Get to Know the Professionals

Our team is comprised of talented individuals, some who carry highly distinguished titles and designations. Take a look at the overview of each:

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Katie is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® professional. Katie obtained her Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® certification through the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA).
The use of the CDFA® designation does not permit Wells Fargo Advisors or its Financial Advisors to provide legal advice, nor is it meant to imply that the firm or its associates are acting as experts in this field.


Katie Phifer holds the CFP® designation, a certification awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. A Financial Advisor who holds this designation has demonstrated skill in analyzing and developing personal, long-term financial strategies and has completed hundreds of hours of rigorous courses and examinations. Courses are offered by various colleges and universities across the country and are followed by a 10-hour comprehensive examination. The qualification process, comprehensive array of advice, and skill-based approach distinguish CFP® practitioners from other professional advisors, who typically focus on only one area of a client’s financial life. 

Retirement Income Certified Professional

Katie Phifer holds the RICP® designation; an achieved certification through The American College of Financial Services that illustrates the ability to understand, choose, and execute a sustainable retirement income strategy.


Private Wealth Financial Advisor 

We work with sophisticated clients with highly complex and demanding wealth management needs. To adequately address the full spectrum of challenges faced by those with significant wealth, we coordinate with a team of specialized professionals and leverage the vast resources of Wells Fargo & Company. We are committed to a comprehensive, personal approach to serving high-net-worth individuals, families, foundations, and institutions. We work with Wells Fargo Banking affiliates to provide our clients with access to guidance across many aspects of wealth planning, 

This title is held by Gary T. Bezilla, MBA, and Alan D. Kinney.