Ethan, a native of Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer. Ethan attended Carroll University where he studied Computer Science and played Baseball, he served as a team captain for both his collegiate and prep teams. After graduating, he attained his Personal Training Certification through ACE and has been working in fitness ever since.
Anna is owner of Right at Home, where she and her team help seniors and adults with disabilities maintain their independence wherever they call home. Anna is a lifelong resident of the Madison area and committed to community service. She carries her passion for her work into the greater community as an active supporter of dementia friendly communities, community support organizations and local advocacy for senior support services.
Denny Berkery is the owner of The Vinery. He has been teaching for over 35 years. He has published 5 instructional books and has written many articles over the years in all the major art glass trade magazines.
Tim began his career ten years ago as the District Manager for GNC franchises and the manager of Elite Nutrition. During those years, he built a solid foundation of knowledge and expertise and his success gave him the vision to open Apple Wellness – The Healthy Place. Tim believes in educating and empowering individuals to make lifelong, healthy choices and changes. His energy is contagious, and he’s excited about helping YOU.
Originally from the Madison Area, Jason earned a Bachelor’s degree in Building Construction Management from the University of Wisconsin- Platteville and has been a Real Estate Advisor for over 17 years. Jason is one of the top agents in the area, specializing in selling homes, condos, new construction and investment property. Jason is also a licensed builder and a past director for The Realtor’s Association of South Central Wisconsin.
Tracie Halvorsen is the Trauma Performance Improvement and Injury Prevention Coordinator at SSM Health St. Mary’s Madison. Tracie is a board certified adult gerontology clinical nurse specialist. Her professional interests include geriatrics, surgery, and trauma care. In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and dogs.
My dad worked extremely hard and long hours his entire life, from the military to working in a factory, only to lose his pension and run out of money in his early retirement. He now faces health issues and is trying to survive on only social security. This is where I strive to help other good, hard working families avoid. I want them to not only just survive retirement, but rather help them create a retirement plan designed to give them an opportunity to thrive in retirement.
Teresa is the Non-Surgical Body Coordinator at Quintessa. After spending 25 years in the hospital setting as a medical provider, she chose to make a career change into a field that thrives on positively influencing changes to the body in order to build confidence and radiate true beauty from within. Her passion is evident in all that she does, whether it is being a Mom a wife or a provider, she is all in.
Amanda currently serves as Dean Health Plan’s Manager of Pharmacy Operations and her career has been in electronic health records and clinical pharmacy practice. She has a B.S. in biochemistry and a Pharm D from UW-Madison.
Mary currently serves as SSM Health’s Director of Business Development for the Post-acute care segment in Wisconsin and Illinois. Her career has been in business development, sales and marketing and she has a B.S. in business from UW-Stevens Point and a Marketing Certificate from the UW-Madison School of Executive Education.
Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, Russ started entertaining as a drummer performing in show bands, nightclubs, hotel chains, state and county fairs throughout the Midwest. In 1997 Russ decided to roll the dice and head west for greater opportunities. Russ Loniello has entertained across the United States, Hawaii, Canada, Bermuda, South America and Western Europe, including Las Vegas and Branson, Missouri Since 1985.
Ryan Klaustermeier is a Registered Nurse and is board certified both as a hospice nurse and administrator. He has served hospice patients with Heartland Hospice for the last 12 years in various roles. Currently he is the administrator of Heartland Hospice, serving the Madison area.
Brandi is an Aesthetic Nurse Injector that has been in the business for almost 6 years. She believes the key to addressing an aging face is to become educated on what can help and how, then to be empowered to make the choice that is a best fit for you. Happy people do happy things and Brandi enjoys playing her part in spreading the joy.
Alwyn Fitzgerald is the founder of Fisher King Winery, which recently moved to a new, larger facility in Verona Wisconsin. Mr. Fitzgerald has spent most of his adult life as a marketing professional in the Biotech and engineering industries, all the while making wine non-commercially and honing his skills through wine-making courses and years of hands-on experience. He holds a BS in Biology from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the Eisenberg School of Management. In 2011 he left behind his mainstream career and opened Fisher King Winery, a local artisan winery which crafts most of its internationally award-winning wines from locally grown Wisconsin grapes.
Paul Mross is a certified yoga instructor (E-RYT 200) and researcher working with UW-Madison. He is a published author and studies yoga’s effect on fall rates. Paul has presented on the topic of aging at multiple conferences including Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging Summit, Catholic Charities Healthy Aging Conference and International Association of Yoga Therapist Symposium on Yoga Research.
Ellen was on the slippery slop to “really getting old”. Unhappy and looking for a way to change the situation, she started yoga. She has been transformed – physically, emotionally and she is energized to share her experience with others. She encourages everyone to make the right choices to make the “later years the best years of our lives,” and she has done that to the extent that she is now planning to open a studio for those who are/wish to be “still young at heart”.
My name is Janelle Weidert and I have been teaching fitness classes for just over 10 years. I started teaching Functional Fitness classes at MSCR in 2012. I have always had a passion for fitness and helping others reach their individual goals, whether they be big or small.
Denny Svehla, aka Denny Diamond, is one of the nation’s most sought after vocalist/entertainers best known for his presentation of Neil Diamond’s music. During his career, spanning over 20 years, Denny has performed his Branson style performance for thousands of people across the United States. His baritone pipes have an amazing resemblance to that of Neil Diamond’s distinctive timbre and his stage presence is second to none.
Heather has been in the long term care/geriatric setting for the last 20 years as a PT. She has a Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. Heather feels maintaining a persons’ independence is extremely important, and she strives to promote functional independence in whatever setting is appropriate. After all, who says exercising can’t be fun!
SVA Plumb Wealth Management, LLC
(608) 826-2127 | [email protected]
With more than 25 years experience in investment management, consulting, trust services, retirement plans and financial planning, Debbie assists affluent clients with establishing wealth management strategies to achieve their financial goals. Debbie proactively coordinates tax and legal resources as appropriate to provide comprehensive planning for her clients.
Associate Financial Consultant
(608) 826-2019 | [email protected]
Kelsey provides comprehensive financial planning to help clients reach their financial goals. She enjoys connecting with each person and assisting with their financial future.
Maureen Hansen, CLU®
SVA Wealth Management
(262) 923-5180 | [email protected]
Maureen provides ongoing, comprehensive wealth management strategies and financial guidance for individuals while delivering personalized service. She develops strategies to preserve assets, plan for retirement, and fund education. She also develops strategies surrounding working with estate planning needs and managing risks. Maureen focuses on three primary areas of practice which are asset management, divorce consulting and retirement planning. Maureen provides financial solutions that encourage independence and freedom for women in transition.
Tammy Koester-Parks, JD
SVA Plumb Trust Company, LLC
(608) 826-2658 | [email protected]
Tammy administers trusts and other fiduciary accounts for high net worth clients and their families. For over 25 years, Tammy has worked with clients to help them with their estate planning concerns and objectives. She enjoys helping clients understand the complex issues and helping them find answers given their unique circumstances.
Kathryn Norton, JD
Senior Trust Officer
(608) 826-2757 | [email protected]
Kathryn specializes in the administration of high net worth trust relationships, oversees the settlement of complex estates, and assists clients with estate planning concerns. With more than 30 years experience as a trust officer and estate planner, Kathryn has extensive knowledge in helping clients find order in their financial lives and solutions to their estate challenges.
Jeanne Mraz, CFP®
(608) 826-2055 | [email protected]
Jeanne has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry. With a background in investments, asset management and financial planning, Jeanne helps her clients by developing and implementing investment strategies for their retirement and other financial goals.