About Us

About Us

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Mark Sparhawk, CFP®

Financial Advisor

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Mark founded MidState Wealth Management in 1995 and has more than 30 years of financial service experience. He began his financial planning career in 1986 and in 1988 he started the first retail investment program at Mechanics Bank in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is a cum laude graduate of Nichols College, where he earned a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in finance. In 1994, he obtained his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, which reflects his commitment to holistic financial planning and the CFP® Board's Code of Ethics. In addition, he holds the FINRA Series 7, 26, and 63 securities registrations as well as his life, disability, and long-term health care insurance license. Mark is dedicated to evaluating his clients' financial situation in a comprehensive manner, focusing on all aspects of their planning needs, including investments, insurance, retirement, and estate planning. His motto in life is to "live for today, plan for tomorrow." He enjoys helping clients find the right balance in life and making a positive impact on their financial future. He also specializes in qualified planning for small businesses.

Mark was born and raised in Auburn, but currently resides in Sutton with his wife. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends.
 

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Mark Sparhawk, CFP® is proud to have been recognized as a Vista Club advisor for 2021—a distinction based on annual production that places him among the top 27 percent of advisors affiliated with Commonwealth Financial Network. 

Each year, Commonwealth, the firm we partner with to help us better serve you, recognizes Vista Club advisors by inviting them to an exclusive gathering of their peers, leading industry experts, and Commonwealth home office staff. Vista Club advisors benefit from an intensive learning and networking experience designed to help them hone their expertise, share best practices, and provide ever-higher levels of service, education, and leadership to their clients. 

 

23 Midstate Drive, Suite 204, Auburn, MA 01501

508-792-1540

 

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Ashley Kriner, CFP®

Financial Advisor

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Ashley is a magna cum laude graduate of Northeastern University, where she earned a BS in Business Administration with concentrations in finance and entrepreneurship. Upon graduation, Ashley began her career in the financial services industry as an Internal Business Consultant for John Hancock Investments. In 2016, she joined the MidState Wealth Management team and currently holds the FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65 licenses as well as her life, disability, and long-term health care insurance license. In 2020, Ashley became a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. Ashley is passionate about helping guide people toward making knowledgeable decisions that will benefit their financial future. She works closely with her father, Mark Sparhawk, in conducting investment research and also assists with plan implementation.

Ashley is an active member of the community and serves as the Treasurer for the Memorial Foundation for the Blind. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, cooking, and taking her dogs on long walks.

 

23 Midstate Drive, Suite 204, Auburn, MA 01501
 
508-792-1540
 
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Shannon Boyle

Financial Assistant

Shannon is a 2018 graduate of Assumption College, where she earned a BA in Management with a minor in Accounting. Shannon recently joined our team in April as a Financial Assistant and she is eager to assist you with any service requests. Prior to working at MidState, she worked as an Office Manager for three years. 

Shannon is passionate about helping others and is an active member of the community. She is the gift intake manager for the Christmas for 508 event in Auburn, MA. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and two dogs.

 

23 Midstate Drive, Suite 204, Auburn, MA 01501

508-792-1540