Our Staff

Our Staff

Click on any of the images and names to the right to learn more about a member of our dedicated team.

Christopher Suess, CRPC®, CFP®

Director of Wealth Management Services

Chris joined Wealth Management Partners, LLC, in 2018 as the director of wealth management services. He graduated from Washington and Jefferson College with a BA in business administration. Chris is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional and earned the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) designation from the College for Financial Planning.  He is licensed in life, accident, health, and disability insurance and holds FINRA Series 7, 63, and 66 securities registrations through Commonwealth Financial Network®.

Outside of work, Chris enjoys spending time outdoors and rooting for Pittsburgh sports teams. He resides in Mt. Lebanon with his wife, Lauren, and their daughter, Brooke. 

Jared Henigin, AIF®, CFP®

Director of Investment Services

Jared works in all areas of financial planning but has specifically worked with nonprofits, providing asset management and fiduciary consulting, since joining the team at Wealth Management Partners, LLC, in 2018.  He is originally from the Blairsville area and obtained a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Duquesne University.  A career changer, Jared started his financial services career with Northwestern Mutual prior to joining WMP.

Jared is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional; is licensed in life, accident, health, and disability insurance; holds FINRA Series 6, 7, 63, and 65 securities registrations through Commonwealth Financial Network®.  In addition, he is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®).

Jared, his wife Cady, and their son, Jack currently reside in Scott Township.

Kathy Henderson

Director of Operations

Kathy began her journey with Mike Ward and Sumant Lall in 1999 as a representative's assistant and was among the few to assist Mike in his quest to create Wealth Management Partners, LLC. She has a strong and diverse background in the business administration field and became proficient in assisting financial advisors.

Her current role is director of operations and her responsibilities include office management, bookkeeping, and HR.

She and her husband, Don, live in Carnegie, Pennsylvania. Kathy enjoys spending time with family, photography, travel, and interior design.

Office Location:
790 Holiday Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220
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Jan Geresti

Director of Client Service

Jan joined our team at Wealth Management Partners, LLC, in October 2017.  Her current position is director of client services.  Jan has a strong and versatile background in banking, business accounting, and office administration.

Jan has two adult sons and a 4-year old pug-a-bull named Mallo. She lives in Avella, Pennsylvania, where she enjoys gardening, cooking, the outdoors, and, most importantly, spending time with her family, friends, and Mallo!

Julieann Forrester

Administrative Assistant

Julieann joined Wealth Management Partners, LLC, in 2019. Her current role is administrative assistant which includes special projects coordination. She attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and The College of Marin in California.  Julieann has 13 years of experience in the wealth management field working with Northwestern Mutual, Schwab, and Mass Mutual.  She holds life, accident, and health insurance and notary licenses.

Julieann enjoys spending time with her family biking, swimming, enjoying nature, fitness, and cooking.  

Farrah Gerber

Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

Farrah joined the team at Wealth Management Partners, LLC, in May 2019 as a temporary, part-time associate. After eight months, she was invited to join the company in January 2020.  She brings more than 10 years of office experience to the team and performs essential support functions as our Receptionist / Administrative Assistant.  Originally from Texas, Farrah loves being outdoors and traveling.  She has moved around quite a bit, spending time in all 50 states, including a 10-year stay in Juneau, Alaska.  Having now settled down in Pittsburgh, Farrah plans to stay in Pennsylvania with her dog, Watson.