John Shedenhelm, CEO
John Shedenhelm is CEO of Eagle Financial Solutions and co-author of the book “The Secret to Lifetime Financial Security.” Together with Eagle Financial Solutions’s team of advisors, John has helped more than 800 clients grow their wealth, reduce their taxes, and work toward their dreams of financial security.
Through John’s leadership, the Eagle Financial Solutions team has put its clients on track to build more than $400 million of additional wealth through safe, proven financial strategies. That’s why John’s clients think of him as their “secret weapon,” helping to grow and safeguard their wealth.
John lives in the Columbus area with his wife, Maryanne, and their two children. When John’s not working, you may find him watching his son’s basketball games or attending his daughter’s college soccer games. John is also active in the community and his local church.
Stephen M. Tilka
Stephen M. Tilka, Retirement Income Strategist
Stephen Tilka uses his more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry to assist clients on their retirement journeys. He primarily serves residents in and around Central Ohio and West Virginia.
Stephen earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Indiana University and entered the industry shortly after graduation, dedicating his entire professional career to helping others with their finances.
Away from the office, Stephen enjoys golf, fishing, and spending quality time with his two sons.
Alex Huey, Financial Advisor
As a financial advisor with Eagle Financial Solutions, Alex Huey’s goal is to help maximize clients’ economic opportunities. He believes in helping provide secure opportunities for clients to hold and grow their retirement, rather than taking on unnecessary risks.
Alex has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Cincinnati. Additionally, he is insurance licensed in multiple states to work with clients throughout the Midwest.
Alex has lived his entire life in Columbus, Ohio, and enjoys spending his free time with family and playing intramural sports.
Kelly Clemens, Retirement Income Strategist
Kelly Clemens joined Eagle Financial Solutions as a retirement income strategist after being a client for nine years. The 2008 market downturn hit him hard, and he lost funds he had planned on using for his mother’s long-term care. After that wake-up call, he began a quest for a better way to manage wealth. Kelly now readily informs others of strategies focused on growth and protection without unnecessary risk.
Kelly is one of only 250 agents in the country who have successfully completed the rigorous training program and continuing education to be a Bank On Yourself Authorized Advisor. He holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in divinity and served as a church pastor for 20 years.
Kelly and his wife, Valorie, live in Toledo, Ohio. They have used funds from their safe-money strategies to take advantage of other opportunities in the residential rental market. They own and manage properties in Toledo and Naples, Florida. They are active in their local church. Kelly has been a high school and college soccer official for 20 years.
Carrol Bailey, Retirement Income Strategist
Carroll is an experienced retirement and income strategist who has helped her clients protect millions of dollars in retirement assets. Since 1998, she has designed customized financial plans that help her clients achieve their life goals. Whether a client is still working and on the path to achieving financial success or is in retirement mode and striving to protect income and existing assets, she can help. She takes great pride in serving her clients, and she enjoys that wonderful feeling of knowing she has helped them secure their financial futures.
Dedicated to serving all who request financial planning assistance, Carroll is a proud member of the Council of Financial Educators, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that informs the public on financial matters. Carroll is also a member of the National Social Security Advisor Association and holds a certificate of completion from NSSA. It is the only accredited Social Security program in the nation.
She currently resides in Sarasota with her fiancé, Bob. She enjoys boating with Bob, spending time at the beach, attending church, and visiting their children and grandchildren in Ohio every chance she gets. She is licensed in the states of Florida, Ohio, and Georgia and has clients there.
Steven Schobert, Retirement Income Strategist
Steven Schobert, a Bank On Yourself Authorized Advisor, has been a senior-level business professional with experience and skills across multiple organizations in a variety of industries in Central Ohio for the past 25 years. He works with clients who want a more secure method of growing wealth and a predictable stream of income when they retire.
Steven has a degree in economics from The Ohio State University and lives in Pickerington with his wife and three children. He is active in the community and coaches youth basketball and swim teams as a member of Seton Parish. He enjoys collecting and listening to vinyl records and following Cleveland sports teams.
Rita Tilka, Vice President
Melanie Forester, Director of Client Services
Robert Shedenhelm, CFO
Maryanne Shedenhelm, Project Coordinator