Lester is the President and CEO of The Hamrick Group. After a 22-year Air Force career, he retired and started teaching a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp program in Ocala, Florida. He then began his career in financial services in 2006. With over 13 years of experience in the Financial Services Industry, Lester works hard helping individuals, families and small business owner on their journey to secure their financial future. He spent the first 10 years working for Guardian Life and became a Million Dollar Round Table and Leaders Club producer. In 2016, he started The Hamrick Group.
Lester is very knowledgeable about and works closely with employees of the Florida Retirement System. He holds FRS seminars and workshops across the state of Florida.
Lester’s passion is to help clients understand the “financial jargon” that clouds financial decision-making. This enables clients to make better decisions about their future and their financial wealth.
Lester holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Leo College, in Human Resource Administration. He is a passionate and devoted Christian, husband, and father to four boys. His hobbies are hunting, fishing, golfing, and attending college sports games.
P: (850) 544 -2427
Denise is a Financial Professional with Coastal Wealth. She is a retired Leon County School Teacher and Administrator. During her tenure as an educator, she served in both middle and high schools. In addition to her time in public education, she owned a Restaurant and Catering Company for 19 years. Her extensive Education and Business background gives her a unique perspective on financial needs and an ability to work with many clients. Denise’s passion is working with public school employees (K-12 or Post Secondary) and any FRS employees.
Denise grew up in Leesburg, Florida and counts herself lucky to be a multi-generational Native Floridian. She and her husband Tom live in Monticello, Florida. They have two amazing grown daughters and two incredibly active and busy grandsons.
Denise holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Florida State University and is an avid FSU fan. She performed as a Marching Chief while in college and was (and still is) active in her sorority – Tri Sigma. Denise and Tom enjoy camping, traveling, gardening, woodworking, and have recently entered the world of flipping houses. Denise serves on the Jefferson Advisory Council of Big Bend Hospice and is an active Volunteer.
P: (850) 294-5018
Rob was born and raised in Tallahassee Florida. He is a graduate of Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in physical education. He began his career as a teacher and baseball coach. Eventually shifting his career to the financial services industry gaining experience in both banking and Property and Casualty insurance.
Since 2016 he has worked as a financial representative concentrating on protection and investment strategies in order to help clients safely meet their financial goals, while at the same time protecting what is important to them. Rob has worked primarily with participants in the Florida Retirement System (Teachers, Law Enforcement and State of Florida Employees), as well as small business owners in the trades industries.
Rob and his wife Sarah have been married since 2007 and have one daughter and one son. Rob and his family are very active and enjoy spending time with extended family and socializing with friends. One of the family’s favorite places to visit is the beach. He and his wife also enjoy attending his daughter’s horseback riding and Rob is often involved in coaching his son’s baseball team. Rob and his family attend Four Oaks Community Church, where they are actively involved in their community group.
Rob is passionate about relationships both personal and professional. His goal with clients is to gain a comprehensive understanding of their current concerns and financial situation, while at the same time working to earn trust through open dialogue and transparency. He believes that education is key and will strive to make sure clients understand every aspect of any solution or strategy that may be presented.
P: (610) 742-2450
Ryan is a Financial Professional with Coastal Wealth. He is a recent graduate of Florida State University with a B.S in Finance. On top of receiving a great education from FSU, Ryan was able to learn the basics of the financial services industry while still in school, thanks to his experience with Coastal Wealth from the end of his junior academic year all the way through his graduation. Ryan’s time as a student allowed him to learn how to live and operate on a small budget. That experience has helped him create and mold strategies that help clients reach their financial goals in the most efficient ways possible. It is why Ryan enjoys working with young professionals, young couples and FRS employees.
Ryan grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is now a proud resident of Tallahassee, Florida. Ryan loves traveling, exploring new foods and cultures, and all things sports.
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