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Financial Advisor, CFP®, CKA®, FPA Member

Seth Asher

Financial Advisor

James M Bonifas, Jr.

Financial Advisor, MBA, AAMS

Greg Carr

Financial Advisor, ChFC®, LUTCF, FPA Member

Larry D Chadwick

Financial Advisor, MBA

Paul Erhart

Financial Advisor

Ben French

Financial Advisor, CFP®, CEPA, FPA Member

Tim Hartland

Financial Advisor

Rob Hartland

Financial Advisor

Rick Isaac

Financial Advisor

Liz A Johnson

Financial Advisor, ChFC®, RICP®

Marti Johnson

Financial Advisor, CFP®, FPA Member

Bill May

Financial Advisor

Chris McGill

Financial Advisor

Zach McGill

Financial Advisor

Craig Melsoni

Financial Advisor

Leslie Morris

Financial Advisor

Ryan Morris

Financial Advisor

Paul Neslage

Financial Advisor, MBA

Tim Neslage

Financial Advisor

Justin Ostrander

Financial Advisor

Larry Staton

Financial Advisor, CFP®

Matthew Thiessen

Executive Administrative Associate

Debra Carr

Executive Administrative Associate

Mariann Cranmar

Executive Administrative Associate

Patty Hamilton

Administrative Associate

Helen Loss

Executive Administrative Assistant

Becky Melsoni

Executive Administrative Associate

Melinda Morris

Executive Administrative Associate

Sara Riggs

Administrative Associate

Kimberly Sommerfeld

Executive Administrative Associate

MarCella Tipton

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Financial Advisor, CFP®, CKA®, FPA Member

Seth Asher

Seth’s professional education includes attaining designations as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional (CFP®) and a Certified Kingdom Advisor® (CKA®). He is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA). With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, Seth’s focus is in Financial Planning and Investment Management. He believes that having the right plan in place can give you the clarity and confidence needed to make wise financial decisions.

Email:sasher@corenorth.com

Phone:316.854.4811

Team members:
Financial Advisor

James M Bonifas, Jr.

James’ excitement about the markets has driven him to strive to provide his clients with global access. He employs alternative strategies to mitigate risk and tactical allocations while working with asset management portfolios including stocks and bonds. James holds a Bachelors of Finance and a Bachelors of Real Estate Investment from the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.

Email:jbonifas@corenorth.com

Phone:316.854.4805

Team members:
Financial Advisor, MBA, AAMS

Greg Carr

With an attitude of service and an eye toward the future, Greg helps clients by creating financial plans, developing personalized investment strategies and providing ongoing guidance to help them stay on-track to their goals. Greg was raised in Wichita, and has served on the national Board of Trustees for Hope for Life/Herald of Truth, as an Elder for his church, and the local boards of Christ@work, and his local Rotary Club. Greg has also served on the board and continues to be involved with Carpenter Place Girl’s Home, “Rebuilding Families, Restoring Lives” and serves in the Finance Ministry. He is a Certified Kingdom Advisor®, equipping him to explore faith and values and provide advice to Christians from a uniquely Biblical perspective.

Greg is the Founder of Carr Wealth Management in affiliation with CoreNorth.

Email:Greg@CarrWealthManagement.com

Phone:316.440.2550

Team members:
Financial Advisor, ChFC®, LUTCF, FPA Member

Larry D Chadwick

Larry has been passionate about bringing investment opportunities and a superior level of service to a sophisticated clientele. With over 30 years of expertise in the financial services profession, Larry delivers seasoned experience in customized strategies for his clients, specializing in Business Owners Succession Planning and Estate Planning.

Email:lchadwick@corenorth.com

Phone:316.854.4802

Team members:
Financial Advisor, MBA

Paul Erhart

Paul holds a Masters of Business Administration from Southwestern College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Communications from the University of Kansas.

While serving family businesses, executives, and retirees, Paul takes a consultative and holistic approach in providing clients with tailored advice. He specializes in Financial Planning, along with Asset & Risk Management to ensure his clients investments align with their financial goals.

Outside of the office, when not spending time with his family, Paul has a mild obsession with archery.

Email:pehrhart@corenorth.com

Phone:316.854.4808

Team members:
Financial Advisor

Ben French

Ben is a graduate of Wichita State University with a degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance. He is passionate about taking an individualized approach to walking alongside, and optimizing wealth for the individuals, families, and businesses he shares life with. Through extensive work in the non-profit world, Ben has cultivated an immense appreciation for business owners and service professionals doing impactful work in their communities. Ben is also passionate about working alongside non-profit organizations and community leaders to find ways to cultivate healthier businesses and multiplied impact in the community. As a former college athlete, Ben possesses a very competitive edge and strong commitment to excellence in everything he does. When he’s not working to serve individuals and families, Ben loves to play golf and spend time with his wonderful wife, Brittany.

