Our Team

Our Team

Ash Toumayants

Ash Toumayants

Ash Toumayants is the founder of Strong Tower Associates. For over a decade, he has helped hard-working people across Central Pennsylvania prepare for retirement. In order to gain access to the most beneficial financial tools and services for his clients, Ash decided to start his own firm. Fueled by a passion for helping people see through the veil of confusion that shrouds the financial world, his goal is to educate his clients so they can make more sound choices regarding their financial future. Ash graduated from Penn State in 2004 and currently lives in State College with his lovely wife, Noelle, and their two adorable kids.

Jonathan Kaufman

Jonathan has been a senior benefits specialist since February 2011. He specializes in advising on options with Medicare and customized retirement strategies. Before that he worked for seven years as a financial accountant with Shaner Corp in State College, PA. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, he and his wife, Jill, reside in Centre Hall, PA with their newborn daughter, Esther.

Greg Korn

Prior to joining Strong Tower Associates, Greg worked for 10 years at National Penn Bank, his final position in commercial lending. Greg and his wife, Jessica, reside in State College with their five children. As a local family, they are passionate about the outdoors and helping others.

Dennis Becker

Dennis graduated from Penn State with a B.S. in Mining Engineering. He worked in the Civil Engineering field for over 25 years. Dennis began a new career in June 2011, helping people to understand the Medicare maze, and assist with their retirement options. When he is not working, Dennis enjoys baseball, hunting, and fishing. He has two sons, and resides in the York area with his wife Sheila.

Justin Parrish

Justin specializes in teaching others about Medicare options and planning strategies. He graduated from Penn State University in 2006 and then taught reading and writing to high-risk Native American students, before moving back to his home in Altoona, PA. Prior to working with Strong Tower Associates, Justin has served as a business-to-business representative dealing in customer service and sales in the office supply and furniture industry. Justin is passionate about helping people achieve peace of mind for their future. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his 3 year-old son.

Jill Thomas

Operations Manager
Prior to joining Strong Tower Associates, Jill spent several years in the automotive industry, her final position as a Finance & Insurance Manager. She is a graduate of the Florida Institute of Technology with a degree in Business Management. When she is not working, Jill enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Bryce Foster

Marketing Manager
Bryce is the Marketing Manager for Strong Tower Associates who has recently graduated from Penn State in 2015 with a B.S. in Management and Marketing while also Minoring in Entrepreneurship and Information Systems Technology. While Bryce was attending Penn State, he also became heavily involved with the philanthropy THON, where he was elected and the Executive Finance Chair.

Alongside Bryce’s passions for Business, Finance, and Marketing, he also enjoys spending time with his Girlfriend, Macey, and their companion Parrot, Airika, where they live in the State College Area.