Meet the Saturn Wealth Team

Charisse Mackenzie, AIF®
Charisse Mackenzie, AIF®President

Named after the famous ballerina Cyd Charisse, Charisse Mackenzie prides herself on helping clients enjoy retirement with poise and grace. As the president of Saturn Wealth, she provides an array of financial services that simplify comprehensive planning. She believes in educating clients and assisting in their decision-making process, making preparation for the future a team effort.

Previously, Charisse spent time in the healthcare industry, developing budgets and running statewide programs until joining a Scottsdale-based financial firm in 2009. In 2015, she earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies, which certifies that she has specialized knowledge of fiduciary standards of care and their application to the investment management process.

Charisse graduated with honors from Arizona State University in 2003, with a focus on business, psychology and finance. She has been active in her community throughout her adult life, both as a mentor with Valley Big Brother Big Sister and a volunteer at local child crisis centers, group homes and homeless centers. She is also a proud member of AFEA, the American Financial Education Alliance, a non-profit committed to increasing financial literacy across the country. Charisse is the mother of two beautiful little girls who keep her on her toes.

Jerry Whitmire
Jerry WhitmireAdvisor
A native Arizonan and multi-sport college athlete, Jerry is no stranger to hard work and sacrifice. As a financial advisor in the “safe money” industry since 2005, he is also expressly committed to helping people retire well. Whether working with clients on income planning, tax-saving strategies, market arbitration or estate preservation, he has a unique ability to make highly complicated issues understandable. Consequently, he instills confidence that financial security is attainable by everyone.
Amy Amideo
Amy AmideoOffice Manager
Amy brings more than 30 years of experience in the customer service industry to the team. She has an extensive legal and business management background, which lends itself well to financial services. Her skill set ensures a strong foundation for Saturn Wealth built upon organization, unwavering support and stability. Amy loves the opportunity to assist clients with their financial goals and aspirations. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, family and friends. In her spare time, she loves to hike, read and cook.