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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.
Director of Operations
Kathy began her journey with Mike Ward in 1999 as a representative's assistant and assisted 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.
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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!
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.
Beth joined the team at Wealth Management Partners in March 2022 in the role of Administrative Assistant. She has 30 years of banking Industry experience with various roles in accounting, asset management, loan servicing, escrow administration, and wealth management.
Beth became a certified yoga instructor in 2021 and has a passion for health and wellness of balancing mind, body, and spirit. She continues to pursue knowledge and instruction of other various healing modalities such as Tai Chi, Pilates, and Sound therapy.
Beth lives in Bethel Park, PA with her 2 cats, Bo and Leo. She enjoys reading, home improvement projects, being outdoors in nature, and is active in her church.