Meet Our Team

Our combined team of financial specialists have over 100 years of combined experience. 

Michael Cirino

Michael A. Cirino, CLU, ChFC®, CBEC®

Managing Partner, Private Wealth Advisor — Jacksonville, FL

Alexander Harrison

Alexander P. Harrison, RFC

Managing Partner, Private Wealth Advisor — Jacksonville, FL

Bruce Schilling

Bruce T. Schilling, CIMA®, CFP®, CLU, ChFC

Partner, Private Wealth Advisor — Jacksonville, FL / Orlando, FL

Michael Sullum

Michael Sullum, CRPC®

Partner, Private Wealth Advisor — Boynton Beach, FL

Bruce Chadbourne

Bruce D. Chadbourne, Jr., CFP®, CPA

Private Wealth Advisor — Orlando, FL

Cindy Deavel

Cindy H. Deavel CFP®

Private Wealth Advisor — Reston, VA

Stuart Farb

Stuart H. Farb, CLU, ChFC®, CRPC®

Private Wealth Advisor — Orlando, FL

Hayley Gregory

Hayley D. Gregory, CFP®

Private Wealth Advisor — Reston, VA

Rebecca Kauffman

Rebecca L. Kauffman, CFP®, CRPC®

Private Wealth Advisor — Orlando, FL

Taylor Lloyd

Taylor D. Lloyd

Private Wealth Advisor — Jacksonville, FL

Julia Moon

Julia Moon CFP®, CRPC®

Private Wealth Advisor - San Diego, CA

Michael W. Moon

Michael W. Moon CFP®, CRPC®

Private Wealth Advisor - San Diego, CA

James Neel

James D. Neel, MBA

Private Wealth Advisor — Jacksonville, FL

Nathan Rogero

Nathan F. Rogero, FSCP®, CRPS®

Private Wealth Advisor — Jacksonville, FL

Walter Williams

Walter F. Williams, MBA, CFP®

Private Wealth Advisor — Tampa, FL

Cindy Barber

Cindy Barber

Project Manager - Planning Coordinator— Reston, VA

Diane Bohn

Diane Bohn

Practice Manager — Reston, VA

Stephen Cefalu

Stephen Cefalu

Registered Assistant - Insurance Coordinator — Jacksonville, FL

Jo Ann Farb

Jo Ann Farb

Director of Employee Benefits Assistant for Stuart H. Farb — Orlando, FL

Carolyn Ford

Carolyn Ford

Practice Manager - Investment Coordinator — Jacksonville, FL

Deserai Goldsmith

Deserai Goldsmith

Practice Manager to Taylor Lloyd — Jacksonville, FL

Susan Lee

Susan Lee

Administrative Assistant — Jacksonville, FL

Shanon McWilliams

Shanon McWilliams

Client Relationship Manager - San Diego, CA

Beth Moon

Beth Moon

Client Relationship Manager - San Diego, CA

Kara Pugh

Kara Pugh

Client Services Associate — Reston, VA

Debbie Sehlhorst

Debbie Sehlhorst

Client Service Associate - San Diego, CA

Joseph Turner

Joseph Turner

Practice Manager - Investment Coordinator — Jacksonville, FL

Natalie Zapp

Natalie Zapp

Administrative Assistant - Insurance Coordinator — Jacksonville, FL

Kari Wright

Kari Wright

Practice Manager to Michael Sullum - Boynton Beach, FL


Michael A. Cirino, CLU, ChFC®, CBEC®

Managing Partner, Private Wealth Advisor — Jacksonville, FL

904.650.2129

Michael.Cirino@AegisConsults.com

Since 1984, Michael has specialized in analyzing the most difficult financial problems on both a personal and business level for affluent individuals, successful executives, professionals, and owners of closely held businesses. He has particular experience in wealth management, including estate preservation and business succession planning. Michael offers tailored financial planning solutions for individuals and their families with a commitment to excellence while providing in-depth analysis and projections, empowering his clients to make timely, informed decisions about their financial future. 


