Greg Mengel

MBA, ChFC®, CLU®, FIC

Wealth Advisor

Greg has been with the organization for 20 years and recently qualified for Thrivent’s 2022 Hall of Fame. He spends most of each day helping clients and prospects craft investment, retirement distribution, and tax-efficient strategies to work towards a more financially secure retirement. Greg and his wife, Dawn, have two adult children, Marin and Grant. Greg enjoys travelling, reading, attempting to golf and following his beloved Chicago sports teams on TV or in person. 

Hall of Fame represents long-term commitment to our organization with consistent, successful performance. Financial professionals qualify for Hall of Fame by achieving at least 20 years of service and by meeting performance goals. 

States Licensed: AL, AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #0I31022, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV

About Greg Mengel

Greg has been with the organization for 20 years and recently qualified for Thrivent’s 2022 Hall of Fame. He spends most of each day helping clients and prospects craft investment, retirement distribution, and tax-efficient strategies to work towards a more financially secure retirement. Greg and his wife, Dawn, have two adult children, Marin and Grant. Greg enjoys travelling, reading, attempting to golf and following his beloved Chicago sports teams on TV or in person. 

Hall of Fame represents long-term commitment to our organization with consistent, successful performance. Financial professionals qualify for Hall of Fame by achieving at least 20 years of service and by meeting performance goals. 

States Licensed: AL, AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #0I31022, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV

Robert Morse

Financial Consultant

Bob has worked as a Thrivent financial consultant for 28 years and has qualified for Thrivent’s 2020 Hall of Fame. What he enjoys most is the deep relationships he forms with his clients. Bob focuses his work on distribution planning, estate planning, tax analysis, investments and insurance to assist clients in reaching their retirement goals. He and his wife, Lisa, have three adult children, Steven, Ben and Jessica. Bob enjoys traveling, golf, fly fishing and outdoor activities. 

Hall of Fame represents long-term commitment to our organization with consistent, successful performance. Financial professionals qualify for Hall of Fame by achieving at least 20 years of service and by meeting performance goals. 

States Licensed: AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #0M70439, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, ID, KS, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, UT, VA, WI

About Robert Morse

Bob has worked as a Thrivent financial consultant for 28 years and has qualified for Thrivent’s 2020 Hall of Fame. What he enjoys most is the deep relationships he forms with his clients. Bob focuses his work on distribution planning, estate planning, tax analysis, investments and insurance to assist clients in reaching their retirement goals. He and his wife, Lisa, have three adult children, Steven, Ben and Jessica. Bob enjoys traveling, golf, fly fishing and outdoor activities. 

Hall of Fame represents long-term commitment to our organization with consistent, successful performance. Financial professionals qualify for Hall of Fame by achieving at least 20 years of service and by meeting performance goals. 

States Licensed: AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #0M70439, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, ID, KS, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, UT, VA, WI

Stephen Strand

ChFC®, LUTCF®, FIC, RICP®

Financial Associate

Steve has been with Thrivent for 31 years and joined Mengel Morse and Associates in 2020. He recently qualified for Thrivent’s 2022 Hall of Fame Legends. His main interests are travelling with his wife, Karen, walking their dog, Cali, following MLB (go Red Sox) and listening to music. A fun fact about Steve is that he has been to all 50 states. 

Hall of Fame Legends represent those Hall of Fame members who continue their dedication to our members since induction. To qualify as a Legend, a financial professional must reach 30 years of service and by meeting performance goals. 

States Licensed: CT, DE, FL, IN, MA, MD, NY, PA, RI, SC

About Stephen Strand

Steve has been with Thrivent for 31 years and joined Mengel Morse and Associates in 2020. He recently qualified for Thrivent’s 2022 Hall of Fame Legends. His main interests are travelling with his wife, Karen, walking their dog, Cali, following MLB (go Red Sox) and listening to music. A fun fact about Steve is that he has been to all 50 states. 

Hall of Fame Legends represent those Hall of Fame members who continue their dedication to our members since induction. To qualify as a Legend, a financial professional must reach 30 years of service and by meeting performance goals. 

States Licensed: CT, DE, FL, IN, MA, MD, NY, PA, RI, SC

Tony Mason

FIC

Financial Producer I

Tony started his career in the financial services industry with Thrivent in 2007 and has been part of the organization ever since. He enjoys educating people through the complex web of information that makes up their financial foundation, and uses his knowledge to help them save for, protect and achieve their goals. Tony has worked with Thrivent members as both a financial professional and a consultant to financial professionals throughout the country, mainly in the insurance space.  

His Christian faith is foundational to him in the life he lives and the people he serves, so Tony feels blessed to be working for an organization that blends the two aspects together. His wife, Lisel, and their little boy, Roman, live in Chaska, Minnesota, where they love to be outside enjoying the weather … snow or sun. 

States Licensed: CT, DE, MN, NY, PA

About Tony Mason

Tony started his career in the financial services industry with Thrivent in 2007 and has been part of the organization ever since. He enjoys educating people through the complex web of information that makes up their financial foundation, and uses his knowledge to help them save for, protect and achieve their goals. Tony has worked with Thrivent members as both a financial professional and a consultant to financial professionals throughout the country, mainly in the insurance space.  

