Maureen J. Poplaski, RICP®, CFP® is a Certified Financial Planner™ Practitioner, and a Retirement Income Certified Professional®. Maureen works with our clients to design and implement effective retirement plans that are driven by investment portfolios constructed and managed specifically for each client’s needs. Her guidance helps clients make informed financial decisions as they navigate the challenges in the years before and during retirement.
Maureen began her career in financial services at Lighthouse Financial Management, LLC in 2009 as an Investment Advisor and the firm’s Compliance Officer. She is a NAPFA (National Association of Fee-Only Advisors) registered advisor and a member of the Financial Planning Association.
Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Fairfield University and a Masters of Arts degree in the Foundations of Education from Connecticut College. Before her work at Lighthouse, Maureen worked as an educator in the public school system.
Aaron P. Wade is a Certified Financial Planner™ Practitioner who joined Lighthouse Financial Management, LLC in 2014 with prior work experience in a financial services firm. Aaron is responsible for providing ongoing support for our clients, including portfolio oversight, data gathering, and the development of financial plans. Aaron has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Providence College and also works outside of Lighthouse as a musician.
Paul Drechsler-Martell is an Enrolled Agent and Registered Paraplanner Qualified Professional™ who has been providing assistance to Lighthouse clients since 2011. Paul is responsible for assisting our clients with the preparation of their income tax returns, scheduling appointments, and helping clients with our financial planning website tools. Paul graduated from SUNY Purchase with a degree in Cinema Studies. Paul also works outside of Lighthouse as a stunt performer on many popular TV shows.