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We make a real impact in the lives of our clients by guiding them through major life events and helping them preserve and pass on their wealth. Our customized approach focuses on thoughtful financial planning and wealth management that looks beyond your investments and encompasses all aspects of your financial life.

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Our mission is to provide quality strategies customized to your needs. Our goal is to be your primary source of financial advice. To this end, we concentrate our efforts on developing long-term relationships through a commitment to quality client service.

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    Richard Payne

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Rick is the leader of our investment and retirement planning strategies. With 30+ years of experience at UBS and Gradison, Rick incorporates asset protection and planning into our unique strategy development. The Triad Group provides each client with a retirement income plan, professional investment management and multiple perspectives. Our successful solutions include goal development and execution.

    A resident of Finneytown, Rick and wife Kimberly welcomed 3 Daughters-in-law to their family as each son was married in 2023.  We are excited to become grandparents in early 2024!

    Rick actively supports the Green Beret Foundation – Cincinnati Chapter. He is working on his golf game and enjoys time with his dogs. He has served as an Elder of his church and was a past member / President of the Finneytown Schools Board of Education.

    Majoring in economics and mathematics, Rick graduated from Indiana University.  He earned his Master in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

     

          8044 Montgomery Road
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          Andy Conrad

          Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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          Andy is developing his leadership skills while leveraging his 15 years of experience to bolster our Financial Planning process. He and Rick collaborate to develop unique strategies for our clients by delivering Personalized Financial and Retirement Income plans, utilizing professional portfolio managers, and incorporating multiple points of view from their combined 45+ years of experience in the financial industry. 

          Having clients who trust us enough to include us in not just their financial decisions, but most of their major life decisions is what motivates and energizes Andy.

          Andy lives in Florence, Kentucky with his wife Kelly, 2 Great Danes and a cat. He spends most of his time outside of work trying to improve his golf game, playing soccer, working in the garden or reading. He actively supports the ALZ Allstars, a local fundraising group for the Alzheimer’s Association, in the fight to develop a cure to Alzheimer’s. He graduated from Francis Marion University (South Carolina) with a BA in Finance.

           

                8044 Montgomery Road
                Suite 100W
                Cincinnati, OH 45236
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                Michelle Westendorf

                Client Associate

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                  Michelle is the most recent addition to the Triad Group.  She previously worked in Client Services and was a Personal Banker at Fifth Third Bank.  She has a drive to help others and is excited to serve our clients. Michelle is the point person of the team and likely will be the one to answer your calls and be the first team member to greet you in the office. Some of Michelle’s administrative responsibilities are to process documents, moving money and opening accounts for our clients. Michelle was born in Cincinnati but grew up in Wilmington, NC.  She moved back to Cincinnati in 2017 and currently lives in the Norwood area.  In her free time, she loves to walk her dog, discover the Cincinnati scene, and play disc golf.

                        8044 Montgomery Road
                        Suite 100W
                        Cincinnati, OH 45236

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