Meet our Team



  • mps_loria_0007_John Bollweg John H. Bollweg, CFP®, AIF® Director and Senior Financial Advisor
  • MC_092017 Meggan Carroll, CFP®, AIF® Financial Advisor
  • mps_loria_0010_Ken Daemicke Kenneth G. Daemicke, CPA Financial Advisor
  • Chris Kyros Chris Kyros, AIF® Benefits Manager, Advisor
  • mps_loria_0011_Tony Ladas Anthony Ladas, CLU®, ChFC® Financial Advisor
  • Rick Loria Rick Loria Founder, Managing Member
  • mps_loria_0006_Mike Pauritsch Michael F. Pauritsch, CPA Member, Senior Advisor
  • Glenn Schwalje Patrick B. Wallace, CEBS Benefits Consultant
  • mps_loria_0007_John Bollweg

    John H. Bollweg, CFP®, AIF®

    John H. Bollweg is a Director and Senior Financial Advisor with MPS LORIA. He specializes in providing investment advisory services and comprehensive financial planning services to individuals and families. John also provides retirement plan consulting services to business owners.  He assists clients with staying focused and following through with financial plans and provides objective advice on difficult financial decisions. Prior to joining MPS LORIA, John worked as an Assistant Financial Planner and gained extensive knowledge on investments, tax, estate and retirement planning.

    John received his BBA in Finance from the University of Iowa and his MS in Personal Financial Planning from the College for Financial Planning. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ or (CFP®) and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary or AIF®. John previously worked with the Batavia Fire Department as a paid-on-call firefighter/EMT and enjoys serving his community and assisting those in need. Outside of the office, he can be found spending time with his wife, Katie, daughters, Mackenzie and Hayden and their dog, Walter. John is an avid follower of his alma mater University of Iowa and spends many Saturday afternoons at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City.

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    Meggan Carroll, CFP®, AIF®

    Meggan Carroll is a Financial Advisor with MPS LORIA and works with existing and new clients on preparing financial plans and investment analysis. She is passionate about financial literacy and educating current and prospective clients about how to achieve their goals.   Meggan enjoys empowering clients to take control of their financial future.

    Meggan graduated from the University of Illinois concentrating in Financial Planning.  She is a member of the FPA (Financial Planning Association) and holds Series 6, 63 and 65 as well as life and health insurance licenses and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ or (CFP®).  She has also received her Accredited Investment Fiduciary or (AIF®) certification.  She enjoys being creative and brings a creative attitude to assisting clients.  Outside of the office she enjoys reading, and spending time with family and friends.

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  • mps_loria_0010_Ken Daemicke

    Kenneth G. Daemicke, CPA

    Kenneth G. Daemicke joined the firm in 1999 as a Financial Advisor and Registered Representative of LORIA Financial Group, LLC. He assists individual and corporate clients with investment management recommendations and implementation.  Ken applies a disciplined approach to help clients achieve financial security as part of long range planning. He believes the greatest formula for personal success is to help others achieve success and takes pride in watching client’s enthusiasm when they acknowledge their long-term goals are being attained.

    Ken received his BS in accounting from Indiana University and is a Certified Public Accountant.  He is a member of Rotary Club and has received the Rotary International Distinguished Club President Award (67 of 30,000 worldwide) and has notched over 15 years perfect attendance.  He has also served 10 years on the board of his local YMCA and is heavily involved with the regional West Suburban Chamber of Commerce.   Ken enjoys spending quality time with his family and close friends.  For the last 30 years, he has been pursuing his love for long distance running and has completed 23 marathons (and counting).

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  • Chris Kyros

    Chris Kyros, AIF®

    Chris Kyros is a licensed insurance agent, a Financial Advisor and has received his Accredited Investment Fiduciary or (AIF®) certification.   Prior to joining MPS LORIA in 2006, he managed the health and life insurance practice at a property and casualty firm. Chris has also taught high school level U.S. History and Global Studies.  His background as a teacher serves him well in his role with the firm as he educates clients and plan participants of their options by making sense of the complex retirement and benefits environment.
    Chris received his Bachelor’s Degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and his Master’s Degree from DePaul University.  He enjoys spending time with his wife, Cathy and their two children.  Outside of the office he can usually be found on a local jogging path.
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  • mps_loria_0011_Tony Ladas

    Anthony Ladas, CLU®, ChFC®

    Anthony Ladas is a life insurance specialist, Financial Advisor and Registered Representative of LORIA Financial Group, LLC. He has been in the industry for 45 years and has extensive knowledge in life insurance and financial planning. He provides comprehensive coverage of the key financial planning disciplines, including insurance, retirement planning and investments and enjoys helping clients reach financial security.

    Tony attended Beloit College and received his CLU® (Chartered Life Underwriter) and ChFC® (Chartered Financial Consultant) designations from American College.   He is a member of MDRT, an international association whose members demonstrate professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service.  He is also a past president of the Illinois Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and DuPage NAIFA.  Tony enjoys spending time with his family and friends and can often be found playing racquetball, golfing or watching the Bears.

