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Meet Our Team

Hackmann Wealth Partners is made up of a team of professionals that
all work together to meet the needs of each of our clients.

Russell Hackmann, President

Russell F. Hackmann, CFA, is the president of Hackmann Wealth Partners. Russell has over 25 years’ experience advising individuals and institutions on wealth and risk management. Prior to founding Hackmann Wealth Partners, Russell served as president of Axio Group and Axio Insurance Services, a New York-based securities and insurance distribution company. In addition, Russell served as Global Head of Variable Annuity Reinsurance at Swiss Re and held various executive positions in the derivatives business of Lehman Brothers, Bank of America, and UBS. Russell earned a bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, an MBA with high honors from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Clare Hare

Clare Hare, Client Relations Executive

Clare Hare is a Client Relations Executive at Hackmann Wealth Partners. Her experience as an independent strategy consultant involved working for a diverse client base ranging from corporate clients to nonprofit organizations and delivering high-quality client service. Previously, she worked as an Engagement Manager for SVP Partners-Connecticut, a venture philanthropy fund that offers volunteer consulting expertise and provides financial grants to nonprofit organizations. During her early career, Clare worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs in the mortgage and corporate finance group and at McKinsey & Co. As an entrepreneur, Clare started and still manages her own company (for over 15 years), focusing on the design and manufacturing of resort wear made in NYC.

Clare graduated with an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago and a BS in applied math and economics from Brown University. Clare is a recently elected member of the Board of Governors of the Brown Alumni Association and has served as its treasurer.

Jeannie Summo

Jeannie M. Summo, Associate – Operations

Jeannie M. Summo is an Associate – Operations at Hackmann Wealth Partners. Prior to joining Hackmann Wealth Partners, Jeannie spent 20 years as a director at PwC LLP, leading countless complex audit projects, preparing detailed internal guidance for implementation by U.S. auditors, and formulating ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of technical processes. Prior to PwC, Jeannie served as technical staff to the Auditing Standards Board at the American Institute of CPAs, the chief rule-making body of the auditing profession in the U.S. Throughout Jeannie’s career, she has been dedicated to delivering high-quality client service, both internally and externally to large and small public and private companies in a variety of industries.

Jeannie graduated cum laude with a BBA in accounting from Siena College and is a licensed CPA in New York State.

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