Together with the members of his staff, he has the experience necessary to help solve complex financial problems, the resources to keep you informed as worldwide economic forces change, and the commitment to provide advice that makes a difference.


Michael is an active member of various professional associations including the American Society of Chartered Life Underwriters (CLU), the American Society of Chartered Financial Consultants (ChFC), and he is a Certified Business Exit Consultant (CBEC®) with Commonwealth Financial Network. Michael earned his BS in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.


Michael and his spouse, Peggy, support several charitable organizations including Cathedral Arts Project, Quigley House, Boggy Creek Childrens Camp and Simon’s Angels. Michael has four children and two grandchildren. Two of his daughters work with Michael, Jennifer, and Natalie. Michael’s hobbies include vintage cars and late model sports cars. He and Peggy also love to travel, Europe and Napa Valley are their favorites.

Alexander P. Harrison, RFC

Managing Partner, Private Wealth Advisor — Jacksonville, FL

904.650.2145

Alex.Harrison@AegisConsults.com

Alexander P. Harrison has more than 20 years of experience working exclusively with executives, professionals and business owners. The Florida native specializes in estate and gift planning strategies, financial independence, investment planning, employee stock option analysis, wealth accumulation, insurance analysis and business succession planning.


Alex is a graduate of the Coggin College of Business at the University of North Florida, with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree majoring in Financial Services. He is also a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC) and is registered with Commonwealth Financial Network and is an avid student of the business.


Through the years, Alex has been a regular speaker at national conferences and in LFA national groups including Sagemark Private Wealth and The Resource Group (TRG). For eight years Alex was a member of TRG board and in 2020, he served as Chairman of TRG Board serving the top 200 advisors at LFA helping to navigate the unprecedented events of the pandemic. As a founding partner in Aegis Consulting, Alex continues to serve clients while also growing the organization.


As a four-time survivor of oral cancer, Alex knows what’s really important, faith, family and friends. Empathy, wisdom, and situational awareness are critical characteristics that Alex possesses and leads for his team. Alex and Kami have been married 27 years and have two children, Kinley and Maguire. Kinley is a graduate of the University of Tampa and Maguire is a student at Florida State College in Jacksonville. Alex enjoys playing golf, traveling and spending time outdoors in Highlands, NC.

Bruce T. Schilling, CIMA®, CFP®, CLU, ChFC

Partner, Private Wealth Advisor — Jacksonville, FL / Orlando, FL

904.650.2125

Bruce.Schilling@AegisConsults.com

Bruce has over 35 years of financial planning and investment experience. His focus is in estate planning strategies, investment, and business owner planning. His practice spans the full range of financial planning for successful families including; investment management analysis, tax reduction strategies, retirement planning, business succession planning, and estate/asset preservation strategies. He specializes in the analysis, design, implementation, and ongoing review of sophisticated wealth management plans.


Bruce’s experience includes 18 years with Cigna/Sagemark Consulting (a national financial planning firm) where he directed the North Florida region and 6 years with Clark Consulting where he became knowledgeable in working with corporate executives as an executive benefits consultant. He has spent the last 6 years as Director of Financial Planning for LionsBridge Wealth Management.


He is a graduate of Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY. He attended the Wharton School of Business where he obtained his Certified Investment Management Analyst designation. He earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(TM) certification from the College for Financial Planning in Denver in 1992, and his Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant designations from the American College in 1988.

Michael Sullum, CRPC®

Partner, Private Wealth Advisor — Boynton Beach, FL

561.327.7068

Michael.Sullum@AegisConsults.com

Michael’s more than 20 years of experience in the securities industry ranges from working as a top proprietary trader with E*TRADE Financial to his current private wealth management practice.  He works with professionals, business owners, and retirees on how to help effectively grow and protect their wealth. His clients reside in several different states across the country, as working with his clientele virtually has become extremely efficient. Michael is deeply focused on catering to each of his client's unique needs and implementing and managing their investment strategies and insurance solutions that are directly aligned with their goals. Whether it is diversified investment portfolio management or life insurance protection, Michael and his team take great pride in providing a much higher level of service, experience, and choice than people have experienced elsewhere. 

