Strong Tower

Our Team

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ASH TOUMAYANTS

Founder, Investment Advisor Representative, Licensed Insurance Agent

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 five adorable kids.

JONATHAN KAUFMAN

Licensed Insurance Agent

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 daughter, Esther.

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DENNIS BECKER

Licensed Insurance Agent

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

Licensed Insurance Agent

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 son.

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AUBREE MUSSMAN

Client Relationship Specialist

Aubree graduated from Wheaton College (IL) in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Psychology. She spent the next three years in the DC area working with children with intellectual disabilities before moving to State College for her husband to pursue his PhD at Penn State. Outside of work, she enjoys playing board games, reading sci-fi novels, travelling to interesting places, eating good food, and curling up with her cats at home.

CADY WIECK

Office Specialist

Cady graduated in 2014 from Kentucky Christian University with a Bachelor's in Bible & Ministry and in 2017 with a Master's in Christian Leadership. She moved to Pennsylvania to be a campus minister at Penn State for three years and then began working in the mental health field for the next four years with people of all ages. When not at work she enjoys reading fantasy books, watching movies (especially Star Wars), going to the gym, traveling, spending time with friends, and trying all kinds of coffee.

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Nathan Ellis

Client Relationship Specialist

Nathan graduated in 2023 from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s degree in finance and a minor in history. He has a passion for helping people in securing their financial futures. Outside of work he enjoys being active, playing volleyball, listening to music, and entrepreneurship.