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Our Team

Our team members are an integral part of our practice and focus on supporting your planning efforts. They are fully qualified professionals with the credentials and experience to help you through the planning process.


Dean James Ripley CFP®, ChFC®, CASL®, RICP®, CLU®

Founder & Wealth Management Advisor

Trevor C Garlock CLU®, ChFC®, RICP®

Founder & Wealth Management Advisor

Advisors / Client Facing

Craig J Amidon CFP®, RICP®

Director of Practice Management

Joe Catanzaro J.D.

Associate Wealth Management Advisor

Laura L Engle CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®

Wealth Management Advisor

Erica Nunemaker

Associate Financial Representative

Gagan Singh

Wealth Management Advisor

Matthew C Sparks CLU®

Associate Wealth Management Advisor

Direct Assistants For All Advisors

Mariah J Hendricks

Service Associate

Jennifer C Campbell

Executive Assistant

Kimberley A Smyth

Executive Assistant

Operations Manager

Irene R Hanford CLU®, ChSNC®

Director of Operations

Operations / Support Members

Mallory Buxton

Insurance Operations Associate

Jeff Clark

Investment Operations Associate

Wendy Hildreth

Office Manager

Anthony Jillson

Investment Operations Associate

Lynne O Mathews

Financial Representative Assistant

Jessica L Myers RICP®

Investment Operations Specialist

Peter Reikes

Operations Associate

Robyn Scraper

Administrative Assistant

Affiliate Advisor

Through Northwestern Mutual, Ripley, Garlock & Associates Financial Planning Group has access to a network of specialists locally and across the country. We help each other, share ideas and common values, and leverage each other's talents to help you achieve your personal dream of financial security.

William G Melchior CLU®, CLTC®

Financial Representative