My Background

At Empower Financial Group, LLC, we sincerely believe that most people want to do what’s right: right for themselves, right for their families, and right for their communities. In fact, that’s one of the reasons we created this firm in 2018.   

You can take comfort in the fact that we have been a part of this community for 40+ years, and therefore have a vested interest in seeing our friends and neighbors succeed. In fact, we probably have many of the same hopes and aspirations as you, and will be happy to share all the resources and information our firm has to offer.

Depending on your needs, we can introduce you to some proven, dependable ways to help protect your family’s lifestyle and future; or prepare for major financial events such as paying for college, saving for retirement, or caring for an aging relative. 



         Guy Welsh









Guy was born and raised in beautiful Tucson, AZ, where he grew up playing baseball at Sabino High School and went on to play professionally for the Seattle Mariners organization from 2007-2009.  After finishing his degree at the University of Arizona, Guy's experience in the financial industry began in 2012. He quickly became a leader in the New York Life Tucson General Office and served as a member of the management team before taking his passion and commitment to helping others accomplish their goals to the individuals and busineses of Tucson.  It is Guy's vision to bring passionate and trustworthy information to every individual he serves! He is kept motivated by his wife, Shannon, and his 2 boys, Donovan and Brayden.

"I stand for bringing passion, positivity and value to every individual I come in contact with.  Whether personally, professionally or socially, I aim to be a positive influence in the lives of those around me."



  Stephanie Kidder






Stephanie Kidder is rooted in the Tucson community receiving diplomas and degrees from Amphitheater High School, Pima Community College, and the University of Arizona.  She was formerly a teacher and basketball coach in the Flowing Wells School District and an assistant women’s basketball coach at Pima Community College.  She also conducted federal background investigations for eight years.  In 2015, Stephanie changed careers and joined New York Life and quickly become one of the top financial services professionals in the Tucson General Office.  It is her mission to provide quality e

ducation and strategies to help elevate the financial literacy in the Tucson community and empower individuals, families, and small business owners to make informed financial decisions for            themselves.  Stephanie is married to her spouse Kristin and they have two fur babies.

"My purpose in life is to be of service to others and help them help themselves.  The future doesn’t get better by hope, it gets better with a financial strategy and I want to help people with their strategy!  Life comes at us in waves of change.  We can’t predict them, but we can become better surfers!  I am going to change the world around me; one person at a time!”


****Of course, our background isn’t really the one that matters. We’ve found that getting to know our clients – their hopes, dreams and goals for the future – is far more important. So if you’re looking for someone who's ready to put their expertise and experience to work for you, please let us know!