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Team

The staff at EGAFAS has Certified Financial Planning Professionals™, Licensed Assistants, and Registered Paraplanners to assist the complex needs of our clients.

Our company’s foundation establishes itself on trust to help give you confidence that we will handle your financial concerns in a professional manner.

Your journey begins with a plan or track that helps define, develop, and implement your the financial objectives. We call this plan “Your Retirement Ticket”® to financial independence.

We take pride in offering what the Certified Financial Planning Board of Standards upholds as “the recognized standard of excellence for personal financial planning.” Together with our menu of Retirement Express Services we offer a comprehensive review of your investment plans, retirement plans, insurance protection, and estate plans. We do this while also incorporating tax reduction strategies.

We regularly schedule meetings to discuss your needs and objectives and deliver a consistent calendar of client appreciation events, educational events, newsletters, tax reports, updates, and articles of current interest. EGAFAS stays on top of what is topical so that we can offer our best and most current ideas, suggestions and solutions.

Our office consists of a Certified Financial Planning Professional™, and three Financial Advisors.  We have a staff of seven, five of whom hold licenses, registrations, or certifications in one or more of the following areas:

  • Certified Financial Planning Professional™
  • Series 6
  • Series 63
  • Series 65
  • Series 66
  • Series 7
  • Series 24
  • Series 51
  • FPQP® (Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional)
  • Life and Health Insurance
  • Variable Annuity

We look forward to serving you.

 

Dorothy (Dotty) Austgen, CFP®

Owner, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERâ„¢ professional

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Dorothy (Dotty) Austgen is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional who dedicates herself to helping people feel confident about their future. One of Dotty’s favorite sayings is “Retirement isn’t about age;...

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Karen started her financial services career in 1975—a time when the financial services industry had not yet recognized the role of female advisors. She joined Eley-Graham Financial Advisory Services in 1980, progressed through...

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Nicole (Niko) Yates

Financial Advisor

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Niko assists clients with their financial and retirement planning needs, regardless of their age, investment experience or net worth.

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Michael Gard

Financial Advisor

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Mike holds Series 7 and 66 registrations and an Insurance License. He looks forward to working on becoming a Certified Financial Planning Professional™.

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Viann Wootten

Business Manager

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Viann is the Business Manager with the Eley-Graham-Austgen team. She has an extensive background in business administration and office management. She joins EGAFAS from a firm based in Chicago. With Viann’s many years of...

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Kate holds the following securities registrations: Series 63, Series 7, Series 24 and Insurance Certifications: Life and Health, Variable Annuity

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Danielle (Dani) Burton

Director of First Impressions

Dani runs our front office and assists everyone in countless ways.

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Matt is one of the new members of the Eley-Graham-Austgen team as a Financial Assistant. He has a warm personality and is excited to join the EGAFAS team. Matt has a degree in Finance and is currently working towards obtaining his SIE.

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Pamela Caldwell

Administrative Assistant

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Pamela is working toward her Series 6 and 63.

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