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Meet The Team


Gene Kowalski, MBA

Founder & Principal

Gene is a 1985 graduate of the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering. He holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Penn State University, graduating in 1998. He founded Solitude in 2011 and flies with United Airlines as a 756 Captain.


Andrew St.Jean, CFP®

Associate Wealth Advisor

Andrew is a 2016 graduate of the University of Virginia with Bachelors degrees in Mathematics and Music. He came to Solitude from Ameriprise Financial Services, where he was a Financial Advisor. He joined Solitude in 2023. 


Ashley Vice, CFA, CFP®

Wealth Advisor

Ashley is a 2005 graduate of Southeastern University  with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. He went on to receive a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of South Florida in 2011. He joined Solitude in 2021.


Jennifer Kidd Finneran

Wealth Services Specialist

Jet has been part of Solitude Financial Services since 2015. She earned her B.S. in Criminal Justice from Liberty University and an Associate of Science degree from Piedmont Virginia Community College.

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