John Martens

Financial Advisor


John Martens is a financial advisor based in North Star’s Austin, TX office. He specializes in working with physicians across the country, both in training and in practice. Taking a risk management-focused approach with his clients, John works to identify the appropriate life insurance and income protection options for his clients and their families.

Stemming from a desire to make an impact on as many people as possible, John was drawn to a career in financial advising. His ability to secure life and disability insurance allows him to make this impact in the lives of his clients and their families. John sees value in building out a solid risk management strategy as the foundation to any overall financial strategy, in order to help his clients prepare for the unknown in the future.

A graduate of the University of Texas – Austin, John obtained his degree in Economics with a minor in Business Foundations. Originally from Aurora, CO, he now resides in Austin and enjoys swimming in his free time. John is involved with UT Swim Alumni, T-Association, WETS (Working Ex’s for Texas Swimming), and Stop Alzheimer’s Now.


  • Life and health licensed
  • FINRA Series 7 and 66 registered


  • Disability insurance
  • Income protection strategies
  • Insurance strategies
  • Life insurance
  • Medical professionals
  • Retirement strategies
  • Risk management


Chase Brakke, DIA, DIF, CEPA®
Chase Brakke, DIA, DIF, CEPA®

Vice President of Business Owner Solutions

Chris Sitek, CLTC®, CASL®, CLU®, ChFC®, RHU®, REBC®
Chris Sitek, CLTC®, CASL®, CLU®, ChFC®, RHU®, REBC®

Vice President Life and Long-Term Care

Jeff Landt, CFA, CFP®
Jeff Landt, CFA, CFP®

Vice President and Director of Investments

Carrie Hancock
Carrie Hancock

Vice President, Financial Planning Resource Center


    Austin, Texas

    300 Beardsley Lane
    Suite A104
    Austin, TX 78746


    John is a registered representative and investment advisor representative of Securian Financial Services, Inc. 2169281/DOFU 7-2018