Team Members

Tom Canale regards clients' financial security among the most important issues – and so does his team of professionals that are focused on understanding and serving each individual client. Call whenever you have a question, concern or need. Tom Canale and his team are eager to help.

My Team:

Hanna Grichanik

Hanna Grichanik, CFP®, CLU®, CRPC®

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 773-380-4019

Hanna has worked as a Associate Wealth Management Advisor since 2014. She began her career in personal financial planning in 2008 and has since received her CFP® certification as well as her certificate in Personal Financial Planning from UCLA. Additionally, Hanna holds her Series 7, Series 66, CRPC® (Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor), CLU® (Chartered Life Underwriter), life and health insurance licenses. She graduated Cum Laude from UC San Diego with a B.A. in economics. Outside the office, she enjoys many forms of dance, ranging from ballet to ballroom. Hanna and her husband, Mark, also enjoy seeing concerts and plays as well as spending time outdoors. They often find themselves cooking and exploring various recipes.  

Megan Lepman

Megan Lepman

Financial Representative Assistant
Office 773-380-4025

Megan joined our team in February of 2017 and assists with behind the scenes client meeting preparation and client service operations. Megan attended Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania where she received her B.A. in Environmental Science and Spanish. Megan is originally from Chicago and currently lives in the city with her 3 dogs. Megan also loves to Soul Cycle, hike and travel.

Christopher L Silva

Christopher L Silva

Client Service Associate
Office 773-380-4554

Chris joined our team in 2017 and assists with servicing clients’ needs and answering general inquiries. Chris attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he focused his studies in Interpersonal Communication. Chris holds his Life & Health Insurance license as well as Series 6. He is a Texas native whom moved to the Chicago area when he was young. Out of the office, Chris enjoys navigating through Chicago’s food scene. On most nights you will most likely find him in the gym. He frequently makes visits back to Champaign where he enjoys spending as much time as possible visiting his mother and brother.

Rebecca R Wachholz

Rebecca R Wachholz

Client Service Associate
Office 773-380-4034

Becky began working with our team in March of 2016 to assist with investment services and operations. She currently holds her Life and Health Insurance license as well as Series 6. Becky attended Benedictine University in Lisle where she received her B.A. in Business Management. She has lived near the city her whole life, currently in Villa Park. Away from the office, Becky enjoys attending concerts and outdoor activities.


Thomas J. Canale, CFP®, CLU®, ChSNC®, ChFC®
Wealth Management Advisor

The Canale Financial Group


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