Management

Mee

Chris Mee

Managing Director, Head of Wealth Management Solutions Distribution

A 30-year veteran of the financial services industry, Chris Mee is responsible for Incapital’s Wealth Management Solutions wholesale distribution force. Before joining Incapital in 2015, Mr. Mee led RCS Capital Corporation’s liquid alternative distribution as Executive Vice President and National Sales Director. Previously, he was with John Hancock/Wood Logan, leading multiple distribution teams across a variety of product lines, including mutual funds, retirement plan services, and variable annuities. Mr. Mee holds Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.


McDermott

Bob Mcdermott

Senior Vice President, National Sales Manager

Bob McDermott leads Incapital’s external wholesale team. He has more than 20 years of experience managing successful teams in the strategic distribution of investment solutions at the retail and institutional levels. Previously, he was a Senior Vice President and Head of Relationship Management at F-Squared Investments, where he was responsible for national key account management, platform sales, and global client service. Mr. McDermott served as Principal of the Capital Markets Group at Orinda Asset Management and enjoyed a 16-year career at Putnam Investments as Senior Vice President in the retail management division. He earned a BA in political science from Providence College. Mr. McDermott holds Series 7, 24, and 63 licenses.


Holly Manning

Holly Manning

Managing Director, National Sales Manager - Internal Sales

Holly Manning manages Incapital’s Internal Sales and Business Development Team for market-linked products in the Boca Raton office. She has 20+ years of experience in the financial services industry. Before joining Incapital, Ms. Manning held positions in external sales and account management for annuities, 401(k) and 529 plans at John Hancock/Wood Logan. She earned a BS in psychology from Guilford College. Her licenses include Series 7, 24, and 63, as well as life insurance.


Advanced Markets

Chris Gamber

Chris Gamber

Advanced Markets Consultant

As Incapital’s Advanced Markets Consultant, Chris Gamber services advisors by focusing on customized risk management solutions. Mr. Gamber has more than a decade of experience selling structured products, fixed income, and unit investment trusts. Previously, he was a Senior Internal Wholesaler with Incapital and an Advisory Consultant with Advisors Asset Management. Mr. Gamber earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of South Florida. His licenses include Series 6, 7, and 63.


External Distribution

Babik

Sean Babik, CPA

Regional Vice President

Sean Babik is Incapital’s external wholesaler for Delaware, Maryland, and Washington D.C. Before joining Incapital, Mr. Babik spent more than 15 years wholesaling annuities and 529 college savings plans for two major insurance companies. He also has extensive experience in liquid alternative mutual funds and market-linked products. Mr. Babik is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. He holds Series 7 and 63 licenses, as well as life insurance and health insurance licenses.


Chris Barber

Chris Barber, CIMA®

Regional Vice President

Chris Barber covers Northern California and Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, and Alaska. He brings twelve years of financial services experience to Incapital, previously serving as a financial advisor and wholesaler across the independent, RIA, bank and wirehouse distribution channels. Mr. Barber previously held positions at Griffin Capital Securities, LLC, Cole Capital, MFS Investment Management, Merrill Lynch, and Ameriprise.  He graduated from the University of Arizona with a BS in Engineering Management. Mr. Barber holds Series 7 and 63 licenses and is a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®).


Blanton

John Blanton

Regional Vice President
John Blanton is Incapital’s external wholesaler in Louisiana. He previously served as Regional Vice President with the Forethought Financial Group. He also spent 13 years with Invesco Distributors in senior-level business development and wholesaling roles. Mr. Blanton is a graduate of Ashford University in Clinton, Iowa. He holds his Series 7 and 63 licenses and life insurance and health insurance licenses.
Bottom

David Bottom

Regional Vice President

David Bottom serves financial advisors in South Florida. Before joining Incapital, he catered to financial advisors for more than a decade throughout several positions and represented liquid alternative funds for RC Securities as well as retirement income products for John Hancock/Wood Logan and Transamerica. He earned a BS from the University of Florida and holds Series 7 and 63 licenses.