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  • Rick Loria

    Rick Loria

    Rick Loria is the Founder and Managing Member of MPS LORIA Financial Planners, LLC. As the Managing Member, Rick is responsible for day to day firm supervision and strategic growth development. He is also a Senior Financial Advisor providing comprehensive financial planning services to clients and takes pride in building strong client relationships.

    Rick graduated from Michigan State University and proceeded to complete the College for Financial Planning program. He has been in the industry for over 23 years and holds an extensive list of securities related licenses. Rick has gained expertise in multiple planning disciplines as well as in-depth industry knowledge and experience.

    Outside of the office, Rick spends all his free time with his wife Beth and their five children. Beyond his family, Rick is most passionate about the firm where he devotes his full time and attention.

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  • mps_loria_0006_Mike Pauritsch

    Michael F. Pauritsch, CPA

    Michael F. Pauritsch is one of the original members of MPS LORIA.  He is a Senior Financial Advisor and a Registered Representative of LORIA Financial Group, LLC.  He is well versed in tax and estate planning coupled with investment management.  Mike has 44 years of experience in the accounting industry and 30 years in the financial planning industry.  He is very thorough and knowledgeable in his fields of study, and simplifies difficult topics by using life experiences.
    Michael received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and his MBA from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH and is a Certified Public Accountant.   He is a member of Rotary Club and has received 10 Service Above Self awards and the Volunteer of the Year award.  Mike is very passionate about sharing his time and talents with individuals and organizations that are less fortunate.  He is a Paul Harris society member and has received the Nazareth Blue & White award and the Father’s Club award.  Mike enjoys spending time with family and visiting with his grandchildren, he also enjoys golfing.
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  • Glenn Schwalje

    Patrick B. Wallace, CEBS

    Patrick B. Wallace joined MPS LORIA as a Benefits Consultant in 2006. He has been involved in the Group Benefits industry for over 35 years, starting as an Underwriter for group medical, life, dental and disability. He also worked in a sales role for a large, national third party administrator. With his extensive knowledge in the field and as a Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) he is able to properly assist employers with the purchase of functional and cost effective employee benefits.

    Pat graduated from University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire with a BS in Management. He and his wife, Nancy have been married 34 years. They have three children who have worked and studied hard to establish their own careers.  He enjoys traveling and the outdoors.

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  • mps_loria_0001_Carol Alexander Carol Alexander Staff Accountant
  • mps_loria_0000_Colleen Allison Colleen Allison Account Manager
  • KJ_092017 Kelley Jansa Systems Manager
  • JR_092017 Jill Rakowiecki Operations Assistant
  • mps_loria_0003_Sue Stachowiak Susan Stachowiak Senior Account Manager
  • mps_loria_0001_Carol Alexander

    Carol Alexander

    Carol Alexander has been handling accounts payable, receivable and payroll for MPS LORIA since 1999.  Additionally, Carol works with the rest of the operations team on effeciently handling client and advisor needs.

    Carol resides in the south suburbs and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, crocheting and gardening.

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  • mps_loria_0000_Colleen Allison

    Colleen Allison

    Colleen Allison began working for MPS LORIA in 2003 as an Administrative/Marketing Assistant.  She has 10 years of experience in the financial planning industry and is currently working as an Account Manager and Billing and Reporting Manager. Colleen provides personalized assistance to clients and focuses on their individual needs to efficiently handle requests.

    Colleen graduated Magna Cum Laude from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH with a BSBA in Marketing and previously worked as a Marketing Coordinator at a large Chicago firm.  Colleen is a member of Delta Sigma Pi International Business Fraternity and Alpha Sigma Nu National Jesuit Honor Society.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, Will, daughters, Mary Jane and Abby and their dog, Sophie.   Colleen is also an avid follower of Big East College Basketball and the Chicago Bears.

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    Kelley Jansa

    Kelley Jansa began working with MPS LORIA in 2006 in an administrative position. Since then she has transitioned into her current roles of Office/System Manager, Marketing Manager, Pension Administrator and Operations Assistant. She enjoys the many challenges that go along with her responsibilities.

    Kelley enjoys exploring the great outdoors with her husband, Matt and their dog, Willy.

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    Jill Rakowiecki

    Jill Rakowiecki joined MPS LORIA in 2012 as an Administrative Assistant.  She is responsible for answering phones, greeting clients and assisting in operations duties.  Jill also assists our Group Benefits team with their administrative needs.  Jill has a knack for customer service and is very passionate about assisting clients and making sure their needs are met.

    Jill resides in the south suburbs and enjoys spending time outdoors and watching the Chicago Bears.   She is also a nature and wildlife lover and spends time cleaning up local parks and donates to World Wildlife Federation and the National Wildlife Federation.

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  • mps_loria_0003_Sue Stachowiak

    Susan Stachowiak

    Susan Stachowiak joined MPS LORIA in 2000 as an administrative assistant.  She has advanced within the firm and is currently a Senior Account Manager, Personnel & Operations Manager and Compliance Assistant.  Susan has been in the financial planning field for nearly 20 years and takes pride in her attention to detail and ability to assist clients in an efficient manner.

    Susan lives in the western suburbs with her husband Jim and their daughter Melissa.  When she is not at the office she can usually be found at home with her family.  She also enjoys health and fitness.

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