Knowledgeable guidance each step of the way
You have financial planning and wealth management needs that require experienced guidance and care. The members of our established team have decades of combined experience and possess exceptional knowledge made evident by their credentials. You’ll find industry veterans and seasoned financial planners with education and career backgrounds in finance, not some unrelated degree or job history. Members of our team may have one or more respected professional designations from the financial services industry, including Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner and Chartered Financial Consultant®. You deserve nothing less – and the financial well-being of you and your family demands it.
He enjoys working with people and helping them pursue the financial priorities they have for themselves and their families. His goal is to guide them through the many milestones of their financial lives by providing a high level of personal guidance and attentive service.
Tom is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional. To become certified by the CFP Board, he voluntarily submitted to the rigorous CFP® certification process that includes highly demanding education, examination, experience and ethical requirements. Tom also holds the professional designation of Chartered Financial Consultant® from The American College, a nonprofit educator with the highest level of academic accreditation.
In addition, Tom holds licenses in the state of Connecticut for life, health, property and casualty insurance, making use of his extensive 15-year background in the insurance industry to help prepare clients and their families for the unexpected.
Before joining our team in 2008, Tom worked as a general agent at Barth Insurance Agency and a Registered Client Services Associate at Merrill Lynch. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Southern Connecticut State University.
Tom is from Trumbull, where he lives with his wife, Kara, and children. When not helping clients, Tom enjoys travel, working on home projects and spending time with his family. Tom is the past president and currently treasurer of the Nichols Improvement Association, a charitable organization based in the community of Nichols in Trumbull. He is also the past president of the Fathers’ Club at his children’s elementary school.
With his steady temperament and approach, and eagerness to go the extra mile, Dave provides comfortable and straightforward investment guidance for our clients. Financial markets have been his passion since an early age, and he began researching, tracking and investing in the stock market at just 11 years old. Shortly after college, he became a full-time private investor and worked with a select clientele.
Dave joined our team in 2008 and holds a Series 65 securities license and a state of Connecticut insurance license (producer – property and casualty). He utilized his insurance license as an insurance agent at Barth Insurance Agency on a part-time basis for several years prior to joining our team. Dave earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in business economics from Southern Connecticut State University.
Originally from Trumbull, Connecticut, Dave lives in Seymour, Connecticut, with his wife, Sharon, and three children. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, reading and participating in activities at his church. He sits on his church council and previously served as investment committee chair.