Our Team

Barbara McMahon, CFP®, MBA, CMFC®, CRPC®, AIF®, is an active member and past president of the Financial Planning Association of Greater Kansas City and served on a national FPA council. She is a Southtown Council board member following many years of experience as a board member and an officer in the Brookside Business Association.

She’s been quoted in The Kansas City Star, the Wall Street Journal and industry publications. In addition, she is a regular contributor to KCUR’s Up-To-Date program and writes articles for The Kansas City Star, all as part of the local FPA Public Awareness committee.

She specializes in helping meet the financial needs of individuals and couples nearing or in retirement, along with women and small business owners.

Brad Hemmer, CMFC®, is focused on assisting young families address needs like investments, college planning and getting them ahead of the curve with retirement planning. He also focuses on helping individuals approaching retirement and helping them navigate the decisions they make during the retirement process.





Janine Bell, EA, MBA, joined the firm as an Advisor Assistant in 2011. She supports Barbara and Brad in meeting client needs, and expanded her duties to office management as well as accounting and tax preparation for individuals and small companies. In addition, Janine has her own accounting practice, J9 Accounting LLC.






Bruce Couch joined the firm as an Advisor Assistant in 2015.  He also supports Barbara and Brad in meeting client needs.