Category: Dallas

17 Mar 2020

Donald Trotter

Financial Advisor
(918) 906-1897

Dallas
14135 Midway Road
Suite G-100
Addison, Texas 75001
(866) 380-8332  |  (214) 545-3300

Don has been in the business for 33 years and we are happy to have him join the firm. Don will be partnering up with Kenny Giager in Tulsa Oklahoma.

Don has done a lot of business in Life, Health and Long Term care in addition to being a Registered Representative. He has built his practice by doing workshops on financial planning and Social Security maximization.

A passion for Don has been working with youth in the community and the youth at his church for over 25 years. In addition to that, for the last year and a half he has been leading the men’s group at his church. He has been married for 33 years to his beautiful wife, Sue and they have lived in the Tulsa area most of their lives. Don has a daughter, two stepsons and two grandchildren.

19 Feb 2020

Rich Berry

Dallas Office
14135 Midway Road
Suite G-100
Addison, Texas 75001
(866) 380-8332  |  (214) 545-3300

Rich has been in the business since 2005 and will be teaming up with Ralph Allen in the Chicago area. After working with individual investors as a financial advisor for 3 years he moved into a wholesaling role. He has twice successfully built a territory from scratch and turned a struggling territory around in a third instance.

Rich tells everyone who listens that he has a passion for building relationships with advisors to help them enhance their clients’ portfolios and reach their individual financial goals.  Rich has an Undergraduate degree in Marketing from Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL and a Master’s of Science in Finance from DePaul University in Chicago, IL.

In his spare time, Rich enjoys live music, boating and spending time with his wife Liz, son Joshua and daughter Anna.

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19 Feb 2020

Peter Mullen

Financial Advisor
pmullen@ffec.com
(214) 545-3306

Dallas Office
14135 Midway Road
Suite G-100
Addison, Texas 75001
(866) 380-8332  |  (214) 545-3300

Peter grew up in  Westchester, NY and Fairfield, CT.  He attended St. Anselm College in New Hampshire, graduating with a B.A. in History.  He began his career in finance in 1991 working for Paine Webber.  For over two decades, Peter was an advisor to HNW and UHNW clients, working for a number of major investment banks. In 2015 he joined LJM Partners & LJM Funds, an alternative asset management company that traded implied volatility using options on S&P futures.  He served as the firms Southeast Regional Director, managing all sales and investor relations in his region. He has passed his series 3, 4, 7, 24, 63 and 65.

Peter and his wife Tatiana have been living in Jupiter, FL for the past seven years with their three children.  They enjoy the beach, kayaking, snorkeling, shooting and fishing.

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12 Apr 2018

Kenneth (Kenny) Giager

Financial Advisor
(918) 809-5809

Dallas
14135 Midway Road
Suite G-100
Addison, Texas 75001
(866) 380-8332  |  (214) 545-3300

Kenny is a financial advisor who enjoys helping his clients identify and meet their financial goals.  He is dedicated to finding his clients solutions that will fit their unique needs and lifestyle through personalized investment advice and portfolios.  Portfolios include stocks, bonds, mutual funds, exchange traded funds (ETF’s), annuities, life insurance and alternative investments.  Kenny has helped hundreds of clients in the financial industry for over seven years.

Kenny and his wife, Holly, live in Broken Arrow, OK.  They have two daughters. One attends veterinarian school at Oklahoma State University and the other attends Broken Arrow High school and swims for the high school team.  Kenny’s interests include golfing, hunting, fishing, vacationing with Holly, and he is an avid football enthusiast.

27 Jan 2018

Greg Allen

DAG Partner
gallen@ffec.com

Dallas Office
14135 Midway Road
Suite G-100
Addison, Texas 75001
(866) 380-8332  |  (214) 545-3300

Greg Allen is the founding partner of Disciplined Advisors Group (DAG). At DAG, he oversees client accounts and client development, cultivating relationships and staying active in the community.

Allen’s career in the financial industry began in 1972 with Merrill Lynch. Five years later, he started as a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter (now Morgan Stanley) where he spent 25 years working as a branch manager in Santa Fe, Oklahoma City, and Chicago, and then was promoted to Regional Director for Morgan Stanley’s Southwest division in Dallas in 1995. Greg has been a Certified Financial Planner, CFP®, since 1984.

Allen then served as the National Sales Director for Bank of America Investment Services in 2003, before entering retirement and then coming out of it to start DAG.

Prior to his career in the financial industry, Allen served in the New Mexico Air National Guard, the Texas National Guard and the Oklahoma National Guard.

Allen has also played an active role in the community throughout his professional career. Currently, he is an active member of Cordillera Motorcycle Club in Colorado. With the Cordillera Motorcycle Club, Allen supports youth education with financial and materials donations and volunteering.

He has been on the board of directors for Make-A-Wish Foundation N. Texas, board of trustees for Cordillera Motorcycle Club, board of trustees for The Concord University Foundation and has served as a youth mentor in Plano, Texas.

Additionally, Allen has taught classes in economics/investments for the University of New Mexico, Los Alamos branch, and taught financial planning at the College of Financial Planning in Oklahoma City. He has also been a guest speaker at his alma mater, Concord University, West Virginia, where he received a bachelor’s of science in business administration with an emphasis in economics in 1970.

Allen is an avid traveler and loves motorcycles. He is married with a son and a daughter.

16 Jan 2018

Jeffrey Elinsky

Financial Advisor
jelinsky@ffec.com
(303) 643-5751

Denver Tech Center
Terrace Tower
5619 DTC Parkway, Suite 1050
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
(877) 591-5959  |  (303) 643-5959

Jeff Elinsky has been Vice President – Investments with First Financial Equity Corporation since 2012. Prior to joining FFEC, Jeff and was a Financial Advisor at Elevations Credit Union from 2009 until 2012. He held financial advisor positions at Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley prior, and before that worked in the Treasury Department of Marsh & McLennan (now “MMC”).

Jeff graduated from the College of William and Mary with a BA in English and has an MBA from the University of Colorado – Denver. Jeff’s passion is meeting with clients to help them build their portfolios and achieve their financial goals. Outside of work Jeff enjoys golf, movies, kayaking, and travel, as well as just relaxing at home with his wife Kathy and their two cats.

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