Michael and his team employ a disciplined, structured approach to developing a comprehensive financial plan that meets their client’s unique needs, goals, and objectives. Through our open architecture platform, Michael utilizes prudent investment strategies and has access to the full range of products available in the industry today. 


 
Michael holds the FINRA Series 7, 65, 63, and 55 securities registrations along with his life, health, and annuity license. He holds and maintains the CRPC® (Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM) designation and has achieved Partner status at Aegis Consulting. 


 
Originally from Scranton, PA Michael moved on to graduate from the University of Delaware. He then worked outside of Manhattan as a proprietary trader before his move to Boynton Beach, FL. Michael, his wife Jennifer, and their children Carson and Sarah are avid fishermen who love the outdoors, hiking, swimming, snorkeling, traveling, and spending time with their family. They love the summers out West and plan on spending an increasing amount of time in their second home outside of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 

Bruce D. Chadbourne, Jr., CFP®, CPA

Private Wealth Advisor — Orlando, FL

407.598.9105

Bruce.Chadbourne@AegisConsults.com

For more than three decades, Bruce has been designing customized financial planning solutions for affluent individuals, successful executives, professionals and business owners in the areas of retirement, investment, estate planning strategies and business succession planning.


Bruce’s honest communication style and passion for technical and analytical accuracy give him the unique ability to assist clients in navigating through complex financial issues and to motivate them to take important action toward the achievement of their wealth management goals.


“l am passionate about what I do and committed to delivering well thought out and accurate financial planning advice. My role is to assist my clients in building their wealth and preserving it for generations to come.”


Bruce’s education and professional qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Florida and earning the Certified Public Accountant (1976) and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER“™ (1986) certifications.

Cindy H. Deavel CFP®

Private Wealth Advisor — Reston, VA

703.537.8796

Cindy.Deavel@AegisConsults.com

Cindy started her business with a major San Antonio, Texas accounting firm in which she was the director for financial planning and wealth management services.  Understanding the unique needs of senior ranking military leaders and their families, she became known for delivering strategically forward-looking guidance clients could rely on.    Almost two decades later, that same careful attention is rendered to a growing and diverse clientele near and far.

Cindy holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification and is licensed in multiple states to serve client needs.  

Cindy and her husband Philip are happily celebrating over 35 years of marriage.  They enjoy sharing “farm life” and organic produce with friends and neighbors.  When not at the farm, Cindy and Philip enjoy traveling and fly fishing.  They are also the proud parents of Hayley, a fellow advisor at Aegis Consulting, and enjoy spending time with Hayley, her husband John, and their daughter Taylor.

Stuart H. Farb, CLU, ChFC®, CRPC®

Private Wealth Advisor — Orlando, FL

407.598.9143

Stuart.Farb@AegisConsults.com

Stuart has specialized in wealth accumulation and retirement planning for over 45 years. He has earned the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), and a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC) designation.


Stuart has served as President of four different non-profit organizations in the Central Florida community including Rotary International, and continues to serve on many of their boards. He is past Chairman of both the Seminole County School Business Advisory Board and the Finance Committee of Florida Citrus Sports.


Stuart is a resident of both Seminole and Brevard Counties, and has three grown children and 4 grandchildren. He is proud to be married for over 50 years to the former Jo Ann Trippe of Winter Park, Florida.

  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree University of Florida
  • ChFC and CLU designations from the American College
  • CRPC designation from the College for Financial Planning
  • Life Member of Million Dollar Roundtable (MDRT)

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Hayley D. Gregory, CFP®

Private Wealth Advisor — Reston, VA

703.537.8038

Hayley.Gregory@AegisConsults.com

Hayley Gregory joined the team in 2015 from her prior position with a public accounting firm.  Hayley specializes in financial modeling and helping clients to visualize the future through “what if” scenarios.  Her passion is to help clients to identify what’s within the realm of possibility and accomplish their goals through practical and manageable steps.

