Throughout her 31-year career, Marva has been passionate about helping her clients achieve their financial wants and needs as they work to fulfill their most important life goals. By combining her deep care for those she serves with an analytical approach, Marva strives to ensure her clients feel confident in their financial future.
Marva began her career in the financial services right after high school, working her way up from the role of receptionist to become a financial advisor and vice president of her own company. She gets tremendous gratification from helping her clients, and she cannot imagine doing anything else. Marva assists those she serves with retirement investments, estate, long-term care and life insurance planning, cash management, as well as liability management.
Prior to establishing VK Wealth Advisors in 2016, Marva served as an associate vice president and financial advisor with Morgan Stanley Financial for seven years. Before that she was employed for 13 years as a financial advisor and client service associate with Merrill Lynch, and for nine years as a branch office coordinator and sales assistant with Legg Mason Wood Walker. A Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, Marva holds her Series 7, 63, and 66 securities licenses and Pennsylvania state insurance licenses.
Marva, a lifelong resident of Karthaus, makes her home with her husband, Dale. They have two children, Maleigha and Logan; two grandchildren, Sofia and Jackson; and four granddogs, Cash, Piper, Lola and Khloe.
In her free time, Marva enjoys cooking, reading, camping, ATV riding and spending time with her family. She is a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, and is a board member and volunteer with Oak Hill Memorial Cemetery. She also serves as a member and volunteer with the Quehanna Industrial Development Committee (QIDC).She is also a volunteer at the Centre County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program