Our Team

Marty Paul

Senior Financial Advisor

Marty has been in the financial services industry for over 25 years. His career started with Dain Bosworth in 1994 as a financial advisor. Marty later opened an office for Dain in 1997 as the youngest branch manager in company history. His accomplishments include receiving recognition as a Top 10 branch and was awarded branch manager of the year in 2008. As an advisor Marty was recognized as Top 40 under 40 financial advisor by On Wall Street in 2007. Marty was co-chair of the Boys and Girls Club capital campaign in Gig Harbor and has been on the board of Mary Bridge Hospital and donates time at the YMCA. Marty is married to his high school sweetheart Stacy and they have four children. In his free time, he enjoys being with his family and competing in triathlons.

Brian Buskirk

Senior Financial Advisor
Senior Partner, Lighthouse Wealth Strategies

Prior to joining Lighthouse Wealth Strategies, Brian was a Financial Advisor with Northwest Asset Management from August 2012 to March 2015 and RBC Wealth Management from 1985 until August 2012. He also worked at Boettcher and Co. for three years in the same capacity. He managed the Silverdale office of RBC from 2000 to 2002. Brian has been a member of the Chairman’s and President’s Council of RBC Wealth Management, and was on the Broker’s Advisory Council for four years, two of those years serving as President. He is currently a member of the board of the Admiral Theatre in Bremerton, a member of the Gig Harbor Rotary, and past board member of the Bremerton Family YMCA and Young Life organization. Brian has been happily married for 39 years and has three children, one of which, Brady, is his business partner.

George Bonney

Senior Financial Advisor

George was raised with his brother and sister in the Bay Area of California. George met and inspired Cindy to marry him in 1978, and together they moved to Gig Harbor in 1979. George and Cindy have two grown children. Kristin owns a home building/interior design business, and Greg is a professionally trained Sous Chef in Seattle. George began his career as a financial advisor in 1985, shortly after graduating from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington with a bachelor’s degree in business. George and Cindy enjoy traveling and their granddaughter Parker (Kristin). Food has always been a passion in their lives and are always trying new foods and recipes on their unsuspecting guests.

Kim Nordi

Senior Financial Advisor
Broker with Veritas Independent Partners, LLC

Kim has been in the financial services industry since 1991 beginning her career with Dain Bosworth, now RBC Wealth Management, in Billings, Montana. She moved to Gig Harbor in 1997 at the opening of their new office location joining Marty Paul, her now partner in business. Kim is a managing member of Lighthouse Wealth Strategies and serves as the Chief Compliance Officer. Kim is dedicated to helping clients achieve financial freedom and peace of mind through a planning process that includes building portfolios designed for income to provide strength during the accumulation phase and supplement income during retirement. She creates customized financial plans that are focused on individual needs, goals and risk tolerance.
Kim is married to Joe, a Tacoma native and WSU graduate, and has one son, Levi. Levi is married to his high school sweetheart, Taelor, and they have welcomed their first child, Bodhi to the family. Together their family enjoys biking, skiing, and spending their time in the mountains. Kim spends her volunteer time working with women to encourage and support their growth in life and faith. She is a volunteer through Empowering Life, a faith based non-profit, that works with incarcerated women.

Brady Buskirk

Senior Financial Advisor

Brady has had the honor and pleasure of serving people in the Finance/Investment Industry since 2008. His Partner and Father, Brian, has had the honor since 1982. Their mission is to help people grow in financial peace and prosperity through financial planning, investment management, historical perspective and behavioral counseling. Brady is a graduate of the Jackson School at the University of Washington and the Albers School MBA Program at Seattle University. Brady grew up in Bremerton and now resides in Gig Harbor. He is joyfully married to his best friend, Katherine Julieth, and they have one adorable Son named Tomás, who is 1 year old. Outside of family and work some of his passions include community service (Deacon of Resurrection Church in Tacoma, Treasurer of the Rotary Club of Gig Harbor), traveling (Katherine is Colombian, and in a way international travel brought them together), and sports (Seahawks, UW Huskies, Mariners and golf).

