*Statistics based on a study done by Insured Retirement Institute (IRI)
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We gather data to learn more about you and your most important goals.
We intuitively analyze your current assets and liabilities to evaluate your situation.
We illustrate your current situation and demonstrate strategies to help achieve your goals in detailed steps.
We implement mutually agreed upon strategies using curated investment platforms and insurance plans best-suited for your needs.
We diligently monitor and reassess your plan to ensure it continues to meet your goals and inspire your financial confidence.
Tony takes a holistic approach when discussing financial strategies with his clients, while striving to understand their goals and future plans. Tony works closely with employers in the non-profit sector, partnering with them to develop and administer retirement plans for employees. Tony holds his FINRA Series 7, 66, and 24 registrations, and is a graduate of The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance. He is a member of NAIFA, MDRT, and the Equitable Hall of Fame. Tony earned a Certificate in Retirement Planning from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and was awarded the Equitable Advisors' Retirement Planning Specialist title. Tony resides in Powell, OH with his wife Courtney, and children, AC, Lucia & Domenico. He is affiliated with St. Joan of Arc Parish and the Columbus Italian American Club.
Ryan began his career in financial services in 2008 after completing his bachelor's degree at The Ohio State University. Starting with the Retirement Benefits Group within Equitable Advisors and focusing on the goals of educators and their families, Ryan continues to expand his practice with a holistic planning approach to better serve individuals and organizations across many fields. In addition to maintaining his FINRA Series 7, Series 66 registrations, Ryan attained the Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) designation in 2017, which provides him a deeper knowledge and insight into the retirement planning needs of his clients. Ryan resides in Hilliard, OH with his wife Meghan, son Hayden & daughter Makena. He is active with the Columbus Young Professionals (CYP) Group, and is also the Co-President of the Scioto Run Civic Association.
Ryan began his career in the Financial Services Industry in 2002, and is dedicated to helping individuals and families in the public school and non-profit sector achieve financial success. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University, specializing in Risk Management and Finance. In addition to his FINRA Series 7, Series 66 licenses, Ryan also earned a Certificate in Retirement Planning from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and was awarded the Equitable Advisors' Retirement Planning Specialist title. Ryan lives in Canal Winchester, OH with his wife Johnean, and his children, Grace and Jack. He enjoys volunteering with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Project Mentor program, and his church, St Catharine of Siena parish.
Tara's career as a Financial Professional started as Anthony Insana’s Executive Administrative Assistant. While working under Anthony as an assistant, she obtained her life and health insurance license, FINRA series 7 license, and series 66 license. Tara takes the client-centric approach Anthony taught her during her years in the Executive Administrative Assistant role to encourage each client to reach their individual goals. Before moving to Columbus, she attended the marketing program at Kent State University College of Business Administration. Tara resides in German Village with her dog Ezra and her cat Jack. She enjoys volunteering, rock climbing, and yoga.
Elsie joined the Empowerment Wealth team in 2020. Her greatest skill is her willingness and ability to do whatever is necessary to get things done. Elsie’s attention to detail and ability to focus helps to deliver a complete client experience. She excels at seeing projects through to completion, no matter how long or involved the process may be and as a result, she helps to build and strengthen the positive client relationships. Prior to joining the Empowerment team, Elsie had four years of banking experience and became certified as an administrative assistant in 2019. Elsie resides in Westerville with her husband Jacob.
Michelle joined the Empowerment Wealth team in 2019 and brings more than 6 years of office administration experience. She directly assists Ryan Goodwin and Ryan Johnson by maintaining and growing their practice with a client-centric approach. Originally from Illinois, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre at Western Illinois University. She most recently earned a Bookkeeping Certificate from Columbus State Community College and is certified in Excel and Quickbooks. Michelle lives in Dublin with her husband Isaac, and in her spare time teaches at the Columbus Children’s Theatre while also performing in theatre productions around the city.