Our Team Our Team Linda Farinola CFA, CFP©, EA President (609) 275-9009 (609) 275-3705 [email protected] Linda founded PFG - Financial Planning & Management formerly called Sound Financial Solutions, Inc. in 1996 with a philosophy that everyone should have access to independent expert financial advice regardless of the size of their paycheck or bank balance. Linda delivers Wall Street knowledge and market savvy to Main Street with over thirty years of national and international financial services industry experience. This experience along with an ongoing commitment to lifelong learning and the ability to listen objectively enable Linda to offer a wealth of knowledge to her clients.Linda has a BS in Accounting from Penn State and a MBA with finance concentration from Rutgers University. She is active in her local and professional community. Linda lives with her family in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Jim Colitsas CPA Partner (609) 275-9009 (609) 275-3705 [email protected] A lifelong New Jerseyan, Jim began his career with Ernst & Young, LLP in Manhattan. While at Ernst & Young, Jim was part of the Entrepreneurial Services Department where he worked primarily with companies looking to launch initial public offerings (IPOs), companies that had just gone public and large privately- held companies.Jim focuses most of his time at the firm on tax, business and financial planning, as well as special projects for our clients. In addition to being a CPA, Jim is a Registered Investment Advisor, and QuickBooks ProAdvisor. His professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Tax Preparers, New Jersey Society of CPAs and the Princeton Chamber of Commerce.When he is not working, Jim enjoys spending time with his wife, Maya, and their two kids, Tommy and Bella. He is a proud alumnus of Rutgers University, where he received both his undergraduate degree and his MBA, and, most importantly, met his wife. Bryan KatzCFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, CASL®, RICP® Senior Financial Advisor 609-275-9009 609-275-3705 [email protected] Bryan brings over 20 years of financial services experience to the Princeton Financial Group. Upon graduation he joined Wall Street where he spent 15 years in institutional equity investing. There he worked closely with portfolio managers at major institutions helping them invest in publicly traded companies. In 2012, Bryan joined Northwestern Mutual shifting his focus to helping families and small business owners.As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Bryan specializes in retirement planning, investment management and insurance planning. He utilizes a comprehensive planning approach working closely with his clients in designing a financial plan individualized to their specific goals while leveraging his Wall Street experience in helping them accumulate wealth.Bryan graduated from the University of Delaware earning a B.S. in Business Administration with a Finance Concentration. He lives in West Windsor, NJ with his wife and 2 daughters. When not backstage working one of his daughters’ many shows, Bryan enjoys living an active lifestyle playing basketball and obstacle course racing. Jill Katz Insurance Operations 609-275-9009 609-275-3705 [email protected] Jill has been an administrative assistant in the financial services industry for 5 years. Prior to that she was an elementary school teacher in third grade and special education classrooms. Although very different fields, Jill likes to use her teaching background to help clients understand any questions they may have and uses her organizational skills for an efficient client experience. Jill focuses much of her time on the insurance platform coordinating applications, underwriting and post approval implementation. She is excited to be a part of the Princeton Financial Group where she will work closely with clients to ensure their insurance application process is as easy as possible.When not in the office, Jill is a mother to two wonderful kids and serves on a board of a local theater company where her free time is spent producing, stage managing or artistically painting sets for shows. Sharie Logan Investment Operations (609) 275-9009 (609) 275-3705 [email protected] Sharie Logan joined the PFG - Financial Planning & Management in June of 2014. Sharie is the Finance Assistant for the Financial Planning division. Sharie has also taken over the companies marketing role. Sharie has over 10 years of administrative experience. She takes pride in providing excellent customer service to all our clients. Sharie works very closely with the Advisors and can facilitate many of your requests. She is your first stop when you need any assistance.Sharie is a true "Princetonian" and was raised in Princeton. In her free time, she enjoys walking thru downtown Princeton with her two daughters Naomi and London and having ice cream at Thomas Sweets. Sharie enjoys giving back to the community that has given her so much.