About BeaconPoint Financial Group

We're proud to be Thrivent financial professionals. We provide personalized financial guidance to people at all stages of life. At Thrivent, we view money not as a goal, but as a tool — one that can afford you a life rich in meaning and gratitude. We believe humanity thrives when individuals make the most of all they've been given. We're here to help you do just that.

Westlake Office

Colin Bell

Colin Bell

CFP®, FIC

Colin is a Financial Advisor who focuses on overall financial planning including investment management and protection planning for his clients. He has a Bachelor of Science in Finance from John Carroll University as well as a MBA from Ashland University. Colin also has his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® designation. Prior to joining Thrivent in 2008, he worked for JPMorgan Chase.

 

Colin and his wife Melissa, who also works for Thrivent as an Engagement Leader, live in Hudson, OH and have a daughter, Ava. He spends much of his free time on a soccer field watching Ava and still plays himself in a men’s league. Colin and Melissa also support and volunteer their time at local charities including Building Hope in the City.

Title

Financial Advisor

State(s) Licensed
CA Insurance Lic. #0K13485 , GA , IN , NJ , OH , PA
Location

Stow Office

Website
https://connect.thrivent.com/colin-bell
Phone
440-610-1732
    Mary Jo Boswell

    Mary Jo Boswell

    FIC, RICP®, CLTC®, CKA®

    Mary Jo is a Financial Advisor who focuses on investment management, retirement income planning, tax diversification and legacy planning for people in all stages of life. She has a BA from Notre Dame College of Ohio and has professional designations including the Retirement Income Certified Professional from the American College of Financial Planning as well as being a Certified Kingdom Advisor. Prior to joining Thrivent, Mary Jo worked in the Regional Banking Industry. She serves clients in the Northeast Ohio area with offices in Concord, Westlake and Stow. 


    Mary Jo and her husband, Don, reside in Mentor, Ohio. They are active members of Pilgrim Lutheran Brethren Church in Mentor and enjoy vacationing in the warm weather.


    Title

    Financial Consultant

    State(s) Licensed
    AK , AR Insurance Lic. #10212827 , AZ , CO , FL , GA , KY , MN , OH , PA , SC , VA , WI , WV
    Location

    Mentor Office

    Website
    https://connect.thrivent.com/maryjo-boswell
    Phone
    440-350-3820
      Bill Fecht

      Bill Fecht

      FIC, RICP®, WMCP®

      Bill is a Financial Advisor who focuses on investment management and retirement income planning for his clients. He has a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Management Information Systems from Miami University, as well as his Wealth Management Certified Professional® and Retirement Income Certified Professional® designations.  Prior to joining Thrivent in 2008, he worked for several years with a regional bank in risk management and commercial lending. 

       

      Bill and wife Becky live in Avon, OH with their children Samantha and Will. He spends much of his free time coaching and watching youth sports, as well as attending horse shows. When he and his family travel, it usually involves a beach.

      Title

      Financial Advisor

      State(s) Licensed
      AZ , CA Insurance Lic. #4136889 , FL , GA , IL , MI , MO , NC , OH , PA , VA
      Location

      Westlake Office

      Website
      https://connect.thrivent.com/bill-fecht
      Phone
      440-455-9695
        Ryan Spengler

        Ryan Spengler

        Ryan is a Financial Advisor who focuses on overall financial planning, investment management and protection planning for his clients. He has a B.S. from Indiana Wesleyan University and an M.A. from Geneva College. Ryan has his certified Long Term Care designation and has worked with Thrivent for over five years. He serves clients in the Wooster, Akron/Canton, and Cleveland Area. 


        Ryan and his wife, Brooke, live with their daughter in Wooster, Ohio. They are active in their local church and community and are avid Buckeyes.

        Title

        Financial Advisor

        Location

        Wooster and Stow Offices

        Phone
        330-439-1724
          Anglea Bateman

          Anglea Bateman

          Angela joined our team in 2023 and provides exceptional client service as a fully licensed Practice Support Associate. Prior to joining Thrivent, Angela worked in the manufacturing industry and engineering fields. She has a BS in Electrical Engineering and a MS in Manufacturing Management from Kettering University.


          Originally from Michigan, Angela currently resides in Hudson, Ohio, with her husband, Neil, and their 3 children. In her free time, she is a deacon at her church, a leader of the Hudson PTO, and volunteers with the Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio.

          Title

          Practice Support Associate

          Location

          Stow Office

          Phone
          330-961-3200
            Lisa Blackwell

            Lisa Blackwell

            Lisa has been with Thrivent since 2017. She coordinates and implements marketing strategies and supports overall administrative operations. Outside of work Lisa and her husband enjoy hiking and watching their young sons play football and baseball.

            Title

            Office Professional

            Location

            Stow Office

            Phone
            440-610-1732
              Susan Young

              Susan Young

              Susan joined Thrivent as an Office Professional in February 2020 after working as a church secretary for 23 years. Originally from Chicago, she and her husband Mike live in Bay Village. In her free time she enjoys playing cards with friends, spending time with family, and supporting her granddaughters in their activities. She works in our Westlake office and is the first person to greet you when you visit.

              Title

              Office Professional

              Location

              Westlake Office

                Sharron Affeldt

                Sharron Affeldt

                Sharron is a senior on our dedicated service professional team. With six years of financial industry experience at Thrivent, she is familiar with and assists in keeping our practice operations running smoothly behind the scenes to allow for exceptional client service to be priority. Her interests outside of work include outdoor family adventures, reading, and culinary arts.

                Title

                Senior Practice Support Specialist LIC

                Location

                Remote Support Staff - WI

                Phone
                (920) 628-4720
                  Theodore Kary

                  Theodore Kary

                  Theodore has been working with Thrivent since 2015 and has a background in customer service before that. He is securities licensed and has a passion for serving customers efficiently and accurately.

                  Title

                  Advanced Practice Support Specialist LIC

                  Location

                  Remote Support Staff - WI

                  Phone
                  (920) 628-4720
                    Jessica Cameron

                    Jessica Cameron

                    Jessica joined Thrivent and our Remote Practice Support team as a licensed colleague in 2022. She has over 8 years of experience focused on assisting clients with insurance, investment, and banking needs. Jessica enjoys reading, cooking, and *trying* to play sports with her two sons in her free time.

                    Title

                    Practice Support Specialist LIC

                    Location

                    Remote Support Staff - PA

                    Phone
                    (920) 628-4720
                      Whitney Kruepke

                      Whitney Kruepke

                      Title

                      Practice Support Specialist UNL

                      Location

                      Remote Support Staff - WI

                      Phone
                      (920) 628-4720
                        Dave Zastawny

                        Dave Zastawny

                        FIC, RICP®, CLTC®

                        Title

                        Financial Advisor

                        State(s) Licensed
                        OH
                        Website
                        https://connect.thrivent.com/dave-zastawny
                        Phone
                        330-904-5118
                          John Fish

                          John Fish

                          LUTCF®, FIC

                          Title

                          Associate

                          State(s) Licensed
                          OH
                          Website
                          https://connect.thrivent.com/john-fish
                          Phone
                          216-898-2262