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A Team of Experienced Professionals

Focused on Helping You Prosper

Combining Our Diverse Skill Sets to Serve You

Each member of our team collaborates to create, oversee and manage your wealth strategy. However, we don’t just take a team-based approach internally. We also believe in working closely with all of our clients to thoroughly educate and personally guide you. Building a close relationship not only helps us advise you based on a genuine understanding of your life—it’s something that makes our work extremely rewarding.

Our clients remain at the center of everything we do. As an independent firm led by Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF) professionals, we’re not beholden to a wirehouse nor directed to sell products. The solutions we develop are always designed in your best interest and to meet your needs. We don’t believe managing your hard-earned wealth should be done any other way.


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Michelle Anthony, MS, AIF®, CDFS®

Founder, Owner, President, and Financial Advisor

Michelle Anthony, MS, AIF®, CDFS®

Founder, Owner, President, and Financial Advisor

Phone: (520) 298-1900

Fax: (520) 879-9979

Email: michelle@advisemenow.com


Michelle is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®), Certified Divorce Financial Specialist (CDFS®), and Financial Advisor with over 26 years of experience in the industry, including experience with top Fortune 500 firms. She is the founder and owner of Modern Wealth Management and Modern 401(k). Michelle specializes in comprehensive holistic financial planning. She takes the time to listen and understand her clients’ needs. She also adds an educational feature to help ensure all her clients make informed decisions.

Michelle also has a passion for financial literacy. She has spent the past decade teaching adult educational classes. These classes are designed to empower people to take control of their financial future.

Michelle was born and raised in Tucson and is part of a Tucson lineage tracing back to 1880. She was the 2nd generation to attend Salpointe Catholic High School. She attended University of Arizona, Eller College of Management where she earned her Master of Science in finance and Bachelor of Science in finance.

While finance is her passion, Michelle thrives in her philanthropic interests across Tucson. She was a 2014 National Philanthropy Honoree and in 2015, a 40 Under 40 Honoree. She is an active member of nonprofit organizations including cooking meals at Ronald McDonald House, the Junior League of Tucson, and the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona. She was the Board President of the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona, on the Board of Directors for Casa de los Niños, and Banner Advisory Board. She is also a member of the Women’s President Organization.

Michelle is married to Mike, and they have a fun, garbage truck loving son, Andrew. Michelle loves every second of being a mom and has learned more about garbage trucks than she ever imagined.

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Stephen Rodgveller, AIF®

Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President

Stephen Rodgveller

Stephen Rodgveller, AIF® 

Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President

Phone: 520-298-1900

Fax: 520-879-9979

Email: Srod@advisemenow.com


Steve brings 35 years of experience in both the private and public sectors to his development and private client roles at Modern Wealth Management. As a successful entrepreneur, Steve has built and sold multiple private businesses and has valuable personal business experience and knowledge that benefits his financial service relationships.

While serving on the boards of YMCA, The Jewish Federation and as the chair of the Hillel Foundation at the University of Arizona, Steve developed a deep understanding of the essence of legacy and multi-generational planning. Steve leverages extensive relationships in developing key alliances and client relationships on a national basis.

As a personal financial advisor, Steve has created a practice committed to helping business owners and individuals achieve their objectives, mainly focusing on retirement and business succession planning, investment strategies, asset and income protection and estate planning.

Steve is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a degree in economics. He holds Series 7 and Series 66 investment licenses, as well as his life & health insurance licenses.

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Sean Bennett, AIF®, RFC®

Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President

Sean Bennett, AIF®, RFC®

Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President

Phone: 520-298-1900

Fax: 520-879-9979

Email: sean@advisemenow.com


As an Accredited Investment Fiduciary Financial Advisor, Sean became an expert in listening to financial problems and finding a wide variety of investment solutions, even ones you may not have heard about. Sean is a SmartVestor Professional with the Dave Ramsey program, helping investors start and optimize their retirement plans. Working with service men and women has been a high point in his career, as he truly appreciates the opportunity to help the selfless budget and secure their retirement goals.

