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Michael J. LaMarche

President

Michael is focused on helping clients work toward their retirement dreams through a well-thought-out financial strategy for retirement. He started in the financial services industry in 1990 and founded LaMarche & Associates Financial Planning & Insurance in 2003. In addition to providing retirement and financial planning, he is the president of HeartLand Tax Services, LLC, and assists clients in designing tax-efficient retirement solutions.

Held to the fiduciary standard, Michael puts the best interests of his clients first. He has passed the Series 65 securities exam and holds life and health insurance licenses in Missouri and Illinois. He earned his master’s degree from Webster University.

Michael and his wife Cathi, live in St. Peters, Missouri, and have two children. Their son, Holden, works as the firm’s social media and marketing specialist, and their daughter, Piper, is a college student. In his free time, Michael enjoys hiking and gardening.

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Cathi LaMarche

Co-Owner

Cathi LaMarche is the co-owner of LaMarche & Associates, LLC, along with her husband, Michael. Cathi holds a Bachelor of Social Work from Western Michigan University and a master’s in teaching from Lindenwood University. In her spare time, Cathi writes novels, essays and short stories and has 36 publications in various mediums. Cathi and Michael have two children — Holden, their son, is an IT specialist within the firm and Piper, their daughter, is a student at Marquette University. For leisure, Cathi enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time with her family and her beloved rough collies at their home in O’Fallon, Missouri.

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Vincent Tizono

Financial Advisor

As a financial advisor at LaMarche & Associates, Vincent enjoys making often-complex financial topics easier to understand and getting into the “nitty-gritty” so his clients don’t have to. His goal is to illuminate and inform his clients so they leave his office feeling more confident about their financial future.

Vincent’s desire to pursue a career in financial services stemmed from his love of markets and economics as well as his frustration with the service his mother received when she sought financial advice at a variety of firms. Before coming to LaMarche & Associates, Vincent worked for Edward Jones and had his own business in which he did contract work for financial professionals.

Vincent has passed the Series 65 securities exam and holds life, accident and health insurance licenses. He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science from Rocky Mountain College.

Vincent lives in O’Fallon, Missouri, and enjoys reading, spending time with friends and exploring new restaurants.

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Sarah Hord

Senior Client Administrator

Sarah's degree may be in history, but she has her eyes on the future for our clients. As a former librarian, Sarah brings over a decade of organizational skills and customer service experience to our team. When she's not busy keeping our i's dotted and our t's crossed, Sarah enjoys reading, snuggling with her four cats, and building Lego creations with her two children, Owen and Auggie.

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Holden Ginn

Social Media & Marketing Specialist 

Holden joined LaMarche & Associates in summer 2018 and handles the firm’s marketing, social media and technology. He graduated magna cum laude from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2014.

A lifelong resident of St. Peters, Missouri, Holden enjoys film, cooking, computer hardware repair and making people laugh.

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Kelly Fresquez

Client Services Administrator

Kelly uses her decades of customer kindness to provide industry-leading service to all of the firm’s clients.

After 30-plus years of helping both clients and co-workers succeed in a variety of industries, Kelly transitioned to the financial sector to apply her signature love of supporting others. In her new role, she loves to help clients of LaMarche & Associates feel welcome and ensure they have access to the people and tools they need to succeed!

In her free time, Kelly loves to travel, relax with friends, attend estate sales and spend time with her family and two rescue dogs.

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