Hayley is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce and holds a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.

Outside of the office, Hayley and her husband John enjoy spending time with their daughter, Taylor, a toddler who keeps everyone on their toes!  They also enjoy traveling, cooking and working on various projects around the house and their garden.

Taylor D. Lloyd

Private Wealth Advisor — Jacksonville, FL

904.650.2141

Taylor.Lloyd@AegisConsults.com

A native Floridian, representing a third generation of financial professionals, Taylor appreciates — above all — the opportunity to help serve the communities that have surrounded him his whole life.


After beginning his career at a large financial institution, Taylor realized that recommendations based on financial transactions often present ulterior motives. In pursuit of providing more comprehensive, transparent advice; he decided to branch off to serve a select number of families. Outside of general areas of planning, Taylor’s experience lies in Tax Mitigation Strategies, Estate Planning Strategies, Business Succession Planning Strategies, and Philanthropic Endeavors. He and his team thrive in simplifying and coordinating the complex – taking complicated financial issues and breaking them down into digestible, solvable ways.

Rebecca L. Kauffman, CFP®, CRPC®

Private Wealth Advisor — Orlando, FL

407.598.9143

Rebecca.Kauffman@AegisConsults.com

Rebecca Kauffman has more than 15 years of experience, specializing in investment planning, retirement planning, insurance analysis, wealth accumulation, and estate planning. She considers herself to be a “financial quarterback”, helping her clients coordinate their team of advisors in the different areas of their financial lives.


A native of Orlando, Rebecca has continued to be an active leader in the community. She is involved with numerous organizations including the Central Florida Estate Planning Council, and Rotary International, of which she is a past president of the Altamonte Springs Club.


Rebecca has earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner certification, as well as holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) designation. She is FINRA Series 6, 7, and 63 securities registered and Florida Life, Health, and Annuity licensed.


She is a graduate of Florida State University, where she truly honed her life-long love of college football. Rebecca and her husband Sam, have 3 awesome children, Trippe, Emma, and Jasper. In her spare time, Rebecca and her family enjoy seeking thrills at Orlando’s various theme parks and spending time surfing at the beach.

James D. Neel, MBA

Private Wealth Advisor — Jacksonville, FL

904.650.2140

James.Neel@AegisConsults.com

James D. Neel was with Sagemark Consulting / Lincoln Financial Advisors since 2008. He believes his previous 17 years at Merrill Lynch in various roles were an ideal foundation for his current role as Private Wealth Advisor.


Attention to detail, good listening skills and great empathy are symbols of his appreciation by his clients. James works with his clients to create comprehensive financial plans and provide solutions that help meet their unique needs and objectives. "He is driven and fully committed to serving his clients and building long term relationships". James has built his practice on the principles of integrity, trust and understanding.


James holds an MBA from Jacksonville University. He is FINRA Series 7 & 66 registered and is a licensed Life, Health and Annuities agent. His focus is on helping individuals and business owners make the appropriate decisions in the areas of wealth management, investment management programs, retirement income planning, personal risk management, college funding planning and estate planning strategies. James is happily married to his lovely wife Pam and has two great children. Away from the business, he enjoys golfing, coaching and spending time with family and friends.

Nathan F. Rogero, FSCP®, CRPS®

Private Wealth Advisor — Jacksonville, FL

904.650.2147

Nathan.Rogero@AegisConsults.com

Nathan is a third generation Wealth Advisor and has been practicing since 2008. He has extensive experience in working with Executives, Physicians, and Business Owners. He specializes in Retirement Planning, Wealth Preservation, Insurance Analysis, Investment Planning, and business succession planning.


Nathan designs custom financial planning strategies and problem solving solutions for successful individuals and their families. Committed to integrity and high quality planning he is faithful in helping his clients toward achieving their financial goals. Nathan received his Bachelors in Banking and Finance from University of North Florida. Since Nathan started his career in 2008, he has received recognition for many professional accomplishments. In addition, Nathan also holds the Financial Services Certified Professional (FSCP®) and Certified Retirement Plan Specialists (CRPS®) designations.


