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John P. Keenan
John's commitment to the government contractor marketplace is demonstrated by his industry involvement. He was recently appointed to the GovConNet Council at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce. He is a member at the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) and participates on the Legislative & Regulatory Committee. He also co-hosts regular educational events with government contractor practice groups at local accounting, legal and M&A firms. Additionally, John is a sought after speaker with organizations that foster corporate growth. John has served the Board of SHAH, the organization to preserve the Lee Mansion in Arlington Cemetery, and is also involved with SOAR!, a Catholic organization serving aging sisters, brothers and priests. John lives in Bethesda with his wife and two sons.
John received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland, College Park and is a proud supporter of his alma mater, Georgetown Prep.
Thomas C. West
Tom has been in the investment management and insurance business for over 25 years and was honored as a 2017 Signator/John Hancock Hall of Fame inductee*. Tom has been interviewed by periodicals such as the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Investment News, and New York Times which profiled his practice in 2013. He has also been published multiple times in peer-reviewed professional journals on best wealth management practices involving seniors facing health-related dependency. Tom is the creator of Lifecare Affordability Plan® a proprietary healthcare and financial planning offering from SEIA. Tom regularly educates financial professionals, attorneys, tax professionals, and geriatric care managers on the most appropriate financial planning techniques for families facing long-term care decisions.
Tom's community service in aging services has stretched for decades as well. Tom currently serves on the board of the Jewish Council for the Aging and is the Vice-Chair of the Board of Goodwin House Inc. He previously served in leadership positions on the boards of Insight Memory Care Center and the National Capital Alzheimer's Association. Tom lives in Falls Church, Virginia, along with his spouse.
Tom received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in 1992. Additionally, in 1994, he received both a Master of Business Administration, Finance, and Master of Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. Tom earned a Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) certification from The American College in 2000. He has been a Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®) since 2002. In 2011, Tom earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) professional designation from Fiduciary360, receiving formal training in investment fiduciary responsibility. He is also a licensed insurance agent (VA Ins. License #575925).
*The Hall of Fame was an elite group of financial representatives of former broker-dealer Signator Investors, Inc. and the John Hancock family of companies. To be included in the HOF, inductees need to qualify for the Achieving Client Excellence award 15 times. The ACE award is granted to the top 250 advisors each year based on total weighted premium from the sale of both proprietary and non-proprietary protection and wealth products. No other factors are considered. Third-party rankings and recognitions are no guarantee of future investment success and do not ensure that a client or prospective client will experience a higher level of performance or results. These ratings should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client nor are they representative of any one client's evaluation.
David L. Johnson
David has been providing financial advice and wealth management services to corporate executives, business owners, multigenerational families and trustees since 1995. He was named on the Forbes list of Best-in-State Wealth Advisors for 2022 & 2023 with recent interviews including CNBC, Investment News and RIA Channel.
He appreciates that there's more to managing wealth than simply managing investments. Thus, David assists in managing the many complexities of his clients' financial lives including risk management, retirement, tax and estate planning. Helping them to understand not only what's important but also what's possible with the goal of balancing living life in the present and still planning for the future.
On a personal level, he proudly achieved his Eagle Scout Award and continues to demonstrate those values of community service and leadership through involvement with various charities supporting youth and education. His passions include serving as a founding member and Chair-Elect of the George Mason University Financial Planning and Wealth Management advisory board where he was also recognized in 2020 as a Prominent Patriot. He also supports Second Story having taught budgeting and finance to young mothers experiencing homelessness and was their Beacon of Hope charity event title sponsor in 2021 through SEIA's Signature Fund for Giving.
He resides in Vienna, Virginia with his wife and son. Additionally, he loves the outdoors and enjoys international travel, high-altitude mountain climbing and running.
Harry Schiavone, Jr. is a Financial Advisor at SEIA. He has worked in the financial services industry for over 30 years and has managed investments through many market corrections and fluctuations. Harry's emphasis is on helping clients maintain cash flow in all stages of their retirement through planning and management of their assets.
