Personalized Guidance and Advocacy

At Leithner Financial Group, we are unlike other firms in the communities we serve. We give our clients personalized attention and objective advice. We are not a large corporate firm handing out cookie-cutter solutions because we’re committed to delivering customized guidance that is in your best interest.


John Leithner
Financial Advisor

John began his career as a financial advisor in 2000. He founded and is lead advisor at Leithner Financial Group. John earned a BS in accounting, business administration, and economics from Eastern Oregon University. John provides his clients with a wide range of specialized financial guidance. He enjoys providing holistic financial planning. His focus is on his clients' investment, insurance, retirement, and wealth management needs. John holds the FINRA Series 7, 63, and 66 securities registrations as well as life and health insurance licenses. John specializes in creating and maintaining personalized financial plans for families, which includes budgeting, retirement, life insurance, long-term care, and estate planning. Some of John’s most treasured moments are when he can sit down with his clients and show them how they can achieve their hopes and dreams.

They have two adult children and one grandchild. Their daughter, Brittany, and her husband live on a buffalo ranch outside of Lubbock, Texas. They just had their first son. John and April’s son, Trevor, is a senior at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Both kids were very active in 4-H and FFA growing up and raised Herefords and club lambs. John served on junior livestock auction committees and the fair board during this time. John and April live on a small farm, and John loves to snow ski in the winter. They love to spend time with their children and grandchild. They also love to see new places in the U.S. and plan fun ski trips to different ski resorts during the winter.


April Leithner
Office Manager

April, John’s wife, graduated from Eastern Oregon University with a degree in elementary education. She was a substitute teacher until their kids graduated from high school. At that time, she stepped in to assist John in his business and is currently his office manager.

When not spending time with their children and grandchild or enjoying the snow on John’s ski trips, she is busy making handmade cards and other papercrafts. She has a card making blog that keeps her busy in her free time. April loves going to new places and seeing new sites on their travels.


Rebecca (Becca) Pico
Co-Office Manager

Before stepping into the financial world for the past five years, Becca spent most of her career in Commercial Real Estate obtaining her Real Estate license in 2007. She was a Property Manager for a 74-suite professional building for almost a decade. She then served as a property manager for a corporation that owned over 50 single-family homes.

Becca was born into a military family and had the opportunity to live all over the world including Iceland and Canada before settling in Texas. In her spare time, Becca enjoys traveling, sailing, gardening, jewelry making, cooking, entertaining and watching football with friends.


Rebecca Murrill
Administrative Assistant - La Grande Branch

Rebecca grew up in La Grande, Oregon. She had been in banking for more than 9 years before joining Leithner Financial Group. In 1998 Rebecca met Marine Corporal Logan Murrill, a few months later they married. After living in many places due to military service and schooling, they returned to the Grande Ronde Valley in 2016 and settled in Union, Oregon.

Logan and Rebecca have five children, Marcus (22) and Matthew (19) are attending Eastern Oregon University, Abby (17) is looking into art school, Avery (14) is an avid volleyball and basketball player, and Milo (8) keeps them all busy with his endless energy. They love family game nights and when the weather is nice, they take fun road trips and enjoy spending time in the mountains.

Our Extended Team

Our affiliation with Commonwealth Financial Network® gives us access to teams of advanced planning consultants, investment research specialists, and retirement professionals, to help us address your needs. Use the link below to learn more about our support team.