Meet Our Advisors

Scott E. Bordelon CFP®, AAMS®, BFATM | President of F&IMA

 

Scott E. Bordelon
Scott E. Bordelon
Scott Bordelon is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner, an Accredited Asset Management Specialist and the President of Financial & Investment Managment Advisors, Inc. He is registered through his firm as an investment advisor representative with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and has over 26 years of experience. Scott has been named one of the "100 Great Financial Planners" in the U.S. by Mutual Funds Magazine in the October, 2001 issue.

 

Scott specializes in the areas of asset management, financial planning, retirement planning, estate planning and executive benefit planning as part of his financial planning practice.

Scott has published a weekly financial column in the St. Tammany News Banner for over four years. He is listed in Who’s Who in Finance and in the Radio Talk Show Guest Directory – Directory of Experts, Authorities and Spokespersons. He has taught Personal Financial Planning at Delgado Community College in New Orleans, Louisiana.

He is Past-President of the Gulf Coast Society of the Institute of Certified Financial Planners and is also Past-President of the Greater New Orleans Chapter of the International Association of Financial Planners.

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Lee Ann Cosgrove | AAMS®

 

Scott E. Bordelon
Lee Ann Cosgrove

Serving the area where she was raised, Lee has a vision of making Slidell, and the people who live there, better. She has over 25 years experience in the financial services industry and has earned her Accredited Asset Management Specialist® designation. Through her experience working at other firms, she has assisted her clients in need of sound and practical financial advice. Lee has fulfilled her dream of being a local business owner, and giving back to the community.

Lee is a graduate and founding member of Pope John Paul II Catholic High School. She is Past President and Founding member of the Pope John Paul II Alumni Association. She is honored to have been the Art Auction and Wine Tasting committee chairperson from 2006 through 2011. And worked to create the first PJPII Alumni student scholarships.

Lee is a graduate of Leadership Northshore class of 2012. Her Leadership Northshore team is working diligently to bring the “Camellia City Bark Park” to Slidell. She feels that the Camellia City Bark Park will be a tremendous asset to the community. She currently serves as President of Leadership Slidell Northshore Alumni Association.

She is an active member of the East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce and currently serves as an ambassador. Through her work with the chamber Lee has been nominated and won numerous awards.


Lastly, Lee is the founding member and past president of Business Women’s Network of East St. Tammany.

Lee lives in Slidell with her husband of 27 years, Richard and their two children Dalton and Scarlett. She enjoys photography, reading, exercising and spending time with her family.

For more information about Lee Cosgrove please visit www.leecosgrove.com.

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Eric Dubroc

 

Eric Dubroc
Eric Dubroc

Through a relentless client focus, Eric Dubroc has built and maintains a successful Financial Advisory practice based on the Northshore of New Orleans. He works to understand the risk tolerance and specific objectives of his investor clients. Eric began his craft after graduating from Southeastern Louisiana University, in Hammond, LA with a B.A. in Economics and Marketing in 1988, and has spent his entire career helping investor friends, families, and businesses with their financial goals. As such, Eric has extensive experience in developing customized strategies in wealth accumulation, distribution (i.e. retirement income), as well as with 401(k) rollovers, tax considerations, and risk management, namely, life insurance, among others. In addition, he serves institutional clients, building a niche in 401(k) plan management for medical practices and small to mid-size businesses. Eric’s practice is independent, yet is enabled through strategic relationships with other advisors and robust financial services providers. He utilizes advanced technologies to this end, which help him serve clients in an objective manner. Clients stretch across the Gulf South, and to wherever they may move, including Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi. Outside the office, whether at the sports fields, or on the beautiful Louisiana waterways, it’s all about family for Eric; he makes sure to devote quality time with his wife Kelly, daughter Mia, and son Joel.

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Andrew K. Hoffman |Certified Divorce Financial Analyst

 

Andrew K. Hoffman
Andrew K. Hoffman

Andrew’s practice specializes in working with Individuals and Couples to help them answer the financial questions that have to be resolved during and after divorce. Andrew works with clients to make sure they understand the quality and long-term impact of a financial settlement proposal and to strategize with their attorneys during the divorce. After the divorce he is available to work with clients to assist them with the implementation of support and property settlement agreements, guide them through the complex retitling requirements of retirement, investment and other movable property accounts and help them with the monitoring of agreements and judgments. Using information gathered on lifestyle and forecasts during the divorce he is well-positioned to assist clients with budgeting and financial planning and help clients financially transition to a single life.

