About Us

Mission Statement

Implement a trustworthy client experience on the way to helping families reach financial independence.

John Ruzza, CFP®   

John graduated from Michigan State University and has held the certified financial planner® designation since 1996. John’s career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a former board member of the FPA (Financial Planning Association) of Michigan. John is a Certified Kingdom Advisor®. He specializes in Financial Planning Analysis, Investment Strategies, and Estate Planning.

John resides in Kalamazoo with his family. John is also an active member of Oakwood Bible Church and currently serves in various ministries.

Andy Mayer 

Andy, a Financial Advisor and our Operations Manager, joined MainStreet Financial in July of 2008. He has knowledge of all the operations and processes that take place at MainStreet Financial. He graduated from Davenport University with a Financial Planning Specialty. He is the first line of customer service as he can solve most issues that may arise.

Andy does all of the securities trading for our clients, helps John create our investment models, services our clients in a variety of areas, engages in the financial planning process, and participates in clients meetings. He resides in Kalamazoo with his wife and kids.

Deb Mayer 

Deb is our Client Relations Manager. Her primary responsibilities are: scheduling appointments, preparing and processing paperwork, newsletter mailings, coordinating all client events and education seminars, and generating performance statements. Deb joined MainStreet in August of 2010.

Deb and her husband Rich have four children, a daughter-in-law, and two sons-in-law. Deb also enjoys spending time with her many grandchildren. They reside in the Kalamazoo area.

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