Our Team

ABLE FINANCIAL TEAM

      ADAM M. BROOKS, CFP®                                  LEE C. EISINBERG 

           Managing Partner                                                Managing Partner    

       

      LARRY VAN QUATHEM, CFP®                             LANE REYNOLDS                        

           First Vice President                                             Financial Advisor                          



      GRANT CRANE SR.                                                GRANT CRANE II 

       
      First Vice President                                                  Financial Advisor
      Senior Financial Advisor


      Adam and Lee created a financial services practice dedicated to enhancing, improving and simplifying their clients’ financial lives.  They believe one of their fundamental roles is to ensure their clients’ long term needs. Each team member provides a distinct area of experience.



      CHRISTY SHERIDAN - Registered Client Service Associate
       

      Christy has been in the financial services industry since 2012.   Her experience includes working with high net worth clients at TD Ameritrade, Ameriprise and Wells Fargo Advisors.  Christy currently holds Series 7 and Series 63 registrations in the securities industry and an Arizona Life Insurance License. Christy’s role at ABLE Financial Group requires her to wear two hats. She serves the team as a Registered Client Services Associate and also as the Director of First Impressions.  In her role as Director of First Impressions she brings over 20 years of white glove customer service experience to ABLE Financial Group. Christy moved to Arizona from Texas in 2015. She has 2 sons and 1 grandson. In her spare time Christy enjoys thrift stores and antiquing, road trips, reading and water activities.



      CARLY JEFFREY - Registered Senior Client Associate

      Carly joined ABLE Financial Group in 2018 and holds both General Securities Registered Representative Series 7 and Series 66 registrations. She also has several years of experience in the financial services industry where she specialized in servicing client accounts, market research and managing special projects. Carly is an Arizona native who graduated from Arizona State University with a BS in Communications. She volunteers regularly promoting the adoption of pets and rescued her own dog Winnie about four years ago. She enjoys doing anything outdoors, traveling, reading and spending time with her loved ones in her free time.


       
      RICK STEIMAN - Registered Senior Client Associate

      Rick brings 18 years of diverse financial services experience to the ABLE Financial Group team.  That experience includes the insurance, banking and investment management industries. Rick joins the team as a Registered Client Services Associate, and holds the Series 7 and Series 66 registrations, as well as his Arizona Life insurance license.  He is thrilled to join an organization that cares as much about serving client needs as he has throughout his career. Rick is originally from Boston, but now loves living in the Valley, having lived here for the past 20 years.  Rick believes in giving back-by donating time as a volunteer with such organizations as the American Cancer Society and Ladles of Love; by donating money-10% of his earnings go to charity; and by donating blood-He has donated well over 100 units of blood over the years.  Rick also loves to exercise; his favorite being playing basketball.

      ADAM M. BROOKS, CFP®

      ADAM M. BROOKS, CFP®

        • Managing Partner

        Growing up in a family business, Adam has a distinct perspective on the challenges and successes of being a business owner.  He’s seen first-hand the commitment and dedication required to develop and nurture an idea into a successful business venture.   As a result, his clients experience the same level of commitment and passion necessary to accomplish their goals and objectives.  

        As a financial advisor and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP®) practitioner, Adam Brooks has been guiding individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations toward their financial goals since 1993.  Adam, along with Lee Eisinberg, co-founded ABLE Financial Group in 2006 after forming their partnership several years earlier at RBC Wealth Management.

        In addition to his work as a financial advisor, Adam has served as an adjunct faculty member of financial education courses.  He has taught a variety of courses at local community colleges, including “Successful Money Management Seminars” and “Rich Dad’s Cash Flow”.  Additionally, Adam previously hosted a radio show on KFNN 1510 AM for over two years called “The Truth about Money.”

        Adam is a 1993 graduate of the University of Arizona, where he earned dual degrees in finance and accounting.  In 2003, he earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP®) certification which requires a specific educational background, vast experience, passing a demanding examination, and maintaining high ethical standards.

