Here, Family is First — Always.

From our founders and our team to you and your family, we know how important it is to care and provide to your loved ones. It is our pleasure to develop a long-lasting relationsip that is handed down to future generations.

Our Mission

We pledge to treat each client with dignity and respect for their years of hard work and to put our clients’ needs before our own.

Meet the Founders


Kathy Nolan, CRPC® President, Co-Founder

Kathleen Nolan, CRPC®, is the president and founder of Family Focus Financial Group, which she started in 2007 with her son, Sean. Over the past 40 years, Kathy has dedicated herself to helping others write the next chapter of their lives by guiding individuals and families toward a financial plan that matches their personal and family values. By creating retirement strategies that are straightforward, tailored to clients’ individual needs and designed to help provide them with lifetime income in retirement, Kathy and her team help retirees and pre-retirees achieve the independent retirements they deserve.

Kathy recognizes that in today’s investment world, a team approach is the best way to help you protect and manage your life savings. She has the ultimate respect for the years of hard work it takes to acquire one’s wealth.

Kathy is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor® and maintains her insurance practice and Investment Adviser Representative with AE Wealth Management. She has been published and quoted in Kiplinger, Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal.

Kathy has always been especially passionate about empowering other women to become engaged in their financial lives. She also hosts informational seminars at local universities, where she shares retirement planning tips with members of her community.


Forbes Ranks Kathy Nolan Among Nation’s Elite

At a time when wealth protection and preservation are essential, Family Focus Financial Group President and Co-Founder Kathy Nolan is more dedicated than ever to helping her clients find the financial confidence and security they deserve.

In October 2021, Kathy was recognized as one of our country’s leading financial advisors by Forbes and SHOOK Research. Ranked No. 22 out of 250 of the nation’s most distinguished Financial Security Professionals¹, Kathy was one of 34 women to make the prestigious list.

*Forbes Top Financial Security Professionals 2021 is a ranking of financial professionals conducted by Forbes through the SHOOK evaluation process. Financial Security Professional (FSP) refers to professionals who are properly licensed to sell life insurance and annuities. FSP may also hold other credentials and licenses which would allow them to offer investments and securities products through those licenses. References to security refer only to the benefits of insurance products, not to investments. Insurance products are backed by the financial strength and claims paying ability of the issuing carrier. For more information on the FSP Ranking visit this link:


Sean Nolan Vice President, Co-Founder

As vice president and co-founder of Family Focus Financial Group, Sean is responsible for the company’s overall management. Sean joined the world of small business ownership in 2007 after becoming a licensed life and health insurance producer in the state of New Jersey. A graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, Sean takes a creative approach toward concept development, business optimization, operations and marketing. 

Sean is always looking for innovative ways to better serve our clients and takes pride in implementing internal strategies that bolster the client experience. He also understands that employee morale is of the utmost importance and focuses his attention on taking care of his employees so they can focus on taking care of the firm’s client family.

Sean also assists clients with their insurance needs, often providing a fresh perspective blended with time-tested concepts. Sean realizes managing one’s wealth is a team effort. Clients take comfort in knowing that Sean is there to guide future generations of our client family.

Meet the Team

Jill DiCandia

Director of First Impressions

Brian Culver-Grossmith

Licensed Insurance Professional & Administrative Specialist

Roxanne Culver

Administrative Specialist

Pasquale Givelekian, Esq., CPA

Tax Consultant

Ashley Christen

Vice President of Operations

Shane Nowosacki

Financial Advisor

Hunter Roy

Director of Marketing

Ready to Take The Next Step?

For more information about any of our products and services, schedule a meeting today or register to attend a webinar.

Or give us a call at 732.364.5462.

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