FAI Full Team

For us, it’s personal.

FAI is focused on helping you master life’s transitions by planning for its uncertainties, protecting your wealth, and making the most of your assets. We were founded in 1987 by J. Michael Martin, JD, and since then, we continue strive to deliver world-class service in a comfortable, welcoming environment that’s based on respect and concern for our clients. Creating thoughtful strategies that are designed to deliver financial security and blending them with the best client support available sets us apart from others in our industry. When you become part of the FAI family, you have a compassionate partner you can trust for sound financial advice, today and for the future.

We’re a member in good standing with the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors and the Financial Planning Association.  Our wealth managers are highly-credentialed, holding advanced academic degrees, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designations. As our client, you’ll benefit from the full complement of resources and expertise from everyone on the FAI team. Together, we collaborate, plan, and strategize on your behalf. 

Meet our team of professionals and learn more about our inspired financial solutions that address every season of your life.

Lyn Dippel

Lyn A. Dippel, JD, CFP®
President & CEO
Meet Lyn

Curt Gross

Curtis (Curt) R. Gross, MBA, CFA
Principal & Chief Investment Officer
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Drew Smith

Drew Smith, AAMS®
Principal & Chief Technology Officer
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Mary Thompson

Mary J. Thompson, CFP®, CASL®
Principal & Senior Advisor
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Mark Stinson

Mark Stinson, CPA, CFP®, MBA
Principal & Senior Advisor
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Wayne Patterson

Wayne Patterson, CPA, CFA, AIF®
Senior Advisor
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Ben Yeung

Benjamin Yeung, CFP®
Associate Advisor
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Dan Reddy

Daniel J. Reddy
Investment Analyst
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Skyler Hutcheson

Skyler Hutcheson
Associate Advisor
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Beth Trollinger

Beth Trollinger, RP®
Client Service Manager
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Diana Schneider

Diana Schneider
Client Service Representative
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Gabriella Colarusso

Gabriella Colarusso
Office Assistant
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Denny Suckstorf

Dennis (Denny) A. Suckstorf, CFP®, ChFC®, AFC
Financial Planning Consultant
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Recent News

Recent News

Lyn A. Dippel Appointed to Maryland General Assembly Compensation Commission

Lyn A. Dippel Appointed to Maryland General Assembly Compensation Commission

8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
4 days ago

Columbia, Maryland – August 14, 2017 – FAI Wealth Management, a leading fee-only wealth management firm in the Baltimore-Washington region, announced that its President and CEO, Lyn ...

Dessert & Discussion: The Medicare Maze

Dessert & Discussion: The Medicare Maze

8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT
4 days ago

Join us for coffee and dessert.

Kevin Dougherty, of KMD Insurance, will help you navigate through the Medicare Maze by explaining what to look for ...

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Labor Day: Office Closed

Labor Day: Office Closed

9/4/2017 12:00:00 AM EDT

Dessert & Discussion: The Medicare Maze

Dessert & Discussion: The Medicare Maze

9/14/2017 7:00:00 PM EDT
Kevin Dougherty will be speaking at Historic Oakland Manor back ...