A Team of Professionals

The core team at Maier & Associates College Planning is comprised of specialists with extensive experience in negotiating the complicated realm of college finance.

But it takes more than that to truly help you make sure your child can afford college. So we draw upon the full experience of Maier & Associates Financial Group’s professionals as well – who can help with overall financial planning, investment and insurance strategies and other services that will help you pay that tuition bill. Check the background of our firm on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.

Wayne C. Maier
BFATM
CEO, M&AFG

Financial Advisor, RJFS

  • In the financial services business for 40+ years, but established Maier & Associates Financial Group in 1984
  • Licenses held: Series 7, Series 63, Series 66, life, health and variable contracts licenses
  • Community-focused, supporting: Just for Kids, Toys for Tots, Boys & Girls Club, Good Samaritan Rescue Mission, Toni & Trish House, Safe Harbor Kitchen, Child Abuse and Neglect Council, Johnny Burke Children’s Foundation, Power of Dad, Maier & Associates Charitable Foundation
  • Recognition as a community leader: Key to the city of Bay City, Business Man of the Year, Man of the Year, Everyday Hero
  • Wayne is happily married to Rita since 1968. Together they have four children and twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
  • Favorite pastimes: golfing, spending time with his wife and family, school shopping with his grandchildren

Stanley L.S. Dombrowski
BFATM
Managing Partner, M&AFG

Financial Advisor, RJFS

  • With Maier & Associates since 1994
  • Co-owner/managing partner of Gaylord & Roscommon offices
  • Started as an investment advisor representative in 2004
  • Specializes in comprehensive financial advisory and planning services for small businesses, as well as individuals
  • IRAs, 401(k)/403(b)/457 plans, annuities, life, and long-term care insurance
  • Licenses held: Series 66, Series 7, Series 63, accident, health, life, and variable licenses
  • Stan is happily married to Patti since 1973. Together they have two sons

Laura Lang
BFATM
CFO, M&AFG

Office Manager, RJFS

  • Chief Financial Officer, with Maier & Associates since 1996
  • Bachelors in Business Administration from Northwood (Class of ’02, Summa Cum Laude)
  • Active board member for ‘Just for Kids’
  • Laura is happily married to Brian since 2004. Together they have three children

Joe W. Maier
RICP®, BFATM
Vice President, M&AFG

Financial Advisor, RJFS

  • With Maier & Associates since 1999
  • Specializes in 401k management and investment research
  • Licenses held: Security licensed since 2004, Series 7, Series 63, life, health, and variable licenses
  • Community-focused, supporting: Just for Kids, Good Samaritan Rescue Mission, Toni and Trish House
  • Just for Kids board of directors member
  • Bay City 100 Club Member
  • Bay County Chamber of Commerce Member
  • Joe is happily married to Stephanie since 2002. Together they have three children.
  • Favorite pastimes: spending time with his wife and family, golfing, coaching youth football

Greg Dahlberg
CFP®, RICP®, BFATM
Sr. Vice President, M&AFG

Financial Advisor, RJFS

  • With Maier & Associates since 2000
  • Has a Bachelors Degree in Business from Northwood University (Class of ’90)
  • Specializes in College Financial Planning and manages several million dollars in client assets
  • Member of NACFA (National Association of College Financial Advisors)
  • Licenses held: Series 66, Series 7, Series 63, life, health and variable annuity licenses
  • Presents seminars on college funding and financial aid process
  • Greg is happily married to Carrie since 1993. Together they have three children

Michael A. Wilcox
ChFC®, RICP®, BFATM
Sr. Vice President, M&AFG

Financial Advisor, RJFS

  • With Maier & Associates since 1993
  • Chartered Financial Consultant Designee since 2015 ChFC®
  • Specializes in Social Security Planning
  • Presents seminars on Social Security, retirement planning, estate planning, income planning, and investment planning
  • Licenses held: Series 66, Series 7, Series 63, Series 6, life, health, and variable licenses
  • A trustee of the Bay City Public Schools School Board
  • Martial Arts assistant instructor in Bay City and Saginaw
  • Mike is happily married to Stacey since 1990. Together they have three children and one grandchild

Eric Dobrzynski
CFP®, RICP®, BFATM
Financial Advisor

  • With Maier & Associates since 2012
  • Bachelors in Business Finance from Saginaw Valley State University (Class of ’08)
  • Licenses held: Series 7, Series 65, Series 63, life, health, and variable licenses
  • Eric is happily married to Shaelyn since 2012

Rita Maier
Client Service Associate

Pamela Perkins
Senior Executive Assistant

  • Senior Executive Assistant with Maier & Associates since 2007
  • Bachelors Degree from Michigan State (Class of ’03)
  • Pamela is happily married to Jason since 2007. Together they have three children.

Amy McDaniel
Executive Assistant

  • Executive Assistant with Maier & Associates since 1990
  • Active board member for ‘Just for Kids’
  • Amy is happily married to Jim since 2007. Together they have three daughters and two grandchildren

Maressa Yaklin
Executive Assistant

  • Executive Assistant with Maier & Associates since 2011
  • Maressa is happily married to Christopher since 2007. Together they have two children.

Bridgette Hoffmann
Executive Assistant

  • Executive Assistant with Maier & Associates since 2005
  • Bridgette’s job entails filing, answering phone calls, gathering information for appointments, and preparing for seminars

Vanessa Baldwin
Director of Client Services

  • Director of Client Services with Maier & Associates since 2008
  • Vanessa is happily married to Kirk since 2008. They have a potbelly pig named Matheson and a cat named Smokey.

Danielle Sapyak
Executive Assistant

  • Executive Assistant with Maier & Associates since 2016
  • Associates in Business Studies from Delta College
  • Danielle is happily married to Nolan and together they share a love for their pets, Honey & Chester!

Gail Doane
E.A.
Tax Liaison, M&AFG

Client Service Associate, RJFS

  • In the income tax preparation industry since 1988. Employed with Maier & Associates since 2011
  • Enrolled Agent designation and certified to practice before the IRS.
  • 19 years as an income tax instructor for a previous employer and at Delta College
  • Three years as the lead writer of a Michigan Income Tax Textbook and the instructor guide for a previous employer
  • Saginaw Valley State University and Delta College
  • Areas of Expertise include: Investments and Portfolio Income, Retirement Income, Home Ownership, Rental Property and Vacation Home Rentals, Education Expense Deductions and Credits, Healthcare Expense Deductions, Charitable Giving, Casualty or Theft Losses, IRS and State Notices and Audits, Tax Planning and Advise
  • Favorite pastimes include: travel, gardening, community involvement activities, volunteer work and spending time with family
  • Gail has a daughter and a son, two granddaughters and bichon dog

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® in the U.S.

Raymond James is not affiliated with any of the organizations mentioned.

Raymond James does not provide advice on tax or legal matters. Please discuss these matters with the appropriate professional.