Meet The Team

Founding Partner

PETER GLASSMANCFP®

For over 30 years, Peter has provided financial advice to some of Washington, DC’s top attorneys. Through this experience, Peter has continually refined his understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities these busy professionals face.

For over 30 years, Peter has provided financial advice to some of Washington, DC’s top attorneys. Through this experience, Peter has continually refined his understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities these busy professionals face. Peter was originally drawn to this specialty field through a natural entrepreneurial spirit and a personal interest in the law. The son of an attorney, Peter observed firsthand his father’s commitment to his clients. The exposure to the demands of a legal practice gave him an appreciation for the needs of those working in the field.

As a Certified Financial Planning Professional (CFP®), Peter not only assists clients with developing plans, he also works with them to ensure the successful implementation of the investment, insurance, and other strategies required to see the plans come to fruition.

Since the start if his career in 1987, Peter has been active in professional and charitable organizations and served in corporate advisory roles. Active on the MassMutual Advisors Association for many years, Peter served as Chairman of the Wealth Management Committee from 2016 – 2018. Peter served as President of the Helping Hands Society (HHS) of Greater Washington – a charitable foundation supported by members of the financial services professions from 2015 – 2018. Past board service has included Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Hope for Henry and Health in Harmony. Peter was honored as the 2019 recipient of The Legacy Award given by NAIFA-GW in recognition of high standards of professional conduct and service to their community.

Outside of work, Peter travels extensively and enjoys experiencing different cultures, foods, and places. Peter is a regular blood donor and a passionate advocate for this cause. He and his wife Lisa reside in Arlington, Virginia with their two daughters.

Licensed and registered to offer products and services in AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, IL, MD, MA, MI, MO, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, PA, TX, VA, WA, WI. Peter Glassman, CA Insurance License #0C26412. Licenses and registrations will vary. Domiciled in VA.

Founding Partner

COLIN KIMPELCFP®

Colin started his career in financial services with MassMutual in 2004 after working in the telecommunications industry. He co-founded a financial services firm, Veritas Financial, in 2013 where he continued to grow his practice and serve his clients using fee-based financial planning, the majority of which are business owners and executives.

Colin started his career in financial services with MassMutual in 2004 after working in the telecommunications industry. He co-founded a financial services firm, Veritas Financial, in 2013 where he continued to grow his practice and serve his clients using fee-based financial planning, the majority of which are business owners and executives. In 2019, together with Peter Glassman, he formed Wealth Insight Partners, a boutique wealth management firm focused on smart and discerning clients who value a customized client experience.

Colin is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is a Certified Financial PlannerTM Professional (CFP®) and a Certified Family Business Specialist (CFBS). He serves on an advisory committee to a Fortune 100 financial services company with the goal of improving client experience through the use of technology. On two occasions, Colin has been awarded Washingtonian Magazine’s distinction as one of the area’s Best Financial Advisors. He is also a member of the Leadership for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU), an industry association that works with key Congressional leaders on policies affecting the life insurance industry, and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA).

He is actively is involved in Leadership Greater Washington and in EODC, the Entrepreneurship Organization for business owners in the DC area, where he was also a board member. In addition, Colin volunteers on two non-profit boards concerned with children’s wellbeing and education: For Love of Children (FLOC), serving as Board Chair, which provides after-school programs to underprivileged children, and Alternative Paths Training School, a school for children with developmental disabilities.

Outside of work, Colin is an avid automobile racer, CrossFitter, golfer and a big fan of live music and sporting events. He resides in Bethesda, MD, with his wife, Suzanne (who recently joined Wealth Insight Partners to support with business operations and strategy), and their three young children, Jackie (8), Sean (6), and Charlie (3).

Licensed and registered to offer products and services in CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, LA, MD, MA, MO, MT, NJ, NY, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, VA. CA Insurance License #0H43551. Licenses and registrations will vary. Domiciled in MD.

Chief Operating Officer

SUZANNE KIMPEL

Prior to joining Wealth Insight Partners, Suzanne spent nearly twenty years as Senior Director at The Advisory Board, a firm that provides consulting, technology and best practice research to hospitals. Suzanne is a mother of three and lover of ballet, in her free time she enjoys....

