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Meet Shanna & Eric

Professional, friendly and ready to help

At Heritage Financial Strategies,  we all love what we do, and take great pride in impacting the lives of our clients. We have a motto in our office…we work hard and we play hard. We strive for balance in our lives. We all have stuff that we love to do outside the office. From biking to scuba diving and skiing, we’d love for you to get to know us better. Take a look below to get to know what we do, both when we’re in the office and at play!

Meet Our Team

Learn more about Shanna Tingom and Eric Tingom
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Shanna Tingom, AAMS©

Financial Planner

Shanna Tingom is the co-founder of Heritage Financial Strategies and a dedicated member of the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce. She has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and specializes in working with female entrepreneurs, business owners and leaders as well as individuals experiencing life transitions such as marriage or divorce. Her main focus is helping others take charge of their financial future.

After years of struggling to fit into the corporate mold, Shanna made the decision to become an independent advisor. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business from William Penn University and a master’s degree in organizational management from the University of Phoenix. Shanna currently holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses and the Accredited Asset Management Specialist℠ designation. She considers herself a life-long learner and keeps apprised of changes in the financial industry.

In 2017, Shanna became a Smartvestor Pro in affiliation with author and renown financial advisor, Dave Ramsey.

Since opening Heritage Financial Strategies, Shanna has been a regular contributor to Investopedia.com and Born2Invest.com. She makes frequent public speaking and guest radio appearances in Phoenix and nationally as well as hosts her own podcast, “Making Money Fun” which can be found on iTunes.



Shanna may be one of only a handful of people who is SCUBA certified in a land-locked state, but she’s definitely not a fish out of water. She could walk into a room full of strangers and feel right at home. Shanna loves to laugh and makes those around her comfortable from the get-go. She enjoys traveling with her husband, Eric, and spending time with her two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Oliver and Princess. Her favorite vacation spots are Hawaii, Jamaica, and Mexico – anywhere with water – obviously.

She is the co-sponsor of the Gilbert Folk Festival, held in February every year in downtown Gilbert – which features folk music and art. She has a younger brother Marc who lives in Colorado – where he and his wife Kat recently celebrated the birth of their first child – Shanna’s first nephew, Teddy! Fun fact: When you come into the office, you will most likely meet Shanna’s mom, Peg, first! She runs the front office, and she’s always the first one to offer a smile.

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Eric Tingom

Director of Technology

Eric is a life-long entrepreneur, starting his first technology company while in college at Arizona State University, where he earned a degree in Accounting. He has worked with private companies as well as large government agencies helping them comply with new rules and regulations and streamlining their policies and procedures.

His past work experience is part of the reason Eric decided to join Heritage Financial Strategies. He has played an integral part in setting up the technology, data security and integration, so that it meets all FINRA requirements. His work has been instrumental in the business’s success; both employees and clients can enjoy the latest technological advances.



When he’s not on a plane or working for a client, Eric enjoys bicycling, riding more than 250 miles in a typical week. He rides a road bike and a mountain bike depending on the situation. He has participated in bike tours such as the Tour De Tuscon and the Chino Grinder. Eric likes spending time at home with Shanna and their “fur-kids” Oliver and Princess. When they have time to travel, Eric and Shanna love to explore Arizona and Eric is trying to get Shanna to expand her travel aspirations to more than just beach locations! Fun fact: Eric is an Arizona native, growing up in Paradise Valley and attending ASU! He remembers when the East Valley was a dirt road outside of Phoenix and no place you really wanted to be.