Marianne Esche

Marianne Esche

Marianne serves as an advisor associate in our Reston, VA office, supporting the team’s advisors in managing client relationships and assisting them with all aspects of the financial planning process. She joined the team after completing an internship at our Reston office in the summer of 2021. She also interned at Simplicity Wealth Management, a Richmond-based financial planning firm. Marianne is a graduate of Virginia Tech, where she earned a degree in Finance through the university’s CFP® Certification Education Option. In school, she participated in several on-campus organizations including BASIS (Bonds and Securities Investing by Students), where she served as…
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Mike Maurer

Michael Maurer

Mike is a Client Service Associate for the firm’s Reston, VA office. In this role, he supports the team’s advisors by serving as a point of contact for clients, carrying out day-to-day tasks, and assisting in the overall financial planning process. Most recently, Mike worked as a financial associate for Fidelity Investments in Durham, NC, where he specialized in defined benefits and defined contributions. Having earned bachelor’s degrees in both Business Administration and Communication, he also holds the FINRA SIE license and various North Carolina insurance licenses. Mike resides in Raleigh, NC, where he enjoys his lifelong passion of playing…
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Jake Obringer

Jake Obringer

Jake serves as an advisor associate in our Reston, VA office, supporting the team’s advisors in managing client relationships and assisting them with all aspects of the financial planning process. Previously, Jake worked as a Client Associate at Merrill Lynch, helping clients with financial planning. He is also a graduate of Virginia Tech, where he earned a degree in Finance through the university’s CFP® Certification Education Option. In school, he was an active member of several organizations and volunteering opportunities, including the Student Chapter of the Financial Planning Association and his fraternity’s Philanthropy Committee. Originally from Pennsylvania, Jake now resides…
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Natallia Fields

Natallia Fields

Natallia is a Client Service Associate in the firm’s Reston, VA office. In this role, she supports the team’s advisors by serving as a point of contact for clients, carrying out day-to-day tasks, and assisting in the overall financial planning process. Before joining the team, Natallia worked as a client service associate for Lynch Retirement Investment Group and also held several positions at Pinnacle Advisory Group. Originally from Belarus, Natallia now resides in Odenton, Maryland with her husband, dog and two cats, and enjoys yoga, dance, and theatre outside of the office. Previous Experience Client Service Associate at Lynch Retirement…
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Katharine Schelhorn

Katharine Schelhorn, CFP®

Katharine joined the firm's Reston, VA office in 2020 after working several years as an advisor with a local firm. In her role as an advisor, she works with clients to develop, implement, and oversee solutions that integrate investment, insurance, retirement, tax, and estate planning into a comprehensive strategy. Katharine grew up in Northern Virginia and attended Virginia Tech’s accredited CFP® program. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, staying active, volunteering in her community, and making occasional visits back to Blacksburg to watch the Hokies! Previous Experience Financial Advisor at Acorn Financial Services Education &…
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Bryan Stretton

Bryan Stretton, CFP®

Bryan joined the firm in 2015 and works as an advisor in our Reston, VA office. He works with the wider team to manage client communications and assist in all other aspects of financial planning. Bryan uses his experience and expertise in analyzing and creating highly customized plans for clients to deliver exceptional service to affluent families and individuals. He enjoys working closely with his clients to understand their goals and objectives to provide tailored solutions with ongoing monitoring and support. Prior to joining Wealthspire, he was a Financial Advisor with a wealth management firm in Virginia. Residing in Arlington,…
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Grant Ruder

Grant Ruder, CFP®

Grant Ruder, CFP® is a Managing Director of Wealthspire Advisors and has been with the firm and its predecessors since 2007. With over a decade of experience as a fiduciary and objective advisor, he has supported high net worth individuals and their families, endowments, and other institutional clientele. No matter the client’s unique circumstances, Grant has demonstrated the ability to integrate key areas of investment management, cash flow and retirement planning, insurance, estate and tax situations. This ensures clients he is considering a wide range of variables that could impact their financial lives while most importantly, managing their risk. Grant’s…
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Ted Leasure

Ted Leasure

Ted Leasure joined the firm in 2017 along with a team from Capital Fiduciary Advisors, where he served as a financial advisor and managing director. Prior to his time with Capital Fiduciary Advisors, Ted worked as a financial representative with Wells Fargo Advisors (formerly Wheat First), where he was able to provide personalized service to clients for 20 years. Ted also previously worked as a senior financial representative for Fidelity Investments, conducting various seminars and workshops on topics such as diversification, estate planning, and asset management, and for Thomson McKinnon Securities on Wall Street. Ted earned his bachelor’s degree in…
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Eran Goudes

Eran Goudes, CFA®, CFP®

Eran Goudes joined the firm in 2018 and has more than 12 years of experience in wealth management. Prior to joining Wealthspire Advisors, Eran managed over $250 million in client assets, as well as researched and evaluated equity and fixed income investment managers. Eran is dedicated to helping clients meet their financial goals by using a comprehensive and customized approach to financial planning and investment management, while aiming for the highest level of service and trust. Originally from Israel, Eran moved to Washington D.C. in 2005. From 1996 to 1999, he served in Israeli Airforce’s anti-aircraft division, where he trained…
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Scott Dillie

Scott Dillie, CFP®

Scott Dillie joined the firm in 2017 following three years as a wealth manager with Capital Fiduciary Advisors (CFA). In his role as an advisor both at CFA and with Wealthspire Advisors, Scott works directly with clients to understand their full investment portfolios as well as their long-term financial and family goals. Scott previously spent three years as a Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual in McLean, VA, where he built a successful practice focused on comprehensive financial planning. Scott, a Pittsburgh native, currently resides in Falls Church and coaches youth soccer. In addition, he is involved with the Community Foundation…
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