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Team Biography

          Yaz and Justin came together to form Hassan Oldham Wealth Advisors in 2010. They’re a comprehensive wealth management group providing the services you need to build and protect your wealth and future legacy no matter what life throws at you. Together they will be here to guide and advise you on your path to reaching your financial goals.

Elias "Yaz" Hassan

Director, Financial Advisor

(615) 867-7700

          Having been in the Financial Advisory Business for 23 years and as a Partner of Hassan, Oldham Wealth Advisors for the past ten, Yaz is incredibly proud of each relationship he has built and truly enjoys helping clients reach for their goals and plan for their family’s future.

          As a result of his commitment to lifelong learning and growth, he completed the Securities Industry Institute® course of study at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2009. Yaz holds the Chartered Wealth Advisor® (CWA®) designation, which is awarded only to Baird Financial Advisors who have completed an extensive program concerning the varied aspects of wealth management.

          He and his wife, Jennifer, have two Children (Hannah and Emil) and attend St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church where they are involved in many facets of the Parish. His daughter Hannah is currently a student at Belmont University. His son, Emil, attends Oakland High School and enjoys the hands-on classes, including machine shop and the Oakland Greenhouse Project.  

Yaz’s community involvement includes being:
Founding Board Member of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Board Member of Business Education Partnership
Past Treasurer of United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties
Past Treasurer of Fellowship of Christian Athletes

          Yaz has been listed as one of the “Top 1200 Financial Advisors” in Barron’s magazine for six consecutive years.  In addition, he has been ranked by the Financial Times as one of the "Top 400 Advisors" in America.

Justin D. Oldham

Vice President, Financial Advisor

(615) 867-7700

          Justin, a partner with The Hassan Oldham Wealth Advisory Group, has been counseling individuals and families with wealth, not-for-profits, and corporate clients since 2008. Justin’s primary responsibility is to provide comprehensive advice to clients. He helps clients identify and achieve their most meaningful financial goals.

          Justin graduated from The University of Notre Dame with a Degree in Finance. After surviving one too many cold winters in Chicago working in Corporate Consulting, he moved to Tennessee and joined Baird in 2008. Two years later, he partnered with Yaz to form The Hassan Oldham Wealth Advisor Group.

          Outside of work, Justin gives back to the community through his involvement on the Southern Development Board at Second Harvest Food Bank, and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Notre Dame Alumni Association, and parishioner at St Rose Parish. He is also a graduate of Leadership Rutherford.

          Justin and his wife Lindsey are kept very busy with two children (Sloane and Meyer) and a Soft Coated Wheaton Terrier (Andie). Together they enjoy spending time on the local greenways and traveling to visit friends and family.

Ashley Apanowicz

Client Assistant

(615) 867-7700

          Ashley joined Baird in July 2015, after starting her career in the Financial Services Industry in 2006.  Ashley works with clients on a daily basis and facilitates a wide variety of inquiries.  She offers first class, prompt service and provides personal attention to each client.  Ashley’s goal is to empower and serve our clients and advisors using the core values of respect, accuracy, efficiency, and honesty.  Ashley has been a part of the Hassan Oldham Investment Group since she started with the firm.

          In her time outside of the office, Ashley stays active doing CrossFit with her friends.  She also enjoys the outdoors where she goes camping, hiking, and kayaking with her husband Grant and their Boxer named Cooper.

Maggie Lyles

Client Assistant

(615) 785-7700

Maggie started with Baird in April 2017 after graduating from Middle Tennessee State University. Maggie works with clients on a daily basis and facilitates a wide variety of inquiries. Her outgoing and charismatic personality align perfectly with her core values of optimism, respect and service to others. She uses those core values to ensure both clients and Advisors feel well taken care of. Maggie has recently become a member of the Hassan Oldham Group and is looking forward to helping you meet your financial needs.

Outside of the office Maggie enjoys volunteering at Dance Works, where she was a member of their competitive team. You can also find her participating in charitable events for the Alumni chapter of her sorority. Aside from volunteering, Maggie likes to spend time traveling with her friends and family whenever possible.