We're a part of your community.

THE FOUNDER

Jim Kantowski, CFP®, CPA


When he's not busy building on his 20 years experience, you'll find him involved in his community. He is on the board of the Financial Education Foundation and co-founder of Fish For a Cure. He also coaches basketball and baseball for his four children.

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THE TEAM

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Samantha Winogrond, CPA
Financial Advisor

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A previous small business owner herself, Samantha understands your needs. She also understands what it's like to balance work with cyclocross racing, a toddler, and traveling.

 

Ginger Vance
Director, Client Services

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With over 15 years experience, she knows what you need. When she's not making our clients' lives better, Ginger loves to travel with her family and advocate for quality education in her community.

Jim Kantowski, CFP®, CPA

FOUNDER & ADVISOR

Jim has always believed that building a relationship grounded in trust and integrity is the best way to help clients achieve their financial objectives. 

After 20 years with some of the nation's largest financial management firms, Jim left to pursue his dream of a firm where relationships matter, a firm where the product is not stocks or bonds, but great advice.

Jim is married with four children and lives in Arnold, Maryland where you'll find him actively involved in his community. 

He is on the board of the Financial Education Foundation, co-founder of Fish For a Cure, and coaches baseball and basketball. He is a Certified Financial Planner and Certified Public Accountant. Jim belongs to the AICPA, MACPA and NAPFA.

Samantha Winogrond, CPA, MBA

FINANCIAL ADVISOR

Samantha was born and raised in Annapolis, MD. After gaining her experience at the 5th largest accounting firm in the country, where she specialized in tax services and wealth management, she moved to St John in the US Virgin Islands to own and operate a sailing charter company.

She grew and sold her company and moved to Asheville, NC, where she reconnected with Jim, her old colleague. She joined him at JSK Financial where she could serve clients how she always intended to- with respect, patience, and an open mind. 

Having run a small business herself, she knows how hard it can be to manage it all and her goal is always to make your life easier, while providing excellent service and expert advice.

From accounting to tax and financial planning, she does it all.

Samantha is a CPA, MBA, and RIA. She specializes in individual and business tax services as well as financial planning and investment management. She is a member of the AICPA and NCACPA.

Ginger Vance

Director of client services 

 

Ginger has been providing superior client service in the financial industry for over 15 years. 

She is an accomplished financial planning professional who is passionate about making every client interaction a positive one.  

She balances her professional life with spending time with her family and friends. She embraces life experiences and knows they are more rewarding with proper planning in place.

When she's not making our clients lives better, Ginger lives with her husband and 3 children.  She's an advocate for quality education and youth sports' programs and she enjoys water-skiing, yoga, and traveling.