The financial world can be complex and confusing. We founded our firm in 2008 out of concern that many people were not receiving the quality attention and personalized services they needed. Furthermore, we found that while many people have a tax preparer or investment broker, the efforts of these resources were rarely coordinated and seldom achieved a better result for their mutual client. Our clients enjoy our comprehensive approach, where all of the facets of your financial life are taken into account. Lastly, many advisors have an asset minimum. We don’t. If we feel that we can work together effectively and we can develop a long lasting relationship, we are happy to help you regardless of your financial situation.
Michael Calabrese, owner and operator of Severn Financial Solutions, LLC, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Loyola University in Maryland. He holds the Enrolled Agent’s designation in order to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service and is a licensed Maryland Life and Health Insurance Resident Producer.
Mike is responsible for all aspects of our client relationships to include communication, financial planning, and analysis and recommendations, investment allocations, small business strategies and retirement projections.
In his free time, Mike is an amateur local historian and enjoys playing music and reading Pulitzer Prize winning fiction. Above all else, he relishes spending time with his wife, Erin, and their two children, Megan and Matthew.
Emily Ward joined Severn Financial in 2013 after completing an internship with our team and graduating with honors from Salisbury University’s Perdue School of Business. Emily holds the Enrolled Agent’s designation in order to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service and is a licensed Maryland Life and Health Insurance Resident Producer.
Emily is primarily responsible for completing initial analysis to include tax projections and insurance recommendations. She ensures all new business, distributions and account updates are processed accurately and efficiently.
In her spare time, Emily enjoys kickboxing, watching the Washington Redskins and spending time with her son Ryder.
Michelle Heroux joined Severn Financial in 2017. Michelle holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College graduating Cum Laude. She has completed part 1 of the Enrolled Agent’s designation in order to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service.
Michelle is responsible for meeting preparation activities and client scheduling. She ensures all new business, distributions and account updates are processed accurately and efficiently.
In her spare time, Michelle enjoys live music, the Washington Capitals, knitting, and spending time with her husband Dan, son Alex , daughter Addison and dogs Marvel and Sammy.
Kelsey Hilz is the newest member of the Severn Financial team joining in 2018. She is currently attending Anne Arundel Community College.
Kelsey is responsible for documenting client meeting notes and actions items as well as assisting in meeting preparation activities.
Kelsey is an active volunteer in the community helping manage a homeless shelter for men in Arnold. She enjoys spending time with her family.
Erin Calabrese has been with Severn Financial since its founding. She has been a driving factor as we’ve grown our business to what it is today.
She is primarily responsible for the organization and preparation of our client appreciation events and is our resident “Jack of all trades” wearing whichever hat is required of her on any given day.
Erin holds a Bachelors of Arts in Communications from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.