Staff

MEET THE KRISE FINANCIAL TEAM

As a Wealth Management Advisor for Northwestern Mutual, I am committed to offering you the most effective financial planning and wealth management counsel possible. That's why I believe so strongly in the power of our collective team. With the support of the entire staff of Krise Financial professionals — and the experience and expertise they possess — I am confident you will benefit from our hands-on knowledge and commitment to exceptional client service.

 

 
Minta Krise

Minta Krise

Associate Financial Advisor
Office 717-257-4961

As an Associate Financial Advisor, Minta leads the service team to assess client needs and map out a financial plan of action tailored to their individual needs.  She also equips our business clients with solutions for their employee and executive benefit planning.

Minta's financial acumen includes fourteen years of experience in commercial banking.  She joined Matt's team as a Financial Advisor in 2014 to oversee client service and growth of the practice.

Minta is a graduate of Lycoming College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance.  She has earned her FINRA Series 6, 63 & 65 registrations.

She is actively involved in the United Way of the Capital Region, Lycoming College President's Leadership Council and is a Leader of Preparing for Marriage Ministry at the West Shore Evangelical Free Church in Mechanicsburg.

Minta's historic volunteer activity includes: former Class Ambassador for the Lycoming College Annual Fund, Founding Member and former Treasurer of Christian Business Women's Fellowship, former Member of the Bridges Society and Women's Leadership Network for the United Way Capital Region, and Alumni of the Leadership Harrisburg Program.

Minta and her husband Matt live in Dillsburg with their daughter Julia and son Zach.

 
Donald E Failor

Donald E Failor, CLU®

Senior Financial Representative
Office 717-238-5715

As Senior Financial Representative and consultant, Don brings nearly 50 years of industry experience.  His extensive knowledge of insurance services and business succession planning add depth and wisdom to the Krise Financial team.

After graduation from Lycoming College with a Bachelor of Arts in Business, Don began his career with Northwestern Mutual in 1968. He earned his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation in 1973 and is ranked among the top 100 Northwestern Mutual Financial Representatives in career production.  After many years focusing on employee benefits and insurance brokerage services, Don incorporated Donald E.Failor Associates, LLC in 2007.

Don and his wife of more than 40 years, Marilyn, have two adult children, Lisa and K.C. A lifetime resident of central Pennsylvania, Don has served on many professional boards and enjoys playing an active role in his community. He currently sits on the Board of Trustees at Lycoming College and is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). An avid golfer, Don is a member of the West Shore Country Club.

 
Deb Warner

Deb Warner

Director of Insurance and Group Benefits
Office 717-238-4597

As Director of Insurance and Group Benefits for Krise Financial, Deb is responsible for overseeing our group insurance and serves as relationship manager to many of our insurance clients. 

Before joining the Krise Financial Team, Deb worked as an Associate Financial Representative for Don Failor for over 32 years.  Deb began her career in the insurance industry in 1979 at Connecticut Mutual, now MassMutual.  She is an expert in personal life, disability, and long term care insurance, in addition to group insurance benefits.

Deb lives in Mechanicsburg with her husband, Phil.  They have been married for 42 years and have one son, Aaron, and two grandsons, Landen and Preston.  Deb is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Mechanicsburg where she sings in the choir and serves on the Outreach Committee.  Deb loves to travel and makes friends wherever she goes!

 
Ronald Frey

Ronald Frey, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP®

Director of Wealth Management Services
Office 717-920-2581

As the Director of Wealth Management Services for Krise Financial, Ronnie is responsible for plan analysis, portfolio management, and investment operations. Ronnie got his start at Northwestern Mutual through their prestigious internship program in summer of 2012. Following a great and successful experience in the internship program, he was given the opportunity to join Krise Financial after graduating from Messiah College in May 2013, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a concencration in Finance.

Ronnie earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP®) certifiction, Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®), and Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) designations. He also holds his FINRA Series 7 & 63 registrations.

Ronnie is actively involved at his church, and in Christian Business Men's Fellowship (CBMC). He currently lives in Ephrata with his wife Paige. 

 

 

 
Dione Kehew

Dione Kehew

Director of Insurance Operations and Services
Office 717-238-5772

As the Director of Insurance Operations & Services, Dione specializes in service for the Krise Financial clients.

Dione started with Northwestern Mutual in 1999 and worked for Don Failor for 17 years as his associate before joining the Krise Financial team in 2017.

Dione graduated from Harrisburg Area Community College with an Associates Degree as a Paralegal.

Dione and her husband, Chad, live in Etters.  She enjoys cooking, reading, vegetable and flower gardening, bicycling on rails-to-trails, and watching tennis and any Pittsburgh sports team.

 
Traci Keiffer

Traci Keiffer

Director of Client Relations and Marketing
Office 717-257-4962

As Director of Client Relations and Marketing, Traci is responsible for new client on-boarding, case preparation, scheduling and client events.  

Traci came to Northwestern Mutual with over eleven years experience in financial services and brings a strong customer service background that was developed in the banking industry.  Traci has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and has earned her FINRA Series 6 & 63 & 65 registrations.

Traci lives in Dillsburg with her husband, Dwayne, and their children, Kimberly and Jason.   She enjoys art and music, walking, supporting her children's activities and volunteering in the Northern York Indoor Performing Arts Program.  The Keiffers attend West Shore Evangelical Free Church where Traci serves in Children's Ministry.

 

Matt Krise, CFP®, RHU®, REBC®
Wealth Management Advisor


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