He is a third generation native Washingtonian and lives in Reston, VA with his wife and two daughters. Harry received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Virginia. Additionally, he holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 Professional Securities licenses as well as Life, Health, and Variable Insurance licenses. (VA Insurance License #582970)
Kyle C. Smith, CFP® , is an Financial Advisor in SEIA's Virginia office. Kyle began his career in financial advising in 2006 and has been working directly with David and his clients since 2008. As an Advisor, Kyle's mission is to provide clients with a diverse range of solutions while focusing on the specific concerns and circumstances of each individual client.
A native of Montgomery County, Maryland, Kyle earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Towson University. In addition, Kyle earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification in 2013 after completing the professional education program through the College of Financial Planning. Kyle holds the FINRA Series 6, 7, 63, and 65 professional securities licenses and life & health insurance licenses (VA Insurance License# 536072).
Outside of work, Kyle enjoys spending time with his family and friends, working on cars, playing sports, and cheering on the Capitals, Orioles, and Commanders. He resides in Arlington, Virginia, with his wife, son, and daughter.
Arvette M. Reid
Client Services Director
Arvette's deep commitment to civic engagement and local issues was established as a youth while visiting residents at Goodwin House in her hometown of Alexandria, Virginia. Arvette currently serves on the boards of the Insight Memory Care Center and Senior Services of Alexandria, and is an active member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Arvette lives with her spouse, son, and daughter in Burke, Virginia.
Arvette earned a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Virginia in 1992. In addition, she holds a Series 65 securities license since 2020.
Glenn has over 15 years of experience in financial planning and investment management. Before joining SEIA, Glenn was a Senior Wealth Manager at USAA where he managed the client relationships of the organization's DC area executives, board members, and high-profile members. Glenn lives in Fairfax, Virginia with his wife and two daughters. Outside of work, Glenn enjoys football, soccer, travel, and the Boston Red Sox
Glenn graduated from The George Washington University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies and Archaeology. Glenn earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification in 2009, after completing the professional education program through the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. He holds the Series 7, Series 66, and Life & Health Insurance licenses (VA Ins. License #570814). Glenn earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary®(AIF®) professional designation from Fiduciary360, receiving formal training in investment fiduciary responsibility.
Robert is passionate about developing long-term client relationships and directing his clients to solid, strategic, financial, and investment options, enabling them to meet their current and future goals. He believes that financial guidance starts by getting a complete understanding of a client's situation now and planning for their ideal future. But just as importantly, Robert explains what to expect in the future and how best to prepare and cope when it happens. He takes pride in having real conversations about future possible outcomes for his clients and their families.
Robert has worked in the investment and financial planning industry for over 25 years, including 11 years with Charles Schwab as a Vice President, Financial Consultant. Robert currently resides in Silver Spring, Maryland along with his wife, son, and energetic dog. When not spending time with his family, he enjoys traveling, playing tennis, and cheering on all the DC-area sports teams.
Robert received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Southern Methodist University in 1995. In addition to having his Series 7, Series 63, Series 65, and Life & Health Insurance licenses, he earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification in 2014, after completing the certification education program at The American College of Financial Services®. In 2019, Robert earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF&®) professional designation from Fiduciary360, receiving formal training in investment fiduciary responsibility, and has been a Retirement Income Certified Professional®(RICP®) since 2016. He is also a licensed insurance agent (MD Ins. License #168802).
Andrew combined his financial advising practice with David Johnson's in January 2006 and their combined skills and experiences help to deliver client satisfaction with individualized, focused and creative solutions. Clients appreciate their experience in evaluating various components of wealth management including insurance, investments, cash flow analysis, retirement and multi-generational planning.
After a customized financial strategy is put into place, Andrew and David stay connected with their clients through quarterly reviews, ad hoc phone calls and meetings. Additionally, they work with their clients' other professional consultants (CPAs, attorneys, etc.....) to ensure everyone is working in accord with one main objective—to help clients achieve their goals.
During his free time, Andrew enjoys running marathons, traveling, and enhancing his culinary skills (albeit at a slow pace). Additionally, Andrew gives back to his community by serving as a board member of Child Centered Solutions as well as gives pro bono seminars and assistance with financial literacy organizations including the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). He currently resides in the Goose Hollow neighborhood of Portland, Ore., where he is helping to start the Goose Hollow Business Alliance.