Dan Coates

Dan Coates

Regional Vice President

Dan Coates is Incapital’s external wholesaler in New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Arizona. He has more than two decades of experience in the financial services industry and was previously Director of Sales for Crossroads Capital, a Regional Vice President for Realty Capital Securities, and Senior Vice President for Manulife/Wood Logan. Mr. Coates also has extensive retail experience, having built two successful financial planning firms over ten years. He earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from Tarleton State University and holds his Series 7 and 63 licenses, as well as life and health insurance and annuities licenses.


Edelmann

Jim Edelmann, CFA

Regional Vice President

Jim Edelmann serves financial advisors in Michigan and Ohio. He has 20 years of experience in financial services and previously held positions at Western National as a wholesaler and for National City Bank as a portfolio manager. Mr. Edelmann earned a BBA degree with a major in finance from Eastern Michigan University and an MS in finance from Walsh College. A CFA® charterholder, he holds his Series 7 and 63 licenses in addition to life and health insurance licenses.


Herron

David Herron

Regional Vice President
David Herron is a strong partner to financial advisors in Tennessee and North Carolina. Before joining Incapital, Mr. Herron spent a decade with Sterling Capital Management helping financial advisors build their practices using his expertise in mutual funds, separate accounts, and annuities. A proud graduate of The Ohio State University, he holds a degree in natural resources management, Series 7 and 63 licenses, and life and health insurance licenses.
Laudadio

John Laudadio, CRPC®

Regional Vice President

John Laudidio supports financial advisors in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Before joining Incapital, he spent more than 25 years wholesaling annuities, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds at Oppenheimer and Franklin Templeton. Mr. Laudadio earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Pennsylvania State University. He holds life, health, Series 7 and 63 licenses as well as a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) designation.


Mahassel

George Mahassel

Regional Vice President

George Mahassel brings 20 years of industry experience in helping financial professionals and their clients achieve their goals in the North East. He has been wholesaling in New England since 2000, representing a variety of products and solutions in multiple channels. Before joining Incapital, Mr. Mahassel was a Regional Vice President for Pacific Life Insurance Company. Previously, he spent more than 16 years with John Hancock/Wood Logan as a wholesaler. Mr. Mahassel earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He holds Series 6, 7, and 63 licenses.


Tim Maltby

Tim Maltby

Regional Vice President

Tim Maltby serves financial advisors in Georgia and South Carolina. His career started in Massachusetts with an internship at John Hancock Investments. Before being promoted to Regional Vice President, he provided internal support for independent advisors in the Northeast. Mr. Maltby was also a member of Incapital’s Business Development team, where he maintained strategic relationships and was responsible for technical support on various issuer portals. Mr. Maltby attained his degree in business management from Bridgewater State University. He currently holds Series 7 and 63 licenses as well as life insurance and annuity licenses.


Marone

John Marone

Regional Vice President

John Marone is Incapital’s external wholesaler for Alabama, North Florida, and Mississippi. He brings more than 25 years of experience to the financial advisors he serves. He began his career as a Financial Advisors with IDS/American Express, specializing in estate planning. He also worked with Barnett Bank and First Union as an Advisor before going on to serve ten years as Vice President – Regional Platform Manager with BBVA Compass Bank, managing sales of structured products, mutual funds, annuities, and life insurance. Mr. Marone attended the University of Florida. He holds Series 7, 24, 63, and life insurance licenses.


McGinty Mac

Mac McGarity

Regional Vice President

Mac McGarity represents Incapital in Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia. He brings 19 years of wholesaling experience to Incapital’s Wealth Management Solutions business. Before joining Incapital, Mr. McGarity served at various firms across the industry, including John Hancock/Wood Logan, Sun Life Financial, AXA Advisors LLC and AIG Insurance Co. He started his career as a financial analyst and sales representative at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Mr. McGarity earned an MBA in finance from The College of William and Mary and a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech. He holds Series 7 and 63 licenses.


