John M. Yount joined Janney Montgomery Scott, formerly Parker/Hunter, in 1995. As Vice President/Investments, he offers his clients custom services and solutions, focusing on risk management strategies. His clients include affluent investors, small business owners, local government, non-profit organizations and endowments. Prior to joining Janney, Mr. Yount worked in the finance industry at two national firms.
A native to the DuBois area, he attended DuBois High School and earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Yount received his Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Pittsburgh. He also holds the prestigious Accredited Wealth Management AdvisorSM designation from the Wharton School of Business.
Active in the community, he has served two terms as Director of the DuBois Area School Board. John lives in DuBois with his wife Kristie.
Katie Ho joined Janney Montgomery Scott LLC in 2007. As a financial advisor, she works alongside her partners as well as their team of assistants to provide individualized client attention to their clients through every stage of life.
Katie strives to build lifelong relationships with her clients and their families by giving each family individualized attention and service through ongoing communication, personalized financial planning and portfolio review. Katie focuses her practice on understanding who her clients are as individuals, where they want to go in life and what they want to achieve. She enjoys educating her clients on financial planning and investments.
A graduate of Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, she was a member of Delta Mu Sigma Honor Society. Katie holds the prestigious Certification in Financial Planning Designation (CFP®), as well as the Certification for Long Term Care Designation (CLTC®).
Katie volunteers for numerous non-profits and most of all enjoys spending time at many different sporting events with her husband Henry and their children: Brycen, Mason & Julia Dinkfelt and Kolby, Maddison & Chandler Ho.
Mary Ruth Wilson joined Janney in May 2016. As an experienced Financial Advisor, she believes that clients are best served through comprehensive understanding of each individual's situation. Her focus is working with clients approaching and in retirement to plan for all the unknowns of retirement. Mary Ruth achieves this with a combination of financial planning, investment strategy and client education in all areas of risk.
Mary Ruth graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Business Administration. In 2005 she took her prior experience in banking and long term care and applied that knowledge to helping clients as a Financial Advisor. Her experience as an advisor includes AXA Advisors, Pittsburgh and First Commonwealth Advisors in DuBois. Mary Ruth holds the Accredited Asset Management Specialist℠ (AAMS®) designation, a professional course of study encompassing investments, insurance, tax, retirement, and estate planning issues.
Active in her community and church, Mary Ruth is a member of the Board of Directors at Tri-County Church of God. She also served for 6 years as a director on the DuBois Area School Board.
Jordan Russell joined Janney Montgomery Scott in July 2018. Jordan focuses on creating thorough, multi-generational relationships with his clients. He provides a complete array of financial services, including retirement planning, advisory solutions & small business plans.
Jordan graduated from the Pennsylvania State University, Behrend campus with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. While attending Behrend, Jordan was involved with the Intrieri Family Student-Managed Fund, a prestigious fund fully managed by students. Jordan holds the prestigious Certification in Financial Planning Designation (CFP®),
Jordan currently resides in Curwensville as a helping hand in the community. He is a volunteer assistant with the Special Olympics, as well as a member of Bigler’s Rocks, Friends of the Lake & the Curwensville Historical Society.
We collaborate with other Janney specialists, as needed, who have in-depth experience in specific disciplines. Together, we can assess your unique situation, analyze difference strategies, and develop a plan fit for your unique needs and goals.
Dan Wantrobski is Director of Research at Janney Montgomery Scott and has over 20 years of industry experience as a technical analyst and strategist.
Mr. Wantrobski spent the first 10 years of his career at Paine Webber and UBS, where he developed his knowledge as a technician and macro strategist following the equity, fixed income, commodity, and currency markets. He has also spent time at Fox Pitt Kelton, Bedford Quantitative, and New Albion Partners. From 2008 to 2016, Mr. Wantrobski served as Janney’s technical strategist.
Mr. Wantrobski regularly comments in the media on key issues arising in the industry, with appearances in outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, The Philadelphia Inquirer, CNBC, Fox Business, and Bloomberg TV. He is also a frequent speaker at financial industry conferences, including the Ernst & Young Annual Firm Conference where he has served as a guest speaker for the last five years.
Mr. Wantrobski is a Chartered Market Technician ® (CMT) and attended Villanova University, graduating cum laude with a B.S. in Finance.
He currently resides in Moorestown, NJ where he volunteers as a firefighter with Relief Engine Co. 312.
