Our Team
No needs are more important than your own. We pride ourselves in making your needs and goals, our own. We don't simply work for you. We work with you to understand who you are as an individual and as an investor.
Our mission is to help you to define your financial objectives, and then use that knowledge to develop — together — a plan that is tailored to fit your unique needs and preferences, and is in your best interest. We’re proud to offer comprehensive financial planning resources, providing you access to education, advice, planning, and consultation.
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Victor Adler
Executive Vice President / Wealth Management, Financial Advisor
About Victor
Vic has been helping families, businesses and foundations for over 40 years. He takes the time to get to know his clients and their families, really understanding what they need financially for today and tomorrow.

Vic began his career at Advest after attending the University of Connecticut at night to earn his undergraduate degree. He then continued on to obtain his MBA in finance from the University of Hartford. In 2009, he moved to Janney Montgomery Scott where he continued to give his clients the individualized recommendations they had come to value. As the number of Vic’s relationships grew, he saw the need to build a team. After looking for the right group to work with, he found the perfect complement with Jim, Chris and Evan.

Outside of work, Vic spends his time being a Grandpa and enjoying the beautiful Connecticut shoreline. He resides in Mystic with his wife, Marj and dog, Cooper.
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Christopher MacPherson, CRPC®
Executive Vice President / Wealth Management, Financial Advisor
About Christopher
Chris has offered wealth management advice and guidance to clients since 1998. In addition to providing traditional investment solutions, Chris helps clients pursue their objectives by making recommending, which may incorporate his own personalized or defined strategies, potentially including individual stocks and bonds and third-party investment strategies.

Chris earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from the University of Connecticut, and he holds the designation of Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®). Chris lives in Farmington, Connecticut with his wife, Jeanne and son, Colin.
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Evan Gilchrest, CFP®, CRPC®
Executive Vice President / Wealth Management, Financial Advisor
About Evan
A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Evan’s primary role on the team is to meet with individuals to see that their investments are aligned with their goals, time frames, liquidity needs and risk tolerance. He has also earned the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) designation.

Evan is a frequent speaker at retirement and transition workshops tailored for employees of large corporations. He started working in the financial services industry in 2005 after graduating from the University of Connecticut. He has been named one of America’s Top Next-Generation Wealth Managers by Forbes.

Evan has volunteered as a security guard at the Boston Marathon since 2007 and as a West Hartford Little League coach since 2015. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his two children and is an avid runner, skier and golfer.
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James Poliner, AAMS®
Vice President / Wealth Management, Financial Advisor
About James
Jim began his career as a financial advisor in 1996 with Advest in Middletown. He focuses on making recommendations to families, institutions and businesses by providing customized investment services.

Jim has a bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College and has earned the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) designation from the College for Financial Planning. He is a volunteer for Connecticut Special Olympics and active in supporting Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

For fun, Jim likes to go to concerts, play pinball and spend time with his family. He resides in Glastonbury with his wife and three children.
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Rebecca Dotson
Account Executive
About Rebecca
Rebecca has worked with Chris and Evan since 2007. Prior to that, she worked in sales and operations in the insurance industry. She acts as a service and administrative liaison for clients, addressing topics such as new accounts, online services, distributions, scheduling and general client questions and concerns.

Rebecca lives in East Hampton, Connecticut with her husband, John, son, Max and their rescue dog. Her favorite pastime is being a mom. In her free time, she also enjoys golf, interior design and singing.
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Michael Rossley, CFP®, CRPC®
Account Executive
About Michael
Michael joined the team in 2015. He previously worked servicing employer-sponsored retirement plans at Voya Financial.

Michael works with clients to help them simplify their financial lives. He also works with Chris MacPherson and Jim Poliner in maintaining the group’s investment portfolio, assists clients with bond selection, asset allocation and performs periodic account reviews with clients.

Michael is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional and also holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) designation. Michael earned a bachelor’s degree in financial management from Salve Regina University. In his free time, Michael enjoys spending time with his family, cooking and tackling a variety of home improvement projects. Michael lives in Canton, Connecticut with his wife, Alissa.
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Alexis Jankauskas
Registered Private Client Associate
About Alexis
Lex began an internship for Janney Montgomery Scott in the Columbia, South Carolina office while attending the University of South Carolina where she earned a degree in finance. Shortly after graduation, she joined Glastonbury Wealth Management as a Private Client Associate.

Lex’s role consists of client operations, marketing and assisting Rebecca in administrative duties, such as distributions, meeting preparation and account opening. She lives in West Hartford, Connecticut and enjoys plants, reading and spending time with her family.
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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.

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Guy LeBas
Chief Fixed Income Strategist, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC Director, Custom Fixed Income Solutions, Janney Capital Management
About Guy

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.


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Mark D. Luschini
Chief Investment Strategist, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC President and Chief Investment Officer, Janney Capital Management
About Mark

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

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