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Meet Our Team

Advisors


Henry Becker-1

Henry Becker Jr.

Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor
CFP®

hbecker@wealthenhancement.com 

Henry’s career in the financial services industry has seen him hold positions with some of America’s largest pension providers and mutual fund companies, as well as running his own investment management firm. Henry joined Wealth Enhancement Group in 2021 through the Lighthouse Wealth Management acquisition.

As an authorized Certified Financial Planner™ since 2004, Henry has experience and insight in all facets of financial planning. At Wealth Enhancement Group, he specializes in global economics and investment management. He uses a mixture of both technical and fundamental analysis to guide investment decisions and keep up with changing global market dynamics.

Henry was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served as a logistics specialist from 1987 to 1992. He is also a self-trained Austrian economist and member of the Ludwig von Mises Institute. Henry, his wife Tracy and their three boys currently reside in New Market, MD. From August 2000 to July 2001, Henry and Tracy spent their honeymoon circumnavigating the globe, visiting more than 20 countries in the process. They are both avid alpine skiers.

  • BA - West European History, University of Pittsburgh
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional


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Edward Kozlowski

Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor
MPAS®, Series 7 Securities Registration*, Series 66 Advisory Registration§

ekozlowski@wealthenhancement.com 

Ed takes the responsibility that comes with the position of financial advisor very seriously. He adheres to Standards of Professional Conduct and renews his designation every two years by completing 40 hours of content-specific continuing education, reaffirming adherence to the Standards of Professional Conduct and complying with self-disclosure requirements.

In his role at Wealth Enhancement Group, his experience and dedication to his profession will enable him to guide clients toward sustainable financial stability. Ed joined Wealth Enhancement Group in 2021 through the Lighthouse Wealth Management acquisition. Ed lives in New Market, MD with his wife Mindy. When time allows, he enjoys spending time outside with friends and family.

  • BS - Accounting, Lemoyne College
  • MS Personal Financial Planning, College of Financial Planning, Denver
  • Master Planner Advanced StudiesTM

 


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Thomas Kozlowski

Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor
Series 65 Advisory Registration

tkozlowski@wealthenhancement.com 

As a financial advisor for over 30 years, most of them with his own firm, Tom still appreciates and recognizes the value of quality professionals working diligently to maximize their clients’ financial well-being. The bedrock of that work is providing sound advice that is always, without fail, in the client’s best interest.

Those same ethics and principles are still at the core of what drives Tom every day in his position at Wealth Enhancement Group as he helps clients on their journey toward a secure and fulfilling retirement. Tom joined Wealth Enhancement Group in 2021 through the Lighthouse Wealth Management acquisition.

His service to the community is equally important to him. Over the years he has served (and in some cases, is still serving) as a board member, committee member, Chairman, or coach of a vast array of charities, tournaments, teams, and clubs. Along with his wife Teri, he currently resides in New Market, MD. When free time allows, he enjoys golf as a member of Holly Hills Golf Course, working out, traveling with Teri and a good bottle of wine.

  • BS - Business Administration, Utica College of Syracuse University
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional


Mike Wali-1

Michael Wali

Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor
CFP®, Series 65 Advisory Registration

mwali@wealthenhancement.com 

The financial services industry has been where Mike has successfully plied his trade for over 30 years. Over that time, he has specialized in estate planning, wealth preservation strategies and asset management. When appropriate, Mike has worked with CPAs, attorneys, and other professionals to advise clients in a more comprehensive and broad-based manner. Mike joined Wealth Enhancement Group in 2021 through the Lighthouse Wealth Management acquisition.

In his role, Mike offers his clients practical financial advice with one end goal, to help them maximize their financial potential with an eye toward retirement. He is originally from Guyana, South America and has lived in the Baltimore/Washington Metro area since 1975. He and his wife, Angie, live in Mount Airy, MD. They have two children and two grandchildren. Mike is an avid cyclist, riding long distances all over the US and Europe.

