Our Team

Our Team

Ash Toumayants

Ash Toumayants

Founder
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 Kaufman

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 newborn daughter, Esther.
Greg Korn

Greg Korn

Agent
Prior to joining Strong Tower Associates, Greg worked for 10 years at National Penn Bank, his final position in commercial lending. He is a graduate of Syracuse University and has served on several boards in the community. Greg has three children and resides in State College.
Dennis Becker

Dennis Becker

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

Justin Parrish

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 3 year-old son.
Jill Thomas

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, and is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in a related field. She also serves as her local church Treasurer. Jill has three children and resides in State College.

Summer Krape

Operations Assistant
Prior to joining Strong Tower Associates, Summer worked as a Medical Office Specialist. She is from the State College area and has a passion for helping the community. Summer is a graduate of South Hills School of Business & Technology, with a degree in Business Administration.