Our People

Best Selling Author

Marc F. Korsch, MBA, ChFEBC

Founder, President & CEO

Best Selling Author, Marc Korsch, is a native to the Sarasota area and has been in the financial services industry for over twelve years. Marc previously spent time as an auditor, for big five accounting firm KPMG. Among other accomplishments, Marc has finished his doctoral coursework and his dissertation is in the final stages of completion.

Marc is dedicated to helping his clients harvest the rewards of a well-planned retirement. In addition, Marc Korsch is a well-established speaker in the Gulf Coast area and is committed to educating the community on topics relating to retirement income planning, Social Security planning, and other courses at the State College of Florida.

Dedicated to education, Marc is an approved educator with the Association of Financial Educators. Marc is a member of the Better Business Bureau, National Ethics Association, and Chamber of Commerce. Marc has also been featured on local radio WSRQ's “Tell me Something Good,” nationally on “Money for Lunch,” and in the Wall Street Journal.



Laynie Danforth

Office Manager & Processing Specialist

Laynie Danforth came to Nav Advisors with her Paralegal degree from Keiser University and a background in Nursing.  She delights in providing our clients with knowledgeable and friendly customer care.

She has lived in Europe as an exchange student, learning the art of appreciation for different cultures and lifestyles.  She is originally from a very small town in Coastal Maine where she spent owned and operated a Vegan Bistro before trading the snow in for sand in 2005.

In her spare time Laynie enjoys cooking cuisine from all over the world, baking sweets from scratch and spending time with her family creating their own adventures and exploring locally. 


Melissa Illingworth

Director of Client Services

Melissa Illingworth is our Director of Client Services. A native to the Buffalo, New York area, Melissa graduated from Buffalo State College with a degree in Early Childhood Education.

Melissa spent her college years working in the service industry and is excited to be apart of the Nav Advisors, Inc. team. Melissa enjoys working with the public, getting to know people, exchanging stories, and striving to meet every client's needs. Outside of work, Melissa enjoys cooking and baking in her spare time.

Linda Mitchell

Director of First Impressions

Linda is typically the first person you will speak with when calling our office. Reach out to Linda with general questions or if you'd like to schedule an appointment. She is also a great resource if you need help figuring out who is able to assist you with your questions. The more information you provide her, the quicker you are likely to get the help you need.


Adam S. Weiner

Financial Advisor & Registered Representative

Born and raised in New Jersey, Adam has served business owners, professionals, and individuals in financial investments for over a decade, specializing in safe retirement portfolio management.  Adam works as an independant representative under Nav Advisors on the East Coast of Florida in the Ft Lauderdale and Boca Raton Areas with his comapny Adam Scott Associates.

Adam Scott Associates

Adam strives to educate his clients on how to invest profitably and avoid loss by providing conservative options. He is dedicated to helping his clients reap the rewards of a well-planned retirement. In addition, Adam Weiner is a well-established speaker in the Boca Raton / Ft. Lauderdale area and is committed to educating the community with his workshops on topics relating to eliminating financial illiteracy in the U.S.