Meet Our Team
Anders Jones, CEO
Anders is an entrepreneur and early stage tech investor. Prior to Facet, Anders was a founding partner at Argyle Ventures. Argyle invests in emerging startup markets, with a focus on advertising technology, financial technology, and healthcare IT. Prior to Argyle, Anders was on the early team at LiveRamp (acquired by Acxiom for $310 million), and has been involved as an investor or advisor in many other startups in Silicon Valley.
Education: Stanford (BA), Wharton (MBA)
Lisa Rapuano, CFO
Lisa is a financial services executive with over 25 years experience analyzing businesses and investing in technology. She spent 10 years of her career at Legg Mason managing the top decile $4 billion Special Investment Trust and for 10 years after that, she managed hedge funds including Lane Five Partners, LP.
Education: Yale University BA, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Brent Weiss, Chief Evangelist
As a founding member of Facet Wealth, Brent brings over a decade of experience as a financial planner to support Facet’s mission of making high-quality financial advice more affordable and accessible to families that need it most. As chief evangelist, Brent guides the vision of Facet’s financial life planning experience, ensures consistent brand messaging internally and in the industry, and acts as a champion and advocate for the financial planning profession. Prior to Facet, Brent was a principal at an independent wealth management firm where he served as a lead planner, chaired the investment committee, and coached and mentored next-generation advisors. As a believer in the empowering effects of financial planning on improving overall financial health and wellness, Brent is an ambassador for innovative next-generation planning solutions and the technology that will enable greater access.
Education: Notre Dame (BA)
Chris Hufman, COO & CCO
Chris serves as the COO & CCO for Facet. He has over 20 years of experience in scaling and leading an array of operations teams covering back office processing, intermediary support and high value client service. Prior to Facet, Chris was at T. Rowe Price where he held roles across different locations including leadership for their individual and institutional services organization, starting up a new business capabilities and service provider oversight team, and running their Colorado Springs operations.
Education: University of California, San Diego (BA), University of Tampa (MBA)
Paul Martin, Chief Technology Officer
With extensive entrepreneurial experience and a proven track record of transforming agile engineering teams, Martin serves as Facet’s Chief Technology Officer. He most recently served as CTO for Workspace.com, joining shortly after its founding and forging a roadmap to guide its growth. He also served as CTO for Artifact Software, and—most notably—Sequoia Software, as part of the executive team that took the company public before it was acquired by Citrix. At Facet Paul will be responsible for leading all aspects of software development, security, AI/ML, and data analytics.
Education: Virginia Polytechnic Institute (BS)
Marcus Hadley, Head of Product
Marcus serves as the Head of Product for Facet. Marcus has spent his career developing products ranging from medical devices to financial services products. No matter the industry, Marcus brings a passion to solving meaningful problems through first principles, empathy, and collaboration.
Education: University of Maryland (BS), Wharton (MBA)
Harry Kirkpatrick, Head of Client Onboarding
Harry serves as a lead planner and the Head of Client Onboarding at Facet Wealth. In his role, Harry manages a team dedicated to onboarding new Facet clients. Prior to Facet, Harry worked at an independent wealth management firm consulting with ultra-affluent families on sophisticated estate tax and income tax issues. Harry is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional. He also holds life and health insurance licenses in various states.
Bentley (B.S.), (M.S.A.)
Gorkem Sevinc, Chief Architect
Gorkem is an experienced technical leader and expert in artificial intelligence. He has served as Managing Director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Technology Innovation Center. Gorkem is actively involved in the Baltimore startup community; he is the co-founder of Radiology Response – a medical imaging second opinion company; the co-founder for emocha Mobile Health, Inc – a mobile health platform to streamline continuum of care. He is and has served in an advisory role for multiple startups.
Education: University of Kansas (BS, Fulbright Scholar), Johns Hopkins (MS)
Paul Marino, Head of Advisor Partnerships
With 18 years of asset management and sales experience, Paul serves as the Head of Advisor Partnerships at Facet Wealth. He most recently served as Director, National Sales and Head of RIA and Bank Trust at Russell Investments. Prior to his time at Russell, Marino served as SVP, Head of Sales, RIA and Bank Trust at Amundi Pioneer Investment Management, where he more than doubled sales for his team and led the launch of the profitable Insurance Linked Securities product. At Facet, Paul will employ his keen understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the RIA space to forge enduring and value-aligned partnerships with advisors seeking an effective, responsible referral destination and opportunities to grow through segmentation and revenue replacement.
Education: New York Institute of Technology (BFA)
Patrick McKenna, Executive Chairman
Patrick is an experienced entrepreneur and angel investor, having generated more than $1B in exits over his career. Prior to Co-Founding Facet Wealth, he founded HighRidge Venture Partners to invest in companies based outside Silicon Valley, and he was a co-founder and an executive at technology companies including NexRep, Keniks, and LiveOps. Patrick is widely recognized as an expert in technology-enabled services and the future of work. Before entering the tech world, Patrick worked in M&A at Morgan Stanley and served four years as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army. In addition, he founded One America Works to encourage growing tech companies to open offices in cities across the United States and launched Catalyst Opportunity Funds to leverage the Invest in Opportunity Act to bring more investment to overlooked communities across America.
Education: University of Southern California (BS), Georgetown University (MBA)
Head of Planning
A versatile and seasoned industry veteran, Tyler Craig serves as Planning Team Lead for Facet Wealth. He brings over a decade of experience serving in an advisory services and management capacity. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®), Tyler will guide Facet’s national team of CFP® Professionals and deliver a best-in-industry client experience. Most recently, Tyler led the West Coast mass affluent and high-net-worth teams of Vanguard’s Personal Advisor Services, managing more than 11,000 clients and over 100 CFP® Professionals.Education: W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University (BS), St. Joseph’s University (MBA)
Client Success Team Lead
Bryan D’Alessandro joined Facet wealth as the Client Success Team Lead. He is a 15 year veteran of the financial services business, working both as a Financial Advisor and Sales Leader. He has spent the entirety of his career working for large banks and brokerage firms helping mass affluent and ultra high net worth clients. He is a CFP® Professional and brings a robust knowledge of financial planning to help his team best serve their clients..
