Our Team

We take our customer service very seriously, together, we are committed to providing exceptional customer service to all of our clients.

Alicia A Fuschak

Alicia A Fuschak, CPWA®, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®

Director of Planning Services
Office 210-446-5755
Fax 210-569-6470

Alicia holds San Antonio as her hometown after following her father's Air Force career as a child. She graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Finance. Alicia began her career at Northwestern Mutual in 2009 and joined Eric’s team as the Director of Planning Services in 2015. Her primary focus is collaborating with Eric to develop and implement meaningful financial plans for their clients. She is responsible for helping client's put their plans into action as well as providing excellent customer service to existing and prospective clients. She strives to excel in being a life learner and adding value to people's lives through planning. Alicia is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a Ceritifed Private Wealth Advisor designee. She holds her Series 6, 63 and 7 securities licenses and life, accident and health insurance license. She resides in Boerne with her husband Brandon and two sons, Camden and Conley.

Contact Alicia For:

  • Financial Plan Design & Implementation

  • Coordination with Strategic Advisors (Accountants, Attorneys, etc.) 

  • Online Access & Technology

Lindsey P Tablizo

Lindsey P Tablizo, CLU®

Office 210-446-5752

Lindsey has been apart of the team since the beginning of 2016 as our Client Service Manager. She acts as our initial contact for clients regarding account inquiries, processing or servicing. Lindsey has been in customer service for over 7 years and is fully licensed in Life, Long-Term Care and Disability Income Insurance in addition to holding her Series 6, 63 and 7 Security Licenses. 

Contact Lindsey For:

  • Client Account and Policy Servicing

  • Insurance Underwriting Questions

  • Billing Questions

  • Update Contact Information

Victor De La Garza

Victor De La Garza

Associate Portfolio Advisor
Office 210-446-5727

Victor was raised in the small town of Brookshire, Texas. He moved to San Antonio in 2014 to pursue a finance degree at the University of Texas at San Antonio after receiving varios scholarships from his hometown. Victor began his career with Northwestern Mutual as a college financial representative in 2016. He joined our team in 2018 as an Associate Portfolio Advisor after graduating from UTSA as a prominent memeber of the Investment Society and Alpha Kappa Psi (The Professional Business Fraternity). Victor has a passion for research and analytics, is an avid reader, and continues to better himself by obtaining his Series 7 and 63 securities licences.


Victor's role with Avid:

  • Investment Operations & Servicing

  • Investment Research

  • Portfolio Construction & Managment

  • Investment Communication and Outreach


Tia C Kala

Tia C Kala

Tia teamed up with her husband, Eric, in June of 2010. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2010. Tia has experience in nearly all areas of the practice in her past role as an Associate Wealth Management Advisor. Her role has now developed into the Special Events Coordinator and contributes to team development.  Tia also serves as a back-up for client servicing as she is fully licensed in Life, Disability Income Insurance, Long Term Care and is also a registered Representative of Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (NMIS).  Tia enjoys traveling, spending time with Eric and their daughters McKenna and Kinsley and volunteering for various organizations.


Eric Ilmari Kala, CPWA®, CIMA®, CFP®, AEP®, CLU®
Wealth Management Advisor

Avid Wealth Partners

  • Office 210-446-5718
  • Fax 210-569-6470

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