Broker Check

Our Team

Corporate Office

Joel Broersma CFP®, E.A.

Co Founder

616-682-4604

jbroersma@pathwayfd.com

Joel started in the financial planning business in 1996 with a passion for serving people. Pathway believes in having 1 primary advisor to help you navigate all of life’s financial obstacles. He is married to his high school sweetheart Sue, they have 3 children and 5 grandchildren. Joel enjoys spending time with his family and boating on the Great Lakes.

Pathway Financial Design
Corporate Office
3333 Deposit Dr NE Suite 250
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Dan Korhorn CWS®

Co Founder

616-682-4604

dkorhorn@pathwayfd.com

Dan has been a financial advisor since 1997, and loves helping people develop a plan for financial independence. To craft a proper plan for a family, it means the advisor must be  fully invested in their lives and success.  Dan is married to his wife Kim, and they have 2 daughters. He lives in Rockford Michigan, and enjoys spending time with family, woodworking, and bacon.

 

Pathway Financial Design 
Corporate Office
3333 Deposit Dr NE Suite 250
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Ben Ruiter

Investment Advisor/ Tax Professional

616-682-4604

bruiter@pathwayfd.com

Ben joined the Pathway team in Fall of 2016.  He enjoys being outdoors, hunting and fishing as well as exploring the Upper Peninsula in the summer.  Ben loves spending time with family and his wife Shelby and kids Jolee and Kyler.

Pathway Financial Design
Corporate Office
3333 Deposit Dr NE Suite 250
Grand Rapids, MI 49546


Ben is a non-registered associate of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Investment Adviser Representative of HBW Advisory Services LLC. Cetera is under separate ownership from any other named entity.

Katie Dykstra

Relationship Manager - Property and Casualty

616-682-4604

kdykstra@pathwayfd.com

Katie joined the Property & Casualty department in 2020 where she utilizes her passion for serving others. She is dedicated to her customers and their specific needs. Katie lives in Belmont, MI with her husband Scott and their two girls, Savannah, and Aubree. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and exploring the great outdoors by boating, camping, hiking, and kayaking. Katie also spends a lot of her time watching her kids do what they love, playing basketball, soccer, and dancing!

Pathway Financial Design
Corporate Office
3333 Deposit Dr NE Suite 250
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 


Katie is a Non-registered associate of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Cetera is under separate ownership from any other named entity.

Kelly McLellan

Tax Administration

616-682-4604

kmclellan@pathwayfd.com

Kelly is a native of West Michigan and lives in Rockford with her husband Guy. They have two grown children, Sarah and Sean.  A graduate of Rockford High School, she remains very active in her community as a member of the Rotary Club of Rockford, advisor to the RHS Interact Club and is a board member for Teen Bible Challenge.

After graduating with her AAS degree from Davenport University, Kelly spent over 30 years working in healthcare before switching careers to work in the tax and financial planning arena.  In her free time she enjoys traveling, camping, music, reading, and writing.

Pathway Financial Design
Corporate Office
3333 Deposit Dr NE Suite 250
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Kelly is a Non-registered associate of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Cetera is under separate ownership from any other named entity.

Micah Broersma

Tax Administration/ IT Director

616-682-4604

mbroersma@pathwayfd.com

Micah graduated from West Michigan Aviation Academy in 2020. He was born and raised in Michigan, so he knows everything about fun summers, huge potholes, and cold winters. He enjoys spending time with friends and family, sports, working on or driving his car. He currently owns a 2003 Corvette that he takes to car meets and events. Life is too short to drive boring cars!

Pathway Financial Design
Corporate Office
3333 Deposit Dr NE Suite 250
Grand Rapids, MI 49546


Micah is a Non-registered associate of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Cetera is under separate ownership from any other named entity.

Roger Novakowski

Operations Manager

616-682-4604

rnovakowski@pathwayfd.com

Roger came to work for Pathway Financial Design in 2011 but has been involved with the firm in different capacities since 2003.  He has been interested in accounting and finance since his senior year in high school and went on to graduate with a BA from Davenport University.  In his spare time he loves to travel, and especially to spend a weekends exploring his new found love of Michigan's UP ... but not when it's snowing.

Pathway Financial Design
Corporate Office
3333 Deposit Dr NE Suite 250
Grand Rapids, MI 49546


Roger is a non-registered associate of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Cetera is under separate ownership from any other named entity.

 

Lakeshore Office

Anita Geurink

Office Manager

616-682-4604

ageurink@pathwayfd.com

Anita Geurink is a graduate of Morenci High School in southern Michigan and graduated from Calvin University with a degree in Social Sciences. Anita met her husband at Calvin and were married soon after graduation. They were living in Zeeland, MI with their 3 children when the Lord called them to Lesotho, Africa for 7 years. She worked as a Co-director at Beautiful Gate Orphanage for 5 years, they adopted 2 precious children and then returned to MI in 2018. Anita is now assisting Bryan at the Lakeshore office when she is not busy at home with their 5 amazing kids.

Pathway Financial Design
Lakeshore Office

833 E 16th Street, Suite 200
Holland, MI 49423

Anita is a Non-registered associate of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Cetera is under separate ownership from any other named entity.

 

Bryan Geurink CFP®

Certified Financial Planner

616-682-4604

bgeurink@pathwayfd.com

Bryan is a graduate of Calvin College with a B.S. in Accounting.  He worked in public accounting as an accountant and tax preparer for 10 years, and then the Lord called him and his family to serve as the Director of an orphanage in Lesotho, Africa.  He spent 7 years there serving children in need and facilitating adoptions around the world.  He returned from Africa in 2018 and has been with Pathway Financial Design ever since.  His experience in tax and accounting helped him to get his Certified Financial Planner degree upon arrival in the USA and is currently the Managing Partner for the Lakeshore office.  When not in the office, he enjoys spending time hunting, fishing, playing board games, and out on the boat with his family.

 

Pathway Financial Design
Lakeshore Office
833 E 16th Street, Suite 200
Holland, MI 49423

Bryan is a non-registered associate of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Investment Adviser Representative of HBW Advisory Services LLC. Cetera is under separate ownership from any other named entity.

Maleia Cook

Tax Administration/Accounting Assistant

616-682-4604

mcook@pathwayfd.com

Maleia is a GVSU graduate with a degree in Business Economics. Shortly after graduating she joined our team in the summer of 2023 and works in our Holland location alongside Bryan and Anita. Maleia is quickly growing into a bookkeeping role as well as helping with all administrative duties for tax preparation.

Growing up in Zeeland and still residing there now, Maleia is a true Michigander! She enjoys spending time with all her friends & family and spends her free time painting and crafting. 

Pathway Financial Design
Lakeshore Office
833 E 16th Street, Suite 200
Holland, MI 49423

Maleia is a Non-registered associate of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Cetera is under separate ownership from any other named entity.

Traverse City Office

AJ (Aaron) Castaneda

Accounting/Tax Professional

616-682-4604 ex 104

acastaneda@pathwayfd.com

AJ began working at Pathway Financial Design in 2021 and does much of his work in our in bookkeeping and tax department. He loves to work with and helping small businesses, transferring some of his knowledge as a small business owner of a local window cleaning company.


AJ lives in Northern Michigan with his wife Allie where they love to spend time with family and explore their hometown!  


Pathway Financial Design
Traverse City Office
806 Hastings St
Traverse City, MI  49686

AJ is a Non-registered associate of Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Cetera is under separate ownership from any other named entity.