Meet The Coaches


Saša Mirković

Designations: CFP®, MBA, CRPC® , Private Wealth Advisor, Premiere Franchise Consultant
All About Sasa: Saša was born and raised in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH). He received his undergraduate degree and MBA in Marketing. In 1997 he immigrated to the US and joined American Express Financial Advisors a year later.  Saša now is the founding advisor of Inspire Confidence Group, a Private Wealth Advisory Practice of Ameriprise Financial and Chief Executive Officer of Inspire Network, LLC and principal executive and leadership coach.  Saša’s core values are Freedom, Family, Health, Leadership, and Integrity. Each year he takes 9 weeks off to spend time with his wife Laura and their three children: Oscar, Stella & Kosta. 

Derek Shoden

Designations: CFP®, Financial Advisor,  Associate Franchise Consultant  
About Derek: Derek was born and raised in Minnesota. He received his undergrad in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas. He is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Inspire Network, LLC, and principal integration coach.  He enjoys spending time with his family. In the summer he spends weekends at the family cabin in Northern MN. Whenever possible, he likes to take the opportunity to participate in the outdoor sports and hobbies that Minnesota has to offer. His Golden Retriever, Morgan, accompanies him most of the time and has the time of her life hunting both waterfowl and upland birds.


Our Credo

We work with Financial Advisors to achieve transformational growth and life balance through integrating leadership principles and developing teams.

We strive to do meaningful work and build meaningful relationships with good people. We help teams create a culture of leadership based on principles of free choice, caring for others, respect and collaboration. We seek to continuously evolve toward excellence.

Leaders we develop transform practices into purpose driven businesses where client experience is the highest mission. In doing so, they are loved by their people, respected by their peers and enjoy significant personal and financial success.

Want to know more?

80 Wolf Road
First Floor
Albany, NY 12205-2608

Phone: (518) 459-5500


What Makes Us Stand Out

We dig in and help your business grow. We start with identifying what makes you tick, what’s important to you, what your goals, dreams and values are.  We want to understand what motivates you, so we can create a plan together that will move your business in a better direction.