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™ and Enrolled Agent with the IRS. As one of our Senior Financial Advisors he brings over a decade of experience to our team and uses his skills to develop comprehensive financial plans for clients. Colin utilizes his extensive knowledge of personal taxes to strategically allocate portfolios and maximize tax efficiency for our clients. Colin completed the Executive Program in Financial Planning at University of Georgia and earned his BA in Finance from Ferris State University with a minor in Integrated Marketing Techniques and Statistics.
Colin is an active member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA). 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 with his family.
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 working 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 Gymnastics at FlipSpot Gymnastics & Cheer in Lake Orion. He loves playing Volleyball, spending time on the lake, hanging out with family, and traveling.
Jordyn Rasey, a new addition to the Northern family, recently graduated from Oakland University in December 2021 with a degree in Finance. Shortly after, she started as a paraplanner and has enjoyed learning about finance and managing client assets. This position allows her to communicate with clients for necessary information and prepare for meetings. Jordyn is excited to get more experience, meet our clients and take on more tasks! She plans on working towards earning her CFP in the near future and expanding her knowledge in the finance world. Jordyn enjoys spending time with family and friends including her two dogs, spending time outdoors, working out, 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. More recently she has transitioned to working virtually with assisting clients in scheduling and confirming their appointments. Tiffany is an avid scrap booker, enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and family. She has a new addition to her family named Fletcher, a whoodle.
Rasha joined Northern Financial Advisors in June of 2022. Her primary responsibilities include greeting and assisting clients who call and come into the office. Rasha enjoys spending time with her family and working out at the gym.
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.