        When he is not serving the interests of his clients, he actively serves his community in a variety of leadership positions.  In 2017, he helped establish the Professional Leadership Development Program with the Jewish Family and Children’s Services.  He has been appointed as the incoming Board Chair for the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center beginning in January 2020.  Adam is also a Past Chair of the Arizona Community Foundation’s Tax & Legal Seminar Committee, actively participating on the Committee since 2001.  In 2011, Adam and Lee began funding the ABLE Financial Group Philanthropic Fund at the Jewish Community Foundation, allowing them to support organizations and causes they care about today and into the future. 

        Adam lives in Scottsdale with his wife, Cindy, and their three sons, Jordan, Dylan and Cameron.  He’s active in his children’s lives.  In April 2013, he and his son, Jordan, completed the 1.5 mile swim from Alcatraz to raise money for Aquatic Safety and Training.  He is an avid cyclist and enjoys taking the family, and dog, on local hikes.

        LEE C. EISINBERG

        LEE C. EISINBERG

          • Managing Partner

          With more than 30 years of experience in the business and investment industry, Lee Eisinberg offers a distinctive blend of professional investment counsel and personal service.  After many years of serving his clients Lee and his partner Adam Brooks decided in 2006 to start their own practice forming ABLE Financial Group.

          Lee, lives in Phoenix with his wife, Ellen, and their Golden Retriever, Max.  Lee brings his own personal experiences in helping his clients deal with the challenge’s parents face in financing the high cost of a college education.   Having successfully navigated the planning, choices and costs associated with college educations for his daughters Lee is able to offer practical advice. Recently Lee added “weddings” to his life experiences, when both his daughters got married. He now has a lot of practical knowledge about the dynamics of planning and paying for weddings and how to navigate those challenges. Lee continues to gain skills and become more proficient in “raising adult children” and the challenges that come with this stage of parenthood.  Lee also has extensive experience in what some describe as the “sandwich generation” having dealt with the rewards, demands, and challenges of raising children and also dealing with aging parents at the same time. 

          Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business and management from Syracuse University.    In the past, Lee has shared his business knowledge with others as adjunct teacher of a “Rich Dad’s Cash Flow” course in the Maricopa Community College system.  Additionally, he occasionally writes financial and investment articles that are published in local publications.  Lee also enjoys serving his community and participates in the leadership of several nonprofit organizations.  Lee currently serves on the board as the Chairman of The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater.  Lee recently joined the board of The Joy Bus Diner, a nonprofit restaurant that also serves weekly meals to cancer patients. 

          In addition to being a strong believer in giving back to his community in terms of his time, Lee also believes in giving back charitably and trying to create a legacy for future generations. He incorporates charitable giving into his client conversations in an effort to educate people about the benefits and methods of giving. 

          In his spare time Lee enjoys exercise, hiking, yoga and skiing and for the last 17 years he can be found very early on weekday mornings at The Jewish Community Center’s gym with a group of other early morning workout devotees.

          LANE REYNOLDS

          LANE REYNOLDS

            • Financial Advisor
            Lane works closely with individuals and small businesses helping them plan and invest for the future.  He has helped them make tough decisions about when and how to retire, how to plan and pay education expenses for children and grandchildren, and how to identify and protect against the risks that jeopardize a successful investment plan.  He has personal and practical experience in helping his clients navigate the financial complexities of retirement, marriage, divorce, disability, death of a loved one, paying for higher education, changes in employment, and long-term healthcare issues.  Above all, he recognizes and values the personal nature of what he does for his clients, and appreciates the trust and respect that is needed in the advisor/client relationship.

            Lane is a 1985 graduate of Brigham Young University, earning a degree in Business Management with an emphasis in Finance and Financial Planning.  While he values his formal education and regulatory licenses, he also takes great pride in the knowledge and practical education that comes from over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry.

            He has lived in Arizona since 1967, growing up in Mesa, where he still lives.  Lane and his wife Melenie have been married for 30 years and are the parents of five children (3 boys and 2 girls), with three currently in college, and two at home.  He has loved being a part of his children’s lives, supporting them in their endeavors either as their coach and instructor, or as a spectator and their number one fan.

