Biographies

George Lambrix, CLU, ChFC

George LambrixA resident of the Napa Valley since 1972, George brings a great deal of experience in both business and the financial services industry to his clients.

George graduated from Chico State University with a Bachelors Degree in Economics. He has also received both the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations from The American College in Pennsylvania. His extensive background and knowledge of investment, insurance, and general financial strategies allow him the ability to provide outstanding service to his clients. George is the recipient of many industry and company awards and is currently a member of the “Top of the Table”, one of the financial industry’s most prestigious recognitions.

George shows a seasoned understanding of the needs of successful business and professional clients, as well as retired individuals. He focuses on the areas of investment management, retirement planning, insurance programs and designing an overall financial strategy.

A member and past president of the Napa Sunrise Rotary Club, George lives in Napa with his wife, Susan. They have two grown daughters, Kristina and Laura, and three grandchildren.

George can be reached at glambrix@financialguide.com or (707) 253-2400.

Gregory D. Soulsburg

Gregory D. SoulsburgGreg Soulsburg’s career in the financial services industry began in the year 2000 as an intern for the San Jose Agency of MassMutual while completing his degree in Finance from San Jose State University. For 10 years he worked in the Silicon Valley cultivating and developing relationships with clients in order to help them achieve their financial goals. In 2010 he formed a partnership with George Lambrix and moved to Napa to form Silver Leaf Financial Management and Insurance Services. He is an alumnus of Leadership Napa Valley Class 25 and a member of the Napa Chamber of Commerce. He lives in Napa with his three children Vivienne, Henrik and Calvin.

Greg can be reached at gsoulsburg@financialguide.com or (707) 253-2400.

Michael Madsen

Michael MadsenMichael Madsen joined Silver Leaf Financial Management in 2011. After he earned his degree in Communications from Brigham Young University, Michael worked as a manager for a technology company that provided software to governmental agencies and as an analyst for Hewlett Packard in their print management division. Michael is an avid golfer. As such, he volunteers to help at various golf clinics for disabled persons with different organizations. He lives in Napa with wife Kristina and three children; Jake, Makenzie and Connor.

Michael can be reached at michaelmadsen@financialguide.com or (707) 253-2400.

Gretchen Edwards

Gretchen EdwardsGretchen manages the day-to-day operations of the practice. She ensures the smooth functions of our back office, and assists with the administration of our clients’ financial programs. Paying attention to clients’ needs and coming up with resourceful solutions in a timely manner is a skill Gretchen puts to use on a daily basis at Silver Leaf. Gretchen has worked with George Lambrix since 1989.

Gretchen resides in Napa, CA with her husband and their son. Her daughter, son-in-law and two young grandchildren are close by in Sacramento, CA.

Gretchen can be reached at gedwards@financialguide.com or (707) 253-2400.

Kathy Hamernick

Kathy HamernickKathy is a married mother of 2 adult children with careers of their own. She has 25+ years of financial experience and has been in our office since 1997. She handles the bulk of the new insurance related business as well as in force policy service, investment services and health insurance. She keeps our advisors up to date with the latest continuing education tools and licensing information so they will have the technical expertise needed to provide you with excellent service.

Kathy can be reached at khamernick@financialguide.com or (707) 253-2400.

Edith Garibay

Edith GaribayEdith joined us in 2011 bringing with her experience in the banking industry and an invaluable customer service background. You’ll find her working with the rest of our support team bringing you exceptional service and assisting with whatever questions you might have. She is bilingual in English and Spanish making her an impressive translator. As an avid learner, particularly about financial management and insurance services, she aspires to have a successful career in finance.

She currently lives in Napa, CA with her husband and their daughter.

Edith can be reached at edithgaribay@financialguide.com or (707) 253-2400.

Melissa Flores

Melissa FloresOur receptionist and newest staff member is Melissa Flores. She comes to us with a strong work ethic and experience in customer service. Melissa is bi-lingual in English and Spanish and is learning as much as possible about the interworking of our office. She grew up in American Canyon and has a sweet daughter in elementary school. We appreciate her positive attitude and willingness to help our clients as she is the first person you will speak to when calling our office.

Melissa can be reached at melissaflores@financialguide.com or (707) 253-2400.