About Us

We believe in empowering our clients with financial knowledge and confidence to help them pursue their life goals. Using customized, goal-oriented investment strategies, we will work with you to create a strategy that works for you.

Meet our Team

David Brown

Investment Advisor & Founder

With more than 30 years in the financial services business, David manages investments for individuals, trusts, retirement plans, and businesses.  His extensive experience throughout major shifts in the markets has enabled him to help his clients develop and implement strategies for building wealth and managing risk.

David began his career with Merrill Lynch as a financial advisor in Buffalo, NY where he developed his fundamental investment knowledge.  He joined Wachovia Securities, a predecessor firm of Wells Fargo Advisors, in 2005 to help ensure that clients receive independent, objective investment planning advice and to foster a culture that places clients at the forefront of every decision. In 2019, David affiliated with Prospera Financial Services, a full-service boutique broker-dealer and seven-time winner of Investment Advisor Magazine’s Broker-Dealer of the Year Award

David graduated with a B.S. degree in Business Administration from State University of New York College at Buffalo. A retired Major in the USAF Reserve, David served as a C-130 Navigator with the 328th Airlift Squadron in Niagara Falls, NY. He is a combat veteran of Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

David has been married to his wife, Carolyn, for 25 years and has two daughters, Emily and Hannah.  Away from the office, David enjoys boating, snowboarding, and all things Villanova basketball, a love he shares with his daughter, a graduate of the University.  David is a commercial pilot and has his instrument and multi-engine ratings.   David is also a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and enjoys the challenge of teaching the gift of flight to students of all ages.

Carolyn Brown

Client Service Associate

Carolyn takes great pride in servicing clients as a liaison between them and internal operations.  She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Wheaton College and a Master of Business Administration from University at Buffalo.  Carolyn spent 12 years with Bristol-Myers Squibb in Buffalo, NY where she held positions of increasing responsibility before choosing to stay home to raise her daughters.  She began working with David in 2005, when he joined Wachovia Securities.  Day-to-day services Carolyn provides include account set ups, asset movement, and estate settlements, and she works closely with clients to help build their Envision® plans.  She enjoys lake vacations, country music, trying new recipes, and just hanging out with her family.