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Kevin Richards

KNR Consulting and Wealth Management, Inc.
KRWM Insurance Services
Registered Financial Consultant (RFC)

Kevin@knrconsultinggroup.com

As a Registered Financial Consultant Kevin specializes in helping clients protect their principal, grow their assets ahead of inflation and protect their loved ones by understanding all the insurance options that are available. Kevin is a fully licensed financial advisor able to provide the following services:

  • Social Security maximization
  • Veterans Benefits maximization & processing
  • IRA and 401(k) rollovers
  • Life Insurance and Long Term Care Planning
  • Investment Management

Steve Hermanne

KRWM Insurance Services
Associate

Steve@knrconsultinggroup.com

Steve Hermanne discovered his niche early in life after working in the banking and insurance industry for many years. His passion is educating clients on how to maximize all of their social security benefits and create a secure income plan for life. He specializes in helping clients protect their principal and grow their assets ahead of inflation.

Born in Paris then raised in Rome, Steve is now a long-term resident of Laguna Niguel. He is fluent in French, Italian, Spanish, and English. He lives by the Golden Rule of “Treat others the way you want to be treated.” Steve enjoys getting to know his clients and building long term relationships with them.


Jack Taufer

KRWM Insurance Services
Associate

Jack@knrconsultinggroup.com

Jack Taufer grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. In the year 2000, he relocated to Southern California. After taking a job in 2001 for a financial planning firm, Jack knew he had found his passion: helping others to plan to get the most out of life. With more than 10 years in the field, he has become very adept in retirement planning. Jack specializes in helping clients protect their principal and grow their assets ahead of inflation.

In his spare time he loves to spend time with his family, staying active, traveling and practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Jack was awarded his Black Belt in 2012 after 15 years of dedication to the art.


Jean Jacques Widmaier

KRWM Insurance Services
Associate

JJ@knrconsultinggroup.com

Jean Jacques Widmaier is a Los Angeles Native and proud son of a veteran. As a successful entrepreneur and business consultant to the financial industry, he discovered his passion and reward in life is enabling people with better and simpler ways to achieve their goals.  He specializes in educating his clients on their social security benefits and helps create income plans for life.  Jean Jacques is dedicated to his clients, while protecting their principal and growing their assets ahead of inflation.

In his spare time, he is with entrepreneurial groups, friends and family.


Eric DiLeo

KRWM Insurance Services
Associate

Eric@knrconsultinggroup.com

Eric DiLeo has always had a passion for helping others. He is a proud son of a United States veteran. An Orange County native, Eric has spent most of his adult life as a consultant for the insurance, medical and service industries. Eric will tell you that the greatest joy in life is the satisfaction one gets from helping others. Specializing in educating clients on the best available retirement options for their needs, he brings a passion and excitement to the planning process with each and every client he serves.

Eric is an avid sailor, climber and outdoorsman and when not actively helping his clients, enjoys spending his free time with family and friends.


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Anna Harris

KNR Consulting Group, Inc.
Operations Manager

Anna@knrconsultinggroup.com

Anna Harris joined the company in May of 2012. Anna oversees the day to day operations and works closely with the staff. Anna has worked in the financial consulting industry for seven years. Anna completed her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of California, Irvine. She enjoy’s cooking, golfing, and playing tennis during her spare time. During the summer, Anna enjoys taking weekend trips to Catalina with her family.


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Neta Wenrick

KNR Consulting Group, Inc.
Community Outreach Director

Neta@knrconsultinggroup.com

Neta Wenrick possesses a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education. She has worked for the past 30 years with older adults, including 5 years at the Institute of Geropsychiatry at Los Alamitos Medical Center as the Assistant Program Director. The past two years have been spent as the Director of Marketing for Regency Home Care. Neta has an extensive network of providers, which makes her a great resource for our clients.

Originally from Oklahoma, Neta was raised in California. She has been married to James for 32 years and they have one son, Joshua. Her newest role is grandma to Noah, born in 2014.


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Cheyenne Scheller

KNR Consulting Group, Inc.
Customer Service

cs@knrconsultinggroup.com

Cheyenne Scheller is our newest addition to the team. She was born and raised in Orange County.

Cheyenne started in the Automotive business when she was only 15 years old. She stayed in the industry for 15 years thereafter. She spent a lot of that time in the Finance and Insurance/Sales Department with Lexus and Acura dealerships.

In her spare time, she loves to watch and play sports, volunteer, cook, any outdoor activities, Disneyland and spending time with her niece and nephew.



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Dawn Stark

Stark Legal Enterprises, Inc.
Estate Attorney

Starklaw@me.com

Dawn Stark graduated from Whittier Law School. As part of her required training she worked as an extern for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and the Huntington Beach City Attorney’s Office. Additionally she law-clerked for the Children’s Right’s Clinic. Upon graduation, Ms. Stark began working contractually with local attorneys. Shortly thereafter, she began working as a sole practitioner in the estate planning field.

The emphasis of Ms. Stark’s practice is estate planning: dealing with such matters as wills, trusts, powers of attorney, healthcare, contracts and property agreements, as well as trust administration. Ms. Stark helps both families and individuals create a plan for their assets, minor children and future heirs. With proper preparation, heirs will receive the estate that their family has worked for without having to go through the time consuming and financially draining process of probate.

Ms. Stark is admitted to practice law in all California courts and the United States District Court, Central Division. Ms. Stark is also an accredited attorney for the Department of Veterans Affairs. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association and the Mission Viejo Chamber of Commerce, as well as a Professor teaching Business Organizations at Pacific School of Law. Additionally, Ms. Stark has completed an in-depth taxation training course under the Real Property, Trust and Estate Division conducted at New York Law School.


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Shawna McKinney

Independent Financial Advisor

Shawna@knrconsultinggroup.com

Shawna McKinney has been involved in the insurance and financial services industry from a very early age. She worked in her parent’s insurance agency as a high school student and ran her own agency at 23. With 17 years of experience, she has developed not only a keen understanding of industry trends and innovative solutions, but she has provided clients with many options to manage financial wealth and insurance for life long protection. Shawna values a very connected client focused approach treating each client’s needs based on their life goals. Shawna has also acquired the LUTCF designation (Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow).

Although Shawna grew up in the small town of Yakima WA, her transition to Orange County has allowed her to continue growth in the industry and develop long term relationships with a new group of clients. Shawna believes that the core of this industry is about making a connection with her clients that extends beyond transactions and is built on relationships. Shawna enjoys fitness, travel and her love for Seattle Seahawks Football.