Our People

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  • Mark Falter Mark Falter President
    Mark Falter has been in the Financial Services industry for over 30 years, beginning in 1984.

    Mark has worked with seniors for most of his career, and he is aware of the challenges facing retirees today. He created Mid-American Wealth Advisory Group Inc. as a financial management firm in Kansas City that specializes in helping retirees and pre-retirees build and preserve their wealth through asset management, tax strategies, and estate planning. Believing strongly in the principle of “doing unto others as you would have them do unto you,” he attributes the majority of his success to simply making decisions that are in the best interest of his clients.

    Mark is also a well-established speaker and has been featured on the Fox Business channel. You can hear Mark on his Radio Show every weekend from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings on 980 KMBZ.

    Mark is dedicated to educating the community with his workshops on topics relating to conservative alternatives.

    Mark resides in Weston, MO with his wife Amy and three children, Ashley, Caleb, and Joshua.

  •  Phil Anderson Phil Anderson General Counsel

    Phil Anderson is an experienced attorney, who also acts as General Counsel for Mid-American Wealth Advisory Group Inc.

    Phil is originally from a small town near Wichita, Kansas and received his undergraduate degree in Secondary Education from Kansas State University. Phil then attended the University of Kansas School of Law where he served as Articles Editor for the Kansas Law Review, as well as a teaching assistant for Appellate Advocacy and Trial Advocacy courses. Following his graduation from law school in 1997, Phil practiced with two of the largest law firms in the Midwest, both in Kansas City and Washington, D.C. Phil has also served as General Counsel for an international litigation consulting firm, practiced law as a solo attorney, and, most recently, was an estate planning attorney for Creative Planning Legal, P.A. in Leawood, Kansas.

    When he isn’t busy practicing law, Phil enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially his daughter, Emma. Phil is a musician and is passionate about playing and building guitars.

  • Amy Falter Amy Falter Scheduling/Marketing

    Amy currently serves as the scheduler for Mid American Wealth Advisory Group Inc., and is also Mark’s wife. Amy has been working with the company since 2002 and began her full-time position in 2013. Amy enjoys spending time at the office with Mark and her three children. When she isn’t in the office, Amy enjoys spending quality time with her kids, their spouses, and her granddaughter, Harper. Amy looks forward to assisting each of the company’s clients and enjoys getting to know each one on a personal level.

  • Arlene Mauery Arlene Mauery New Business Processing, Administrative Assistant

    Arlene has been with the company since February 2013. She previously had almost 37 years with AT&T working in various departments. The most recent was in the Asset Management department working with law enforcement agencies and held a top secret security clearance with the FBI for fifteen years. She has two grown sons and resides in Parkville, MO.

  • Caleb Falter Caleb Falter Associate Adviser/Client Services

    Caleb is Mark's son and the associate adviser to Mark. Caleb has been on the Mid American Wealth Advisory team since June of 2016. Before working for Mark, Caleb had been living and working down in Broken Arrow Oklahoma, for Melia Advisory Group. He moved back up to Missouri to continue his work under Mark and follow in his footsteps. Caleb will help you with any customer service issues you need and looks forward to meeting and getting to know you all he can.

  • Joshua Falter Joshua Falter Client Services & Sales

    Joshua is Mark's son along with Caleb. Joshua came onto the Mid American Wealth Advisory team back in February of 2016. Joshua is an up and coming adviser in the learning and is hoping to get as much experience as he can so he may also follow in Mark's footsteps. Joshua is currently attending the Missouri Western school of Business and majoring in business with a minor in finance. Joshua will greet you with a smile and is eager to meet and welcome anyone who comes by.

  • Ashley Haas Ashley Haas Operations Manager

    Ashley currently serves as the Operations Manager for Mid American Wealth Advisory Group Inc. and is also Mark and Amy Falter's eldest child. Ashley obtained her bachelor's degree in Nursing and worked in that field for several years before the arrival of her daughter in December 2016. In March 2017, Ashley began working part-time at the company and enjoys working with clients to help them achieve their financial goals. When she isn't in the office, Ashley is hard at work raising her daughter and spending time with her wonderful family.

  • Bridget Breen Bridget Breen Marketing Communications Specialist

    Bridget is a Kansas City, Missouri native with over thirty years’ experience in advertising media sales. Bridget attended the University of Missouri in Columbia and has a wide variety of sales and marketing experience. Her experience in sales includes working for Time Warner Cable in both Kansas City and Austin, Texas. She also has worked for local television stations KMBC, WDAF, and KCTV. Bridget has received numerous recognitions as well as accolades from fellow Kansas City media professionals.

    Bridget also has enjoyed her experience in working within the political arena, handling many different facets of campaigns from local races to state-wide contests. She is also an avid swimmer, enjoys being outdoors in the summer and spending time with her husband and family, which, of course, includes her toy Chihuahua, Molly.

    Bridget is an engaging, valuable addition to the Mid American Wealth Advisory Group team and looks forward to meeting current and future clients.

  • Elizabeth Groce Elizabeth Groce Tax Accountant

    Elizabeth started at Mid-American Wealth Advisory Group in February 2017 and is happy to return to the tax field. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Wichita State University in December 1992, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Following her graduation, Elizabeth went on to work in the Tax Department at KPMG, one of the Big Six international accounting firms, for two years. While working there, Elizabeth passed the CPA examination in November 1993. For the majority of her career, Elizabeth worked as the Vice President of Finance for Standard Beverage Corporation, where she was responsible for all aspects of financial operations for the largest beverage distributor in the State of Kansas. Working full time during tax season, and part time the rest of the year, allows Elizabeth and her husband, Bill, time to pursue their dream of traveling the world! Elizabeth also enjoys volunteering at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and spending time with her two children and her grandson.

  • Tara Smith Tara Smith Receptionist

    Tara has been with Mid American Wealth Advisory Group Inc. since February 2017.
    As the first point of contact for the company, Tara wants our clients to find a friendly, smiling face and a helping hand when they visit our office. She looks forward to welcoming you and assisting you in whatever way possible.
    Tara grew up in a military family and has traveled extensively. As an adult, she settled in Kansas City and has raised two athletic sons in Kansas City with her husband, Bob.
    Tara enjoys volunteering at her church and being involved in community events. She spends her leisure time cooking and laughing with family and friends.

  • Darlene Falter Darlene Falter Office Manager

    Darlene is our Office Manager. She has spent 11 years working for a major Kansas City Banking Institution and her educational focus is Business and Finance. She is a stickler for detail and her husband says she is a perfectionist, but she just reminds him that it’s what makes her great at her job. Her three children and husband are the love of her life, along with her new grandchild. Most of her personal time is wrapped up in being Mommy. Her favorite movie is Last of the Mohicans, and her perfect weekend involves hot tea and a fantastic book. Her hero is Tom Selleck and she has a little puppy named Sadie. She looks forward to getting to know you and assisting you in any way she can to help you feel like a part of the Mid-American family.

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