His Christian faith is foundational to him in the life he lives and the people he serves, so Tony feels blessed to be working for an organization that blends the two aspects together. His wife, Lisel, and their little boy, Roman, live in Chaska, Minnesota, where they love to be outside enjoying the weather … snow or sun. 

States Licensed: CT, DE, MN, NY, PA

John Prouty

Financial Advisor

John recently retired from a 35-year career as a chemistry and physics teacher. He is now putting his passion for education to use by helping families gain the best financial knowledge possible for their specific situation. John enjoys working together with clients to develop clarity and security in money decisions.  

He and his wife, Kimberly, have four adult children as well as four grandchildren. They are active in their hometown church, St. Paul Lutheran in Hilton, New York, where John serves as an elder and Kim leads in a ministry called The Healing Journey. They enjoy travel, biking and hiking and any time they can spend with family and friends. 

States Licensed: NC, NY

About John Prouty

John recently retired from a 35-year career as a chemistry and physics teacher. He is now putting his passion for education to use by helping families gain the best financial knowledge possible for their specific situation. John enjoys working together with clients to develop clarity and security in money decisions.  

He and his wife, Kimberly, have four adult children as well as four grandchildren. They are active in their hometown church, St. Paul Lutheran in Hilton, New York, where John serves as an elder and Kim leads in a ministry called The Healing Journey. They enjoy travel, biking and hiking and any time they can spend with family and friends. 

States Licensed: NC, NY

Grant Mengel

Associate Representative

States Licensed: AZ, CT, DE, MA, NY, PA

(518) 453-3500

About Grant Mengel

States Licensed: AZ, CT, DE, MA, NY, PA

(518) 453-3500

Simon Blattstein

Associate Representative

States Licensed: CT, DE, MD, NY, PA

(518) 453-3500

About Simon Blattstein

States Licensed: CT, DE, MD, NY, PA

(518) 453-3500

Adam Jameson

Associate

Adam joined Thrivent in 2020 after 30 years with a global chemical manufacturing company. He has been licensed since 2021 and assists clients in the areas of Brokerage and Mutual Funds. Adam has been married to Tracy Murphy since 1994. They have a son who graduated from college in 2021 and a daughter who is a freshman in college. He enjoys golf, cooking, and professional and amateur theater.

States Licensed: CT, DE, FL, NY, PA

(518) 453-3500

About Adam Jameson

Adam joined Thrivent in 2020 after 30 years with a global chemical manufacturing company. He has been licensed since 2021 and assists clients in the areas of Brokerage and Mutual Funds. Adam has been married to Tracy Murphy since 1994. They have a son who graduated from college in 2021 and a daughter who is a freshman in college. He enjoys golf, cooking, and professional and amateur theater.

States Licensed: CT, DE, FL, NY, PA

(518) 453-3500

Marlene Blattstein

Office Manager

Marlene has worked at Thrivent since 2013. She handles scheduling member appointments and assists with the day-to-day servicing of members’ needs. Marlene is married with three children and two Yorkies. She enjoys reading, gardening, volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House and spending time with family and friends.

About Marlene Blattstein

Marlene has worked at Thrivent since 2013. She handles scheduling member appointments and assists with the day-to-day servicing of members’ needs. Marlene is married with three children and two Yorkies. She enjoys reading, gardening, volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House and spending time with family and friends.

Lee Calamaio

Director of Investment Operations

Lee has worked and been licensed at Thrivent since 2008. He is responsible for portfolio research, design, implementation, and tracking, plus investment-related client activity. Lee has been married to Nicole since 2001 and has three teenagers, including twin girls. He loves to spend time by any body of water, preferably with a nice boat drink. 

About Lee Calamaio

Lee has worked and been licensed at Thrivent since 2008. He is responsible for portfolio research, design, implementation, and tracking, plus investment-related client activity. Lee has been married to Nicole since 2001 and has three teenagers, including twin girls. He loves to spend time by any body of water, preferably with a nice boat drink. 

Dawn Mengel

Office Professional

Dawn has worked at Thrivent since 2006. She manages the marketing program, including workshops, events and social media. Dawn is married to Greg and has two young adult children. She enjoys traveling, reading and relaxing in Cape Cod with her family. 

About Dawn Mengel

Dawn has worked at Thrivent since 2006. She manages the marketing program, including workshops, events and social media. Dawn is married to Greg and has two young adult children. She enjoys traveling, reading and relaxing in Cape Cod with her family. 

Cathy Quali

Licensed Office Professional

Cathy has worked at Thrivent since 2003 and been licensed since 2009. She assists with client needs, is quick to respond and eager to help. Cathy enjoys traveling, hiking and spending time with family and friends. 

About Cathy Quali

Cathy has worked at Thrivent since 2003 and been licensed since 2009. She assists with client needs, is quick to respond and eager to help. Cathy enjoys traveling, hiking and spending time with family and friends. 

David Hawley

LUTCF®, FIC

Associate

States Licensed: FL, NY

(518) 453-3500

About David Hawley

States Licensed: FL, NY

(518) 453-3500

Jack Little

FIC

Associate

States Licensed: MI, OH, PA

(717) 365-5029

About Jack Little

States Licensed: MI, OH, PA

(717) 365-5029

Designations

For additional information on professional designations and the requirements to earn them, visit https://www.thrivent.com/designations/