Greg Drahuschak joined Janney in 1991. He has over 45 years of economic experience and provides daily, weekly, and monthly market commentary, with a particular focus on the equity market, to Janney and our clients.
Prior to joining Janney, he worked as a retail broker with—and eventually transitioned into the research departments of—Butcher & Singer and Wheat First Securities. He was also an instructor at Robert Morris College and the University of Pittsburgh.
Greg has written articles for several newspapers and websites, and has been the featured financial professional on many live radio broadcasts.
He earned his B.A. in fine arts from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as well as certificates from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and from the New York Institute of Finance.
Guy LeBas is Janney’s Chief Fixed Income Strategist, as well as Head of Fixed Income for Janney Capital Management. As Strategist, he is responsible for providing direction to the Firm’s clients on the macroeconomic, interest rate, and bond market investing climate.
Guy authors bond market periodicals, which provide relative value recommendations across the fixed income spectrum. With Janney Capital Management, Guy is responsible for overseeing the Firm’s discretionarily managed bond portfolios, which take a client-tailored approach to generating consistent income across interest rate environments.
Guy joined Janney in 2006. Prior to joining Janney, Guy served as Interest Rate Risk Manager for U.S. Trust’s bank asset and liability portfolios, a role in which he oversaw risk and return on $20 billion of bank assets and derivatives.
Guy is also a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Fox Business News, as well as a regular speaker at financial industry conferences. He received his education from Swarthmore College, holds an M.S. in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University, and is a CFA Charterholder.
Jay Guyer serves as Vice President, Senior Financial Planner in Janney Montgomery Scott’s Wealth Planning Department. He focuses on supporting the advanced financial planning efforts for the Firm’s Western region. In his role, Mr. Guyer serves as a resource for Financial Advisors working with complex client-planning needs to assist clients with meeting their goals and objectives. Mr. Guyer is based in Janney’s Pittsburgh, PA office.
Mr. Guyer has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined Janney from M&T Bank/Wilmington Trust, where he served as a Senior Financial Planner supporting their Western Pennsylvania and New York branches. Prior to M&T Bank, he spent time as the Director of Financial Planning with Omega Bank in State College, PA. He also served as a Financial Planner with The Vanguard Group.
Mr. Guyer is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®). He also holds his Series 6, 7, 24, 63 and 65 securities licenses and earned the Pennsylvania Life, Accident & Health, Fixed and Variable Annuity licenses. Mr. Guyer received his JD and LLM in Tax Law from Taft Law School and has a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Juniata College.
Mark Luschini is the Chief Investment Strategist for Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, leading the Investment Strategy Group. In that capacity Mark is responsible for establishing the Firm’s broad outlook relating to conditions in the capital markets and the economy and to develop investment strategies that align with the best interest, goals, and objectives of individual and institutional clients. He also establishes the Firm’s asset allocation models used for portfolio construction and financial planning.
As Chief Investment Strategist, Mark serves as the Janney's investment spokesperson, offering national market commentary and developing asset allocation models and investment strategies. He chairs the investment committee and actively interfaces with both current and prospective clients.
Additionally, Mark directs Janney Capital Management, the Firm’s discretionary investment management division. Under his leadership, Janney Capital Management has delivered competitive investment results across multiple strategies. The total assets under management has grown to more than $4 billion, with nearly $3 billion in traditional equity and fixed income assets, and over $1 billion in various strategic and tactical asset allocation strategies utilizing exchange-traded solutions and mutual funds. Mark served on the Board of Managers for Janney, and currently serves as a Trustee for the Firm’s Pension & Profit Sharing Plan. He is a member of the Janney Wealth Management Department’s Mutual Fund and Alternative Investment Committees.
In Janney Capital Management, Mark chairs the Investment Committee which sets asset class and sector policy and directly participates in managing the equity, fixed income, and asset allocation strategies under its advisory. Mark has spent more than 30 years in the investment industry. He utilizes that experience to speak on topics related to macroeconomics and investment management at seminars and conferences.
His comments and written articles have been circulated in numerous publications ranging from the Wall Street Journal and Barron’s to the New York Times, USA Today, Financial Times, and Money magazine. He has appeared in various media outlets including CNBC, Bloomberg Television, Fox Business News, and CNN.
He has a BA and MBA from Gannon University and holds the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation from the Market Technicians Association