About Our Team

Michael Canet, JD, LLM

FINANCIAL PLANNER

Michael is the owner of Prostatis Financial Advisors Group, LLC and the author of Surviving the Perfect Storm: How to Create a Financial Plan That Will Withstand Any Crisis and Death And Taxes: It’s not how much you make, – it’s how much you keep (Amazon Best Seller). He is also the host of the nationally-syndicated television show “The Savvy Investor.” Michael has built his business and reputation on the added stability he helps provide for his clients. He uses retirement and estate planning techniques to carefully allocate clients’ assets so they can retire with the added confidence, income, and tax-deferred wealth protection they need and deserve. He is committed to providing accessibility and ongoing service for the people he works with.

Michael earned his master’s degree in taxation from the University of Baltimore and attended law school at the Catholic University of America. He is a longtime resident of Howard County and has been married for 30 years to his wife, Helen, and they have raised two sons, Michael and Brian. Michael is the host of “The Savvy Investment” Radio show.


mike@prostatisfg.com

Ryan

Ryan C. Herbert

FINANCIAL PLANNER & PARTNER

Ryan is a financial planner, tax preparer, and partner at our Hanover office. He has been with Prostatis since 2008. Ryan strives to establish lasting relationships with his clients and help them achieve their personal financial goals. Ryan has been designated a Five Star Wealth Manager by Baltimore Magazine, ranking him among the top 5% of all private wealth managers in the Baltimore region for the last 10 years. He was also recognized as a Top Advisor in Maryland by Forbes Magazine. Most recently, he was named one of the Top Advisors under 40 by Fortune Magazine. When not at work, he spends time with his wife, Meredith, and daughters, Marin and Remy, and their two dogs.

ryan@prostatisfg.com

Andrew Ashton

FINANCIAL PLANNER

Andrew joined Prostatis in 2018 as a financial planner. In addition to assisting clients with their retirement and financial planning needs, he is also a Maryland-licensed tax professional. Andrew graduated with honors in accounting at the University of Baltimore in 2016. Previously, he was a vice president with over 18 years of experience working primarily as an equities and options trader for two prominent firms in the downtown Baltimore area. When not at work, Andrew enjoys spending time with his wife, Michelle, playing golf, riding motorcycles, and attending Ravens games.

andrew@prostatisfg.com

Katherine

Katherine M. Groce

FINANCIAL PLANNER

Katherine joined our team in 2012. With over 15 years of knowledge and experience in the financial services industry, she has worked closely with Mike and the team over the years, transitioning new and existing clients to and through retirement. She takes great pride in creating and implementing sound financial plans that include tax savings strategies in order to create generational wealth for our clients and their families. Katherine has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Math from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She is also registered with the state as a licensed tax practitioner. Katherine also co-hosts the “Savvy Investor” radio show and podcast with Mike and Ryan. Outside of the office, Katherine enjoys boating, going to the beach, and spending time with her husband, Clark, and their three kids, Gavin, Madisyn, and Bryson.

katherine@prostatisfg.com

Katherine

John T. Hronek, CFP®

FINANCIAL PLANNER

John is a CFP® professional and financial planner and is running our central Florida office. He brings over 20 years of experience in the financial services area as an Investment Manager, helping individuals and as an Account Manager supporting some of the largest broker-dealers in the United States. He specializes in building trusted relationships with his clients, understanding their goals and needs, and developing personalized plans to meet those goals.

When not at work, John can be found supporting the non-profit that his wife, Marianne, runs. He also enjoys spending relaxing time at home or travelling with Marianne.

john@prostatisfg.com

Adrienne Dilaimy

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
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Dawn

Dawn Kimble

DIRECTOR OF GUEST EXPERIENCES
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Brian Canet

PORTFOLIO ANALYST
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Lawrence Kiely

PARAPLANNER
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Cierra

Cierra Alderson

DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE
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Jessica

Jessica Smeby

CLIENT RELATIONS COORDINATOR
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Rosanne Schaeffer

BOOKKEEPER
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Sarah

Sarah Malomo

CLIENT RELATIONS COORDINATOR
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Travis Clark

CLIENT SERVICE ASSOCIATE
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Austin Taro

CLIENT COMMUNICATIONS/ MARKETING COORDINATOR
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Derrick Hobbs

CLIENT SERVICES ASSOCIATE
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RESEARCH SUPPORT

Mike Macho

Mike supports the Prostatis team with production for “The Savvy Investor” radio, podcast, and TV.

Sid Mullins

Sid supports the Prostatis team with analysis and research about the various annuities available to help our clients with their income needs

Brad Roth

Brad supports the Prostatis team with model portfolio research and data analysis for our clients’ managed assets.
The Research Support team works as independent third-party resources and is not affiliated or controlled by Prostatis.

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