Andrew graduated from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York where he was awarded honors and Phi Beta Kappa distinctions. He also obtained a coveted White House Internship within the National Economic Council. Andrew holds the FINRA Series 66 and 7 professional securities licenses, as well as life, health, long term care and variable insurance licenses.
Eric Hirsch, CFP®, is an Advisor in SEIA's Washington, DC metro area office. He provides holistic wealth management services to high-net-worth individuals, organizations, and companies with an emphasis in investment management, retirement planning, and estate planning strategies.
Eric has over 17 years of experience in financial planning and investment management. Before joining SEIA, Eric was a Vice President in the Asset Management division at Goldman Sachs. He currently resides in Potomac, Maryland with his wife and three children.
Eric received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Maryland, College Park and his Master of Business Administration degree in Finance, Economics & Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. He remains active in the Booth community as a Booth Ambassador for the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) and holds his Series 7 and Series 66 securities licenses.
Gabriella Cajina Schafer
Gabriella is a Northern Virginia native and currently resides in Fairfax, VA. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and exploring the outdoors with her dog.
Gabriella received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from James Madison University in 2016. She earned her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification in 2020, after completing the certification education program through the College for Financial Planning® . Gabriella holds Series 7 and Series 66 securities licenses, as well as the Health, Life and Annuities License (VA Ins. License #1057735).
Previously, Levene worked at Morgan Stanley as an associate financial advisor and at Stone Street Capital as an account executive. Her volunteer experiences include teaching English, grant writing, and educational outreach at the Bradley Free Clinic and the Japan-America Society of Washington, DC. Levene lives in Maryland.
Levene received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Hollins University in 2017. Levene holds securities licenses 7 and 66. She is currently studying for her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification after completing the certification education program at The American College of Financial Services®. Levene is also working toward her Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) professional designation from Fiduciary360.
Christine Sol is an Investment Strategist in SEIA's Virginia office and works with Tom West in the practice's Financial Planning and Investment Management services. Christine is dedicated to portfolio management and investment strategies for clients, including non-discretionary accounts, fixed income (public/private credit, munis), and alternative strategies.
Prior to joining SEIA in 2019, Christine worked in investment management for 14 years at companies such as Wilshire Associates, Rayliant Global Advisors Ltd, Chaikin Analytics, Research Affiliates LLC, and Western Asset Management Company. Christine lives in Los Angeles, CA. She speaks Korean fluently and knows intermediate German. Outside of work, Christine is an active volunteer for the Kappa Delta Foundation which funds scholarships and leadership development for women.
Christine graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in History. Christine is a Chartered Financial Analyst Level 3 Candidate and Financial Risk Manager Level 2 Candidate. She holds a Series 7 securities license.
Client Service Administrator
Ruderis (Rudy) Fuentes is a Client Service Administrator in SEIA's Virginia office and works with Tom West in the practice's Financial Planning and Investment Management services. He assists clients with service requests, account paperwork, and scheduling.
Previously, Rudy worked at T. Rowe Price as a Workplace Retirement Associate, assisting plan participants with their 401(k) and 457 plans. He lives in Maryland with his family and enjoys snowboarding and playing soccer.
Rudy received his Bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Maryland, and holds a FINRA Series 7 Professional Securities license.
Digital Marketing Strategist
Jennifer is a marketing and communications professional with over 20 years of experience working for mission-driven organizations. Previously she worked in international education, market research, and business development at universities, non-profits, and associations. Jennifer lives in Fairfax, Virginia with her children.
Jennifer received a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Communications from The George Washington University in 1994. She completed her Masters in International and Intercultural Management from the School for International Training in 1999.
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Trust & Estate PlanningConsulting with attorneys to help protect and preserve your legacy through Trust and Estate Planning
Business Advisory ServicesWorking with business owners and ERISA fiduciaries to help design Company Retirement Plans, Employee Benefits and Transition Planning
Wealth CounselingProviding counsel to families, couples and partners to help bring continuity to future generations.
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