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About Us

Our Team

We believe our teamwork approach adds a broader perspective to all we do and provides increased benefits to our clients. 

Our team of financial professionals can help you address:

  • Investing principles and strategies
  • Retirement investing and distribution strategies
  • Estate conservation issues
  • Risk management

We also can answer your questions, including:

  • Can I retire early?
  • Are my investments working hard enough?
  • What’s the best approach for college savings?
  • What are the elements of a sound estate strategy?
  • Do I have enough life insurance for my family?


Our experienced professionals have helped many people just like you with similar issues and concerns. We specialize in creating an approach that is designed to address your individual situation.


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Tatyana Bunich

President / Founder

Tatyana Bunich

President / Founder

(410) 908-9293
tbunich@ifgrr.com

Tatyana Bunich is a Wealth Manager and a Certified Estate Planner (CEP) .She has been practicing as a financial planner for over 20 years. She holds Series 7, 63, and 66. She is also a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP). Serving clients since 1991, Tatyana began her career in financial services in New York City. In NYC, she worked at Chase Wealth Management Group and USI, where she worked with high net worth individuals advising clients on issues such as tax, retirement, investment, long-term care, and estate planning. In 2001, Tatyana formed Financial 1 Wealth Management Group, which grew to be a full service, comprehensive financial planning firm with two locations in Columbia and Baltimore, MD. She believes in educating families on how to develop simple, measurable and attainable retirement plans.

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Brian Spern

Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorney

Brian Spern

Elder Law and Estate Planning Attorney

Prior to entering the field of law, Brian M. Spern worked in the field of public accounting at national and regional accounting firms. His areas of concentration included financial services, real estate and not-for-profit.

Mr. Spern is admitted to the bars of Maryland, District of Columbia, State of New York and State of New Jersey. He is a member of the Elder Law and Estates and Trusts Sections of the Maryland State Bar Association, The Bar Associations of Baltimore City and Baltimore County and the District of Columbia Bar Association.

Mr. Spern has lectured extensively throughout the State on “Elder Law” and “Estate Planning.” He is an advocate of community outreach programs and continues to serve the Baltimore community by providing pro bono estate measures to underprivileged and elderly individuals.

Mr. Spern’s legal practice concentrates on “Estate Planning,” “Elder Law” legal issues facing senior citizens as well as General Civil Litigation.

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Michael Bunich

Real Estate Specialist

Michael Bunich

Real Estate Specialist

Bringing extensive knowledge and experience of the Real Estate market, Michael offers his clients an outstanding level of service. Honesty and integrity are two characteristics that have helped Michael build a business of repeat clients and referrals. He has been selling Real Estate since 2004 and has been a Licensed Certified Real Estate Appraiser since 2010.

Michael utilizes a proprietary marketing approach involving objective consultation and the most innovative and technology forward solutions. These unique efforts result in significantly lower average days on market and a higher sales-to-list-price ratio. Currently a realtor with Long and Foster, Michael’s strategies have proven to deliver superior results, giving clients the utmost confidence in him.

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Jeffrey Linker

CPA

Jeffrey Linker

CPA

Prior to joining Financial 1, Mr. Linker worked at various local accounting firms. He specializes in accounting and taxation for small businesses and individuals.

Mr. Linker is a member of the Maryland Association of CPAs.

Don’t hesitate to reach any of our staff to make an appointment – we’re here to assist you with all your financial and accounting needs, including tax preparation, personal and business accounting and estate planning.

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Staci Henderson

Accounting

Staci Henderson

Accounting

Stacey brings over ten years of professional experience in the accounting and healthcare industry.

Her academic background includes a Masters in Health Care Administration from the University of Maryland, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from Stevenson University.

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Jessie Chiu

Administrative Assistant

Jessie Chiu

Administrative Assistant

With a background in Administration and Sales, she brings years of experience to the Financial 1 team.

Growing up in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, Jessie spent a lot of time in the mountains and on the river. Passionate about music and the arts, Jessie and her husband live in Ellicott City with their 8 year old son.

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