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Meet the Team

When you partner with Sterner Financial, you gain a team of highly specialized experts collaborating to enhance each area of your plan. We’re here to provide the dedicated support you deserve, and we’re committed to making your life a little bit simpler every day.

Founding Advisors

John P. Sterner CFP®

Private Wealth Advisor and Founder

Al Waldrop CFP®

Private Wealth Advisor and Founding Partner

Private Wealth Advisors

Jonathan M. Bussey

Private Wealth Advisor

Derek Hamblen CFP®, ChFC®, RICP®

Private Wealth Advisor

Len Martini RICP®

Private Wealth Advisor

Planning & Investment Team

Stephanie Allen RICP®

Director of Investments

Anna Henson Lloyd

Director of Investments

Stephen W. Sutherland CFP®

Private Wealth Service Advisor

Austin Lewis

Private Wealth Service Advisor

Insurance & Service Team

Amy Shuff MBA, CLU®

Director of Insurance Operations and Services

Emma Spear

Associate Wealth Management Advisor

Jennifer Laitinen

Associate Financial Representative

Sarah Reid

Client Service Coordinator

Internal Operations

Tommy Adkins

Chief Financial Officer

Beth Palmer

Director of Marketing and Communications