The success of United Way of Brevard’s annual “workplace campaign” underpins its ability to fund a host of partner agencies that provide services and programs to individuals and families in need.
FirstWave Financial was recently featured in Brevard Business News, read the article below.
FirstWave Financial announces the promotion of Tonyah Everett to Associate Trader and Portfolio Administration Associate at FirstWave Financial, the Satellite Beach-based wealth management firm.
FirstWave Financial announces the release of “It’s a Journey,” a book co-written by Laura Chiesman, CFP®, CDFA, president and owner of FirstWave Financial, the Satellite Beach-based wealth management firm.
Billed as “The MUST-HAVE Roadmap to Successful Succession Planning,” “It’s a Journey” maps out step-by-step actions a business owner must take to navigate the complicated terrain of transitioning a private or family business.
FirstWave Financial announces the promotion of Maria Sulick to Financial Planning Associate at FirstWave Financial, the Satellite Beach-based wealth management firm.
FirstWave Financial, an independent registered wealth–management firm in its 26th year, is positioning itself for the future with the creation of two new leadership positions.
FirstWave Financial recently hired Julie Allen as the wealth management practice’s vice president of business operations, and promoted Leslie Carlson to vice president of client operations.
FirstWave Financial announces the promotion of Leslie Carlson, CAP to Vice President of Client Operations at FirstWave Financial, the Satellite Beach-based wealth management firm.
FirstWave Financial announces the addition of Julie Allen to the leadership team at FirstWave Financial, the Satellite Beach based wealth management firm.
FirstWave Financial and Enterprising Women magazine, announce the selection of Laura Chiesman, CFP®, CDFA™ as a winner of the 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards, an annual tribute to the world’s top women entrepreneurs.
Investment advisors and financial planners are as important today as they have ever been. The unprecedented coronavirus pandemic has even sparked young people, in some cases for the first time, to get started in investing.
Like many entrepreneurs, Tom Kirk founded FirstWave Financial because he wanted to address a need, and in his case, it was right in his family. When is father, a local physician, passed away, Kirk was trying to help his mother deal with her wealth management issues.
FirstWave Financial announces the selection of FirstWave Financial Chairman of the Board of Directors, Tom Kirk, CFP®, PFS, as one of four finalist of the upcoming Founders Forum’s “Founder of the Year.”
FirstWave Financial announces the appointment of First Wave Financial President, Laura Chiesman, CFP®, CDFA® as chairwoman of the upcoming 2019 United Way of Brevard Campaign.
OneBlood buses will be at FirstWave Financial at 1300 Highway A1A in Satellite Beach from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 25 for the Raj S Shah Memorial Blood Drive.
FirstWave Financial helps people get on track and stay there with smart retirement planning; works with area businesses in succession planning.
FirstWave’s “WealthCoach” approach to financial planning empowers clients to shift from worrying about money & retirement to gaining confidence in their financial future.
Chiesman began her career at Bear Stearns in Los Angeles, after graduating from the University of Central Florida with a degree in finance and business.
Partnering with FirstWave Financial, the Annual Raj S Shah Memorial Blood Drive offers an opportunity for the community to come together, providing those in need with an invaluable gift.
Protecting and pursuing the future dreams and aspirations of individuals and families is a high calling for Laura Chiesman. In this feature article, read about her path to joining FirstWave Financial, her team, and the future of finance and business in Brevard.
Knowledge College for Aging (KCA) is a group of passionate, industry specific and like-minded professionals that address the unique needs of the elderly. This initiative began with the sole purpose of educating individuals to get ahead of the aging curve. Laura Chiesman is a founding member of the organization and KCA professor who has been involved in the planning and development of all KCA has to offer.
Certified Financial Planner and WealthCoach Laura Chiesman says opportunity abounds in her field, especially for women who are determined to succeed and have honed the right skills. Chiesman encourages other women to pursue careers in the financial advisory field.
Robert DeVries and colleague Thomas L. Kirk, the founder and chairman of FirstWave Financial, have authored a new book on retirement planning that is mainly designed for employers, but provides many helpful resources and tools for employees too, giving them a better understanding of their responsibility and what it takes to fund a sustainable retirement.
FirstWave Financial will enter its fifth year of assisting local blood banks with critical summer supply shortages when they welcome employees and residents to roll up their sleeves from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at the company’s beachside headquarters.
President and WealthCoach™ Laura Chiesman discusses her career path, the benefits resulting from the changes women in the workforce have made to American business culture, and her team at FirstWave Financial.
FirstWave Financial announced that Laura Chiesman, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional, has been promoted to president of the Satellite Beach-based wealth management firm, effective January 1, 2016.
FirstWave Financial welcomes the community to roll up their sleeves from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, when the Satellite Beach wealth management firm hosts the 7th Annual Raj S. Shah Memorial Blood Drive.
FirstWave Financial, led by founder, president, and certified public accountant Tom Kirk, who is surrounded by a team highly qualified in various areas of finance at the practice, is marking its 20th year of service to clients in the region.
Laura Chiesman, Vice President of Client Services and WealthCoach™ at FirstWave Financial™, is dedicated to helping her clients with the complexities that wealth brings so that they can focus on enjoying their lives.
Tom Kirk, president and founder of FirstWave Financial, has been elected as treasurer of the Space Coast Region of Porsche Club of America. This is Kirk’s third term as treasurer of the organization which serves approximately 800 Porsche enthusiasts as members in the East Central Florida counties of Brevard, Indian River and Volusia.
A coach is different than an instructor or teacher. While they may also do some of both of these things, a coach is someone who helps establish priorities, set goals and construct concrete plans to achieve those goals.
Why is it that the more successful you are the less time you have for taking care of what’s most important to you?