About Us: Bob Feinholz and Mark Melkowski are Chapter President’s, Instructor’s / Personal Financial Coach’s for American Financial Education Alliance (AFEA) a recognized 501( c) 3 non-profit charitable organization that provides educational workshops and classes in businesses and universities nationwide.
Bob is from Central Illinois and has been in Arizona for fifteen years. Bob has been married to Lindy for 20 years and together they have 8 children and currently have 11 grandchildren. (With more expected) Bob enjoys playing golf, spending time with his family and is involved in his church. Bob started his career in the office equipment business in Illinois, but later sold the business and moved to Arizona. He has now been in the financial industry for over 20 years. Bob has managed many financial offices that were involved in educating thousands of people in all financial matters.
Mark is almost an Arizona native; his family moved here when he was just one month old. Mark has been married to his wife Susan for 38 years and they have three children and four grandchildren. Mark enjoys all sports, spending time with his family and vacationing in San Diego. He started in the financial services industry over 25 years ago and has helped and continues to help people understand how to take control of their finances.
Both Bob and Mark have been very blessed in the financial services industry and over the last few years have decided to join forces to help stop Financial Illiteracy and Empower People to take control of their finances. They have spoken at hundreds of different venues, which include Churches, Cancer Societies, and different city municipalities and are currently providing Educational classes throughout Arizona. They both have a passion to educate and provide people unbiased information and facts that help everyone make decisions that are best for them and their families.
Greetings to our Current and Prospective Members! Welcome to the American Financial Education Alliance (AFEA) Surprise, AZ Chapter’s website! It is my great honor and pleasure to serve as president and to share information about our great chapter. AFEA is a dynamic and growing non-profit organization which exists to provide a forum where people of all walks of life can gain information, education and experience about managing and understanding their finances.