            Lane and Melenie have served on the local high school booster club, helping raise funds for the athletic and music departments.  They are also both active in their church and are regularly involved in humanitarian and charitable projects. Lane has also served as a volunteer leader in the Boy Scouts of America, serving as Scout Master.  In his spare time, he enjoys golfing and being outdoors.
            LARRY VAN QUATHEM, CFP®

            LARRY VAN QUATHEM, CFP®

              • First Vice President
              Larry Van Quathem, First Vice President, CFP® is an Arizona native who has grown up in the Financial Services business. His father Bob became a Financial Consultant for Merrill Lynch when Larry was just 7 years old. After achieving a B.S. in Finance in 1993 at the University of Arizona, Larry began his career with Merrill Lynch in 1995. Bob and Larry worked together for 11 years before his father retired after 31 years as a financial advisor in 2009. After 20 years of experience at Merrill Lynch, Larry decided to join the boutique firm of ABLE Financial Group in Scottsdale in 2015. He saw it as a great opportunity to increase the quality of service for his clients and to have more control over how that service is delivered.

              Larry is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM (CFP®) a certification awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. He excels at listening to a client’s personal goals and then offering effective approaches to help achieve them using a written plan of action. Larry creates a personalized service model for each client that enables him to serve as a financial coach for his clients and make sure they are taking appropriate action to help reach their financial and life goals.

              Larry also likes to spend his time getting involved in the community. He currently volunteers for Delta Sigma Pi –a Professional Business Fraternity, serves on the Board of Directors for the Association for Supportive Child Care, and is a past active member of the Scottsdale 20-30 club. Professionally, Larry has been a member of the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council since 2010. Larry and his wife, Michele live in Phoenix with their son Jake. When he is not busy servicing his clients, he enjoys golf, tennis, and running.

              Grant Crane Sr.

                • First Vice President
                • Senior Financial Advisor
                Grant Crane Sr.’s approach to helping his clients is fairly simple: Integrity with a personal touch.  His goal as your financial advisor begins with understanding your needs, goals, and objectives in life.  He cannot do that without first getting to know you.  As with all things, change is inevitable.  That is why it is so important to him to make sure he is keeping in touch with his clients.  By staying in contact, he can update your information in order to monitor your progress and help you reach your goals. As things change in your life, he can help with advice and solutions to help make your life’s dreams and goals become a reality.

                Grant Sr. has been in the financial services industry since 1987.  He started his career with Edward D. Jones but soon moved to A.G. Edwards where he spent most of his career as it transitioned into Wells Fargo Advisors.  Not ready to retire, in 2019, Grant Sr. decided to join ABLE Financial Group, and to bring his son, Grant Crane II, into his practice.  

                Grant Sr. along with his wife Barbara moved their family to Arizona from Michigan in 1987.  He and his wife Barbara, a retired real estate broker, have two children.  Carrie, the oldest, works in the retail clothing industry.  Grant Sr. is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Business & Insurance.  This makes him an avid Spartan fan.  When not following up Spartan football or basketball, Grant is an avid car enthusiast and enjoys reading about cars, going to see cars, and visiting car dealerships to see what is available.  He and his wife Barbara also enjoy beaches and vacationing where it is cooler when the Arizona sun heats up.

                Grant Crane II

                  • Financial Advisor
                  Grant II joined the ABLE Financial Group in 2019 to partner with his father, Grant Sr.  Prior to joining ABLE Financial Group, Grant II has worked in the investment industry for A. G. Edwards, Farmers Financial Services, and for the last 15 years at MFS Investment Management, an Asset Management Company, where he supported Financial Advisors throughout the country by educating them about MFS’s view on market conditions, the economy and outlook. He helped financial advisors by providing information and analysis on the different investments and mutual funds that MFS offered. 

                  Grant II moved to Arizona in 1987.  He graduated Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree with emphasis in Business and History.  Grant holds the Series 7 and Series 63, and Arizona insurance licenses as well as the Certified Fund Specialist (CFS) and Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) designations.  

                  Grant currently resides in Cave Creek AZ with his wife, Dianna.  They have been married over 14 years.  He is the proud step-father, and helped raise, Dianna’s three children. Grant and Dianna are now the parents of adult children and have 5 grandchildren.  When they are not attending to grandchildren, Grant and Dianna try to spend time at the beach and an occasional amusement park.