Jason E Popham
Founder and Wealth Management Advisor
Jason and his family live outside of Richmond, Virginia. He and his wife have been married for more than 35 years. They have four children and four grandsons. He is active in the Richmond community and serves on various community boards of directors.
He founded Pathfinder Wealth Partners with Andrew Gillespie in 2019. Together, under the Northwestern Mutual umbrella, PWP brings more than 40 years of financial planning experience to families and businesses nationwide.
The mission of Pathfinder Wealth Partners is to deliver intentional, intelligent planning that connects what is on your balance sheet to what’s in your heart. PWP works with those who are seeking relevant and strategic thinking on complex tax, retirement, and wealth management questions.
Jason has a B.A in Economics and International Studies from Augustana College (Rock Island, IL) and a lifetime of global, real-world experience.
Andrew Carlson Gillespie
Founder and Financial Advisor
Andrew grew up in Charlotte, NC and has been a member of the Richmond community for 13 years. He and his wife, Amanda, have two daughters. Andrew enjoys being active in the Richmond community and serving on the board of multiple organizations, particularly the Fatherhood Foundation of Virginia and Evelyn D. Reinhart Guest House.
Andrew joined the Northwestern Mutual network in 2015 and founded Pathfinder Wealth Partners with Jason Popham in 2019. The PWP team brings more than 40 years of financial planning experience to families and businesses nationwide.
The mission of Pathfinder Wealth Partners is to deliver intentional, intelligent planning that connects what’s on your balance sheet to what’s in your heart. Through this lens, Andrew and his team navigate clients through both the emotional and analytical sides of their financial plan. PWP works with those who are seeking relevant and strategic thinking on complex tax, retirement, risk, and wealth management solutions.
Andrew has a B.A. from Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture, Arts, and Design with a minor in Finance from the Pamplin School of Business.
Travis is a Virginia native who currently lives in the Charlottesville area with his wife and high school sweetheart, Meg. They have two kids and are very involved in the community. In his spare time, Travis enjoys coaching soccer, being outdoors, and volunteering with his son’s boy scouts group. He has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2010 and joined our team in 2020. Travis enjoys working with complex planning and bringing a unique perspective to his clients’ plans.
Brooke grew up in the Shenandoah Valley and graduated from Bridgewater College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in May 2017. She joined Pathfinder Wealth Partners in August 2019. She assists clients with insurance applications and underwriting, investment account opening and maintenance, general servicing requests, and more.
Brooke moved to the Richmond area in 2018. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, her two dogs, and traveling to new places (most recently, Iceland!)
Jackie is a Washington State native and graduate of Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She joined Pathfinder Wealth Partners in March of 2023 and looks forward to working with clients and supporting their needs.
Jackie and her husband, Josh, moved to Central Virginia in 2022 and are enjoying exploring all that Virginia and the East Coast have to offer!