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional


Andy Wilson-1

Andrew Wilson

Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor
CFP®, Series 65 Advisory Registration

awilson@wealthenhancement.com

Ever since Andy entered the financial services industry, he has held firm to the belief that the prime directive for any financial advisor should be to guide individuals, families, and businesses through the ever-changing financial planning landscape with unbiased advice driven solely by his/her clients’ needs. As a Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor at Wealth Enhancement Group, he continues to practice with the same mindset. He believes this profession is all about the people and helping them to achieve their dream of being able to retire in comfort and security. Andy joined Wealth Enhancement Group in 2021 through the Lighthouse Wealth Management acquisition.

Andy lives in Glenwood, MD with his wife, Melissa, and their youngest son, Connor, who is an avid baseball player. They also have two grown children, Beverly and Spencer. Andy can usually be found on a baseball field on weekends or playing golf with his family.

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional


Katy Chase-2

Katy Chase

Vice President, Financial Advisor
CFP®, Series 7 Securities Registration*, Series 66 Advisory Registration§

kchase@wealthenhancement.com 

A native of Upstate New York, Katy loves the snow. After graduating from The Pennsylvania State University, she transplanted to Boston where she participated in the AmeriCorps VISTA program. After her year of AmeriCorps service was complete, Katy earned her Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Business Analytics at Simmons College. At the time, the Simmons College MBA program was women’s-only, offering a unique learning prospective. She was introduced to the ‘real’ world of investing through her internship at Vanguard where she worked on improving the client experience and helped to quantitatively measure the social return on investment of the business’ employee programs.

When Katy joined the Lighthouse Team, she found her home within the industry, combining her passions of helping people and preparing analysis with defined, actionable items. She loves working for the community in which she lives, determining clients’ financial planning needs, analyzing each of their unique situations. Katy especially enjoys helping families work towards reducing stress by setting and achieving specific goals. Katy holds her CFP® designation and is a licensed Life Insurance Agent.

Katy is a local in the Pinehurst community in Lake Linganore where she lives with her husband and son. Katy enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, kayaking, or digging in the dirt with her son and his construction vehicle toys. Having rowed on the Penn State Crew team for four years and her high school rowing team before that, she loves being on the water, especially at her family’s camp on Cayuga Lake in Upstate NY. She’s known to have never come across a craft beer she doesn’t like, and when she’s not outdoors or sampling brews, she volunteers with the Green Team at WEG’s Maryland office tending to the office herb garden and pursuing other initiatives to help better our planet.

  • BS - Marketing, Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University
  • MBA, Simmons College
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional

Jonathan Winkert-1

Jonathan Winkert

Financial Advisor

CFP®

jwinkert@wealthenhancement.com 

After gaining what he calls “valuable life lessons” working as a basketball referee and a server in a pizza restaurant, Jonathan set out to become an Electrical Engineer. After a couple of years, he earned an Economics degree and his life path took a major turn. Jonathan’s first job in the financial services industry was with a large online broker and he has enjoyed steady progress and success since then.

In his role at Wealth Enhancement Group, he aspires to improve the financial lives of individuals and families so that they can focus more of their time and energy on what matters most to them. Outside of work, Jonathan loves his family, his dogs, the trials and tribulations of Frodo in Lord of the Rings, and the trials and tribulations of the Washington Wizards in the NBA.

  • BA - Economics, University of Maryland 
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional

Support Team


Justin Byram-2

Justin Byram

Financial Planning Assistant

jbyram@wealthenhancement.com 

Justin started his career in the financial services industry while working for a large brokerage firm in Frederick, MD. The position entails quite a lot of client contact, a great deal of meeting with the Advisors and Senior Advisors, and an enormous amount of being available to help out wherever is needed within the team. All of these tasks fit well with Justin’s eagerness to help and his commitment to put the client’s needs above all else. Justin lives in Middletown, MD with his fiancée Juliette and their dog Romeo. Outside the office, he enjoys cooking, wakeboarding, and coaching basketball for Special Olympics Frederick County.

