About The Quantum Group
The Quantum Group was built on our unique expertise in tailoring a plan to reduce the tax burden and protect the assets of ultra-high net worth (UHNW) individuals/families, highly paid executives, and professional athletes. Our talented team assures the financial goals of our clientele are achieved with clear communication between all of the client’s advisors–because when the legal, tax, investment and insurance expertise work in tandem and communicate effectively, the client wins!
We invite you to learn more about our executive team here, and get in touch to start the conversation about how our expertise, resources and relationships can help you.
Get to Know Our Leadership Team
Adam M. Smolen, President/CEO
Adam Smolen founded The Quantum Group in 1996 and has built the firm around relationships, resources, and reputation. His core expertise is the use of life insurance as a contingent asset class, to mitigate taxation and protect the assets of ultra-high net worth individuals/families, highly paid executives and professional athletes.
During his 30+ years in the life insurance industry Adam has underwritten, designed and negotiated the placement of over $2,000,000,000 of life insurance protection.
Adam is a perennial member of the Million Dollar Round Table’s (MDRT) “Top of the Table”, an annual accomplishment that places him in the top 1% of insurance brokers nationwide. He is also a member of the Forum 400, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), Baltimore Estate Planning Council, and Advisors in Philanthropy.
Adam has held or currently holds licenses in the following areas of expertise: Series 4 (Options Principal), Series 6 (Mutual Funds), Series 7 (Registered Representative), Series 63 (Blue Sky Laws), Series 65 (Registered Investment Advisor), Life & Health, and Property & Casualty.
Born and raised in the Baltimore Metropolitan area of Maryland, Adam has made his home there and established himself as a respected member of the community. His dedication to his family and friends is one of his greatest attributes. His interest in philanthropy has led him to be instrumental in raising funds and awareness for many charitable organizations and causes.
Mysty D. Edrington, Executive Assistant & Director of Operations
Mysty joined The Quantum Group in 2001 and is responsible for the day-to-day operations inclusive of, but not limited to, new business processing, client communication, carrier coordination and all facets of the underwriting process. Mysty has extensive experience in the Life, Long Term Care, and Disability insurance industry since 1998 and has held her Life and Health Insurance licensing since 2003.
Mysty was born and raised in the Baltimore Metropolitan area of Maryland and is very passionate about health and fitness. She loves cheering on the home teams (“Go Orioles and Ravens”) and has been instrumental in raising money for various charities such as the American Cancer Society and the Brigance Brigade Foundation (ALS).
Max Reamer, Advisor
Max Reamer provides comprehensive insurance solutions for business owners, professionals, and families utilizing wealth creation, wealth preservation and tax mitigation strategies. Prior to joining The Quantum Group Max spent 5 years at Northwestern Mutual. Max holds a Maryland Life and Health producer license.
Max was born and raised in Baltimore and is a graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland where he played four years of varsity lacrosse. Max currently resides in downtown Baltimore. He is an active member in the community where he is involved with The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Ulman Foundation and The Associated. Max is also a Board Member of the Baltimore Estate Planning Council where he is on the committee for their Emerging Planners program.