Our Team

LPL Financial Investor Focused Solutions℠ is dedicated to helping you navigate the complex and ever-changing financial landscape. The Team includes registered financial representatives based out of LPL’s corporate headquarters in Ft. Mill, SC whose focus is on providing you outstanding service, along with robust research on various types of investments and financial education tools. With guidance from your representative, you have the ability to take control of your financial future by making well-informed decisions regarding your account, helping you pursue your financial goals.

IFS team

Reese Rhemsmall

Reese Rhem

Reese Rhem is Vice President at LPL Financial where he oversees LPL Financial Investor Focused Solutions℠. With over 16 years in the financial services industry, Reese began his career as an independent Financial Advisor at Mass Mutual and later served several roles within investment sales and sales management at First Union Brokerage Service/Wachovia Securities. Reese is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) designee and currently holds FINRA Series 7, 66, 9, 10, 31, and 99 registrations with LPL Financial, along with a NC Life and Health license. Reese has a Bachelor’s degree from Charleston Southern University. Reese enjoys Tennis, Golf, and he and his wife love watching their two boys play competitive baseball.


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Gregory Judge

Gregory Judge is Vice President at LPL Financial where he oversees LPL Financial Investor Focused Solutions℠. Greg received his Bachelor’s degree in finance from Miami University Ohio and has over 6 years industry experience as a Financial Advisor and Investment Sales Leader at Vanguard and UBS Financial. Gregory is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM Professional, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®), and holds FINRA Series 7, 63, 66, 9 and 10 licenses. Gregory currently lives in Charlotte, NC and enjoys golf, watching football, and spending time with friends and family.


Alan Berkeley

Alan Berkeley is a Financial Representative on LPL Financial Investor Focused Solutions℠.  He provides investment advice to LPL retail clients to help them work toward their financial goals.  He began his investment career with Ameriprise Financial in 2004 and has worked for Bank of America Investment Services as well as Merrill Edge. Alan joined LPL in 2011 and is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) designee and currently holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses at LPL Financial.  He has a BA in Communications and Political Science from Canisius College.  Alan enjoys mountain biking and bicycle repair.  He is an active volunteer with a local nonprofit that provide at-risk youth access to bikes.

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Andrew Boyd

Andrew Boyd is a Financial Representative on LPL Financial Investor Focused Solutions℠ where he provides objective financial guidance and advice to clients of LPL Financial.  After graduating from East Carolina University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Andrew started his career by working as a Senior Rollover Counselor at Retirement Clearinghouse (formerly RolloverSystems), where he helped 401(k) participants explore their options once separated from service.  Andrew currently holds FINRA Series 7, 63 and 65 registrations with LPL Financial, as well as Life Insurance licenses.  In his spare time, Andrew likes to spend time with his wife (Brigette) and daughter (Reese), and is an avid fan of the various ECU Pirates sports teams.

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Lee Goodin

Lee Goodin is a Financial Representative on LPL Financial Investor Focused Solutions℠ where he provides objective advice and guidance to LPL clients helping them pursue their financial goals. Lee previously worked with high net worth investors at Vanguard helping them align with suitable options for their investment needs. Lee grew up in Connecticut and holds a Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Connecticut State University. He currently holds his series 7 and 66 with LPL Financial. In his spare time Lee enjoys spending time with his wife Tiffany and chasing his two boys Luca and Jack.   

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Paul Panuccio

Paul Panuccio is a Financial Representative on LPL Financial Investor Focused Solutions℠ where he provides financial guidance and advice to LPL Financial account holders. Paul began his financial services career in Connecticut in 1998 with Citibank where he assisted clients with brokerage trades and other service needs, and moved to GE in 2000 where he was a stock, bond, and mutual fund trader. In November 2002 Paul transitioned to MassMutual in Springfield, Mass in a Sales Consultant role, helping 401K plan participants understand their 401k options once there was a separation of employment. From 2007-2014, he performed a similar role with Retirement Clearinghouse (Formerly known as RolloverSystems) as a Senior Rollover Counselor. Paul graduated from University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics in 1991, and currently holds the Series 7, 63, 24, 65 registrations with LPL Financial, as well as Life Insurance licenses. Paul currently resides in Charlotte, NC.

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Thomas (Tom) Nichols Jr.

Tom began his investment career in 1999 at Scott and Stringfellow in Charlotte.  He later moved to Rinehart and Associates where he served as a Relationship Manager and Financial Planner.  He comes to LPL from PNC Investments where he worked with the mass affluent client segment.

Tom’s prior career was in network television.  He enjoyed a 15 year career at NBC where he worked with the network’s affiliates, in sports sales and marketing, and with Olympic advertisers.