Team members:
Financial Advisor, CFP®, CEPA, FPA Member

Tim Hartland

Tim is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional (CFP®) serving family businesses, retirees, and executives with an emphasis on medical professionals on both the provider and supplier side. The CEPA credential is a professional exit planning designation. Tim is also an active member with the Financial Planners Association (FPA). Tim’s past experience includes work in both sales and operations with Johnson & Johnson, as well as a Division 1A baseball career at Baylor University.

Email:thartland@corenorth.com

Phone:316.854.4810

Team members:
Financial Advisor

Rob Hartland

With a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Baylor University and masters from Truett Seminary, Rob is a life-long citizen of Waco, Texas with 12 years of pastoral ministry, 8 years of coaching experience, and 3 years of what he describes as “God’s plan for me to play soccer around the world.” In late 2019, Rob felt a stirring to serve God outside the church building, and, in 2021, he joined his brother’s team as a full time Financial Advisor.

Rob loves representing Tim and their team in Waco. He has found great purpose and passion in serving individuals and their families, especially those that are business owners, higher education employees, and retired or on their way to being “work-optional.” Rob considers it an honor to work with good people that will do good with the good that Rob and the team does for them.

Rob’s greatest return on investment, is life with his wife, Heidi, and their children, Atticus Elijah and Evelyn Estel. When not with clients, on the soccer field, writing or reading, Rob is amusing his kids with Tolkien lore, musing about the mysteries of life with close friends, or laughing and resting with his wife.

Team members:
Financial Advisor

Rick Isaac

Rick has a strong understanding of the various actions and recommendations needed to handle tax implications. He specializes in comprehensive financial and wealth planning, including retirement planning, asset management, risk management and education planning. His passion is helping clients achieve their individualized lifetime dreams. In his free time, Rick enjoys traveling, outdoor activities and spending time with his seven children and 11 grandchildren.

Rick is the President and Founder of Isaac Financial Services/Altitude Financial Planning in affiliation with CoreNorth.

Email:rick@altitudefp.com

Phone:316.691.9424

Team members:
Financial Advisor

Liz A Johnson

Liz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and Teaching, Magna Cum Laude from Emporia State University. With her background in teaching, Liz is skilled in educating families as she assists them in building their financial freedom. She is also an active volunteer with Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland.

Email:ljohnson@corenorth.com

Phone:316.773.4481

Team members:
Financial Advisor, ChFC®, RICP®

Marti Johnson

Marti helps her clients develop their retirement strategies and specializes in the design and management of Retirement Income Portfolios. With 30 years of Financial Services experience, she also consults on Estate Planning and Estate Settlements, the financial challenges of caring for a family member with Special Needs, and provides classes on Financial Education. Marti serves on the Board of Directors of the Sedgwick County Fair Association; and volunteers for the Arc of Sedgwick County and Girl Scouts Kansas Heartland.

Email:mjohnson@corenorth.com

Phone:316.773.4481

Team members:
Financial Advisor, CFP®, FPA Member

Bill May

Specializing in Financial Planning and Retirement Planning, Bill has been a Financial Advisor for 20 years. His value promise is integrity, commitment, flexibility and kindness. His greatest joy is spending quality time with his 6 grandchildren. Bill has a Business Management Degree from Friends University, Wichita, KS. He seeks to help successful families grow and protect their wealth for future generations by designing long term diversified investment strategies built within a planning process.

Email:bmay@corenorth.com

Phone:316.854.4803

Financial Advisor

Chris McGill

Chris is dedicated to helping families and small businesses define, achieve, and maintain financial independence through careful stewardship of their blessings. Chris is a veteran of the US Army having been stationed in Schofield Barracks Hawaii as part of the 25th Infantry division. After serving, he attended Kansas State University majoring in Industrial Engineering and working with Cargill as the Engineering Manager of their Further Processing business unit. Chris transitioned into financial services in 2005 and has been serving the needs of clients in that capacity ever since. Understanding that an investors behavior has significant influence on long term financial success, Chris believes in the virtues of faith, patience, and discipline for his clients to reach their most cherished financial goals. The cornerstone of these virtues is a multigenerational financial plan that adopts itself to life and its varied obstacles and rewards. With such a plan in place, focus moves to designing a portfolio perfectly aligned with that plan over the coming years and decades.

