Broker Check


We are an independent firm focused on financial life planning. Meet your team of professionals who work alongside you on your financial life path:

Kidest ("Kidi") Tariku is the Office Manager at MFG and oversees administration, event planning and purchase scheduling.

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Gerald ("Jerry") R. Geddes, CPA

LPL Registered Representative



Gerald ("Jerry") R. Geddes, CPA is a Registered Representative of LPL Financial teamed up with Makonnen Financial Group, LLC (MFG) to assist in tax planning for clients.

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Timothy ("Tim") Barnaba

President of Barnaba Insurance & Financial Services



Timothy ("Tim") Barnaba is a strategic alliance partner to MFG whose expertise includes helping clients navigate information regarding Medicare. He has been in the financial services industry for 34 years and has past experience...

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Yihaies ("Mike") Makonnen, RFC®, CEP®, ChFEBC℠, CLTC®

LPL Branch Manager and Registered Representative



Yihaies ("Mike") Makonnen is the Founder and President of Makonnen Financial Group, LLC (MFG), a comprehensive investment planning firm in Alexandria, Virginia.

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