Andrew has practiced as a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst since 1999.   His expertise in helping clients avoid the common financial mistakes made by many divorcing couples was featured in the Investment Advisor “The Ties that Unbind” (February 2001) and the Wall Street Journal “How to Plan the Perfect Divorce” (February 2003) and “Cost of a Breakup” (July 2006).   Andrew was a Regional Director and the chairman of the Editorial Committee of the Advisory Steering Committee of the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts from 2002-2013, has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant since 1996 and a Chartered Accountant (English equivalent of a CPA) since 1978. 

Andrew has presented on Financial Issues related to Divorce in the United States, England, Australia and Canada, at International Conferences of Collaborative Professionals, the Institute of Divorce Financial Analyst Conventions, to Financial Planning Associations in Louisiana, Massachusetts, Texas and Iowa, the Baton Rouge, Slidell, 34th, 24th, 22nd and 21st Judicial District Bar Associations in Louisiana, the Arizona State Bar and Conflict Resolution’s 1999 & 2000 family law mediation seminars.

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Joseph O’Sullivan, CFP®

 

Joseph O’Sullivan
Joseph O’Sullivan
Mr. O’Sullivan, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner, has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry.  Joseph takes holistic approach to financial planning, evaluating your situation, developing a strategy and implementing the plan.

A native of New Orleans , Joseph has worked in the banking industry as a commercial lender in Boston, New York City and New Orleans .  Most recently Joseph was affiliated with VALIC, a Houston-based retirement firm that advises universities and municipalities.

Mr. O’Sullivan is an Investment Advisory Representative with Financial & Investment Management Advisors, Inc., a Registered Representative of Securities America, Inc. and holds Louisiana Life and Health Insurance licenses. Joseph is also a licensed Real Estate Broker.

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Joseph M. Prisco Jr., J.D., CFP®

 


Joe Prisco

Joe is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional focused on managing and optimizing client’s financial affairs. He specializes in an array of tailored financial and risk management strategies. He has been practicing since 2005. His practice is structured for independence and objectivity. Joe is known for being accessible, friendly, and diligent. He is a graduate of the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina with a B.S. in Finance and in Business Economics. He holds a Certificate of Financial Planning from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from The Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law.   He is a dual citizen with the United States and Finland (EU), a financial industry arbitrator, and holds numerous industry registrations and licenses. He is active in his community and resides in Covington, LA with his wife and three sons.

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Cameron L. Ray | CPA

 

Cameron L. Ray
Cameron L. Ray

Cameron L. Ray is a CPA and has been in public practice since 1995 specializing in financial planning, taxation and consulting for individuals and corporations.  Cameron holds an MBA from Middle Tennessee State University and resides in Lynchburg, TN with his wife and two daughters.

He is a frequent speaker on financial topics for banks and civic organizations.  He is the recipient of the 2005 Public Service Award from the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants for outstanding contributions to the accounting profession. Specifically, Cameron works with high schools in the southern middle Tennessee area to promote financial literacy among students. He also promotes financial based careers through college and career assessment programs at area schools.

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William J. Romeo | Co-Owner Of Finestplan, LC

 

Marco A. Gomez-Perez, William J. Romeo
William J. Romeo (right)

FINESTPLAN, LC was created to fill the needs of successful professionals, business owners and retirees for the finest and most comprehensive retirement and estate planning.

Bill holds the Series 7, 63 and 24 securities registrations through Securities America, Inc. and a State of Florida 220 insurance license that covers life, health, property, casualty insurance, and variable annuities. He spent six years with North American Investment Corp., presenting financial planning seminars and working in IPOs, private placements and venture capital.He managed several personal line insurance businesses and became an independent representative and agent serving the needs of business owners and individuals in Florida.