Sean was originally from New Jersey before relocating to Tucson with his family. He graduated from Sabino High School before attending the University of Arizona. Bear Down! At the U of A, Sean earned his Bachelor of Science, with a double major. Sean supported himself through college by working in the service industry, where he learned the importance of customer satisfaction and the importance of a strong work ethic.

Sean serves as the president of the Assisted Living Network of Southern Arizona, advocating for better quality of care and quality of life for Tucson’s senior community. He also is the treasurer of the Tucson chapter of Gabriel’s Angels, an Arizona based charity that brings pet therapy teams to at-risk youth in crisis centers, trauma centers and schools. In his free time, Sean enjoys hiking, camping, golf and traveling. 


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Eddie Cervantes AIF®

Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President

Eddie Cervantes

Eddie Cervantes AIF®

Financial Advisor and Senior Vice President

Phone: 520-298-1900

Fax: 520-879-9979

Email: Eddie@advisemenow.com

Eduardo (Eddie) is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®), a 401(K) specialist and also part of the Modern 401(k) team. Eddie works with business owners to implement custom designed retirement plans. Along with those plans, he provides the employees with financial education and financial wellness.

Eddie was born and raised in California. He ventured to Arizona with his family to advance his career in finance starting with banking. Eddie has served in a variety of roles, each of which he credits for developing his skills in becoming an excellent relationship manager. Prior to achieving his goal of becoming a financial advisor, he served as a bank branch manager and private banker.

Eddie enjoys spending time with his wife, Celyna, and his children, especially helping his daughter advance her basketball passion. He also enjoys a beer with friends every now and then.

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Yolanda Reyes

Director of Operations

Yolanda Reyes

Director of Opperations 

Phone: 5202981900

Fax: 5208799979

Email: yolanda@advisemenow.com


Yolanda has a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Arizona. She has an extensive background in the banking industry, with over 10 years of financial experience.  


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Briana Robles

Operations Lead

Briana Robles

Operations Lead 

Phone: (520) 298-1900

Email: briana@advisemenow.com



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Aniza Barcelo, RFA®

Senior Operations

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Aniza Barcelo, RFA®

Director of Operations

Phone: 520-298-1900

Fax: 520-879-9979

Email: aniza@advisemenow.com


Aniza is responsible for overseeing the operations and processes of the Modern Wealth Management team, with the goal of providing clients with a seamless experience. With a background in pharmacy, she has discovered a passion for finance and currently serves as our office's Medicare specialist.

Outside of work, Aniza is a proud fur Mommy to two adorable cats, Onyx and Leo, and a dog named Bean. During her free time, she enjoys traveling, crafting, and spending quality time with her loved ones.

Aniza is currently on maturity leave, enjoying her baby boy! 


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Lisa Hume

Director of First Impressions

Lisa Hume 

Director of First Impressions 

Phone: 5202981900

Email: admin@advisemenow.com




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Jenn Roberts

Agent, Modern Insurance Group

Jenn Roberts

Jenn Roberts

Agent, Modern Insurance Group

Phone: 5208346983

Email: jennifer@advisemenow.com

Jenn is the senior vice president of Modern Insurance and has over six years of experience in the insurance industry. Specializing in finding the best rates and coverage for her clients, Jenn is known for raising coverage to better protect her clients while somehow saving them money.

Jenn was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma but raised in Tucson. She attended Palo Verde Christian and went to Vanguard University on a softball scholarship. Jenn is married with three strapping boys.

Although she loves insurance, her true passion is her kids and the sports they play. She serves as the booster president for football and volunteers for soccer and wrestling. If you can’t find her in the office, she is at one of her kids’ sporting events.

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Rachele Peterson

Insurance Agent

rachele@advisemenow.com

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Michael Anthony

Director of Communications and Technology
           

Mike has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University. He has a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from UCLA.  

         



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Rene Paterno

Operations Assistant

Rena Paterno 

operations Assistant

Phone: 520-298-1900

Fax: 520-879-9979

Email: admin@advisemenow.com



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San Miguel Interns

San Miguel High School Cirsto Rey Network

We are excited to participate in the San Miguel High School Corporate Work Study Program. This is a wonderful program where the students learn valuable job skill and earn money to help offset their tuition.

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