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Peter Shanahan

Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor

(828) 233-1906

Peter is a founding partner of the SPG Group. He is an industry veteran with over 30 years of experience. He has held the Certified Financial Planner ® designation since 1993, and the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor® designation since 2008.

He is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager in Hilliard Lyons’ Private Account Management Program. Peter earned his B.A. from the College of William and Mary. He has been in the securities industry since 1985, having spent 8 years with American Express Financial Advisors as a Financial Advisor, Training Manager, and District Manager; and 13 years with Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor, Vice President, and Portfolio Manager. Past and current affiliations and board memberships include: Aging Projects, Inc., Interfaith Assistance Ministry, Planned Giving Committee member, Pardee Hospital Planned Giving Committee member, Congregational Church of Tryon, Trustee and Deacon, Tryon Little Theater, Trustee, Collinsville Equestrian Trail Association, board member and past president, and member, American Mensa.

Originally from Long Island, Peter has been in the Tryon area since 1992.

Dwayne Powell

Vice President, Associate Branch Manager

(828) 233-1905

Dwayne is a Vice President at Baird and a founding partner of the SPG Wealth Advisors. Dwayne entered the financial services industry after graduating from Western Carolina University with a B.S. in business administration with a concentration in financial planning. Dwayne was awarded the Outstanding Financial Planning Student Award during his senior year at WCU, and earned the Certified Financial Planner ® certification in 2004. During his tenure at Smith Barney, Dwayne earned the Blue Chip Council honor, recognizing excellence in client service. After moving his practice to Merrill Lynch in 2009, Dwayne became a founding partner of the SPG Wealth Advisors in 2010. He served as a trainer for new Financial Advisors at both Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch.

Dwayne and his wife Shanaia were married in 2001. They live in Brevard with their two sons, Lawson and Carter. Dwayne enjoys being involved in activities with his sons and in his community as well. He currently coaches both of his son’s baseball teams. He also serves as a Trustee at Brevard Wesleyan Church, and on the advisory board for the Finance and Accounting Department at Western Carolina University. Dwayne is also the Chairman of the Board at Mainstay in Hendersonville.

Deane Gauthier

Financial Advisor

(828) 233-1904

Deane is a founding partner of the SPG Group. Deane earned his B.A. in business administration from Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL and began his career in the financial services industry in 1998. He cut his teeth working in the institutional services departments of several large firms, including Merrill Lynch and Nations Bank, in Jacksonville, Florida. Deane joined the team and came to Hendersonville in 2003, both to work professionally with individual families, and to engage in his passion for cycling.

Deane’s primary roles on the team include trading for all portfolios and tracking market metrics. He is also the go-to person on the team whenever team members or clients have technology issues or questions.

Along with Peter and Dwyane, Deane has direct input into the overall design of model portfolios, as well as the individual security selection within all models.

Deane lives in Hendersonville with his wife Rachel. Deane and Rachel spend their off hours training and competing in various local and regional cycling races.

John Glover

Financial Advisor

(828) 233-1902

John is a Financial Advisor with The SPG Wealth Advisors. Although he is the newest member of the team, he brings 20 years of entrepreneurial experience. John earned his B.S. degree from the College of Charleston. He has successfully built several businesses and has an extensive background in accounting and business management.

In addition to working directly with clients as a financial consultant, John also works with CPAs and attorneys to build and strengthen their relationship with The SPG Wealth Advisors, and to ensure the best possible planning for our clients.

John’s past and current community affiliations and board memberships include: Current board member of Henderson County Habitat for Humanity, Founding Board member of the City of Charleston Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, City of Charleston Town and Gown Committee, past president of Coastal Cyclist and past board member of Ride For Hope.

John moved to Hendersonville 4 years ago from Charleston, SC and enjoys riding his bicycle on the Blue Ridge Parkway, trail running and competing in triathlons.

Kelly Maumenee

Senior Client Specialist

(828) 233-1903

Kelly began her career in the financial industry with Merrill Lynch in 1998. She works as one of our team’s administrative professionals. As our senior Registered Client Service Associate, she is often the first point of contact for client questions. Kelly focuses on managing client cash flows, preparing client reviews, and settling estates. As a member of the estate settlement team, Kelly is the liaison among clients, Financial Advisors, CPAs, and attorneys. She also collaborates with Peter, Dwayne, and Deane in implementing clients’ financial plans.

Kelly graduated from Montreat College with a bachelor’s degree in human services. She enjoys spending time with her family and participating in 5k races and Spartan races.

Stefanie Robinson

Client Assistant

(828) 233-1900

Stefanie began her career in the financial industry with US Bank in 2004 and has since worked with UBS Financial Services and BNY Mellon Wealth Management. She brought this experience to the SPG Group in 2014 and works as one of our team’s administrative professionals. Stefanie interacts with clients on a daily basis to help facilitate a wide variety of inquiries. She facilitates the onboarding process and works closely with our clients to ensure our team provides the highest level of service.

Originally from Connecticut, Stefanie spent many years out West, mostly in Las Vegas.   In 2014 she relocated to Asheville with her husband, Chadwick, and daughter, Shayna. They soon planted roots right here in Hendersonville and love time spent together exploring the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.