Hansen’s Team

Our Team

Susan HansenGayle OlivetteKatelyn M. KrieselLaura Adams • Leanne MorphetPhilippa Read

Susan Hansen, Registered Principal, CFP, CLU, AIF, AEP, ADPA
Susan S. Hansen, a Certified Financial Planner, Accredited Investment Fiduciary, Accredited Estate Planner and Chartered Life Underwriter, Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor, has been in the financial planning field since 1985. Sue is the owner of Hansen’s Advisory Services, Inc. in Fayetteville, NY. In addition to being a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), she is a member of the Estate Planning Council in Syracuse. Sue is a former President of the Central New York FPA Board.
As a balance to her work, Sue enjoys having her thoughts flow during runs along the Erie Canal, and the hills surrounding DeRuyter Lake as well as the streets of Fayetteville. Swimming is a year-round activity for Sue that also revives her body and senses!
The financial business, for Sue, is exciting and stimulating as it continually evolves.
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Gayle Olivette, Registered Representative, CPA, AIF
Gayle J. Olivette, a Certified Public Accountant, joined the financial planning field in 2008 after spending many years in a career in accounting. Gayle began working with Hansen’s Advisory Services in 2012, pursuing a strong interest in sustainable, responsible, investing. Gayle enjoys working with people and helping them put together the pieces of their financial puzzle. Gayle was previously associated with Susan Budrakey and Associates, Inc.
A Cazenovia resident and graduate of Iona College in New Rochelle, NY, Gayle enjoys learning how investments can positively impact society and helping people align their investments with their values. In her free time she enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, boating, and skiing.
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Katelyn M. Kriesel, Registered Representative
Katelyn M. Kriesel, a Registered Representative, started her career in the financial services field in 2010, and has been focusing on Socially Responsible Investing as a Financial Advisor since 2013. With a long-held passion for sustainability and urban revitalization, Socially Responsible Investing allowed Katelyn to connect her work in Financial Planning with her values, and she finds fulfillment in helping her clients to do the same with their investments.

A lifelong resident of Central New York, Katelyn attended Fayetteville-Manlius high school. She continued her education at SUNY Albany and SUNY Buffalo, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology. Prior to joining Hansen’s Advisory, Katelyn worked as an independent Financial Advisor and was the Project Coordinator for the SolarizeCNY campaign, where she helped to add more than 2MW of solar energy to the region. Currently, in addition to her work as an Advisor, Katelyn is an avid public speaker, giving presentations on solar energy, divestment and a variety of topics related to Socially Responsible Investing.

Outside of her professional work, Katelyn is focused on raising her two daughters, Alianna and Vivienne. They reside in Syracuse with their famous dog, Henry.

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Laura Adams, Administrative Representative
Laura Adams assists in taking care of clients’ questions and concerns along with maintaining and updating records.

She has a passion for helping people realize their goals, whether artistically or financially, and enjoys using her experience in teaching and design to share Hansen’s Advisory Services, Inc.’s knowledge of financial planning and socially responsible investing.


Leanne Morphet, Administrative Associate
As an administrative associate, Leanne Boulware Morphet, assists in maintaining and updating client records and other associated tasks. Leanne has degrees in engineering from the University at Buffalo and Syracuse University and enjoys technology. She is involved in various capacities from volunteer to board member of non-profit organizations in the Central New York, many of those which have a mission to support those affected with developmental disabilities.  As such, Leanne has an interest in financial planning for those who have the unique situations of having disability related financial concerns.

Philippa Read, Accounting

Philippa has been a self-employed entrepreneur for over 10 years. Her love of accounting is only bested by her love of taking part in triathlons. She has competed in the Muscle Man, Delta Lake, and Green Lakes triathlons and is happiest when she is biking, swimming or running! When she isn’t working hard as an athlete or a business person, she can be found chasing her adorable Golden Doodle named Confetti.