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We’ll help you plan for your future so you'll have the confidence and security to live the life of your dreams.

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Find Financial Security in the Transitions

With life comes transitions. Whether it’s preparing to start a family, buy a home, begin a business, or closing chapters through job changes, divorce, or the loss of a loved one, our comprehensive approach to financial plans will allow you to find security in the transition.

Putting in place a financial plan to help you navigate these transitions eases the stress and allows you to focus on the other things you’re invested in — the things that matter to you most, like your family and your life.

Put Your Best Interest First

There’s never a one-size-fits-all solution because your unique life path can’t be fit into a predetermined box. In fact, we don’t offer a standard anything — everything is tailored to you and your actual goals, not what someone else thinks they should be. We’ll be with you every step of the way so you can live the life you want with confidence in your financial future.

Meet Your Trusted Team 

When you’re trusting someone with your well-earned assets, you want to get to know them and be able to trust them completely. Learn a little bit more about the Intentional Wealth Partners team.

Leah Hadley, AFC®️, CDFA®️, MAFF®️

Founder/Senior Financial Advisor

As the Founder/CEO of Intentional Wealth Partners and Intentional Divorce Solutions (formerly known as Great Lakes Divorce Financial Solutions), Leah Hadley strives to help clients secure their financial independence through a strategic financial planning process. With more than 15 years in the financial services industry, she affirms her dedication to empowering clients as they become more knowledgeable investors. Along with her financial leadership skills and commitment to client education, Leah has extensive investment experience in equity research at firms like Longbow Research and Ferris, Baker Watts.

In her spare time, Leah enjoys reading, hiking, boating, and spending time with her husband, three children, and three dogs.

Professional Credentials:

  • Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC®)
  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®)
  • Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF®)

Professional Associations:

  • Member, Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA)
  • Member, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
  • Member, Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education (AFCPE)
  • Membership Chair, Center for Principled Family Advocacy
  • Director of Corporate Partnerships, National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Cleveland Chapter

Denise French, EA®️CRPC®️, CDFA®️, CVA®️, MAFF®️

Senior Wealth Advisor

Denise French is a seasoned Senior Wealth Advisor and a recognized expert in divorce financial planning. As a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®) and Enrolled Agent (EA®), Denise leads Divorce Strategies Group, a specialized firm offering divorce financial planning, expert financial mediation, and analysis in The Woodlands, TX. Her expertise is further bolstered by her credentials as a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF®), a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA®), and a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®). 

In her work with Intentional Wealth Partners, Denise excels in post-divorce financial management. This includes asset transfer, investment management, and comprehensive financial planning post-divorce. With a career commencing in 1996 at AIM Management (now INVESCO), Denise has accumulated extensive experience in investment strategy and portfolio management. 

Professional Credentials:

  • Enrolled Agent (EA®
  • Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®)
  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA®)
  • Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF®)

Professional Associations:

  • Board Member, Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA)
  • Member, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)

Michelle Raddell
Associate Financial Advisor

Michelle, a licensed fiduciary financial advisor, brings her finance degree and extensive experience to the forefront, dedicated to assisting her colleagues, clients, and the local community. With a BS in Business Administration from John Carroll University and an MPA from Cleveland State University, she has a strong academic foundation in finance. Michelle's professional background includes financial planning and analysis in the university sector, adult financial education, and credit building.

Michelle now focuses on delivering comprehensive financial analyses and tailored financial plans to her clients. Her dedication to helping clients achieve their financial goals is a testament to her commitment to their financial well-being.

Michelle is a Cleveland native, but previously she lived in New York City, Minneapolis, and Hartford. In Michelle’s free time, she enjoys trying vegan restaurants, spending time with her family, and sampling her husband’s homemade hot sauce made with some of the hottest peppers in the world!


Vicki Hiney
Marketing Manager

Vicki has worked in marketing for over 25 years, developing and executing marketing and communications campaigns. She enjoys using her marketing skills to bring awareness to Great Lakes Investment Management, helping others reach their personal goals and enrich their lives. 

She has a BA in English from Baldwin Wallace University and an MA in Communications Management from John Carroll University. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering at local schools, reading, and being outside.


Tiffany Barbarine
Administrative Assistant

A Kent State University graduate, Tiffany plays a pivotal role with our Great Lakes Investment Management team. Beyond her excellent organizational skills, Tiffany welcomes everyone who contacts or drops by our office with genuine warmth and empathy.

Her dedication to health and well-being is evident through her active lifestyle. As a former personal trainer, Tiffany also shares her passion for wellness by teaching yoga part-time at Hope Yoga near Cleveland, OH.

Let’s talk about your goals and create a financial plan that helps you invest in what matters most.

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