Christine Isham, EA, CFP®, is the President of Northern Financial Advisors. As President her goal is for all Northern Financial Advisors clients to experience peace of mind in their efforts to realize their financial dreams. With a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics she has worked her way up from a receptionist in a financial planning firm, to a paraplanner, then a personal financial planner and now President.
Christine maintains the status of a Certified Financial Planner™ Professional. Her experiences are essential in Northern Financial Advisors' dedication and commitment to providing the holistic services that have our clients recommending us over and over again. She is an active member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (the premier Fee-Only financial planning association in America) as well as the National Association of Tax Professionals. Christine especially enjoys her work as an asset allocation and investment specialist. Christine loves to travel the world, skiing with her children and taking cooking classes.
Colin Fraser is a Certified Financial Planner™. As a CFP®, he will assess & advise clients on their investment strategies & financial goals, through careful consideration of assets, liabilities, cash flow, insurance coverage & tax status. Colin has a BA in Finance from Ferris State University where he minored in Integrated Marketing Techniques and Statistics. While in school, he received the MEAP Michigan Merit Award and the Michigan Competitive Scholarship.
Colin is an active member of the Financial Planning Association. He is dedicated to his clients and will take on any financial obstacle with enthusiasm. Outside of his career, Colin stays active playing competitive golf and tennis and enjoys traveling, hiking and camping.
Drew McLane is a Financial Advisor with Northern Financial Advisors. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance and passed the CFP exam in 2015. The Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation is a professional certification mark for financial planners and Drew has met the education, examination, experience and ethics requirements, including annual recertification and continuing education. Drew is also a member of the Alliance of Comprehensive Planners where he completed the ACP success program. This formal training provides members with a foundation in the philosophy, strategies, and tools of the ACP System™. Drew is an avid hockey player and lives in Berkley, Michigan with his wife Kristin and German shepherd Savannah.
Dominik was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and then a Master of Arts in Human Resources and Labor Relations from Michigan State University. He started with Northern in January of 2017 and supports the associates and advisors, whose ultimate goal is to help clients achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. He engages with clients before meetings to ensure materials are prepared and assists with follow up to make sure everything runs smoothly. Dominik is determined to obtain his Certified Financial Planner certification within the coming months.
Dominic Arnold joined NFA as an intern while studying at Oakland University. He quickly found his place in the company and moved into a full-time position as a Financial Advisor Assistant. In this position Dominic prepares and assists in meetings, as well as, works to accommodate client requests for every day financial situations. He is actively studying to earn his CFP and advance his knowledge in finance. Outside the office, Dominic also coaches at Oakland County CrossFit in Lake Orion. He loves going out with friends, spending time on the lake, hanging out with family, and traveling.
Trish joined Northern Financial Advisors in the summer of 2021. She brings many years of experience in managing a diverse number of office structures and enjoys all aspects of helping an office run smoothly to make the clients experience the best it can be. Trish loves to travel and has a real passion for Detroit Tigers games!
Tiffany began working at Northern Financial Advisors in the Summer of 2018. Her primary responsibilities include greeting and assisting clients who call and come into the office, as well as scheduling and confirming client appointments. Tiffany is an avid scrapbooker and enjoys traveling.
Jayne von Lohmann is a new addition to the Northern family bringing with her nearly 20 years of experience in customer-facing positions. Jayne graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. During her career history, Jayne has been recognized for her ability to optimize processes, develop engaging presentations, and build positive relationships with clients. In her spare time Jayne can be found boating, kickboxing, painting, learning new technology, and organizing and labeling everything! Jayne is excited to dive into the world of finance and eager to provide support to NFA’s clients.
Patrik is currently attending Oakland University part time in order to earn a Bachelor’s degree. He began working at Northern Financial Advisors in the Spring of 2016. Patrik’s primary responsibilities include solving on site technological issues, managing the companies software, and looking for new technology that can improve the business.
David Lentz, JD, CFP®, is the past CEO of Northern Financial Advisors and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the firm. His passion is helping middle-Americans achieve their life and financial goals. Starting with a BA in Economics from Case Western Reserve, David earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School.
After admittance to the Bar, David represented clients before the U.S. Tax Court, the Federal District Court and various Michigan courts. He maintains memberships in the State Bar of Michigan and the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP). Even after more than twenty years, David continues to bring a ready smile and sharp wit to his financial counseling work. His colleagues also appreciate his wisdom and readily rely on his expertise as our senior tax and estate planning specialist. In short, David enjoys helping people and finds delight in their financial and personal development.
David also enjoys traveling to see his grandchildren and attending interesting stamp shows.