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Meet The Team

With our team's experience, training and knowledge of financial products and services, our clients receive the top-quality, cost-effective financial guidance they deserve, designed to help them realize their financial goals.

Our Team

Nora Hernandez

Financial Professional


Nora Hernandez is a Financial Professional focusing on retirement planning for educators since 2019. She is focused on investment, retirement, and insurance planning. In addition to providing a world class experience for our clients, Nora has started a networking group, West Suburban Breakfast Club. She is excited to work with individuals and business owners. Nora lives in Brookfield, IL with her husband of 26 years and their four daughters. They enjoy cooking, reading, biking, and spending time with friends.

Ted J. Soltys, Jr.

Financial Professional

(630) 954-6868

Welcome to the website of Ted J. Soltys, Jr.

Ted J. Soltys Jr. started his career with Equitable Advisors in May 1983.

He works with individuals, families as well as the small to medium sized business market.

In 2021, he partnered with Nora Hernandez. Together they help clients with retirement planning strategies, life insurance planning, succession planning, individual estate and long- term care planning.

With recent stock market volatility, Ted and Nora have increased their focus on products created to address these concerns.

Ted is a top associate with Equitable Advisors. He was inducted into Equitable’s Hall of Fame in 1997.

In 2007 Ted achieved Equitable Advisors Distinguished Service Award, an honor showing his constant commitment to his clients and a high level of service.

Ted enjoys spending time with his wife Kristin, his family and grandchildren. He splits his time between Saint Petersburg Florida and Naperville Illinois.

Ted has been a long term advocate for the homeless. He has been an active volunteer with Hesed House in Aurora Illinois and is also involved with Compassion International. 

Ted has been involved in competitive masters swimming for many years. He is a two time National champion and has been a member of four National record setting relays.

Together, Nora and Ted help clients protect their families and reach their financial goals.