Our Team

Wealth Management Advisor

Tye has more than 10 years of experience providing wealth management advice and services. A graduate of the University of Georgia, he specializes in a holistic approach to investment and wealth management along with retirement plan and insurance services.

Tye assists clients by defining their financial expectations and selecting the best road map for meeting those expectations by using a variety of investment vehicles such as stocks, bonds, professional money managers, mutual funds, unit investment trusts, indexes, and annuities to create portfolios that give clients the best opportunity to meet their established goals.

Tye is a native of the Golden Isles where he graduated from Glynn Academy in 1990. He currently serves on the board of the Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia where he is Treasurer and President Elect. Tye and his wife Tallie are members of First Baptist Church of St. Simons where he has served as a Deacon for the past 4 years. Along with their children Thomas and Sarah Baker the Pipkins’ reside on St. Simons Island.

Financial Advisor

Ken is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant, a designation awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. with over 40 years of experience in wealth and investment management. He has a BA degree from Mercer University, a MBA from Georgia College. Ken focuses on long-term investment management, retirement and estate planning as well as trust administration.

Ken is a native of Waycross, GA and a former Marine pilot. He is a member of First Baptist Church in Brunswick and active in Ocean Lodge #214, F. & A.M. Ken and his wife, Mary, reside in Brunswick.

Certified Financial Planner

Albert F Shelander, Jr. aka BB brings 25 years experience financial services industry. BB is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, a designation awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., and is a graduate of the University of Georgia class of 78’. He is lifetime resident of St. Simons Island where he has raised his son and daughter. He serves on the board of trustees for St Mark’s Towers, Inc. and attends St. Simons Presbyterian Church.

Client Relationship Manager

Kristen has more than 9 years of experience serving clients in all aspects for investment management. She is our banking specialist and works closely with our partners Southeastern Bank. Kristen works with clients to evaluate their banking, trust, estate, and insurance planning needs. She specializes in client services, marketing, business development as well as trust/estate settlement, investment and operations management.

A graduate Georgia Center for Non-Profits, Kristen has a unique approach to non-profit and foundation management as well as capital campaigns. Kristen returned home to family roots in 2002, where she, her husband Gregg and their daughter Maddison now reside in Brunswick.

She is a very active member of the community in many capacities. She is a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church where she is the Parish Life Coordinator, Past President of Council of Catholic Women and chair of the New Member and Welcome Committee. She is also currently serving on the SFX Harvest Ball committee and founding member of the Coastal Georgia Athletics Booster Club.

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