About Us

FourStar Wealth Advisors is a Registered Investment Advisor firm headquartered in Chicago. FourStar Wealth is an independent firm without the conflicts or restrictions of the old school firms. We are directly focused on serving clients in a conflict free environment. Money and wealth are tools to help investors get where they are going and achieve their hopes and dreams. We would like the opportunity to help you realize your hopes and dreams by achieving your financial goals.

The FourStar Difference

We believe success in achieving important financial goals starts with a comprehensive wealth strategy. We will help you define what is most important to you and then formulate the strategies that are suited for your needs, whether you are accumulating wealth or investing for income, solidifying your retirement plan or devising a distribution approach that meets your lifestyle and legacy goals.

build. live. share.

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MEET OUR TEAM

Corporate Team

Brian Kasal of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Tripti Kasal of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
DAVID BONIFIELD of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Chris Reardon of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Laura Swanson of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Kristine Wonneberg of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Karen Harting of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Tucker Dunn of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Bryan Principe of Fourstar Wealth Advisors

Brian Kasal

Founder / CEO

Brian Kasal is the CEO and founder of FourStar Wealth Advisors LLC, a national registered independent advisor firm headquartered in Chicago. Brian holds a MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He is active in the University’s Executive MBA program and is a frequent guest lecturer for the MBA program. Brian received his Political Science and Economics undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:201

Tripti Kasal

Principal & Non-operating Co-owner

Tripti Kasal has been a Principal and Non-operating Co-owner since FourStar’s inception. She is currently the Senior Vice President of Residential Sales at Baird & Warner and has over 25 years of experience in the real estate industry.

DAVID BONIFIELD

Investment Advisor Representative & Chief Compliance Officer

David brings over 27 years of business and management experience to the firm, having spent the last 15 years in the financial services industry in various areas ranging from wealth management, hedge funds, venture capital, and investment banking.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:210

Chris Reardon

Director of Development

Chris Reardon joins the new FourStar Wealth Advisors after two years working directly for the CEO of another Independent Investment Management firm, Stratos Wealth Partners near Cleveland, managing over 6 Billion in assets.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:202

Laura Swanson

Investment Advisor Representative & Director of Operations

Laura has 20 years of experience in the financial industry with the majority of the time spent in Institutional Fixed Income. Laura attended DePaul University and lives in the Naperville/Aurora area.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:203

Kristine Wonneberg

Marketing Director

Kris joins Four Star Wealth Advisors after a career that includes marketing for Critikon a division of Johnson and Johnson. Kris was also an administrator for several nurse staffing agencies , a consultant and case manager to insurance companies, and a co-founder of the Open Heart team in the Operating Room at Loyola Medical Center.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:204

Karen Harting

Operations Manager, Eastern Region

Karen Harting joins FourStar Wealth Advisors, LLC after four years at Fieldstone Financial. She bring over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, focusing on operations, client services, and compliance.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:303

Tucker Dunn

Development Associate & Financial Planner

Tucker Dunn joins FourStar Wealth Advisors, LLC after working for a year-and-a-half at another financial advising firm. Tucker graduated cum laude from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Finance.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:215

Bryan Principe

Client Liaison

Bryan Principe is a Registered Investment Advisor and Senior Client Advocate at FourStar Wealth Advisors, LLC. Having a total of ten years of prior securities industry experience, Bryan has worked in roles including fraud detection/prevention, high net worth services and high net worth operations.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:213

Advisors | Chicago, IL

Brian Kasal of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
DAVID BONIFIELD of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Mark Harmon of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Mike Wyrostek of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Ryan Boggs of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Fred Crossman of Fourstar Wealth Advisors

Brian Kasal

Founder / CEO

Brian Kasal is the CEO and founder of FourStar Wealth Advisors LLC, a national registered independent advisor firm headquartered in Chicago. Brian holds a MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He is active in the University’s Executive MBA program and is a frequent guest lecturer for the MBA program. Brian received his Political Science and Economics undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:201

DAVID BONIFIELD

Investment Advisor Representative & Chief Compliance Officer

David brings over 27 years of business and management experience to the firm, having spent the last 15 years in the financial services industry in various areas ranging from wealth management, hedge funds, venture capital, and investment banking.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:210

Mark Harmon

Investment Advisor Representative

For 38 years Mark was a trader in various financial markets. Now, he is fortunate to fuel his passion by helping his clients build and manage their financial assets.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:211

Mike Wyrostek

Investment Advisor Representative

Mike Wyrostek has been a financial advisor for over 30 years. As a Registered Investment Advisor Mike believes planning and establishing a firm foundation of quality investments and then building upon that for a secure retirement.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:212

Ryan Boggs

Investment Advisor Representative

Ryan specifically works with business owners and successful individuals in helping them protect and improve their business(es) through business life insurance such as Buy/Sell agreements, Key Man Insurance, Life Insurance for Estate and Succession Planning, and Group Life Plans.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:216

Fred Crossman

Investment Advisor Representative

Fred Crossman joins FourStar Wealth Advisors, LLC after an extensive career in tax accounting and tax law. He serves as an Investment Advisor, In-House Counsel, and Tax Accountant. He is an Attorney-at-Law, CPA, MBA, and IAR (Series 65).

Phone: 800-888-5164

Advisors | Reno, NV

Nicoleta Tulai of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Robert Barone of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Joshua Barone of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Kristen Mayer of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Andrea Knapp Nolan of Fourstar Wealth Advisors
Tanya Bustillos of Fourstar Wealth Advisors

Nicoleta Tulai

Financial Investment Analyst, Reno

Nicoleta Tulai joined FourStar Wealth Advisors, LLC in 2019 after serving as an Investment Financial Analyst at Universal Value Advisors since 2013.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:405

Robert Barone

Investment Advisor Representative

Robert Barone received a bachelor’s degree and Ph.D. in economics from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. He has over 40 years of experience in academia, banking and finance including 16 years as Chairman and CEO of Comstock Bank/Bancorp.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:401

Joshua Barone

Investment Advisor Representative

Joshua Barone is an Investment Advisor at FourStar Wealth Advisors in Reno, NV. He brings over 20 years of experience in investment management to the FourStar team.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:402

Kristen Mayer

Investment Advisor Representative

Kristen is a Financial Advisor at FourStar Wealth Advisors in Reno, NV. She specializes in Impact Investing, Generational Wealth Transfer, Retirement Planning, Opportunity Zones and supporting local and global entrepreneurs.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:119

Andrea Knapp Nolan

Investment Advisor Representative

Mrs. Knapp Nolan entered the wealth management business in 1998 at Merrill Lynch, where she was an Assistant Vice-President and Senior Financial Advisor.  During the financial turmoil surrounding Merrill Lynch in 2008, she joined Universal Value Advisors to ensure that her investment advisory clients’ assets remained well managed.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:403

Tanya Bustillos

Support & Assistant, Reno

Tanya Bustillos joins FourStar Wealth Advisors, LLC after working as support and assistant to the Owners and Advisors at Universal Value Advisors in Reno, Nevada. Her main duties include maintaining compliance records, processing and maintaining accounts, as well as general operations and other office support

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:404

Advisors | Marblehead, MA

Christopher L. Dowley  of Fourstar Wealth Advisors

Christopher L. Dowley

Investment Advisor Representative RLP, CLU, ChFC, CFS

Chris Dowley started his career with a national financial planning firm in 1986. From the beginning, he has been devoted to the financial planning process and has endeavored to deliver concierge level service to his clients to implement their plans.

Phone: 800-888-5164 ext:101