Your Team

Wooster, Mansfield Investment Advisor John-Mark Young Financial Planner
John-Mark Young

We take a team approach to financial planning, offering you a broader scope of expertise than you will likely find in any one person. Clients are our main priority, which is why we work to understand your unique circumstances and ultimately create a distinctive plan that provides a road map for your financial journey. By relying on the expertise of our team, we'll help you take a conservative approach to growing and preserving your wealth.

We are a full-service financial firm committed to helping people pursue their financial goals. We offer a wide range of financial products and services to individuals and business owners. We believe that providing you with sound financial information allows you to be able to identify your goals and make sound decisions that will allow you to reach your goals!

Please call us if you have any questions about our firm or the range of financial products and services we provide. Our firm has a relationship with a variety of financial services companies, so if we don't have a product or service, we know a group that does.

Our Advisors

John-Mark Young

John-Mark Young understands that serving clients’ financial and investment needs begins with building strong, lasting partnerships. He focuses on listening to each client because he believes everyone’s needs and financial goals for the future are unique. As a Financial Advisor for Whitaker Myers Wealth Managers located in Northern and Central, Ohio, he puts his clients—and their needs—first.Offering a wide range of investment services and alternatives, John-Mark is committed to helping you achieve your financial goals. Specializing in a planning based approach to your money, he works with clients to design investment portfolios to meet their individual needs. Additionally, John-Mark is one of Dave Ramsey’s Local Smartvestor Pro, because like Dave his focus is on helping clients live their lives debt-free and financially independent.

Before joining Whitaker-Myers Wealth Managers as a Financial Advisor, John-Mark worked at PNC Wealth Management and Private Client Group for 7 years, where he served as a Relationship Manager for affluent families in Northeast Ohio.

John-Mark graduated from Campbellsville University in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management.  He additionally completed his MBA in Finance from Ashland University in 2012. A firm believer in continuing education, John-Mark is currently studying to earn his Certified Financial Planner designation.

John-Mark lives in Ontario, Ohio with his wife Megan, as well as Bella, Nash and Landrie their 3 children. Outside of work John-Mark is a member of Westwood Alliance Church. He also is the Assistant Varsity Women's Basketball Coach at Mansfield Christian School and currently serves on the board of directors at The Christian Children’s Home of Ohio, Inc and Buckeye State Credit Union.

Contact:

jmyoung@whitakermyerswealth.com
Office: 330.345.5000 x 321

 

Matthew Harris

Matthew Harris understands that serving clients’ financial and investment needs begins with building strong, lasting partnerships. He focuses on listening to each client because he believes everyone’s needs and financial goals for the future are unique. As a Financial Advisor for Whitaker Myers Wealth Managers located in Northern and Central, Ohio, he puts his clients—and their needs—first.  

Offering a wide range of investment services and alternatives, Matthew is committed to helping you achieve your financial goals. Specializing in a planning based approach to your money, he works with clients to design investment portfolios to meet their individual needs. Matthew is also one of Dave Ramsey’s Endorsed Local Providers, because like Dave his focus is on helping clients live their lives debt-free and financially independent.

Before joining Whitaker Myers Wealth Managers as a Financial Advisor, Matthew worked at Kibler Financial for 17 years, where he served as an advisor for families and corporations in Northeast Ohio.  

Matthew graduated from Ashland University in 1997 and has lived in Ashland, with his wife Kelly, since 2000. They have four children,  Korinne 12, Kailyn 8, Kroix 5, and Kiersten 2.  The Harris family attends Grace Brethren Church and serves on the Ashland University Gridiron Board as well as the Ashland Christian School Board. He has coached junior high football at Ashland Middle School as well as many other local youth sports.  Matthew enjoys all sports, hunting, church activities, and traveling with family.

Contact:

mharris@whitakermyerswealth.com

Office: 419.289.3750 x 228

 

Amanda Sharratt

Amanda Sharratt understands that helping clients with their financial and investment needs begins with building strong, lasting partnerships. She focuses on listening to each client because she believes everyone’s needs and financial goals for the future are unique. As a Financial Advisor for Whitaker Myers Wealth Managers located in Northern and Central, Ohio, she puts her clients and their needs first. 

Offering a wide range of investment services and alternatives, Amanda is committed to helping you achieve your financial goals. Specializing in a planning-based approach to your money, she works with clients to design investment portfolios to meet their individual needs. Additionally, Amanda works on a team of Dave Ramsey’s SmartVestor Pros, because like Dave, her focus is on helping clients live their lives debt-free and financially independent. 

Before joining Whitaker Myers Wealth Managers, Amanda was a Financial Coach. As a Financial Coach, Amanda helped clients achieve their goals with money including being able to save more, spend smarter, pay off debt, and feel more comfortable and confident with money management. She shared this information through one-on-one coaching, seminars, articles on her blog, and local news segments on Cleveland’s WKYC, Fox 8, and News Channel 5. To become a certified financial coach with Dave Ramsey, Amanda completed a rigorous week long training, in Nashville, TN. and earned her designation as a Ramsey Solutions Master Financial Coach.

Amanda lives in Seville, Ohio with her husband, Jason and daughter, Ella. When they are together, you can typically find the 3 of them playing and exploring outside!  

Contact:

asharratt@whitakermyerswealth.com

Office: 330.345.5000 x 324

 

Stephen Armstrong

Stephen Armstrong understands that serving clients’ financial and investment needs begins with building strong, lasting partnerships. He focuses on listening to each client because he believes everyone’s needs and financial goals for the future are unique. As a Financial Advisor for Whitaker Myers Wealth Managers located in Northern and Central, Ohio, he puts his clients—and their needs—first.

Offering a wide range of investment services and alternatives, Stephen is committed to helping you achieve your financial goals. Specializing in a planning based approach to your money, he works with clients to design investment portfolios to meet their individual needs.  Additionally, Stephen is part of the team of one of Dave Ramsey’s Endorsed Local Providers, because like Dave his focus is on helping clients live their lives debt-free and financially independent.

Before joining Whitaker-Myers Wealth Managers as a Financial Advisor, Stephen served as the Athletic Administrator, Facility Manager, Physical Education Teacher, and Boys Varsity Soccer Coach at Mansfield Christian School in Mansfield, Ohio, leading the team to the school’s first state championship in 2014.   

Stephen graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management and Exercise Studies.  Additionally, he completed his Master’s degree in Education from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in 2013.  

Stephen lives in Mansfield, Ohio with his wife Emily, as well as their three children Alliana, Bennett and Cienna. Outside of work Stephen is a member of Crossroads Community Church, where he has served as part of the security team.  Stephen continues to serve as the boys’ varsity soccer coach and 7th grade boys basketball coach at Mansfield Christian School. 

Contact:

sarmstrong@whitakermyerswealth.com

Cell: 567.274.2899