Patrick McSherry

Patrick McSherry

Regional Vice President

Patrick McSherry brings more than 27 years of experience in the financial services industry to Southern California, Nevada, and Hawaii. Mr. McSherry previously worked with top financial advisors and high-net-worth clients around the world to deliver wealth management and distribution strategies. He began his career working on Wall Street as a fixed income specialist. He was a consultant for the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and the Shenzhen Exchange in China, where he helped introduce derivative instruments to their equity markets. Mr. McSherry also trained and advised brokers and regulators in Singapore, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, Brazil, and Canada. He has served as a financial advisor, branch manager, and as an options, general and municipal principal. Mr. McSherry earned a BA degree from Skidmore College. He holds Series 7, 24, and 63 licenses.


Moros

Dorian Moros

Regional Vice President

Dorian Moros represents Incapital in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Nebraska, South and North Dakota, and Minnesota. Mr. Moros started his career as a Trust Officer with Grand Premier Trust and Investments and went on to become a financial advisor with JPMorgan Chase. He spent eight years as an external wholesaler for Cetera Financial, specializing in private money management programs, annuities, and mutual funds, and consulting on practice management and succession planning. Mr. Moros earned a BS in finance from Roosevelt University and a certificate in financial planning from DePaul University. He holds Series 6, 7, 24 and 63 licenses in addition to life and health insurance licenses.


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Justin Reed

Regional Vice President
Justin Reed supports financial advisors in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Colorado with more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry. He previously worked as a financial advisor at AXA Financial and as financial specialist at PNC. Mr. Reed earned a BS in business and marketing from Clarion University. He holds Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Swenson

John Swenson

Regional Vice President

John Swenson has spent most of his career partnering with financial advisors and licensed bankers in the North East to help them meet their clients’ needs. He started as a Licensed Banker with US Bank and went on to become a Senior Wholesaler with USBI and then an Internal Wholesaler with US Bancorp Asset Management. He has worked as an external wholesaler for Great-West Life and Annuity, Western National, and Security Benefit. Mr. Swenson holds a BA from St. Olaf College, where he studied biology and financial management. He holds Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.


Internal Distribution

Holly Manning

Holly Manning

Managing Director, National Sales Manager - Internal Sales

Holly Manning manages Incapital’s Internal Sales and Business Development Team for market-linked products in the Boca Raton office. She has 20+ years of experience in the financial services industry. Before joining Incapital, Ms. Manning held positions in external sales and account management for annuities, 401(k) and 529 plans at John Hancock/Wood Logan. She earned a BS in psychology from Guilford College. Her licenses include Series 7, 24, and 63, as well as life insurance.


Wayne Barrett

Wayne Barrett, CRPC®

Internal Wholesaler

Wayne Barrett has more than 14 years of experience in the financial services. He previously worked as a financial advisor at Ameriprise Financial, Chase Investments and PNC. He earned a BS with a double major in Management Studies and Accounting from the University of the West Indies as well as an MS in Personal Financial Planning from the College for Financial Planning. Mr. Barrett holds the Series 7 license and a Life, Health, and Variable Annuity license. He is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®). Mr. Barrett’s hobbies include taking cruises with his wife and watching basketball.


Cagno Joey

Joey Cagno

Internal Wholesaler
Joey Cagno joined Incapital in 2018 after graduating from the University of Central Florida with a degree in finance. Before joining Incapital, he was a server at a local farm to table restaurant and was as an ice hockey referee. Mr. Cagno holds Series 7 and 63 licenses. In his spare time, he enjoys playing recreational hockey.
Thomas Cooney

Thomas Cooney

Senior Internal Wholesaler
Tom Cooney joined Incapital’s internal distribution team in May 2018. Before joining Incapital, he launched his career as a Personal Investor Brokerage Professional at Vanguard. Mr. Cooney earned a BA degree in Business Communications at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, where he also played for the men’s ice hockey team. Mr. Cooney holds Series 7 and 63 licenses. In his free time, he enjoys golfing.
Heto Haris

