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Kathy Klein, CFP®

Wealth Advisor

Kathy is committed to helping individuals, families and non-profit organizations create financial security and to building and preserving wealth through prudent portfolio management.

To be a good steward of wealth for her clients and their future generations, Kathy believes in focusing on risk management and downside protection. By guiding clients through three decades of market conditions, Kathy understands how to coach clients through the ups and the downs. Client goals and values are an important part of the portfolio construction process.

Individuals often come to Kathy during a significant life transition; suddenly single through a divorce or death, approaching retirement, or selling a business. As her clients’ financial coach, she listens to their needs and pain points, offers direction and strives to empower them to live a fulfilling life.

Kathy is especially passionate about supporting non-profit organizations in carrying out their missions through prudent management of their funds. Realizing that non-profits have competing goals, she offers her expertise to assist them in satisfying current needs, allow for growth for future needs, as well as provide security to satisfy donors.

Kathy is a seasoned professional having offered clients guidance in a variety of capacities over the years. Early on in her career, she worked in the Private Client Division at Strong Capital Management. With a background in life insurance, estate planning and the investment side of asset management, Kathy weaves together her various areas of expertise to provide her clients integrated solutions.

Out of the office, you can find Kathy staying active outdoors. She has run two marathons, several half marathons and also enjoys snowshoeing and reading.

Favorite Quote

“A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.” – Jim Watkins

Written by Kathy

Documents: What to Keep, Shed, or Shred?

Kathy in the News

The Women’s Center Anniversary Luncheon: Your Voice Has Power

Leadership & Community

Froedtert Community Memorial Hospital – Board Member, Community Involvement Committee Member, Planned Giving Committee Member

Cedarlake Conservation Foundation – Community Outreach


BS in Biology, St. Mary’s College
Participation in MS program, University of Illinois-Chicago

Professional Designations


John Mariscalco, CFA®

Associate Wealth Advisor

Wendy Sabul-Mintzer

Operations Associate

Gabrielle Wagor

Receptionist & Marketing/Events Associate

Mary Berman

Client Service Administrator

Joanna Hurley

Receptionist & Administrative Assistant

Marcie Nach, CFP®

Financial Planner

Lindsay Pflug

Manager of Training & Process Development

Moira Fahey-Ullrich

Principal & Chief Solutions Officer

Betsy Wellington

Client Service Administrator

Brian Wendt

Client Service Administrator

Dennis Barron

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Mark Weil, CFP®

Wealth Advisor

Lauren Ross

Manager of Investment Operations

Toni Bregenzer

Manager of Risk & Client Service

Lee Ford

Manager of Operations & Client Service

Jill Kaz, CFP®

Financial Planner

Cory Rappaport, CPA

Wealth Associate

William M. Perry, CFP®, CIMA®

Senior Wealth Advisor

A.J. Price, CPA, CFP®

Associate Wealth Advisor

Vishaal Tummala, CFP®

Wealth Associate

Whitney Beswick

Operations Associate

Tom Buhrmann, CIMA®

Wealth Advisor

Michele Turner

Client Service Administrator

Mary Ann Sendik

Client Service Administrator

Adam Rudolph, CFP®

Associate Wealth Advisor

Jaclyn Simon

Client Service Administrator