Our Team

We've built our firm on lifelong relationships rooted in performance and trust.

Retirement Operations Team

Paul Fiumara | Director of Operations

With more than 15 years of experience in financial services, Paul meets each client’s needs while providing a personal touch.

Paul fills a dual role with The Synergy Group as both the Director of Operations and the Chief Compliance Officer.

A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Paul holds degrees in computer science and business administration.

In his spare time, Paul is an avid reader and writer and also enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and children.

Katie Brandt | Operations Assistant

An integral part of the Operations team, Katie provides the back-office support on new business and account transfer processes. She also works with our clients on a daily basis, ensuring all of their account requests are taken care of.

Katie is a graduate of Penn State University, where she received a B.B. in Supply Chain & Information Systems, with a focus in Marketing.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and playing volleyball.

Peter Fasciano | Operations

After attending the University of Pittsburgh, Peter spent more than 10 years managing restaurants before moving into the financial services sector for the last 3 years.

At the Synergy Group, he facilitates new account openings and provides services to all clients.

When he’s not working, Peter enjoys spending time with his wife Shannon and their 2 children, Samantha and Jack.

Sharon Tardio | Operations/Client Services

With over 20 years of financial supportive services experience, Sharon works tirelessly to help service our clients’ accounts. In her role, she does everything from making account changes to acquiring forms and reports, and taking withdrawals.

When she's not working, Sharon loves spending time outdoors.

Retirement Marketing Team

Sharon Neff | Client Care Coordinator & Events Planner

Sharon is the Synergy Group’s chief event planner and relationship manager. In her role she manages all client and guest events and ensures that each member of the Synergy family gets the care they deserve.

Sharon’s background includes a business/marketing degree from Penn State University coupled with years of successfully developing creative client experiences.

Outside of the office, Sharon is actively involved in her church. She is passionate about her grandchildren and gardening.

Tammy Badstibner | Client Care

Tammy graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in Marketing and Communications. She has numerous years’ experience in conference and event management and direct sales.

Tammy provides support to the Marketing team with setting up classes and seminars.

In her free time, Tammy enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband Eric and their 3 children Kyle, Will and Kate.

Carol Metzger | Client Services

Our "Director of First Impressions," Carol greets every guest who enters our office with a smile and a cup of coffee.

You will come to know her as the "Voice of Synergy" when she calls to wish you a happy birthday or to schedule your annual review.

On the weekends, you can find Carol chasing her grandkids from one athletic activity to another.

Strategies for Financial Independence

To schedule a time to discuss your financial future and the possible role of insurance or investments in your financial strategy, contact us at info@synergygroupinc.com or call us at 412-673-7760 today!

We are an independent financial services firm helping individuals create retirement strategies using a variety of investment and insurance products to custom suit their needs and objectives.

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