OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Helping you manage your financial life so you can enjoy the lifestyle you've earned for yourself and your family
Helping you manage your financial life so you can enjoy the lifestyle you've earned for yourself and your family
Your financial success reflects your hard work and your focus on building the life you want for yourself and your family. As your wealth has increased, so has its complexity and the time required to manage it. Working with an experienced professional team who capitalizes on the depth and breadth of the capabilities of one of the world’s leading wealth management firms can free you to focus on the areas of your life that truly bring you joy and purpose.
Helping You Navigate the Chapters of Your Financial Life
As a group with more than 60 combined years of financial services, financial planning and active investment management experience, we work closely with business owners, corporate executives, and retirees to help them navigate the chapters of their financial lives. Whether your priority is growing, enjoying, protecting or sharing your wealth, We help you develop a comprehensive, personalized wealth strategy that is based on a financial plan which best aligns your resources with your goals.
Developing a Customized Roadmap
Our goal is to help you develop a roadmap that takes you from where you are to where you want to go in the most efficient manner and with the highest probability of success. To do this, We follow a disciplined process that begins with listening and learning who you are and what is important to you. By developing a deep understanding of your personal and professional aspirations and your financial situation, we are able to tailor your wealth management plan to your goals and recommend strategies that help you live the life you want and leave the legacy you envision.
Life is about change, and as you move through the stages of your life, your goals and priorities may evolve. We will be here every step of the way, providing the guidance you need to make educated, confident decisions, so you spend less time thinking about your finances and more time enjoying your life.
Our relationship—and your financial future—begins with an in-depth conversation about you—your background, your family, your aspirations and, most importantly, your vision of the future. Truly understanding who you are and where you want to go is fundamental to the process of developing a wealth management strategy that lays out a clear path to your goals.
Our disciplined four-step consulting process is designed to help empower you to achieve and maintain the lifestyle you want for yourself and your family:
Step 1: Detailed Discovery
We spend a great deal of time talking about what is important to you and what you hope to accomplish with your wealth. Learning everything we can about your professional, personal and financial situation enables us to develop a financial plan—a comprehensive evaluation designed to align your resources with your short- and long-term goals.
Step 2: Strategy Development
Based on your financial plan, we help you develop a personalized roadmap that addresses your unique wealth management needs, from your investment strategy and asset allocation to your everyday finances, risk management and retirement planning needs.
Step 3: Strategy Implementation
We implement the strategy we have agreed upon, coordinating the resources required to bring the elements of your plan to life. In working with us, you also have access to a network of highly-credentialed professionals who specialize in trust and estate administration, private banking, and insurance, to help address all of your wealth management needs.
Step 4: Ongoing Review and Monitoring
We monitor your portfolio on a daily basis. If there is need for a change, we make it quickly and efficiently. We also monitor your overall progress toward your goals. As life changes or priorities evolve, we adjust your plan as necessary to help ensure your strategy stays on track. In the meantime, we encourage you to enjoy your life, and let us take care of your finances.
Our clients are affluent families, typically successful business owners, corporate executives, and retirees who are concerned with tax strategies and creating a legacy for their family, while also planning for retirement as they continue to focus on their philanthropic endeavors. They appreciate the value of having an experienced professional on their side as they navigate the various chapters of their financial lives. Each stage of their financial success comes with a new set of challenges, and they want to work closely with an advisory group who has the skills, knowledge and resources to guide them every step of the way.
Over the years, many of our client relationships have evolved into close friendships. We feel privileged to have been invited into our clients’ lives, and to have the opportunity to celebrate important personal and professional milestones with them and their families. These long-term relationships are the foundation of our practice and the cornerstone of our success.
The Wellington Group has been a very active member of the Southwest Florida community for many years. Our philanthropic support has extended to a long list of very worthwhile causes including:
The Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida
The Junior Diabetes Research Foundation JDRF
The Cancer Alliance of Naples
The United Arts Counsel
The Shelter for Abused Women and Children
The Humane Society of Naples
The David Lawrence Center
The Freedom Waters Foundation
The Women's Foundation of Southwest Florida
The Collier Child Care Resources CCCR
The Make A Wish foundation
The Naples Players
The Collier County Lacrosse Association
The Guadalupe Center
The American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund
The Wellington Group presents at the Player's Club at Lely Resort January 2018
The Wellington Group Sponsors the Naples Business 100 event for the Collier Child Care Resources!
For more than two decades, I have run a successful practice consisting of financial planning and actively managing sophisticated portfolios. Over the years, I have developed a deep knowledge and understanding of the challenges and opportunities that come with your various stages of financial success. This experience uniquely equips me to help you navigate the changing landscape of your financial life—from developing and then growing your practice or business all the way through to selling or exiting and transitioning to retirement. My financial planning-based approach to wealth management takes into account every aspect of your financial life, so you can make educated, confident decisions that ultimately lead to a higher probability of achieving long-term financial success.
My commitment to providing exceptional guidance and management that puts my clients’ best interests first has earned me recognition as a “Five Star Wealth Manager” in Gulfshore Life Magazine in 2016.
Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2016, I was a Senior Vice President and Private Financial Advisor at SunTrust Private Wealth. Earlier in my career, I was a Vice President and Area Investment Manager at Citicorp Investment Services, and I began my career on Wall Street as an investment banker. This diversity of financial industry exposure gives me a unique lens that allows me to leverage a powerful combination of institutional, portfolio management, financial planning and wealth management experience to the benefit of my clients.
I have lived in Naples, Florida, with my wife, our three children, and our three dogs for over 12 years. An active member of the community, I currently serve on the boards of the Parkinson’s Association of Southwest Florida and The Collier County Lacrosse Association. In my free time, I coach youth lacrosse and enjoy spending time with my family.
Securities Agent: AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WY; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
As a senior member of the team, I work closely with clients in the design, and implementation of portfolios. For the appropriate client, I proactively manage ladders of tax free municipal bonds, corporate bonds, and other income generating securities, which is the cornerstone of my practice.
I seek to build high quality, globally diverse, income producing blue chip stock portfolios, and work to help mitigate risk by applying disciplined strategies that are designed to protect principal, yet still provide for growth potential.
I strive to design strategies that seek to generate income for clients through any economic cycle provide them with the confidence and comfort that their financial needs can be met.
BM/Supervisor; Securities Agent: CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WY; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
I help clients tailor proactive financial strategies that are designed to comfortably and confidently carry them through any economic cycle and life transition. I serve as the team's primary resource to help customize solutions which may be used to help enhance and protect retirement cash flows, long-term care funding, charitable giving, and legacy planning. I have achieved a professional designation in the field of long-term care, Certified in Long-Term Care Specialist (CLTC).
Securities Agent: AK, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WY; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative; Managed Futures
Securities Agent: CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OR, PA, SC, TN, WI; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
Having worked as a team with Delfina in the financial services industry for over 10 years, she plays an integral role in delivering the exceptional experience our clients expect. She handles client requests with accuracy and efficiency, and is always ready to help address any concerns and questions you may have.
Ashlee is The Wellington Group’s Client Service Associate. She is responsible for handling the team’s administrative duties and daily operational client requests.
Ashlee has been a stand out to her peers and management for her professionalism and the level of service she has consistently demonstrated after starting her career in retail banking in 2012 and joining Morgan Stanley in 2015. We hope you agree that the recognition and awards she has received for excellent Customer Service and Leadership are well deserved as she continually strives to provide every client with a Five-Star level of service and attention
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