Meet Our Team of Trusted Financial Professionals

“It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.” – Napoleon Hill

Organizing and managing your finances is an extremely personal task. That’s why you wouldn’t let just anyone assist you in the process. Rather, you deserve to work with a group of knowledgeable, credible individuals committed to educating you on your options and guiding you to a better outcome.

At Empowerment Financial Group, we’ve assembled a team of trusted financial professionals who are passionate helping those we serve achieve success, regardless of how it’s defined. We remain engaged and on top of regulation and legislation impacting our clients’ opportunities to invest and save, and take pride in our role as a fiduciary. If you’re interested in learning more about how we can help you achieve your personal financial goals, contact us today for a complimentary, no-obligation consultation.

Mark J. Langerman

CEO, Managing Director, AIF®

Having spent more than 30 years as a wealth management professional and earned his accredited investment fiduciary (AIF®) designation, Mark believes in the predictive power of knowledge and the value of doing one’s homework. His research-driven, detail-oriented approach to investing has led him to attract a broad cross-section of clients, including high net-worth individuals, businesses, charities, government institutions, and even athletes and entertainers.

A former corporate executive and manager of several brokerage firm branch offices, Mark now focuses on cultivating one-to-one client relationships, which enable him to drill down past the numbers to what makes an investor tick. Mark’s true passion, professionally speaking, is effecting positive change in the world and in the lives of his clients. He has been published or written about in publications nationally and locally, including CNBC, Investor’s Business Daily, Fox News, the Arizona Republic, MSN Money, the JPost.com web site and ABCNews.com. Additionally, he has been a featured guest on radio programs all over the world.

Mark has always believed in giving back to organizations that help support vulnerable populations throughout the community. In addition to his monetary contributions, he has served on several boards of directors, including the Florence Crittenton Society. Currently he is an Emeritus board member of America’s Mighty Warriors and is on the board of directors of TeenAA.

Mark married to his high school sweetheart Wendy, and they have been together almost 40 years. They live in Scottsdale and have one son.


Paul J. Seidman

President, CRPC®

With a diverse background, Paul’s varied professional career affords him a 360-degree view of the lives, needs and aspirations of every Empowerment Financial Group client. He uses his experiences in past pursuits to exercise his professional passion, which is carefully crafting a plan to help each client and his or her family follow their dreams.

Before shifting his focus to the financial services industry in 2003, Paul spent 15 years as a corporate executive with a number of Fortune 500 companies. He has also owned and operated several small businesses. Paul attended Arizona State University and received his degree in finance with an emphasis on portfolio management. Later in his career, he pursued advanced training at the College of Financial Planning where he was awarded the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) designation.

Paul recently married his best friend, Susan and together they have six wonderful children (the current version of the Brady Bunch!). His passions include coaching football and enjoying many different athletic pursuits. Paul resides in North Phoenix and North Potomac, Maryland.


Doni L. Langston

Assistant Vice President, RP®

When it comes to the day-to-day management and administrative functions at Empowerment Financial Group, Doni Langston has everything under control – and that should come as no surprise, given her career of almost 20 years in the financial services industry. With an educational background in business management from University of Phoenix and a Registered ParaplannerSM designation from the College of Financial Planning, she specializes in preparing and administering customized plans for clients that focus on specific financial needs scenarios.

Prior to joining the firm, Doni spent time at Wells Fargo Private Client Services where she played a key role in developing the brokerage operations department. She later advanced into an Advisor Associate role and then continued her career path at Merrill Lynch in the Global Wealth Management Division. After Merrill, Doni became an instrumental part in building Empowerment Financial Group to what it is today. She takes great pride in delivering each client with personalized service, working to ensure lifelong relationships that provide a solid future for the company.

Outside of the office, Doni stays very busy being a mother to three children and keeping fitness a priority. She is an avid runner but enjoys various types of activities. She also has a passion for travel and has a bucket list of international and domestic locations she vows to visit in her lifetime.