Employee Profile

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Greg Hammer


Greg Hammer began his financial services career in 1992 after graduating from Yale University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Math with a focus in Economics. He began his own practice in 2004 when he founded Hammer Financial Group, Inc. He runs a holistic financial service company that provides wealth management, income planning, legacy planning, tax preparation and Medicare planning. He is an Ed Slot Master Elite Advisor and a registered investment advisor representative. He enjoys spending time with his lovely wife and two daughters. He is a big Chicago sports fan and loves the outdoors.

Phone: (219 ) 864-8266Email

http://www.hammerfinancialgroup.com/wp-content/themes/c2p_agent/images/employee_profile/Scott Luecke

Scott Luecke

Financial Advisor

Scott is a registered investment advisor representative. He began his financial services career joining up with Greg Hammer in 2000. Previous to this he graduated Chicago State University and worked over 30 years at Walts Food Centers serving as their main grocery buyer. He has a wife, Connie and son, Andy. He loves his dogs, camping and toy train collecting.

Phone: (219 ) 864-8266Email

http://www.hammerfinancialgroup.com/wp-content/themes/c2p_agent/images/employee_profile/Deb Cundiff

Deb Cundiff

Financial Advisor

Deb is registered investment advisor representative. She began her financial services career in 1986 after graduating from Valparaiso University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Her experience in public accounting, banking and investments lends itself well to creating holistic financial and income plans for clients. She and her husband, Bill, enjoy spending time with their five children, traveling and playing bridge.

Phone: (219) 864-8266Email

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Casey Johansen

Life, Long Term Care, and Final Expense Agent

Casey is a recent Purdue graduate. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business,with a concentration in Finance. He joined our team as an intern while working toward his degree. Casey is now a Licensed lnsurance Agent, while continuing to learn the industry under the guidance of our outstanding advisors. He loves to golf and is a diehard Chicago sports fan.

Phone: (219) 864-8266Email

http://www.hammerfinancialgroup.com/wp-content/themes/c2p_agent/images/employee_profile/Beth Kappas

Beth Kappas

Tax Preparer

Beth is a Purdue University graduate with a BS in Business Management. She has been with Hammer Financial Group since 2005. She began as our chief seasonal tax preparer but has since brought her expertise to our office year around. She is an asset to our tax preparation service. She has a passion for taxes that helps Hammer Financial Group stay up to date on the most current tax changes. She enjoys playing golf, antique shopping and spending time with her husband and daughter.

Phone: (219 ) 864-8266Email

http://www.hammerfinancialgroup.com/wp-content/themes/c2p_agent/images/employee_profile/Roger Luchene

Roger Luchene

Medicare Planning Agent

Roger brings more than 23 years of various sales experiences to Hammer Financial Group. Roger is in charge of our Medicare Planning Division. He will be able to assist our clients with all of their Medicare Supplement needs as wells as Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans. He enjoys all Chicago Sports and spending time with his wife, two children and two grandchildren.

Phone: (219 ) 864-8266Email

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Kim Peyton

Chief Operation Officer

Kim is responsible for the daily operations of Hammer Financial Group, Inc. She is responsible for ensuring that business operations are efficient and effective. She helps Hammer Financial Group provide outstanding services to our clients. She has been with Hammer Financial Group since 2006. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters and their two dogs.

Phone: (219 ) 864-8266Email

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Judy Sarna

Director of Client Relations

Judy joined Hammer Financial Group in 2008. She has a variety of positions within the company which include administrative support, receptionist and client relations. Judy enjoys interacting with our clients and making them feel “welcome”. She enjoys spending time with her two daughters and family. In her spare time she also enjoys gardening, fishing, walking their three dogs and being on a bowling league.

Phone: (219 ) 864-8266Email

http://www.hammerfinancialgroup.com/wp-content/themes/c2p_agent/images/employee_profile/Kimberly Kranenburg – Hindahl

Kimberly Kranenburg – Hindahl


Kimberly has over 20 years' experience in the insurance industry. Her Primary role at Hammer Financial Group is to manage and carry out an efficient and effective scheduling program. She communicates with our current and potential clients scheduling needs. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, their cats and gardening. She is a Chicago Cubs and Bears fan.

Phone: (219 ) 864-8266Email

http://www.hammerfinancialgroup.com/wp-content/themes/c2p_agent/images/employee_profile/Yarel Lopez

Yarel Lopez

Staff Accountant

Yarel is a recent Purdue University Graduate with a Bachelor of science degree in Finance and Accounting. He joined the team during our tax preparation season as an intern. Yarel works full-time helping clients with their accounting problems, and is still pursuing his education to qualify his eligibility to sit for the CPA exam.

Phone: (219) 864-8266Email

http://www.hammerfinancialgroup.com/wp-content/themes/c2p_agent/images/employee_profile/Tammy Mazur

Tammy Mazur

Administrative Assistant

Tammy joins Hammer Financial with over 18 years of Administrative experience. After taking an 11-year hiatus to raise her family, she is thrilled to be a part of Hammer and is excited to learn the aspects of the industry. In her free time, Tammy enjoys teaching Yoga, going to the beach and spending time with her two beautiful children, family and friends.

Phone: (219) 864-8266Email

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