Prior to joining Wealth Insight Partners, Suzanne spent nearly twenty years as Senior Director at The Advisory Board, a firm that provides consulting, technology and best practice research to hospitals. She specialized in the revenue cycle division helping hospital executives improve patient access processes and overall revenue cycle operations.

In 2018, she decided to join her husband, Colin, in his financial planning practice. This was a conscious decision to channel her time, effort and energy into the family business. A business built on the foundation of helping people.

Suzanne earned her BS in Marketing and International Business from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. Over the last two decades, she has served on multiple boards including Washington Latin Public Charter School and Blue Igloo Playgroup, a non-profit playgroup in Georgetown for children prior to entering preschool.

As a mother of three and lover of ballet, in her free time, she enjoys an occasional game of tennis and spending time with her family.

Director | Relationship Management

ERIN FRAGER

As Director - Relationship Management, Erin Frager brings over 15 years of client-facing project management experience to Wealth Insight Partners. She oversees client services and communication, ensuring that the visions created and set forth by the advisors are implemented.

As Director- Relationship Management, Erin brings over 15 years of client-facing project management experience to Wealth Insight Partners. She oversees client services and communication, ensuring that the visions created and set forth by the advisors are implemented.

Erin is the point of contact for vendors, custodians and outside agencies, providing seamless transactions for both the team and their extensive client base.

She holds a BA in Communication and Citation in Computer Science and Sociology from the University of Maryland, College Park.

When outside the office, aside from rooting for the Terps and Skins, Erin is a volunteer math tutor for the non-profit organization FLOC (For Love of Children) that helps bring inner-city underprivileged children up to their appropriate grade level.

Director | Insurance Services

ASHLEY KING

Ashley plays an integral role in helping clients protect what matters most to them. As Director of Insurance Services, Ashley takes care of all details associated with clients’ insurance needs.

Ashley plays an integral role in helping clients protect what matters most to them. As Director of Insurance Services, Ashley takes care of all details associated with clients’ insurance needs.

Ashley is the critical link between advisor and client, proactively overseeing the underwriting process and ensuring clients are informed and up to date every step of the way. She credits her customer service skills to her experience working in the mortgage industry.

Ashley comes from a large extended family that she describes as “a huge, but tight knit group.” When she’s not at work or spending time with her family, Ashley enjoys boxing, and traveling.

Licensed and registered to offer products and services in VA. Licenses and registrations will vary. Domiciled in VA.

Financial Advisor

JIM RITTER

Jim, Financial Advisor, learned about saving and investments from a young age, and has always been mesmerized by the stock market.

Jim, Financial Advisor, learned about saving and investments from a young age, and has always been mesmerized by the stock market.

Jim earned an engineering degree from Bucknell University. Jim began his career in project management. He became a financial advisor in 2007. He and his wife Denise have two sons, William and Matthew. Jim is a member of Vienna Presbyterian Church and is active in the Christian Businessmen’s Connection (CBMC). On nights and weekends, he will most likely be found with his family on a ball field – playing, coaching, or watching any number of sports.

He holds Series 6, 7, 63, and 65 registrations with FINRA. He is licensed to sell securities in AL, CA, CO, DC, IL, IN, LA, MD, MN, MS, NC, NY, OK, PA, VA, WA, WV and to sell life and health insurance in DC, IL, LA, MD, NY, OH, PA, VA, and VT.

Domiciled in VA.

Director | Compliance

MARK LESTERCFP®

Mark, Director of Compliance, began his financial services career in 2001, working as an agent for Capitol Financial Partners in Vienna, VA. He found his niche in Financial Planning and was promoted to Director of Financial Planning in 2004.

Mark, Director of Compliance, began his financial services career in 2001, working as an agent for Capitol Financial Partners in Vienna, VA. He found his niche in Financial Planning and was promoted to Director of Financial Planning in 2004.

