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Who We Are
1847Financial helps individuals, families, and businesses plan ahead for a secure financial future. Our goal is to apply our knowledge and provide financial expertise to help you grow your wealth and protect what matters most. Whether you are just starting out in life, or have already forged a path, we are committed to supplying the financial solutions you need-now and through all life's stages.
In 2008, Mark Lupashunski, a lifetime resident of Berwick, PA partnered with Andrea Empie. Together they have become an exceptional team focused on the financial success of families and businesses of the greater Berwick area.
Mark provides a lifetime of friendship, business relationships, and experience in the insurance industry while Andrea provides technical expertise backed by a wealth of education and study. Together they are committed to the past, present, and future financial well-being of their clients.
Successful individuals are always concerned about protecting themselves against unforeseen events. With over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, and specializing in retirement planning, life insurance, investments, and long-term care insurance, Mark has earned a reputation for providing exceptional service to assist his clients in meeting their financial objectives.
When his father retired from managing his MetLife Insurance practice in 1990, a practice that has provided insurance and financial services in the Berwick area since 1962, Mark assumed the leadership role. As a financial advisor with 1847Financial, Mark is an advocate for his clients’ financial stability by working to provide value-added solutions that meet all of their needs.
Mark began his career in 1990 with MetLife and was a MetLife financial services representative and financial planner prior to joining 1847Financial. Mark holds FINRA Series 6, 7, 26 and 63 securities registrations, is a Registered Representative of Hornor, Townsend, & Kent, LLC., and was a MetLife Leaders Conference Qualifier who has been awarded the NAIFA – National Quality Award.
A lifetime resident of Berwick, Pennsylvania, Mark resides with his wife, Kimberly. Mark has four children: Laurey, Andrew, Charles and Cally.
The meaningful relationships Mark has established throughout his career have given him a unique perspective on providing comprehensive solutions for individuals, families, and business owners. Following a disciplined process, Mark collaborates with his clients to establish priorities, financial goals and potential financial solutions. Mark has found that this approach has helped to provide financial security and peace of mind.
Certified Financial Planner™
Andrea is not your typical financial advisor. With over fifteen years of experience in the industry, she has earned a reputation for her use of comprehensive financial strategies to help her clients achieve their financial goals. Andrea is passionate about working with various clients to address their unique financial situations and help them achieve their goals throughout all of life’s stages.
As a financial advisor with 1847Financial, Andrea supports the financial goals of individuals and families with expertise in the areas of retirement planning, college funding strategies, and life insurance.
Andrea began her career in 2004 with MetLife and was a MetLife financial services representative and financial planner prior to joining 1847Financial. Andrea holds FINRA Series 6, 7, and 63 securities registrations and is a Registered Representative of Hornor, Townsend, & Kent, LLC.
Andrea received her Bachelor’s Degree in Classical Archaeology from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire in 1997. While studying at Dartmouth, Andrea played ice hockey and was active in the Dartmouth Outing and Ledyard Canoe Clubs. From 1997 – 2001, Andrea lived and worked in Portland, Oregon as a kayak and canoe guide and instructor. Born in Hamilton, New York, Andrea now resides in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania with her husband Bernard and her children Connor and Gwendolyn, who are avid swimmers.
From the implementation of a comprehensive retirement program to individual insurance needs, Andrea is a true advocate for not only the families in her community, but also for the economic strength of local area businesses.
We build relationships with other Professional Advisors to offer you support all the way around
Life’s full of twists and turns. It just has a way of surprising. It often has a financial effect. But the more you know of its landscape, the better you can prepare – and the smoother the ride. From the very moment we sit down, we’re working to discern your desires, your priorities, your concerns, and your ambitions. We can’t possibly help you bring your aspirations to life until we understand what motivates you. Ultimately, you can’t make the best financial decisions until you have the knowledge you need to move forward, empowered and supported.