Our Team of Advisors

  • David Vaughan CFP® - Founder and Retirement Plan Advisor

    David is the founder of ClearView 401(k) Consultants, Inc., a registered investment advisory firm with a focus on defined contribution plans. David has been representing sponsored retirement plans and working with families to reach their retirement goals since 2004. He believes that protecting the fiduciary interests of retirement plan committees is just as important as helping their employees reach a successful retirement.

  • Ryan Gensicke - Principal Retirement Plan Advisor

    Ryan has been in the financial services industry since 2005.  He spent the first 4 years helping businesses design and implement tax-saving benefits such as section 125 POP, FSA, and HSA; as well as Simple IRAs, and 401K plans. Starting in 2009, his focus narrowed to retirement plans in the mid to large market, but with continued attention toward incorporating tax-saving healthcare benefits within the scope of overall retirement planning and financial wellness. Ryan brings a deep understanding of the challenges facing today’s plan sponsors, and a determination to improve the retirement outcomes of plan participants.

  • Tom Hessler - Senior Retirement Plan Advisor

    Tom brings 20 years of financial services experience to Clearview 401k Consultants. Twelve of those years were exclusively focused on 401k plans where he developed his 401K plan design skills. Today, his primary focus is providing institutional clients with in-depth analysis of retirement plan investment options and other relevant information to assist them in their fiduciary investment decisions on behalf of plan participants.

    In addition to investment analysis, Tom focuses on helping with the overall health of plans. Developing employee education campaigns that include personalized education sessions help to ensure that participants understand how to reach a comfortable retirement and avoid common mistakes.