Team Members

I regard my clients' financial security among the most important issues and so does my team of professionals that are focused on understanding and serving each individual client. Call whenever you have a question, concern or need.  My team and I are eager to help.

Becky DeVries

Becky DeVries

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 630-368-3133

Becky has worked in financial services for more than a decade and joined John's team in 2019 leading his advisor team.  Becky has a Bachelor’s degree from Columbia College Chicago. She is securities registered and Illinois insurance licensed.

Becky's responsibilities include:

  • Conducting client review meetings
  • Exploring financial planning opportunities with current and prospective clients
Colleen E Castro

Colleen E Castro

Director of Insurance Operations and Services
Office 630-368-3107
Fax 630-566-1960

Colleen has 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, starting her career with Northwestern Mutual as a recruiter in 2010 . She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Illinois State University. Colleen holds her Illinois Life & Health and Long Term Care licenses.

Colleen's responsibilities include:

  • Insurance application processing
  • Preparing insurance illustrations
  • Insurance client service
Elsa Garcia

Elsa Garcia

Director of Operations
Office 630-368-3120

Elsa started her career with John Roland in March of 2000. Her experience includes establishing the Client Relations Center for the NM-Chicago office; training new financial representatives and assistants in areas of insurance application processing, underwriting, and client service; preparing client annual reviews, financial planning presentations and analyzing insurance and investment proposals for John’s clients.

Elsa now works behind the scenes and focuses her attention on the operational efficiencies of the team. She attended Robert Morris University and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Elsa is securities registered and holds her Illinois Life, Health and Long-Term Care licenses.

Jacob L Roland

Jacob L Roland, CLU®, ChFC®

Director of Investment Operations
Office 630-368-3108

Jake began his Northwestern Mutual career by joining John’s team in January of 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Jake is securities registered and holds his Illinois Life and Health licenses.

Jake’s responsibilities include:

  • Processing investment accounts and trades
  • Providing existing account reviews and analysis
  • Investment client service
Lindsey Daehnke

Lindsey Daehnke

Executive Assistant
Office 630-368-3105

Lindsey began her Northwestern Mutual career by joining John’s team in April of 2016. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from DePaul University. Lindsey holds her Illinois Life & Health licenses. 

Lindsey's responsibilities include:

  • Managing John’s calendar and scheduling appointments
  • Marketing
  • Client Service Support
Natalie S Vahary

Natalie S Vahary

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 630-368-3119

Natalie has worked in the financial services industry since 2012. She joined John's team in January 2017. Natalie earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Southern Indiana. She holds her Illinois Life and Health licenses as well as her securities licenses.

Natalie’s responsibilities include:

  • Servicing investment accounts
  • Completing new account paperwork



John P. Roland, CFP®, CLU®, RICP®

Wealth Management Advisor


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