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All of the partners in Waterway, Wilholt, Worfel & Bronsink, LLC are Registered Guardians, with certification from the National Guardianship Foundation Jan and Lynne are also Certified Brain Injury Specialists.

All of the partners have extensive experience in various aspects of both the legal and financial areas of guardianship and conservatorship, in professional trusteeship/management of various types of trusts, financial investigation and analysis, and in settling decedent’s estates. In addition, all are qualified to do assessments for care, apply for benefits, and to do advocacy for patients.

All continue to participate in workshops, conferences a continuing education in the areas of geriatric issues, elder law, Medicare and Medicaid issues, brain, injury, substance abuse, and other related topics. The partners are all insured and are pre-qualified for bonding.

Jan Waterway, LMSW, RG, CBIS

616-866-2721
j.waterway@comcast.net

Jan is a graduate of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with a dual degree in Psychology and Sociology. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Western Michigan in both macro and clinical practice social work. Jan has been a professional fiduciary in Kent County since 1983.

Lynne Worfel, LMSW, SPADA, RG, CBIS

616-248-9447
lworfel@comcast.net

Lynne is a graduate of Aquinas College with a dual degree in Business Administration and Psychology. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Western Michigan University. She also received a Master ‘s Specialty Degree in Alcohol and Drug Abuse in 1995. Lynne is licensed in both macros and clinical practice social work by the state of Michigan. She has been a professional fiduciary in Kent County since 1991.

Michelyn Wilholt, MA, RG

616-667-9335
wilholtm@comcast.net

Michelyn is a graduate of Grand Valley State College with a degree in Psychology. She received her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, from Western Michigan University. Micki has had extensive experience in real estate investment and management, and she held a real estate license prior to becoming a professional fiduciary in Kent County in 1991.

Julianne Bronsink, LBSW, RG

616-554-9594
juliebronsink@charter.net

Julianne is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, with a Minor in Sociology. She is licensed as a social worker by the state of Michigan. She has been a professional fiduciary since 1989, with extensive prior experience as a court investigator and in foster care and probation service.

Meghan MacKenzie, LMSW, QIDP

616-482-7657
megjmack@hotmail.com

She is a Graduate of Grand Valley State University with a Master’s Degree in Social work and a Bachelor’s Degree from Western Michigan University with a dual degree in Psychology and Gender Studies. Her experience has been with mental illness, intellectual/developmental disabilities, complex medical needs, domestic and sexual violence histories and substance use disorders, providing legal and educational advocacy as needed. Meghan has been a professional guardian, conservator and fiduciary since 2019.

Deborah Zondervan

616-710-7206
zondervan@trtton.net

Deborah has a BA in sociology from Calvin University and a Master’s Degree in Interpersonal Communication through Western Michigan University. She has experience as a non-profit executive director, in conflict resolution and as a certified mediation trainer throughout the state of Michigan, for the US Post Office, Girl Scouts USA and the national office for Head Start programs. Deborah has been a professional guardian and conservator since 2011.

Whitney Hanczewski, BA

Whitney graduated from Central Michigan University with her degree in Interpersonal and Public Communication. Whitney has worked for Fortune 500 companies where she held roles ranging from a Business Analyst to Account Manager for top customers before starting her role with Waterway, Wiholt, Worfel & Bronsink, LLC in 2023.

Holly L. Momber, NGA, MGA, AAS

Holly is a graduate of Ferris State University. She has been working in the legal field for over thirty years as a court reporter, legal assistant, and judicial clerk to the Hon. David Murkowski of Kent County Probate Court. She has been a professional fiduciary since 2017. She is recognized for her ethical approach and ability to make critical decisions while advocating for her clients, enhancing their quality of life. She is also a freelance profile writer for Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

Andy Draheim, MA

Andy earned a BA in Metropolitan Studies from Michigan State University’s James Madison College and an MA in American History at Indiana University. He has two decades of nonprofit financial management and fund development experience and recently served as Chief of Staff for the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy. Andy is a long-time resident of East Lansing (MI).