Meet The Team

When you became my client, you placed your trust in me to help make your vision a reality. I honor that trust with the help of my expert support staff. Together, we make a strong commitment to customer service.

 

 
Blake A. Martin

Blake A. Martin, MBA

Financial Advisor
Office 316-266-5062

Blake Martin grew up in Fort Worth, Texas and has had an interest in finances for as long as he can remember. This interest led him to earn a Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Finance from Baker University. Blake began his career as a Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual in 2007. He has since built a successful boutique national financial planning firm and as a Wealth Management Advisor, created and founded The Martin Financial Group.

Over the years, Blake has earned many company and industry awards and accolades. However, his biggest accomplishment is the team he has built and the culture he has nurtured. He prides himself on providing his clients with superior customer service and a high attention to detail.

Blake and his wife Courtnee live in Wichita, Kansas. Courtnee is a successful business owner and practicing Pediatric Dentist. Blake was a competitive soccer and track athlete growing up and was privileged to play internationally as well. You can find Blake and his son Greyson playing together as much as time allots—when he’s not spoiling his beautiful baby daughter, Ainsley, of course.

Blake and Courtnee both love to eat and travel. They plan their vacations around restaurants, chefs, and the entire culinary experience. Greyson enjoys all things active, and Ainsley has become Greyson’s best friend.

 
Annette Elder

Annette Elder

Director of Operations
Office 316-266-5062

Annette joined The Martin Financial Group in August 2016 with 30+ years of experience in various positions with Northwestern Mutual. As Director of Operations, Annette assists our clients and prospects to assure their experience with our team matches our mission statement. Maintaining high standards in every facet of our practice is a guiding principle in the daily operations of our team.

Annette is responsible for our insurance applications operations from the beginning, through underwriting, issue and delivery. She also takes care of ongoing service needs of our clients existing policies & accounts. Going above and beyond for those that have entrusted us with their financial plan is Annette’s goal every day.

 
Megan N Wetta

Megan N Wetta

Director of Investments and Planning
Office 316-266-5066

Megan has been with Northwestern Mutual since December 2011 and with The Martin Financial Group since October 2014, and currently serves as the Director of Investments and Planning. Megan is responsible for various client needs such as the opening and servicing of investment accounts and preparing planning documents. Megan holds her state life and health insurance license, her Series 6, 7 and 63 securities licenses and is currently pursuing further industry education.

When Megan is not hard at work servicing the needs of our clients and the team, she enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends, attending Newspring Church, reading, traveling, attending concerts and sporting events and focusing on her health and fitness goals. She and her husband Zach are expecting their first child in November.

 
Cassidy Hampton

Cassidy Hampton

Associate Financial Representative
Office 316-266-5075

Cassidy is a Wichita State University graduate, where she received her Bachelors of Business Administration, majoring in Finance. After graduating in May 2015, she began her career in the financial industry. She joined the Northwestern Mutual Wichita Office in July 2017, and later joined The Martin Financial Group in July 2019.

Cassidy holds her state life and health insurance license. In her spare time, Cassidy enjoys working out, and spending time with her family and friends.

 
Michael Stephen Marx

Michael Stephen Marx

Financial Planning Analyst
Office 316-265-8139

Michael Marx joined us in April 2021 as our Investment and Planning Analyst! Michael is originally from Castle Rock, Colorado. He moved out to Wichita, Kansas where he attended Friends University and played on the Men’s Soccer Team. Michael graduated from Friends University in December 2019 with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Accounting. Upon completing his Undergraduate Studies, Michael worked in restaurant accounting and developed tax software. Michael holds his state life and health insurance license. Outside of working hard on retirement plans, servicing investment accounts, and making recommendations for clients’ accounts, Michael enjoys fly fishing, hiking, traveling to new places, spending time with family and friends, playing soccer, and spending time with his fiancée Matty and their two dogs Rosie and Grubauer.

 
Taylor Petz

Taylor Petz

Executive Assistant
Office 316-265-8139

Taylor Petz joined the team in July 2021 as our Executive Assistant Intern! She is responsible for overseeing our marketing needs, keeping up with our social media pages, and a variety of other tasks. Originally from Sterling, KS, she came to Wichita after making the Shocker Dance Team her freshman year of college. Taylor is currently a senior at Wichita State University pursuing a degree in Business Marketing with an emphasis in Real Estate and is looking to get her Master’s Degree in Business Administration come next Fall. When not in class or working, she enjoys attending Life.Church, spending time with her friends and family, enjoying time outside, reading, and coaching and choreographing for various dance studios.

 

Blake A. Martin, MBA
Wealth Management Advisor


The Martin Financial Group

 

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