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Jason "Tito" Sanchez | Founder, Chief Financial Officer of Oban Wealth Management

 

Jason
Jason "Tito" Sanchez

Prior to founding Oban Wealth Management, Tito Sanchez spent five years at UBS Financial Services, Inc. in New Orleans managing a book of corporate retirement plans and individual investment accounts for high-net-worth individuals in the oil and gas business. At UBS, he was the first advisor to open a $1 million account with CDC/IXIS Advisors. In 2006, just after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, the UBS New Orleans office ranked second only to the UBS Manhattan in revenue.

Tito began his career in investment management in 1994 at the Liechtenstein Global Trust (LGT) asset management division in Hong Kong, where he provided marketing and investment research support for clients with assets under management in excess of $12 billion.

Tito’s presentations and articles were featured at the IMF/World Bank Conference in Hong Kong during the 1997 Global Panel. He also worked to establish LGT’s "GT Select" Fund-of-Funds product as a vehicle for Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund pensions retirement scheme, and gave regular seminars for LGT’s retirement scheme and pension fund clients throughout Asia.

Tito earned his MBA in finance and international business from Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business in 2003. He received an MA in Chinese History from the School of Oriental and African Studies, the University of London in 2000, leading to further postgraduate work in Chinese at the University of Pennsylvania. He has also read classical Chinese at the National Taiwan Normal University. He earned his undergraduate degree in classical rhetorical theory from Tulane University in 1992.

In 2001, just weeks before September 11, he completed a project working for the American Numismatic Society and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, assisting in the creation of the "Drachmas, Doubloons, Dollars: The History of Money" exhibition, which may be viewed today at the Federal Reserve building in lower Manhattan at 33 Liberty Street. 

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Jason Spears | President of JDS Wealth Strategies

 


Jason Spears

Jason is a graduate of the University of Mississippi where he received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Managerial Finance with an emphasis in Investment Analysis. He currently holds Series 06, 07, 63 and 65 securities registrations through Securities America, Inc. and insurance licenses in Mississippi and Alabama. Securities are offered through Securities America, Inc. and he is registered to sell securities in the states of Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, Mississippi and Texas.  Jason offers investment advisory services through Securities America, Inc. as well as Financial & Investment Management Advisors, Inc, and Beam Asset Management are Registered Investment Advisors and unaffiliated with each other.

Jason's core areas of focus include longevity income planning, asset risk management, client portfolio management, investment analysis and estate planning.  His mantra embraced by him and his entire team is "Grandescunt Aucta Labore" (With hard work, all things increase and grow).

Outside the office, Jason serves as a Link Ambassador, Past President of the Columbus Kiwanis Club and President of the Board of Trustees for the Columbus Municipal School District.  However, his first priority above all else is being a devoted husband and father to his wife, Paige and their son, Barrett.

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R. Curtis Wethington | Registered Investment Representative

 


R. Curtis Wethington

Located in Hot Springs Arkansas, Curtis is a lifetime resident of the community and operates an independent office in the historic district of the city.

As a dually registered Investment Advisor Representative with Financial Investment Management Advisors, LLC, DBA BEAM Asset Management and Securities America, Curtis is passionate about his clients’ financial success. His objective is to deliver top quality investment advice and financial planning combined with exceptional service.

Understanding all clients are different and have varying objectives, Curtis individually personalizes each client’s investment allocation and financial planning objectives. This is accomplished utilizing tenured investment managers and state of the art financial planning software.

Having served clients in the financial services industry since 2005 in the role of an Investment Advisor Representative Curtis holds the FINRA Series 7 & 66 registrations as well as a Life & Health License from the Arkansas Department of Insurance. Curtis holds securities registrations in Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, Florida, North Carolina & Washington D.C.

Curtis has served the community in numerous capacities over the years with local and national charities, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, First Step Schools, Downtown Merchants Association, the Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce, and is currently the chairperson for the Garland County United Way Endowment Fund Committee.

For friendly, professional, and specialized investment and planning strategies combined with exceptional client service, contact Curtis to learn how you can achieve the success that drives you.

You can learn more about Curtis’ professional career @ https://brokercheck.finra.org/individual/summary/5015137

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