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Free Retirement Kit

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  • Meet Jay Dodaro

    Jay Dodaro is a financial radio show host and President of Star Strategies and Star Financial Wealth Management. An Ohioan by birth, he returned to his native state in 2005 and in 2007, he started Star Strategies with his wife, Kay. Jay began his career in the insurance industry in 1986, while serving in the U.S. Navy. After 10 years of serving his country and leading his men on the USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67), he took his leadership and management talents to the corporate world, where he trained and managed sales forces for 14 years. Currently, he is licensed for Life, Accident and Health in Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

    This combination of military precision and corporate structure leveraged well into the strategic planning and detailed execution needed to provide the high caliber of services necessary to achieve and exceed his client’s goals. Many clients have commented on Jay’s gift for making complex financial strategies simple and easy to understand.

    Jay Dodaro claims, “We knew when we started this company that we were something different. I think our services are like a financial ministry where someone can come in and receive a full understanding of the products and strategies needed to help achieve their financial goals before making any commitment. Remember, we’re here to help guide you. So, if you want strategies that help preserve the wealth you have accumulated, help keep it in your family and help distribute your income by potentially paying less in taxes, we are here for you.”

    JAY DODARO AND HIS WIFE, VICE PRESIDENT OF STAR FINANCIAL, KAY DODARO, HAVE BEEN ON THEIR FINANCIAL TALK SHOW SINCE 2007, BRINGING A RELATABLE PERSPECTIVE ON FINANCES:
    “The Star Strategies Show” – Fridays at 12:30 p.m. and Sundays at 9:06 a.m. on WQKT 104.5 FM, and Wednesdays at 10:04 a.m. on WKVX 960 AM, Wooster, Ohio. Simulcast on http://wqkt.com/live-broadcast/

    "Remember, we’re here to help guide you. So, if you want strategies that help preserve the wealth you have accumulated, help keep it in your family and help distribute your income by potentially paying less in taxes, we are here for you.”




    Greg Stell

    Greg was born and raised in Texas. After studying Architecture at Texas Tech University, he enlisted in the United States Air Force in Command, at Davis-Monthan A.F.B. in Tucson, Arizona. He proudly served in Operation Enduring Freedom at Bagram Air Force Base, Afghanistan in 2004.

    After being Honorably Discharged in 2005, Greg returned to college pursuing a degree in Business Management at Texas State University. Along with his studies he also received his Insurance License with the intent to join Star Strategies, LLC.

    Upon graduation Greg received a Commission in the United States Army Reserves as an Intelligence Officer and worked for the IRS in Austin, Texas. After completion of Intel Officers School, Greg moved with his family to Wooster, Ohio to join Star Strategies. In 2015, Star Financial, LLC was established to provide diversification of investment options for clients. Greg serves as an Advisor and Consultant with Star Strategies, LLC and Star Financial, LLC. He is also an Independent Advisor Representative with Global Financial Private Capital.

    Greg is married to his loving wife Janessa, and they currently have three boys, Stryder, Saber and Sypher. Their family is involved with their local Parish, Saint Mary. Greg enjoys spending time with family, playing hockey, and outdoor activities.


    Robert Dodaro

    Robert was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, at the Naval Regional Medical Center while his father was serving in the U.S. Navy. At age six, the family moved to Houston, where Robert grew through his formative years.

    Robert earned his associate degree from Lone Star College in 2005. He followed that up by receiving his bachelor’s degree in 2008 from the University of St. Thomas, where he graduated magna cum laude. To date, he has also completed 30 hours of graduate work toward his master’s degree from the University of St. Thomas.

    After college, Robert worked for the City of Houston, where he managed various projects for the Central Payroll Department. Working with Houston’s 25,000 employees enabled Robert to understand the ins and outs of the city’s retirement plans, including deferred compensation, 457 plans, pensions and payroll savings.

    After joining the family’s financial services business in 2010, Robert earned his life and health insurance licenses, enabling him to assist the clients of Star Strategies LLC as a financial professional. In 2017, Robert passed his Series 65 exam. This achievement allowed him to be appointed as an Independent Adviser Representative for Global Financial Private Capital and a wealth advisor for Star Financial, LLC.

    Robert combines his work experience with his licenses to offer a unique and holistic approach to financial management. He focuses on partnering with clients to create solutions using diversified investments and insurance products to suit their current financial needs and work toward their future goals.

    Robert is happily married with a growing family. He and his wife, Leslie, currently have one daughter, and the family is expecting their second child in November 2017.


    Strategies for Financial Indepencence

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    We are an independent financial services firm helping individuals create retirement strategies using a variety of investment and insurance products to custom suit their needs and objectives.

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