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John attended Michigan State University and has held the certified financial planner® designation since 1996. John’s career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a former board member of the FPA (Financial Planning Association) of Michigan. John is a qualified Kingdom Advisor. He specializes in Financial Planning Analysis, Investment Strategies, and Estate Planning.
John resides in Kalamazoo with his wife, Cheri, and their son, Grant. John is also an active member of Oakwood Bible Church and currently serves in various ministries.
Andy, a Financial Advisor and our Operations Manager, joined MainStreet Financial in July of 2008. He has knowledge of all the operations and processes that take place at MainStreet Financial. He attended Davenport University for Finance with a Financial Planning Specialty. He is the first line of customer service as he can solve most issues that may arise.
Andy does all of the securities trading for our clients, assists in client account service issues, works with clients in setting up online access for reports and statements, completes the financial planning analysis, and helps with meeting preparation. He resides in Kalamazoo with his wife and 3 kids.
Deb, our Client Relations Manager, is an assistant to John Ruzza. Deb’s primary responsibilities are: scheduling appointments, preparing and processing paperwork, mailings, and generating quarterly statements. Deb joined MainStreet in August of 2010.
Deb and her husband Rich have four children, a daughter-in-law, and two sons-in-law. Deb also enjoys spending time with her grandchildren. They reside in the Kalamazoo area.
Stan is a financial advisor and part of the MainStreet team. His specialty focuses on morally responsible investments. Stan assists with the construction of portfolios, evaluating mutual funds, stocks, and fixed income investments. He is part of the strategic planning team.
Stan is a member of Kingdom Advisors, a Christian organization of Financial Professionals. He and his wife Julia have five children and reside in Texas Township. Stan is a Registered Representative offering services through Cambridge Investment Research.