Our Team

Heather O'Neill

Dennis LaVoy

Jack Gerling

Nick Klanke


Heather O'Neill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heather O’Neill is President and Founder of Michigan Financial Advisors Corporation, a full service financial planning and investment advisory firm. Heather has specialized in retirement planning for over 25 years and focuses on building trust and confidence in her client relationships while providing personalized service based on each client’s needs. In addition to managing the direction of the firm, she is an integral part of all investment research and oversees the customized planning solutions for each client. 


Heather holds Series 7, 24, 63, and 53 registrations, holds a business degree from Western Michigan University, is a Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) and has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional (CFP®) since 1995. She has been honored to speak on numerous industry panels and has been quoted in various publications. She is an active member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and Financial Services Institute (FSI) and has served on both the Investment Advisory Council and National Education Task Force for FSC Securities Corporation. In 2013, Heather became a member of the first AIG Advisor Group Women's Advisory Board; it seeks to serve women in mentorship, leadership, community outreach & development.  In addition, Heather recently accepted a position to serve on FSC Securities Corporation Board of Advisors, beginning in 2016.

 
Heather was featured as a successful advisor at the 2011 FSC Securities Corporation National Education and Business Conference (NEBC). They sent a film crew and made a brief movie presented at the conference.  We've included an edited version below for you to view.
 
 
Contact Heather via email: honeill@mfacorp.com
 
 
 
 
 

Dennis LaVoy


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dennis LaVoy is an Advisor with Michigan Financial Advisors. He joined MFA in 2008 and has previous experience in corporate financial analysis. He assists in many areas of the firm including client meetings, security research, portfolio maintenance, and operates and maintains technology; both in client interface and all office functionality. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance (Magna Cum Laude) from Eastern Michigan University, holds Series 7, 24, and 63 registrations and is insurance and annuity licensed. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional (CFP®) and a Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®), considered the highest standard of knowledge in insurance expertise. Dennis was selected by the AIG Advisor Group to serve on a commitee to help improve financial planning office services and to speak at our national conference (ConnectEd) in 2015.

Contact Dennis via email: dennisl@mfacorp.com

 
 
 

Jack Gerling*

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jack comes to us with 13 years of experience at an area law firm.  His primary focus was in the area of municipal finance and his additional core functions included direct client interface, firm and client accounting, and human resource management.  Jack received his Bachelors degree from Michigan State University and his Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.  He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Oakland County Bar Association, and the National Association of Bond Lawyers.  He joins us with a strong understanding of our culture and dedication to client service, as 4 generations of his family have been part of the practice for nearly 20 years. 
 

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Nicholas Klanke

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Klanke is an Analyst with Michigan Financial Advisors. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance from Oakland University and holds the Series 7 and 63 registrations along with insurance and annuity licensing. He plans to pursue the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation within the next few years. Nick enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends and volunteering with chartable organizations for underprivileged youth such as the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and The Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

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*Jack Gerling is not registered with FSC Securities Corporation.