David Sprick, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP® | Partner

Dave entered the industry by joining his father-in-law with The Equitable in 1980. He has worked with those nearing and entering retirement from the beginning. His 40+ years of experience provides the foundational knowledge for our evolving practice and sophisticated retirement income strategies.

Dave has been married to his wife, Candy, for over 40 years, and they have three adult children and four grandchildren. A passion for family, food, and travel fills their lives. They enjoy exploring the country’s beautiful state and national parks in their travel trailer.

Tyson Sprick, CFP®, RICP® | Partner

Tyson joined his father in the business in 2010 after graduating from the University of Missouri with a degree in Personal Financial Planning. He leads the financial planning process and portfolio development and is passionate about continuously seeking ways to improve client outcomes.

In 2022, Dave and Tyson each earned a Certificate in Retirement Planning from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Tyson was also awarded the title of Credentialed Holistic Financial Coach, issued by Columbia University's Coaching Center of Excellence in partnership with Equitable Advisors, LLC, in 2023.

Tyson loves Kansas City sports and is an active participant in KC’s Platform Tennis league. He and his wife, Kelsey, spend most of their time focused on raising their two small children, Atlas and Veda. They look forward to resuming their love of travel in the near future and enjoy sneaking away for a tasting menu and cocktails on the rare night out.

Tyson's family

AJ Pignatti | Operations Associate

AJ is key member of the team as we strive to provide you an ever improving and streamlined service experience. He is a dually-registered and licensed financial professional bringing extensive back office experience to our firm. AJ is enviably based out of Utah, mere minutes away from some of the best skiing in the country.

When he’s not on the slopes, he’ll be working with us to fulfill service requests, process new accounts, and continue to enhance our internal processes

Melanie Mullally | Relationship Manager

Melanie has been a vital part of Evolution Advisors since 2017. Her warm and welcoming personality enhances our client relationships and brings positive energy to the office. She handles client service requests and scheduling and provides essential financial advisor support. Melanie grew up in a small town and attended University of Central Missouri. She has been married for 34 years, has three children and three grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with the grandchildren, gardening, travel and relaxing on their boat on a small lake nearby.

Melanie provides administrative support services only and is not licensed or authorized to effectuate trades or provide advice.