Born in Jacksonville Florida, Nathan is one of ten children. Nathan and his wife Carole have three children; Celia, Lukas, and Aria.

Walter F. Williams, MBA, CFP®

Private Wealth Advisor — Tampa, FL

813.565.1513

Walt.Williams@AegisConsults.com

Walt Williams has been serving financial needs of successful entrepreneurs, owners of closely held private and family-owned businesses, professionals, and executives for over 20 years.     

Walt is analytical by nature having pursued his passion for logic and reasoning by earning his Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech, after which he went to work with the Ford Motor Company in their Advanced Vehicle Engineering Office.  Following his time with Ford, Walt followed his career plan and entered the University of Florida where he earned his MBA with a concentration in finance.   

Walt then founded, along with other family members, what became a multi-center auto service firm where he gained valuable first-hand knowledge of the complexities and dynamics of a closely held family business.   During that time, he further expanded his knowledge and experience by serving on trade association boards and education councils. Through these relationships he learned of financial issues that professionals and businesses face as they strive to provide for their families, charities, and themselves.  He realized most individuals are so involved in their daily challenges, financial family goals and protections, all too often take a backseat.  This experience led him to pursue a practice in financial services, becoming passionate about helping families secure their future.

In keeping with his engineering background, he believes financial security starts with a blueprint unique to each family’s needs.  Plans that focus on financial independence, estate, gift, and charitable planning as well as risk management.   Walt is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner.  Registered with FINRA in general securities, licensed in life, and disability insurance in multiple states. 

Personally, Walt is dedicated to his family, with children, grand and great-grandchildren. For fun, he’s a member of Sports Car Club of America, the largest amateur auto-racing organization in the country where he has held regional board positions. He and his son enjoy competing in SCCA as well as mountain/trail biking. 

Cindy Barber

Project Manager - Planning Coordinator— Reston, VA

703.638.6748

Cindy.Barber@AegisConsults.com

Cindy Barber manages the internal systems used by the team to provide excellent service to clients, and tracks the status of ongoing business. With a marketing background, Cindy brings professional attention to detail, is highly organized and an excellent communicator.


Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Martin, and trying to manage the busy lives of their three sons. Any spare time is spent volunteering, tending to her vegetable garden and baking.

Diane Bohn

Practice Manager — Reston, VA

703.537.8769

Diane.Bohn@AegisConsults.com

Diane Bohn joined the team in November 2012. She is the behind-the-scenes person managing data and servicing client accounts. With over thirty-five years in the financial services industry, she has assisted financial professionals in Pennsylvania, Georgia and now Virginia. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Rob, and her pups, Thunder and Thor, as well as baking, which then means exercising, and being creative.

Stephen Cefalu

Registered Assistant - Insurance Coordinator — Jacksonville, FL

904.650.2143

Stephen.Cefalu@AegisConsults.com

Stephen joined Sagemark Consulting in 2012 working in the National Planning Department. In October of 2014, Stephen joined our team and assists in the development of financial plans, coordinates the insurance underwriting process and manages our technology platforms among other tasks.


Stephen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the State University of New York College at Old Westbury. He holds the FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 securities registrations.

Jo Ann Farb

Director of Employee Benefits Assistant for Stuart H. Farb — Orlando, FL

JoAnn.Farb@AegisConsults.com

Carolyn Ford

Practice Manager - Investment Coordinator — Jacksonville, FL

904.650.2130

Carolyn.Ford@AegisConsults.com

Carolyn joined our team in July 2003. She is a graduate of the University of North Florida with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Services. Prior to joining our firm Carolyn managed personal trusts as a Trust Officer for a bank. Carolyn is FINRA Series 6 and 7 registered, responsible for fixed income and equity trading and handles our bookkeeping and due diligence.


Born overseas on an Air Force Base in Japan, Carolyn is now married to an Air Force Officer, Matt. They have one son, Gavin, and enjoy the beach, traveling, and spending time as a family.

