Leah Hadley is committed to helping clients transition through divorce as painlessly as possible. Founder and President of Great Lakes Divorce Financial Solutions, Leah Hadley is a trained Mediator, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) and Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF). Leah began her career in the investment and financial services industry more than ten years ago. You can find her on the Northeast Ohio BizTV network, where she hosts "Facing Your Financial Fears." She is also regularly interviewed as a divorce expert for Mimi Vanderhaven. She holds a Master of Arts from Ursuline College and a Bachelor of Arts from Bryn Mawr College.
"Leah is a very supportive and well-rounded asset to anyone embarking on divorce. She helped me with a very complicated financial crisis and has knowledge of different types of situations... I am comforted knowing she is a part of my team in this life changing, sometimes terrifying time." - Jessie
Leah has first-hand knowledge of the pitfalls of the divorce process given her own divorce and that of her parents when she was 8 years old. She is passionate about offering a resource that saves clients time and money and most importantly, ensures financial confidence in the next phase of life. She works with clients throughout the divorce process to assist in evaluating divorce settlement options. After a divorce, Leah educates and empowers clients to make wise financial decisions.
Leah Hadley, CDFA, MAFF has three children and is actively involved in her community. She volunteers with her son's Cub Scout pack and her daughter's Girl Scout troop. In addition, she is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), PTA and the Parma-Area Chamber of Commerce. Leah is also an animal lover and has three dogs and a cat.
Meet the Team
Carlie Headapohl, CDFA, CVA
Carlie Headapohl is the Founder of Your Money Advocate and is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (“CDFA”) and a Certified Valuation Analyst (“CVA”). She is committed to providing
superior client service by providing common sense, timely and cost effected expertise and analyses. Her passion is problem-solving, managing risk and pay attention to the bottom line.
She is an expert in divorce financial advisory services and has worked on over 75 marital dissolution cases that were predominantly settled outside the court system through alternative dispute resolution. Prior to founding Your Money Advocate, Carlie spent over 25 years in the field of finance analyzing companies, industries, financial products and investment structures. Carlie's expertise is in distilling and communicating simple to complex financial analyses into coherent, concise and persuasive presentation formats.
Lynn Seifert, Family Law Attorney
Lynn attended the Akron University School of Law and earned her law degree in 1999. Since law school, Lynn has served as an assistant county prosecutor for Cuyahoga County in the Children and Family Division, a mediator for Cuyahoga County Domestic Relations Court and Summit County Juvenile Court, and as a Guardian Ad Litem and Parent Coordinator for Summit, Medina and Cuyahoga County. Lynn is also trained in the Collaborative Divorce process and is a member of The Cleveland Academy of Collaborative Professionals and The Center for Principled Family Advocacy. Currently she is a partner with the law firm of Seifert & Cox, L.L.P. with an office in Richfield, Ohio.
Kelly Greene, Virtual Assistant
Kelly Greene has a BA in Communications from Arizona State University and a MEd in Counseling-Human Relations from Northern Arizona University.
She spent many years working in higher education, as well as several years in the non-profit sector.
After going through her own divorce 4 years ago, Kelly discovered her heart’s passion assisting others through their divorce journey. She enjoys writing blogs, newsletters and managing social media groups.
Kelly is also Reiki Master Teacher and Crystal and Sound Healer. Kelly has two children and she enjoys traveling the world on a budget. Her goal is to see at least one new country every year!
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