Education: St. John’s University (BS)
Client Success Managers
Head of UX & Design
Dan Dingus, Head of Design & UX
Dan has over 17 years experience designing and planning online applications with various SaaS products and online marketing campaigns.
Working with clients such as Black & Decker, Citi Group, Toyota, Pinnacle/Titleist Golf, Time Warner Cable, US Air Force, CSX Transportation, McGraw-Hill, FAA, FDA, NAVY, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Under Armour.
Education: Towson University (BS)
Compliance, HR & Operations Manager
Jewell Fears, Compliance, HR & Operations Manager
Jewell brings over 13 years of investment operations experience to Facet Wealth as the Compliance, HR & Operations Manager. She has worked in both the private and public sectors focusing on practice management, efficiency and overall firm operations.
Education: University of Pittsburgh (BA)
Benjamin Lande, Senior Engineer
Ben is a software engineer with an interest in AI and machine learning. He has lead a team of engineers in developing software to predict and route network issues harnessing modified sentiment analysis models. Ben brings these experiences to Facet and is currently developing an AI to improve the capabilities for financial advisors.
Education: University of New Mexico (BA), University of New Mexico (MS)
Senior Software Engineer
Wesley Obenshain, Senior Software Engineer
Wesley is a Senior Software Engineer with 12 years of public sector software development experience, including working for the Department of Defense and the Department of Health and Human Services.
Director of Advisor Partnerships
Lori Silverthorne, Director of Advisor Partnerships
Lori brings over 17 years of industry experience to the team. Starting her career at Legg Mason, as a part of the Funds Marketing team and most recently, she spent the last 12 years at Schwab Advisor Services as a Senior Relationship Manager. In addition to being an engaged mom, Lori’s primary passion is helping advisors grow their practice most efficiently and profitably.
Education: Lynchburg University (BA)
Alex Krupey, Account Executive
Alex leverages 8 years of financial sales experience to accelerate business development for the Facet revenue team. He began his career in Treasury Management at PNC Bank, where he worked with corporate and institutional clients to help them increase their efficiency and profitability. Most recently, Alex served as a Mortgage Banker with Apex Home Loans. He enjoys learning, strategic problem solving, and building meaningful relationships.
Education: St. Vincent College (BS)
Senior Software Engineer
Ben Vezzani, Senior Software Engineer
Ben is a Senior Software Engineer with over a decade of experience in devops and development, as well as building robust internet software used by leaders in several industries. He brings big-business perspective and experience to the software platform with an eye to scaling up so we can continue to provide an excellent level of service to our growing number of clients and advisors.
Andrew Stewart, Software Engineer
Andrew is a Software Engineer at Facet. He started his career in the healthcare industry developing a presentation ready, business intelligence application backed by large datasets. In bringing his experience in building modern web applications, he continues to contribute to the overall software development used to improve the capabilities of our financial advisors.
Director of Advisor Partnerships
Kayla Kennelly, Director of Advisor Partnerships
Kayla brings nearly a decade of industry experience to the team. She started her career as a Corporate Trainee at Pershing LLC, serving roles in Prime Brokerage and Pershing Advisor Solutions helping RIA’s and Family Offices find solutions for their business. Kayla was recently nominated as InvestmentNews’ 40 Under 40 due to her passion for engaging Next Generation talent and promoting Financial Literacy in our communities.
Education: Iona College (BA)
Director, Trading Operations
Tim Herrmann, Director, Trading Operations
Tim brings over 11 years of investment and financial services experience to Facet Wealth. Tim began his career with T. Rowe Price servicing small business retirement plan participants and sponsors by providing guidance on investments, plan establishment, and compliance. Most recently, Tim managed a team of back office associates within T. Rowe Price’s mutual fund, brokerage, and managed accounts products. Tim enjoys intense problem solving, analyzing complex workflows, and finding new ways to achieve operational effectiveness.
Education: University of Tampa (BS), University of Tampa (MBA)
Don Butler, Controller
Don is 30-year veteran of the financial services industry. He previously held senior finance roles at H. Beck, Folio Financial (formerly FOLIOfn.), Alex. Brown, and Legg Mason. He also has provided accounting and finance consulting services to financial services companies and to start-up firms.
Education: Boston University (BS), Boston College (MSF)
Patrick Hartnett, Account Executive
Patrick brings 5 years of experience in financial services to his role at Facet Wealth. At AXA Advisors he provided retirement planning for public school and federal employees as a fully licensed advisor. Most recently, as an account executive at SEI Investments, he was responsible for consulting on wealth management, investment platform, and practice management solutions to independent financial advisors. Professionally, Patrick enjoys networking and working to advance the financial planning profession. Personally, he enjoys coaching youth football and exploring Philadelphia’s restaurant scene with his fiancé.
Education: West Virginia University (BS)
Digital Marketing Manager
Courtney Stansbury, Digital Marketing Manager
Courtney brings nearly two decades of digital marketing experience to the Facet Wealth team. With industry experience spanning from travel to education, she specializes in data-driven multi-channel digital marketing campaigns and project management. At Facet, Courtney coordinates marketing efforts and supports the Directors of Partnerships and Client Success Managers. Courtney enjoys deep dives into Google Analytics and is a proponent of the Oxford comma.
Education: Frostburg State University (BFA)