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Meet Rick Nye and his team

Eric A. “Rick” Nye, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®
Principal
rick@nye.net

Rick is a Certified Financial Planner®, President and CEO of Nye Financial Group and President of Nye Wealth Management, a Registered Investment Adviser.

Rick has almost 30 years’ experience advising those nearing and already in retirement in wealth preservation, maximizing retirement income and investment advice. As key speaker for NFG, Rick has educated thousands of individuals in topics related to maximizing Social Security, advanced estate planning, IRA distributions, annuity maximization and asset accumulation.

Rick received his college degree in political science from the University of South Florida, with an interest in United States history, the government and specifically the office of the president. He later obtained his, Chartered Financial Consultant® and Chartered Life Underwriter® designations from The American College. Rick is also registered as an Investment Adviser Representative of Nye Wealth Management, a Registered Investment Adviser in Ohio and Florida, and a member of The Estate Planning Council of Cleveland.

A highly sought-after speaker, Rick has spoken before civic and professional groups in addition to industry conventions. He often appears in local media offering financial advice, on WJW Fox 8's New Day Cleveland, WKYC-TV Channel 3’s Golden Opportunities and host of “Financial Update” on WEWS-TV Channel 5. Rick also hosts a weekly radio show offering tips, insights and advice on planning for a financially stress-free retirement. The “Retirement Planning Show with Rick Nye” airs from 9-10 a.m. Sundays on WNIR 100.1FM.

Rick and his team are dedicated to providing a high level of client service while remaining committed to the highest standards of ethics and professional knowledge.

Rick and his wife, Camala, have daughters Madison and Spenser and a son, Lincoln. Rick’s favorite place to be is with his family at Walt Disney World.

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Meet Dan Griffin

Dan Griffin, RICP®, NSSA®
Retirement Planning Advisor / Chief Marketing Officer
dan@nye.net

Dan is Retirement Planning Advisor and Chief Marketing Officer for Nye Financial Group, Inc.

Dan works with Nye’s clients and prospective clients in the development and implementation retirement income plans utilizing strategies designed to diversify and optimize their sources of contractual income and minimize income risk in retirement.

Our “resident expert” on Social Security benefits planning, Dan often appears as guest host of our weekly radio show, "The Retirement Planning Show with Rick Nye," to share his knowledge and insights on strategies to maximize lifetime benefits. He is also responsible for development of our firm’s marketing strategy and plan implementation.

Approaching 10 years as a member of the Nye Financial Group team, prior to joining us, Dan was Senior Sales & Marketing Manager for one of the country’s most respected life settlement providers, where he managed the sales and case management functions. More recently, he served as Regional Director, Life Settlements, for Crump Life Insurance Services, the nation’s largest independent wholesale provider of life insurance and annuity products.

Dan also holds his Ohio Life and Health and Life Settlement licenses, has earned The American College’s Retirement Income Certified Professional® designation and, is certified by the National Association of Social Security Advisors.

Dan and his wife, Linda, reside in Hudson, Ohio. In his free time, Dan enjoys cheering on any professional sports team with “Cleveland” in its name and spending time with family (especially at Holden Beach, NC), including daughters, Erica and Delaney; son, Danny, and his wife, Brittany; and his four grandchildren, Ethan, Evan, Bella and Enzo.

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Meet Missy Walker

Melissa “Missy” Walker
Executive Director, Operations, Nye Financial Group
missy@nye.net

A 24-year team member, Missy oversees new client account setup, ensuring all paperwork is in good order, processed and followed up on in a timely matter, coordinates our case design process and is responsible for ongoing client service and preparation for annual reviews with existing clients. Missy also manages home office operations and administration, including human resources, accounting and business reporting.

Missy is a graduate of Fortis College and has been an essential member of our team since 1992. She and her husband, Jason, reside in Diamond, Ohio, with their three children, Morgan, Mykenzie and Mason.

Meet Lisa Ohanian

Lisa L. Ohanian
Chief Compliance Officer, Nye Wealth Management LLC
lisa@nye.net

Lisa manages day-to-day operations of Nye Wealth Management, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisory firm.  She is responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance, monitoring investment market conditions and client portfolio performance, analyzing current and prospective client portfolios, and processing of new and service oriented business.

With almost 20 years of experience in the field, Lisa blends her in-depth market knowledge and unique caring style to provide our clients and prospective clients with top-notch, relationship-oriented service contributing significantly to our high level of client retention.

Lisa, a graduate of Ohio University, and her husband, Eric, reside in Hudson, Ohio. In her free time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her sons, Nicholas, and Patrick, and serving as surrogate mom and host to several of her son’s college schoolmates who, due to distance, are unable to be with their families.



Meet Mia Cronan

Mia Cronan
Office Administrator
mia@nye.net

Mia is our newest addition to the team and is responsible for ensuring we make a great impression, every time, by providing superior hospitality to ensure clients and prospective clients have a pleasant experience when visiting or calling our office. Mia also manages advisor appointments, coordinates our educational workshops & client appreciation events and assists with managing our website & social media marketing, as well as development and implementation of a variety of our marketing programs and activities.
Mia, a graduate of Georgia State University, with a bachelor of business administration degree, and her husband, Sean, reside in Hudson, OH and enjoy spending time with their five children, Emily, Tim, Erin, Catherine, and Mary Ellen and her husband, Ben. In her free time, Mia enjoys knitting for charity, attending the kids’ school activities and taking an occasional trip to a sunny beach or historic destination.

 

 

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