Email:cmcgill@corenorth.com

Phone:316.425.3567

Team members:
Financial Advisor

Zach McGill

Zach is a recent college graduate from Wichita State University with a degree in Business Management and minor in Human Resources. During Zach’s first two years of college, he bowled for the Newman Jets. Zach’s mission is to make himself available whenever a client might have a concern or question to prevent emotional decisions the stray away from the financial plan in place. In his free time, Zach enjoys socializing with friends, bowling, and reading stock reports.

Team members:
Financial Advisor

Craig Melsoni

Craig has been serving clients since 1981 in the financial services industry. He joined Rick at Isaac Financial Services, Inc. in 1999. Prior to that he worked with Prudential for 18 years in various capacities from Registered Representative, District Associate Manager and Regional Training Manager and always focused on helping others. In his free time, Craig enjoys woodworking, BBQ smoking and attending grandchildren’s activities. Craig and his wife, Becky, live in Derby, Kansas. They are blessed with three children and ten grandchildren.

Email:craig@altitudefp.com

Phone:316.691.9424

Team members:
Financial Advisor

Leslie Morris

Leslie’s registrations, licenses, and certifications include: Series 6 Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Limited Representative, Series 7 General Securities Representative, Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent State Law, Series 66 Registered Investment Advisor Uniform Combined State Law, and Life, Health & Disability Insurance. Some of his specialties and areas of interest are in Pre-Retirement Planning, Retirement Plan Rollovers (401K, 403B, IRA’s, Other Plans), Legacy Planning, Business Retirement Plans, and Individual and Institutional Investing.

Email:lmorris@corenorth.com

Phone:316.425.5822

Team members:
Financial Advisor

Ryan Morris

Ryan offers a wide range of services in personal and business retirement planning, advisory accounts, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs, fixed and variable annuities, life insurance, and college savings plans. His goal and responsibility are to go above and beyond your expectations in meeting your needs, and to understand your entire financial picture, not just a portion. Ryan seeks continual knowledge and growth in the industry, while building genuine and lasting relationships with his clients. Ryan is a football & baseball alumni of Butler County CC, and a baseball alumnus of Liberty University.

Email:rmorris@corenorth.com

Phone:316.425.5822

Team members:
Financial Advisor

Paul Neslage

Paul comes to CoreNorth with over 15 years of experience in insurance. He recently joined his father Tim in the financial services industry, and believes that this has been the best professional decision of his life. Paul greatly values working with clients, fostering relationships, and building a holistic plan to steward and meet a client’s financial goals. He lives in Leawood, Kansas with his wife Leah and children James and Anna. He also spends time working with Tim and the CoreNorth team in Wichita.

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!”
Philippians 4:4

Email:pneslage@corenorth.com

Phone:316.325.7085

Team members:
Financial Advisor, MBA

Tim Neslage

Tim has over 25 years of experience helping clients pursue their personal and financial goals. He is knowledgeable in comprehensive financial planning, with expertise in custom investing. He enjoys working with his clients to achieve and maintain a comfortable retirement, regardless of market conditions. Tim is a former president of the board of directors for the Wichita Ronald McDonald House, Inc. With his wife, Valerie, Tim attends Riverlawn Christian Church. He also enjoys reading, bicycling, traveling, golfing, and spending time with his grandchildren in Leawood and Miami.

Email:tneslage@corenorth.com

Phone:316.325.7014

Team members:
Financial Advisor

Justin Ostrander

After graduating from Kansas State University with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mathematics, Justin moved to Tennessee to work as a session musician in the legendary studios of Nashville’s Music Row. He has played on several certified #1 hits and has recorded guitar for Kenny Chesney, Chris Janson, Eric Church, Cody Johnson, Luke Bryan, Dolly Parton, and too many others to count. Justin’s passion for people and relationships has led him to a career in the financial services industry. A licensed Investment Advisor, Justin is most interested in partnering with you to steward your resources and achieve your family’s goals. His other interests include hunting, backpacking, wrestling his three boys, and vintage guitars.

Team members:
Financial Advisor

Larry Staton

Larry’s expertise as a financial advisor has been well received by families in the Wichita area as he has helped his clients with their income needs in retirement and in planning for retirement. Larry is a member of the Financial Services Institute, (FSI) and incorporates a dynamic wealth management approach that is customized to address the client’s unique financial needs and objectives.

Phone:316.425.5821

Email:lstaton@corenorth.com

Team members:
Financial Advisor, CFP®

Matthew Thiessen

After graduation from Kansas State University in 1998, Matt taught mathematics and statistics at Manhattan High School and Cloud County Community College. He joined Cornerstone Financial in 2004 and obtained the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification in 2007. Matt provides clients with comprehensive financial planning, advisory and brokerage services.