Deserai Goldsmith

Practice Manager to Taylor Lloyd — Jacksonville, FL

904.650.2142

Deserai.Goldsmith@AegisConsults.com

Susan Lee

Administrative Assistant — Jacksonville, FL

904.650.2121

Susan.Lee@AegisConsults.com

Kara Pugh

Client Services Associate — Reston, VA

703.537.8063

Kara.Pugh@AegisConsults.com

Kara Pugh provides broad service and account management support to clients, as well as operational support and assistance to the team. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance.


Kara and her husband Sean have two children, both students at the University of South Carolina.

Joseph Turner

Practice Manager - Investment Coordinator — Jacksonville, FL

904.650.2144

Joe.Turner@AegisConsults.com

Joe is a decorated United States Navy, Gulf War Veteran who served 21 years as an Aviation Warfare Systems Operator, Helicopter Crew Chief and Rescue Swimmer. He concluded his duty as the lead instructor at the United States Navy Rescue Swimmer School in Pensacola, Fl.

 

Since retiring from the Navy in 2000, Joe’s experience includes work at regional and national brokerage firms specializing in operations and sales support. Joe joined our team in 2005 as a practice manager and investment coordinator. He is FINRA Series 7 registered, responsible for fixed income and equity trading and handles compliance and due diligence responsibilities.

 

The St. Augustine resident was born abroad and is a world traveler. Joe and his wife, Tracy, enjoy running, golf and spending time with family and friends.

Natalie Zapp

Administrative Assistant - Insurance Coordinator — Jacksonville, FL

904.650.2131

Natalie.Zapp@AegisConsults.com

Natalie joined the Aegis team in May 2022 after graduating with her BBA in Marketing with a Fine Art minor from Jacksonville University. Creative, challenging projects are Natalie’s favorite where she has a chance to put her mind to the test. She has the pleasure to work for her stepfather, Michael Cirino, who is challenging her to learn the insurance side of business.

Natalie has lived in the Jacksonville area all her life and enjoys spending free time with friends and family. She comes home to her cat, Chevy, who is her pride and joy.

 

Beth Moon

Client Relationship Manager - San Diego, CA

858.923.1020

Beth.Moon@AegisConsults.com

Julia Moon CFP®, CRPC®

Private Wealth Advisor - San Diego, CA

858.923.1022

Julia.Moon@AegisConsults.com

As a third-generation professional in the financial services industry, Julia brings a legacy of financial wisdom and a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by her clients.


In her first three years as an advisor, she secured both CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certification and Charter Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) designations, showcasing her commitment to the highest standards of professional competence.


Although she is passionate about the importance of financial planning for all demographics, she particularly enjoys working with women and empowering them to take control of their financial situations.  Far from being a mere numbers game, her approach is relationship-driven, anchored in trust and empathy.


Beyond the spreadsheet, Julia is an avid traveler and spent time living in Spain on two different occasions in her early twenties. When she isn't navigating financial landscapes or the world map, she devotes quality time to her three nieces, relishing her role as their fun-loving aunt Juju.

Michael W. Moon CFP®, CRPC®

Private Wealth Advisor - San Diego, CA

858.923.1021

Michael.Moon@AegisConsults.com

Michael W. Moon, following in the footsteps of his father, joined the financial services profession in 1982 and has spent the past 30-plus years building a family-centered financial planning practice for successful individuals, business owners, and their families. He uses a team approach to providing highly customized, confidential, and personal service to clients as they prepare for major life milestones and plan for retirement years. His team helps clients plan for all phases of life, with special focus on the implementation of retirement income distribution strategies. Michael is a fourth generation Californian.


In Michael’s free time he enjoys spending time with his 3 granddaughters, surfing, snowboarding and playing guitar.

Shanon McWilliams

Client Relationship Manager - San Diego, CA

858.923.1024

Shanon.McWilliams@AegisConsults.com

Kari Wright

Practice Manager to Michael Sullum - Boynton Beach, FL

561.327.7069

Kari.Wright@AegiConsults.com

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