Mark Aho formed the Mark Aho Financial Group with Raymond James in 2013. Over the course of his career, he has spent 11 years in banking and 28 years as a financial advisor.
A lifelong resident of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Mark was adopted from an orphanage as a baby, which he believes has imbued him with a particular thankfulness for life. After earning a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Northern Michigan University, he went on to obtain a number of industry designations that he continues to maintain and build upon today. Mark is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, and a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®), which is a designation awarded by The Investments and Wealth Institute in conjunction with the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Over the years, Mark has built a team and a professional network that reflect his persistent drive for continued education, and it’s with this team that he is able to deliver premium wealth management services to his clients in the Upper Peninsula.
For those working with our office, Nicole will be the one to make outgoing contact with you and will help make sure the service team is meeting – if not exceeding – your expectations. Nicole will also reach out to you in order to share any information we feel is important, and to see if there are any changes in your life we should be aware of, so that we may adjust your plan accordingly.
Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Health Management from Ferris State University. Professionally, she holds the Series 7, 66, 9 and 10 licenses.
Nicole and her husband live in Marquette, and she enjoys golf, photography and spending time with her family.
Eric Froberg develops sound retirement and wealth planning strategies for individuals, small businesses and young professionals. Eric provides service that is dedicated to the particular needs of each client, based on honesty, integrity and a commitment to excellence.
Prior to Raymond James, Eric worked for Wells Fargo Advisors and the firm’s predecessor, A.G. Edwards. Before that, he was employed by Bank of America in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he developed successful financial solutions for both individual and business clients.
Eric is a graduate of Marquette Senior High and a cum laude graduate of Northern Michigan University with a Bachelor’s degree in Financial Management. He also earned the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) designation through the College of Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado.
In his spare time, Eric enjoys hockey, golf, water sports, and traveling. He is a member of Marquette Rotary West and serves on the Board of Marquette Junior Hockey. In addition, he works for the Western Collegiate Hockey Association as an on-ice hockey official.
Joe is responsible for providing comprehensive financial planning and advice to assist clients in the pursuit of their financial goals. Joe also keeps in close contact with clients to make sure we are aware of any changes that could affect their financial plans.
Prior to joining the Mark Aho Financial Group, Joe worked as a Paraplanner in the financial services industry for three years, where he earned multiple industry licenses.
Joe’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Northern Michigan University. Professionally, Joe is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, is a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®), and holds Series 7 and 66 licenses as well as Life, Health, and Variable Annuity Contracts.
Joe lives in Marquette with his wife and children. In his spare time he enjoys playing hockey, golfing, hunting, and spending time at camp.
Amanda works closely with our clients, assisting with any questions or requests in a friendly, efficient manner. She also provides support to the financial advisors to help ensure all clients receive exceptional service from our team.
Amanda graduated from Marquette Senior High School and her educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Northern Michigan University. Professionally, she holds the Series 7, 66, 9 and 10 licenses.
Amanda lives in Marquette with her husband, son, and two dogs. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time outdoors with her family.
Prior to joining the Mark Aho Financial Group, Ross worked as a Financial Analyst in the engineering industry, servicing both commercial and government contracts. He will be assisting many of you with questions on your accounts, and assisting with any money movements or administrative tasks that you may need.
Ross graduated from Marquette Senior High School and his educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Finlandia University. Professionally, he holds the Series 7 and 66 licenses.
Ross lives in Negaunee with his wife. In his spare time he enjoys tinkering with vehicles, fishing, and working on home improvement projects.
Katie assists our clients over the phone and in person by answering their questions and completing their requests in a professional and friendly manner. She works closely with the entire team, striving to help provide remarkable service to all of you.
Katie is a Marquette Senior High School graduate and has a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication that she obtained from Northern Michigan University.
Katie and her husband live in Marquette with their three kids and four dogs. In her spare time she enjoys baking, running, and going on adventures with her family.
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