Tom graduated from Syracuse University in 1984 with a degree in Telecommunications Management. He received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Fordham University in 1991 and also completed the CFP® Program from the College of Financial Planning in Denver.

He currently holds Series 7 and Series 66 licenses and is also a CFP® Certificate Holder. He also holds NC Life and Health and Long Term Care licenses.

Tom has served as President of the Financial Planning Association-Charlotte as well as board member for CharlotteSaves and the Autism Society of Mecklenburg County.

Tom lives in Charlotte NC with his wife Carrie and sons Bucky and Austin. In his spare time he officiates youth lacrosse games, enjoys cooking, and spending time with his two labs.

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Troy Talamelli

Troy Talamelli is a Financial Representative on the Investor Focused Solutions Team where he provides investment advice to LPL clients, helping them work towards their financial short-term needs and long-term goals. With over 17 years in the financial services industry, Troy began his career as a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley and later served in consulting and supervisory roles with several asset management firms (Legg Mason, Voya, AllianzGI, and Citigroup). Troy enjoys developing personal relationships with clients while helping them plan for their future. He currently holds his FINRA Series 7, 63, 66 and 24 licenses with LPL Financial. He holds a Bachelor's degree from Southern Connecticut State University. Troy currently resides in Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA.

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Cindy McGinniss

Cindy McGinniss is a Financial Representative on LPL Financial Investor Focused Solutions℠ where she is dedicated to helping LPL clients pursue their financial goals. She has over 20 years of financial services experience. She spent many years with Wachovia National Bank in their International Division. Cindy joined LPL in 2016 and currently holds FINRA Series 7, 63, 65 and NC Life & Health Insurance licenses. She has a BS in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Cindy has spent many years volunteering with youth sports programs, raising money for animal rescue agencies and the Susan B. Komen cancer society. In her free time Cindy enjoys spending time with her husband Kevin and three children; Michael, Matthew and Morgan.

 


Ryan Ferguson

Ryan Ferguson is a Financial Representative with LPL Financial Investor Focused Solutions℠ where he delivers financial advice and guidance to LPL Financial account holders. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree from Saint Joseph’s University and MBA from Clarkson University, he began his career at Ayco Goldman Sachs in upstate New York. In 2016, he moved to Charlotte, NC and worked as a Financial Advisor at UBS Financial Services. Ryan is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®), and holds FINRA Series 7, 66, and 11 licenses. Ryan currently lives in Waxhaw, NC with his wife and their three dogs.

 


Mitchell Pickard

Mitchell Pickard is a Financial Representative on LPL Investor Focused Solutions℠ where he provides financial guidance and advice to help LPL Clients pursue their financial goals. Mitchell grew up in Kansas, and after graduating from the University of Florida, Mitchell started his career working with the Retirement Benefits Group at Equitable Advisors. Mitchell currently holds his FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses with LPL Financial. In his spare time, Mitchell enjoys rugby, Florida Gators football and rock climbing.

 


Nicholas (Nick) Quigley

Nick Quigley is a Financial Representative with LPL Financial Investor Focused Solutions℠ where he provides guidance to clients on personal finance and their retirement objectives. He began his career as an independent Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual. He currently holds FINRA Series 7 & 63 registrations, along with NC & SC Life and Health licenses. Nick attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned his Bachelor’s degree. In his spare time, Nick enjoys watching football and golf, and spending time with family and friends.

 


Benjamin (Ben) Davis

Ben Davis is a Financial Representative on the LPL Financial Investor Focused Solutions℠ team. He provides investment advice & recommendations to LPL clients to help them work toward their constantly evolving financial goals. He began his investment career with Equitable Advisors in 2020, joining LPL in 2021, and currently holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses at LPL Financial. He has a BA in Economics from Davidson College, as well as holding Long Term Care, Life, Accident, and Health Insurance licensing in NC, SC, and GA. Ben enjoys playing rec league football and basketball. He is also an active volunteer coach for Piedmont Middle School football.

 


Jeffrey Stevenson

Jeffrey Stevenson is a Financial Representative with LPL Financial Investor Focused Solutions℠ where he delivers financial advice and guidance to LPL Financial account holders. Jeffrey is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM Professional, who holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree from Campbell University, he began his career at Wells Fargo in Delaware. In 2016, he moved to Charlotte, NC and worked as a Financial Representative at Vanguard Group before transitioning to a similar role at UBS Financial Services in 2019. Jeffrey currently lives in Charlotte, NC and enjoys boating, Ohio State football, and spending time with family and friends.