Ron Barton

Senior Financial Advisor

Ron graduated from Eastern Washington University on a Pac 10 baseball scholarship with degrees in Finance and Marketing. He met his wife soon after college and together they launched into life. Ron began his career in 1992 holding seminars and growing his business one client at a time through planning, service and relationships. The clients he gained from those seminars are still clients today, a testament to his dedication and advice.
Ron enjoys all aspects of sports and it is no surprise all 5 of his children are active in athletics. He has coached each one of them at some point in baseball/softball, basketball and/or soccer. He has earned Coach of the Year on many occasions at the local, regional and State levels.
Ron has over 25 years of experience in the financial field. His knowledge, compassion and commitment to his clients, as well as his competitive nature, drives him to build financial plans that are focused and have direction.

Bill Pandiani

Senior Financial Advisor

Bill graduated from Cal Poly SLO with a BS in Mathematics and MS in Physical Education. His career in coaching basketball and teaching mathematics moved him from Berkeley, CA to Wenatchee, Yakima and finally Gig Harbor in 1989. Bill and his late wife, Kathy, have three daughters who reside with their families in New Orleans, the Middle East and Gig Harbor. His present wife, Mary, added a fourth daughter who recently graduated from the University of Washington. Mary was also a teacher in the area and more recently finished her doctorate, providing spiritual coaching and classes. Bill is “Nono” to five grandchildren who make life full and lively. Active in the community since moving here, he was a founding board member of Lighthouse Christian School, served on the Young Life committee and serves as an elder at Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church. Bill started working in the financial services industry in 2005, serving as a Financial Advisor, his last 10 years at VALIC Financial Advisors, Inc. He believes that his true calling is to “teach” clients about reaching their retirement and financial goals. “I have always had a passion to be part of a team such as Lighthouse with the opportunity to work in a supportive, focused environment with a common goal of providing our clients with unmatched service.”

Audree Aronson

Operations Manager

Audree has been a client associate and operations manager at Lighthouse Wealth Strategies for the past five years. She graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a bachelor’s degree in education and has spent most of her professional career teaching elementary school, and then becoming Director of a local non-profit preschool. Audree volunteers as a mentor for the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization and enjoys taking her “little sister” on different adventures in the Pacific Northwest. In her free time Audree enjoys spending time with her grown sons and family and friends. She is an avid reader, enjoys home design, and visiting her hometown of Kalispell, Montana.

Bitsy Hatteberg

Client Associate

Bitsy, short for Elizabeth, graduated from Washington State University with a BA in Business/Hotel Restaurant Management. She met her husband, Scott, at WSU, where his career took them to many places but finally settled in Gig Harbor to raise their 3 daughters. Lauren is a recent graduate of Washington State University, lives and works in Seattle. Sophia attends Washington State University and is pursuing a nursing degree. Ella is a junior at Gig Harbor High School. Bitsy enjoys spending time with her family, skiing, running and cooking.

Shari Bassett

Client Associate

Shari has been in the financial services industry for over 30 years, with a long career at the Russell Investment Company in Tacoma/Seattle, Washington, servicing institutional investment management clients. Shari joined Lighthouse Wealth Strategies in June 2018. Shari grew up in Lakewood and then moved to Gig Harbor area after marrying her high school sweetheart Devon. They have two grown daughters, Madeline and Annie. In her free time, she enjoys being with family, entertaining, boating and outdoor activities.

Debbie Ashmun

Debbie recently joined Lighthouse Wealth Strategies in August 2019. Prior to working at Lighthouse, she worked 20 years in technology, from semiconductor sales in Silicon Valley to electronic component sales back in the Pacific Northwest. She and her husband, both growing up in the Seattle area, were ready to leave the city and settle in beautiful Gig Harbor. They enjoy playing tennis, snow skiing, beach walks and exploring new restaurants.

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Main: (253) 948-3725
Toll Free: (866) 991-4269
Fax: (253) 313-5828

Lighthouse Wealth Strategies
3312 Rosedale Street NW Suite 201
Gig Harbor, Washington 98335