  • BS - Accounting & Sports Management, Mount St Mary’s University

Will Heilig-2William Heilig

Client Service Manager

wheilig@wealthenhancement.com 

Will was first introduced to financial planning while he was still in college, spending time as an intern with a local financial planning firm. He started a full-time career in financial services in 2018, working for a large financial firm where he helped Maryland teachers in setting up and maintaining retirement plans and insurances.

Will’s current role requires a broad understanding of the basic principles of financial management, strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain client relationships, and a thorough attention to detail and process. Fortunately for his clients and his colleagues, Will possesses all these things in abundance. Outside the office, Will enjoys weight training, cycling, and fishing.

  • BA - Finance, Towson University

Ellen Otten-1Ellen Otten

Client Service Manager

eotten@wealthenhancement.com 

Atlanta was the backdrop for Ellen’s entry into the financial services industry, but when her husband was transferred with his work, Maryland became home for the Ottens. The ability to multi-task is a must as Ellen lends her expert touch to new client onboarding, relationship management and client review prep and follow-up.

Ellen and her husband, Ron, have three children; Benjamin and MaKenna both attend The University of Georgia, and Andrew who is currently in high school. As a proud Wisconsin native, Ellen makes no apologies for her love of the Badgers and the Packers!

  • AA, West Georgia Technical College

Cindy Hyde-1

Cindy Hyde

Team Operations
Series 7 Securities Registration*, Series 66 Advisory Registration§

chyde@wealthenhancement.com 

Cindy always enjoyed working with both numbers and people, so she decided to pursue a career in the finance field. After a few years in the retail banking segment, Cindy shifted into wealth management. Her time spent working alongside different advisors and at different firms has given her a wide range of experience, all of which serves her well in her position at Wealth Enhancement Group.

Cindy is originally from Philadelphia but now resides in Mount Airy, MD with her husband, Steve, and their two cats, Holmes and Watson. She enjoys anything outdoors, wrenching on her cars, watching football, and relaxing on the front porch with a good book.

  • BS - Meteorology & Earth Sciences, Millersville University

Jullie Caniford-1Jullie Caniford

Tax Analyst, CPA

jcaniford@wealthenhancement.com 

Over the course of three decades in the financial services industry, Jullie has worked in just about every role connected to taxation or accounting. That includes operating her own tax preparation & consulting firm, and many years in ‘Big 4’ public accounting. Jullie has transitioned from her previous role as Financial Officer to her current position of Tax Analyst at Wealth Enhancement Group. This allows her to do what she does best, working with clients to ensure their financial planning goals function in tandem with their tax related goals. Jullie, a Maryland native, resides in New Market with her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel ‘fur baby’, Stewart. In her free time, you can find Jullie hiking the great outdoors, traveling to warm weather destinations, or sipping wine at one of the many fabulous local wineries.

  • BS - Accounting & Economics, Shepherd University
  • Certified Public Accountant

Roushan Rice-1Roushan Rice

Tax Associate

rrice@wealthenhancement.com 

After six years of working in the accounting field, Roushan gained real world experience that can’t be taught in books, learning valuable knowledge and diversifying her accounting skills. In 2007, Roushan moved to Frederick, Maryland where she worked at a local CPA firm until she decided to focus on starting a family.

Since returning to work in 2014, Roushan has become a licensed Maryland Tax Preparer and earned her certification as a QuickBooks Pro. Her years of experience in individual tax return preparation, bookkeeping and payroll, make Roushan hugely important to all of her colleagues on the Wealth Enhancement Group tax team.

Roushan and her two daughters enjoy the small town feel of Frederick but also enjoy being close to cities. Of all of the wonderful things living in Frederick has to offer, it’s being together with her daughters that Roushan enjoys most.




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† Advisory registrations are held with Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services
* Securities registrations are held with LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC
§ Securities registrations are held with LPL Financial and Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services