Email:mthiessen@corenorth.com

Phone:316.425.5812

Team members:
Executive Administrative Associate

Debra Carr

Debra helps with serving our clients. She holds a B.S. in Communications from Abilene Christian University. Married to Greg since 1988, she brings a loyalty and attentiveness to our clients that is appreciated by all.

Debra was raised in Nigeria, Cameroon, and Kenya as the daughter of missionaries before serving with her husband and two of their daughters in Uganda in the mid-90’s. Over the years, Debra has enjoyed involvement in many student ministries, benevolent ministries and other serving opportunities through her church.

Email:debra@carrwealthmanagement.com

Phone:316.440.2550

Team members:
Executive Administrative Associate

Mariann Cranmar

Mariann enjoys providing exceptional service to clients and encouraging them to reach their financial and personal goals with cheerfulness and willingness to go above and beyond in all areas. Her extensive experience as an entrepreneur in jewelry design has provided great business management skills. Mariann believes in being all that God has created her to be and living up to her greatest potential, which is ultimately being helpful and beneficial in assisting others.

Email:mcranmer@corenorth.com

Phone:316.425.5812

Team members:
Executive Administrative Associate

Patty Hamilton

Patty searches for ways to increase efficiency and prosperity. With over 30 years of experience in operations, human resources, public relations, and marketing; she loves helping others succeed and does so with a positive attitude. Responsibilities include overseeing client communication and service, compliance, marketing, onboarding, and daily office management. Patty believes it all simply goes back to her mom saying, “treat others the way you want to be treated”.

Email:phamilton@corenorth.com

Phone:316.854.4810

Team members:
Administrative Associate

Helen Loss

Helen is passionate about serving others through the development of close relationships and routinely going above and beyond to meet their needs. Her sixteen years in customer service and data management, along with being bi-lingual, allow her to achieve unparalleled success when working with clients and their families. Along with these experiences, Helen incorporates her inherent organizational skills and attention to detail towards efficient and effective completion of the tasks she engages. This same desire to learn has given her the opportunity to study overseas in Sydney, Australia pursuing her passions in music, leadership, and personal growth. With her remaining time Helen loves spending time with her husband and daughter.

Email:hloss@corenorth.com

Phone:316.425.3567

Team members:
Executive Administrative Assistant

Becky Melsoni

Becky joined Isaac Financial Services, Inc. in 2008 after raising 3 children and working from home as a medical transcriptionist. She has very strong organizational skills, is detail oriented and enjoys working with clients to ensure the processing of paperwork moves smoothly and without delay. In addition to putting up with Craig for 40+ years, she enjoys gardening and spending time with their three children and ten grandchildren.

Email:becky@altitudefp.com

Phone:316.691.9424

Team members:
Executive Administrative Associate

Melinda Morris

Melinda graduated from Wichita State University with a Master’s in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She was a Speech Language Pathologist in the Derby public school system for 5 years before changing career path to work with Leslie Morris in the financial field. Melinda enjoys working closely with clients and developing deeper relationships. She works diligently and meticulously on client operations to ensure the processing of paperwork for all clients moves smoothly and without delay. It is her goal that every client feels valued and respected, and that the quality of her work displays such.

Email:mmorris@corenorth.com

Phone:316.425.5822

Team members:
Executive Administrative Associate

Sara Riggs

With an extensive background in client operations within the financial services industry, Sara’s strengths are in facilitating account transfers, change of registration, money movement, assisting with financial plans, and problem solving. Sara is a challenge driven professional with impressive diligence to get the job done. She is able to successfully complete multiple tasks and takes great pride in serving clients.

Email:sriggs@corenorth.com

Phone:316.854.4812

Team members:
Administrative Associate

Kimberly Sommerfeld

Kimberly has a substantial background in client relations and office management. Her strengths are in organization, multi-tasking, efficiency, and creativity when it comes to exceeding client’s expectations. Kimberly enjoys traveling the world, event planning, and spending time with family in her free time. She takes great pride in maintaining a welcoming environment for clients, and assisting in keeping client operations up to date.

Email:ksommerfeld@corenorth.com

Phone:316.854.4811

Team members:
Executive Administrative Associate

MarCella Tipton

MarCella supports the Johnson Team. She has been an integral team member with the Johnsons for several years, providing day to day assistance in the Johnson’s downtown office location. She fields incoming calls, keeps appointments up to date, assists in preparing for client meetings, and coordinates client mailings and marketing projects. With her extensive organization skills and upbeat positive personality, MarCella maintains all aspects of the downtown office with ease.

Email:mtipton@corenorth.com

Phone:316.773.4481

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