Kyle Menke, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, RICP®
Wealth Management Advisor


Menke Financial

Your Team

Our dedicated staff is always available to handle any of your questions that may arise. Below you will find a listing of the team to help you in your time of need. We place a strong commitment on customer service. Please feel free to contact the appropriate member of our team to address your needs.


 
Laura B O Connor

Laura B O Connor

Director of Insurance Operations

Laura Beth began her career with Northwestern Mutual in Gainesville, FL in 2015 and joined Menke Financial in 2016. She graduated from the University of Florida in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Family, Youth, and Community Sciences. She currently holds her Florida 2-15 (Life & Health) License.

Outside of the office, Laura Beth loves watching any and all Gator sporting events (GO GATORS!) and spending family time with her husband, Michael, and their beautiful children, Ellie and Ezra. 

 
Kyle Donald Vangsness

Kyle Donald Vangsness

Director of Investment Operations
Office 813-875-2005

Kyle Vangsness joined Northwestern Mutual in 2019 and qualified as a top 100 national intern before his tenure as a financial representative. He graduated from the University of South Florida in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and has since joined Menke Financial as the Director of Investment Operations in 2021.

Kyle currently holds his Series 6, Series 63 and Florida 2-15 license, is actively pursuing additional industry education and came to NM with several years of experience in financial services and management.

 
Angelina Leonetti

Angelina Leonetti

Chief Marketing Officer

Angie started her career with Northwestern Mutual in 2015. She has 20+ years of expansive, proven experience in all aspects of corporate marketing including branding, customer relations, creative team leadership, advertising and media relations. She is responsible for utilizing strategic marketing and media strategies to help Menke Financial reach our growth goals.

She is involved in a number of other local non-profit organization in Tampa Bay including Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital and 1Voice Foundation. She is a graduate of Leadership Tampa Bay Class of 2018. In her spare time, Angie loves to travel, attend sporting events and spend quality time with friends and family.

 
Jarrett W Tsai

Jarrett W Tsai

Investment Analyst
Mobile 941-932-2835
Office 941-957-4524

Jarrett joined Northwestern Mutual in May 2017. Jarrett reviews financial/investment plans for Menke Financial. He recommends investment strategy for clients and assists the Wealth Management Advisors to ensure investment allocations are optimized.

Jarrett has four years of financial services experience, and first served as a financial advisor before joining the investment strategy group within Northwestern Mutual. He holds his Series 7, Series 63 and Florida 2-15 (Life & Health) Licenses.

Jarrett has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Florida.

 

 
Kevin Folliet

Kevin Folliet, RICP®

Director of Investment Research
Office 813-426-1029

Kevin joined Northwestern Mutual in November, 2016, as a registered financial representative before moving to the planning department in 2017. Since 2018 he has been an integral member of the Investment Strategy Group (ISG) within Northwestern Mutual - Greater Tampa Bay, serving Wealth Management Advisors with various levels of portfolio management.


Kevin holds his Series 7, Series 63 and Florida 2-15 licenses. Kevin has a Bachelor of science degree in Economics from the Sorbonne University of Paris, France, and a Master's degree in Business Management from NEOMA Business School of Reims, France. Before arriving at NM, Kevin had five years’ experience in financial services, corporate finance and management.

 

 
Nadirah Nesfield

Nadirah Nesfield, CLU®, ChFC®, MSFS

Director of Financial Planning
Office 813-816-2038

Nadirah has been with Northwestern Mutual for 9 years in which she started as an intern. During her tenure with the company, Nadirah has served as an Associate Wealth Management Advisor, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Paraplanner.

Nadirah holds her Series 7, Series 63 and Florida 2-15 (Life & Health) License. Nadirah also has the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) and Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) designations from the American College. She also received her Master’s in Science and Financial Services from the American College.  

Nadirah has a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of South Florida. During her free time, Nadirah enjoys spending time with her daughter Annalise, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

 
Ryan Poole

Ryan Poole

Investment Assistant
Mobile 727-735-3836

Ryan joined Northwestern Mutual in November of 2015. Ryan opens and services investment accounts for Menke Financial. He has five years of financial services experience and has obtained his FINRA Series 6 and Series 63 securities licenses as well as his Florida Life & Health Insurance and Annuity license.

Ryan was born and raised in St. Pete, FL and graduated from the University of Florida in May of 2013. In his free time he’s usually fishing around the Tampa Bay area, golfing, watching soccer, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

 
 

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