A graduate of The University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science degree, Mark Lester holds Series 6, 7, 63, 65, 24 and 53 securities registrations. Mark has also earned an Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from Georgetown University.

Mark enjoys canoeing, camping, hiking, photography, and playing guitar. He is a volunteer in the public and business community. Mark has served on committees for the Arthritis Foundation, and the National Capital Chapter of the Business Ethics Award.

Licensed and registered to offer products and services in CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, MD, MA, MI, NV, NJ, NY, VA. Licenses and registrations will vary. Domiciled in MD.

Director | Investment Operations

MELANIE YATES

Melanie Yates was born and raised in Northern Virginia and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland and her MBA at Strayer University. Currently she resides in Southern California.

Melanie Yates was born and raised in Northern Virginia and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland and her MBA at Strayer University. Currently she resides in Southern California.

Melanie is no stranger to working in financial services, having spent more than 14 years in the business. Melanie is a licensed Financial Services Professional.

In Melanie’s spare time she volunteers at Habitat for Humanity, Los Angeles, So Others May Eat (SOME) and supports the local March of Dimes and Toys for Tots programs. Melanie and her husband along with her two children enjoy living close to the beach.

Director | Investment Strategy

MRINAL OBEROI

Mrinal started her career close to 20 years ago in research and consulting, at Newmark Knight Frank, advising public and private sector clients on a variety of real estate projects.

Mrinal started her career close to 20 years ago in research and consulting, at Newmark Knight Frank, advising public and private sector clients on a variety of real estate projects. Thereafter, she went on to work for Lehman Brothers, in their investment banking team, working on public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and private placements for large listed and private companies. She left Lehman to move to NBGI Private Equity, where she's spent the bulk of her career - aggregating and managing a portfolio of mid-market commercial real estate properties - a portfolio which went on to be acquired by Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank.

After a break in her career, to stay home with young kids, and a couple of consulting gigs later, Mrinal decided to continue her financial services career in wealth management, advising and making investment decisions on behalf of clients, whom she can truly get to know on a personal level. She enjoys being part of WIP, where each client is treated like family.

Mrinal has a bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of Mumbai, an MBA from the University of California - Irvine and an MS in finance from London Business School. She is currently working towards her series 7 and 66 licenses.

She has served on the boards of various local non-profit organizations. She currently sits on the Finance Committee of EcoAction Arlington, a non-profit working towards creating a sustainable community in Arlington County.

When not at work, you will find Mrinal hiking on one of the many trails in the DC area, kayaking on the Potomac or, very reluctantly, playing her part of soccer mom.

CFP

PRANALI FORTINI

Pranali is a Certified Financial PlannerTM Practitioner and a Certified Retirement Planning CounsellorSM with a decade of experience in the financial services industry. Her background includes experience in Banking, Wealth Management, Client Advising and Financial Planning, and has worked closely with high-net-worth families and institutions.

Pranali is a Certified Financial PlannerTM Practitioner and a Certified Retirement Planning CounsellorSM with a decade of experience in the financial services industry. Her background includes experience in Banking, Wealth Management, Client Advising and Financial Planning, and has worked closely with high-net-worth families and institutions.

As Director – Financial Planning, she uses her knowledge, experience, and analytical skills to thoroughly review the entire fiscal landscape for our clients. She enjoys helping individuals and families define and meet their day-to-day as well as future financial needs while fostering a strong partnership based on trust, confidence and a high level of service. She is passionate about helping clients plan for the future they envision through smart, efficient allocation and utilization of the resources at their disposal. Her attention to detail and broad knowledge of tax, insurance, financial plan modelling, retirement planning and estate planning help her bring both strategy and clarity to managing wealth, investments and future security for our clients.

Pranali was born and raised in India and acquired a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the University of Mumbai prior to moving to the United States for her Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering at Drexel University. During her graduate degree she discovered her love for educating, working with and helping people and Financial Planning as a career was a natural fit. She is a Financial Planning Certificant from Georgetown University, and a member of the Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area. Pranali lives in Germantown, Maryland with her husband Michael and two children. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with family, and also theatre and the arts, food, cooking and travel.