growth and knowledge
  • Passionate and determined
  • A servant leader - treat others the way you want to be treated
  • Accountable
  • Respectful


Iron Horse Wealth Management, LLC is made up of a team of devoted professionals that have extensive experience addressing a multitude of client needs.

Dennis Markway is the President and Founder of Iron Horse Wealth Management, LLC. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional with 18 years of experience in the financial services industry with an emphasis in business management, strategic design and implementation, financial education and plan design. He utilizes broad experience in insurance, asset management and international business for intermediate and long term planning to drive sustainable success. The emphasis of his practice is sound planning strategies that cover the spectrum of needs for individuals, families, charitable giving and small businesses.

Dennis graduated with a BA from Central College in Pella, Iowa, and an MA from the University of Northern Iowa where he taught for 3 years. He is currently faculty at Drake University, where he teaches Personal Finance to undergraduate and graduate students. He lives in Urbandale, Iowa with his wife, Cherie, and their two daughters, Ximen and Saskia.

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Greg Hayes is the Senior Advisor for the Retirement Plan Management Division at Iron Horse Wealth Management, LLC.

He has 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. During that time, Greg gained experience in financial education, insurance, banking, and financial budgeting/planning for both individuals and businesses. He focuses on assisting non-profits with retirement plan and endowment management, managing college and corporation retirement plans as well as assisting individuals reach their financial goals. 

Greg graduated from Loras College in Dubuque with a BA in Finance. He was nominated to participate in the West Des Moines Leadership Academy and was a member of the class of 2015. He lives in Grimes, Iowa with his wife, Vicky, and their two daughters, Bridget and Veronica.

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Danny Beyer is the Lead Advisor for the Retirement Plan Management Division at Iron Horse Wealth Management, LLC.

Danny's focus is helping businesses of all sizes find ways to have a more efficient and cost effective retirement plan for not only the business, but the participants as well.  Danny enjoys building lasting relationships and finding solutions that serve the client's needs first.

Danny graduated from Central College in Pella with a BA in Communication and completed his MBA from Iowa State University in 2015. He was the Amy Jennings Young Professional of the year in 2013 and received the Business Record's Forty Under 40 award in 2014.  He is also the author of The Ties that Bind:  Networking with Style.  In 2016 he was elected to the Dallas Center City Council where is lives with his wife, Kacey and their two daughters, Isabella and Tabitha.

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Ron Markway is the Head of Operations at Iron Horse Wealth Management, LLC. He brings 45 years of experience in the financial services industry with an emphasis on customer service and business management. Ron graduated from Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. He lives in Urbandale, Iowa with his wife, Marilyn.

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Mark Broderick is the Associate Advisor for the wealth management division at Iron Horse Wealth Management, LLC.

Mark’s focus is with helping individuals plan to meet their financial goals, whether that be saving for retirement or saving to put a down payment on a house. Mark enjoys meeting new people and helping set them up for a successful future.

Mark graduated from Valley High School in 2016 and graduated from Loras College in 2020 with a BA in Finance. Mark played varsity soccer all four years at both Valley and Loras. In his free time, he likes to spend his time outdoors staying active. He plans to continue to be involved with soccer in the local areas. 

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Penny Schmidt is an Associate Advisor for the wealth management division at Iron Horse Wealth Management, LLC.  She is excited to help you from here, to retirement, and beyond.

You deserve to work with someone who listens to your concerns and puts together customized solutions for you.  Penny will explain things in understandable terms. We won’t talk about bulls and bears, we’ll talk about your values and priorities. 

Penny loves helping people understand their finances. She will help you get to the heart of it because your future is worth it.

A few tid-bits about Penny:

Education: BBA University of Iowa, MPA Drake University

Family:  Married to Brian with 3 kids, Owen, Olivia and Andrew; and one dog, Chewbacca

Favorite show: Arrested Development

Fun Activities: watching Netflix, drinking wine, playing pickleball, indoor rock climbing, dancing to the music, working out, walking the dog.

Favorite Color: Leopard

One thing she wishes people knew about money: You are probably doing better than you think you are, let’s find out! 

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