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Our Team of Professionals

CEO & Senior Wealth Manager

James T. Reding

  • J.D.
  • AIF®
  • CTFA®
  • NAPFA®
Jim has over twenty-five years of experience in investment management and comprehensive wealth planning.  Jim attended Rockhurst University on a soccer scholarship, and he graduated...
Director of Tax Planning & Senior Wealth Manager

Melissa Yost

  • CPA
  • MBA
Melissa is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and she helps our clients implement tax planning strategies to reduce their taxes.  Melissa is also a...
Director of Client Services

Janet Sexauer

Janet is responsible for managing all aspects of Paradigm Financial Advisors client support services process. Janet works closely with our Senior Wealth Managers in coordinating...
Tax Planning Manager

Abby Fotinos

  • CPA
Abby is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and assists our team in providing proactive tax planning advice for our high-net-worth clients. Abby works directly...
Wealth Manager

Zach Bradford

  • CFP®
  • CPWA®
Zach is a Wealth Manager and works closely with our Senior Wealth Managers in providing comprehensive wealth planning services for our clients.  Zach develops financial...
Portfolio Manager

Matt Kellermann

Matt assists our CEO with managing our client’s portfolios and is responsible for trading.  Matt  manages our rebalancing and tax loss harvesting process.  Matt is...
Estate Planning Attorney

Anne Elise Brodsky

  • J.D.
Anne Elise is responsible for helping our clients with all aspects of their estate planning.  Anne Elise also assists clients with transferring property to their...
Operations Manager

Abby Reding

  • FPQP®
Abby is our team’s Operations Manager.  She is responsible for ensuring that our technology and operations systems run at optimal efficiency and assisting our management...
Client Coordinator & Paralegal

Kristen Steinhart

Kristen is responsible for managing our front desk, scheduling meetings and directing client calls to the appropriate person on our team. Kristen also assists our...
Accounting Manager

Kate Reding

Kate manages our accounting department and she is responsible for ensuring that all financial transactions are properly recorded in our accounting system. Kate coordinates the...
Client Service Associate

Jennifer Burleson

  • ChFC®
Jennifer is responsible for assisting the Wealth Management teams with operations as well as providing proactive, value-added service to PFA clients. As a client service...
Senior Estate Planning Attorney (of Counsel)

Jim Blase

  • J.D.
  • LLM
  • CPA
Jim leads our team of Attorneys in designing and implementing advanced estate tax planning strategies for our high-net-worth clients. Jim has over 40 years of...
Senior Estate Planning Attorney (of Counsel)

Ryan G. Polley

  • J.D.
Ryan Polley assists us with all aspects of estate planning and trust administration for our clients.

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