Your Team

Your Team

John Black and his wonderful team


J. BLACK FINANCIAL GROUP takes customer service very seriously. We are committed to providing exceptional customer service to all of our clients.

If you need to schedule an appointment or request any other service, please let us know. We will respond promptly.


Your Team

Angela L. Holland

Angela L. Holland, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, CASL®

Director of Wealth Management Services
Office 913-676-8063

Angela has been with J. BLACK FINANCIAL GROUP since June of 2005, after graduating from Kansas State University with a degree in Financial Planning.  She is the Director of Wealth Management Services and an Associate Wealth Management Advisor.  She has her state life and health insurance licenses, as well as her Series 6, 63 and 7 licenses.  Angela is a life-long learner, having earned her Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Certified Advisor for Senior Living (CASL®), and Charter Life Underwriter (CLU®) designations.  She creates financial plans and builds investment portfolios for our clients and prospects.  

How can Angela help you?

Jessica Lauren Hayes

Jessica Lauren Hayes

Office 619-230-8058

Jessica is a Wichita State University graduate where she received her Bachelors in Business Administration with a minor in Finance and Management. After graduating in May 2012, she started at the Northwestern Mutual office in Wichita and later joined J.BLACK FINANCIAL GROUP in March 2013.  As an Associate Wealth Management Advisor, she can answer any questions regarding insurance policies and investment accounts.  She has her state life and health license, as well as her series 6, 7, and 63 securities licenses. 

How can Jessica help you?


Courtney L Burdick

Courtney L Burdick

Office Manager
Office 913-676-8065

Courtney joined J. BLACK FINANCIAL GROUP in February 2017.  She was born and raised in Kansas City and attended Belton High School. She is married and has 3 children, Andrew 18, Landon 14 and Abi 13.  They have two dogs, two turtles and a hedgehog.  In her spare time, Courtney loves to travel, take pictures, read, run and cheer on her children in soccer.  She hopes to one day retire by the beach. She is state life and health insurance licensed and has her series 6 & 63 licenses.


Christian Blaine Smith

Christian Blaine Smith

Director of Business Development
Office 913-362-5000

Christian recently joined the J. BLACK FINANCIAL GROUP in 2018. Christian is passionate about entrepreneurship and helping people achieve their goals. Christian owns five Firehouse Subs restaurants and undestands the planning and financial needs for the business owners and individuals. He has two years of industry experience and is state life and health insurance licensed as well as his Series 6 and 63 securities licenses. While attending Kansas State University, Chrisitian ran track for the Wildcats. He is a five time All-American in College. After College Christian ran professional track for Nike and competed in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing for the United States. Christian is married and has two boys.



Advisory Investment Team

The Advisory Investment Team, which is based in Milwaukee, provides investment research and consulting support for our advisory products and services. We have direct access to the investment consultants who assist in addressing specific client needs by providing enhanced portfolio analytics, investment research and guidance.

NMWMC Advisory Investment Team


John A Black, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®
Wealth Management Advisor



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