Haris Heto

Internal Wholesaler
Haris Heto joined Incapital after working at Janus Henderson Investors, where he was an intern for an external wholesaler selling mutual funds. Mr. Heto graduated from DePaul University with a degree in finance. He holds Series 7 and 63 licenses. In his spare time, Mr. Heto enjoys traveling to new countries and spending time outdoors.
John Hunter

John Hunter

Senior Internal Wholesaler
John Hunter joined Incapital in 2017 after graduating from Muhlenberg College with a degree in business administration and a focus in finance and marketing. Mr. Hunter holds Series 7 and 63 licenses. He likes to spend his free time fishing and playing basketball.
Jon Jimenez

Jon Jimenez

Internal Wholesaler

Jon Jimenez joins Incapital with several years of experience working in the financial services industry. Before Incapital, Mr. Jimenez served as a securities representative with Lincoln Financial, providing compliance and operational assistance to advisors. He attained a master’s degree in sports business from Temple University and a BS degree from Wingate University. While attending Wingate University, Mr. Jimenez earned an All-American honors award for football. He holds Series 7 and 63 licenses. In his free time, Mr. Jimenez enjoys spending time with his family and competing in recreational sports.


Lamo Rafael

Rafael Lamo

Internal Wholesaler
Rafael Lamo joined Incapital with a background in the financial services industry. Previously, he worked as a long-short equity hedge fund analyst at a firm in New York City. Mr. Lamo graduated from Florida International University with a degree in finance. He holds Series 7 and 63 licenses. Mr. Lamo is passionate about nutrition and exercise, playing soccer, and spending time with his family.
Lewandowski Peter

Peter Lewandowski

Internal Wholesaler

Peter Lewandoski joined Incapital in early 2019 as a Regional Business Consultant supporting 18 states before being promoted to be an Internal Wholesaler. Prior to Incapital, he was a sales expert at Best Buy. He earned a degree in business administration and economics from the University of Florida and he holds series 7 and 63 licenses. His hobbies include road cycling and mountain biking.


Jeff Oberg

Jeff Oberg

Internal Wholesaler

Jeffrey Oberg brings nearly six years of financial services experience to Incapital. Before becoming an internal wholesaler at Incapital, he was a financial advisor and internal wholesaler at AIG, Citizens, Ohio National and New York Life selling 401(k) and life insurance products. Mr. Oberg earned a BA degree from Lenoir-Rhyne University, a master’s degree in communications from the University of Tennessee and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati. Mr. Oberg holds Series 6, 63 and 7 licenses. He enjoys going on adventures, hiking and road trips with his wife and four very active children.


Kadi Pallastrone

Kadi Pallastrone

Senior Internal Wholesaler

Kadi Pallastrone joined Incapital in 2018 after working as a sales associate in the retail pro shops of two local country clubs. Ms. Pallastrone graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a degree in business management. She holds series 7 and 63 licenses. Ms. Pallastrone is a competitive golfer, as she played on the women’s golf team at Florida Atlantic University and also holds the Florida State High school Championship from 2013.


Reyes Adrian

Adrian Reyes

Internal Wholesaler
Adrian Reyes joined Incapital after working for ADP as an Associate District Manager. At ADP, Mr. Reyes served small business owners with their payroll needs while supporting accountants and local banks. He holds Series 7 and 63 licenses and graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a degree in international business and entrepreneurship. Mr. Reyes enjoys playing soccer and tennis.
Sassine Simon

Simon Sassine

Internal Wholesaler

Simon Sassine joins Incapital with two years of experience working in the financial services industry. Before Incapital, Mr. Sassine served as a finance clerk intern with Connection Enterprise and was an administrative assistant with Capital Business Solutions. He graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a degree in finance. He holds Series 7 and 63 licenses. Mr. Sassine enjoys working out in the gym and playing the drums.


Mark Solimando

Mark Solimando

Internal Wholesaler

Before joining Incapital, Mark Solimando served as a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan, where he provided unique strategies to help clients achieve their individual goals. Mr. Solimando earned a BS degree in finance from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI. He holds Series 7, 63 as well as Variable Life and Health Insurance licenses. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors, golfing, and spending time with his two dogs and his family.