Our Team

Our team has a combined 50 plus years of investment experience. Our clients include high net worth individuals, families, entrepreneurs, businesses of all sizes, non profit organizations, and financial institutions. Together, we deliver recommendations on a broad scope of financial services including retirement income planning, customized investment strategies, education funding planning, inter-generational wealth transfer strategies, and life insurance planning. We pride ourselves on our ability to simplify the complex world of investments, focusing on each client's individual needs. While we add value in a variety of ways, we focus on helping investors make informed decisions about their wealth, guiding them through investment recommendations that best suit their diverse needs.

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Lance Scott McCoy
Executive Vice President/Investments, Satellite Branch Manager
About Lance

Lance started his career in Janney's Ligonier office in 1993. Just 3 years later he became the youngest Branch Manager ever appointed at Janney. Since then, Lance has been recognized multiple times for his dedication to clients, earning the firm's most prestigious honor "Financial Advisor of the Year" in 2005. He has also been selected to participate in Janney's CEO Roundtable. Lance has been recognized as a Forbes Top Wealth Advisor in numerous years. He has also completed the Retirement Income Planning Certification program via The Wharton School of Business.


Lance focuses his practice on making financial recommendations to clients that consider their individual circumstances. After defining each client's objectives, risk tolerance, and time horizon, he uses this information to determine any areas of issue or concern, identify opportunities and make informed recommendations to his clients that are aligned with their goals. Years of experience in both bull and bear markets have taught Lance that high quality, dividend paying stocks can establish a good foundation for most portfolios.


Lance prides himself on consistently exceeding client expectations. Nearly 30 years into his career, he is still the first to arrive at the office and prides himself on always having his day planned the day before. Lance graduated magna cum laude from Clarion University with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance. He earned a M.B.A. from Clarion and holds a FINRA Series 7 (General Securities), Series 66 (Uniform State Securities), Series 9/10 (General Securities Supervisor), and Life, Health, and Disability Insurance Licenses in multiple states. Lance believes his success in business stems from his philosophy on life: “If I care, give, and love…most people will reciprocate!”


Lance enjoys anything involving nature and the outdoors. In his free time, he can be found at his farm with his fiancé Heather and their cherished and spoiled labs, Mose & Ute.

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Alexander L. Letizia, AIF®
Financial Advisor
About Alexander

Alex joined Janney's Ligonier office in February of 2011. Before coming to Janney, Alex spent two years in TD Ameritrade's Pittsburgh office where he educated self directed clients on how to execute their trading strategies and provided others with proactive investment advice. At Ameritrade, Alex witnessed the difference between short term trading and disciplined investing first hand.

Alex knows that each client's goals and objectives are unique, spending considerable time getting to know and understand each client. Alex strives to be aware and responsive to changes in the markets and his clients' lives. Each client can expect honesty, consistency, and informed financial recommendations.

A graduate of Allegheny College, Alex earned his Bachelor's Degree in Economics. On the way to graduating cum laude, he lettered in Varsity Basketball all four years, was named an Alden Scholar every semester, and won the 2007 Rink Kofford Award for maintaining the highest GPA on the Men's Basketball Team. Alex holds a FINRA Series 7 (General Securities), Series 66 (Uniform State Securities), and Pennsylvania Life, Health, and Disability insurance licenses. In 2011, Alex earned an Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from Duquesne University.

He lives in Ligonier with his wife Kalyn, daughter Lilly, and son Lane.

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Chase Alcorn, CFP®
Registered Client Relationship Associate
About Chase

Chase is a highly accomplished Registered Client Relationship Associate who joined Janney's Ligonier office in February 2021, bringing with him a wealth of experience and a strong commitment to client success. With a notable background of two years working alongside a team of financial advisors in Clarion, Pennsylvania, Chase honed his capabilities in face-to-face client interactions, focusing on financial planning and portfolio management.

Graduating from Clarion University with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Personal & Corporate Finance and a Minor in Accounting, Chase demonstrated his academic prowess and dedication to his field. Building on his educational foundation, Chase went on to pass several crucial certifications, including the FINRA Series 7 (General Securities), Series 66 (Uniform State Securities), and the Pennsylvania Life, Health, and Disability Insurance Licenses. Furthermore, Chase's commitment to excellence led him to pursue and obtain the prestigious CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional designation, solidifying his ability to provide comprehensive financial advice tailored to his clients' unique needs and goals.

Chase's practice revolves around personalized financial planning, utilizing his keen ability to assess each client's individual circumstances and aspirations. As a Registered Client Relationship Associate, Chase excels in building and nurturing meaningful relationships with clients, offering exceptional support and guidance throughout their financial journeys.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Chase finds fulfillment in his personal life. He resides in Greensburg with his loving wife Emily, their delightful daughters Bella and Blake, and their cherished puppy Miller. In his leisure time, Chase embraces the great outdoors, indulging in hiking adventures with his canine companion. Additionally, he maintains a healthy and active lifestyle through regular exercise.

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Jonathan Beck
Registered Private Client Associate
About Jonathan

Jon brings a unique blend of industry experience and a passion for personal finance to his role as a Private Client Associate. With a background rooted in the golf industry since 2012, Jon made a deliberate career transition in 2023 to pursue his deep-seated interest in helping others navigate their financial journeys.

As a vital member of the team, Jon excels in managing day-to-day operations, ensuring seamless account opening, facilitating money movement, and delivering exceptional client experiences. With his meticulous attention to detail and commitment to client satisfaction, he plays a crucial role in maintaining the efficiency and effectiveness of the practice.

Jon has already taken significant strides in expanding his knowledge and expertise. He has successfully passed the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) exam, Series 7, and Series 66 exams, and he is now fully licensed as a trusted financial professional. Jon's comprehensive licensing demonstrates his commitment to providing top-notch financial services and advice to his clients.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Jon finds joy and relaxation in his personal pursuits. He cherishes quality time on the golf course, leveraging his experience and passion to further enrich his connections with clients and colleagues alike. Additionally, Jon finds fulfillment in officiating high school basketball games, further showcasing his dedication to fairness and teamwork.

With his industry know-how, unwavering commitment, and genuine passion for personal finance, Jon is an invaluable asset to the team, consistently striving to provide exceptional support to clients on their path toward financial success.

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Chris Shaffer
Registered Private Client Associate
About Chris

Chris serves as a Registered Private Client Associate, offering dedication and expertise to the team of financial advisors. In 2021, Chris embarked on a career in the financial industry after graduating with a BSBA in Finance from Clarion University. This career choice was motivated by a strong desire to help individuals secure their financial futures. He had spent his first two years assisting a team of advisor from Pittsburgh, dedicated to assisting private wealth clients and plan participants. Focusing on educating and helping them make informed decisions. Chris now brings that invaluable experience to McCoy Wealth Management Group, to aid the Financial Advisors with achieving the goal to help individuals navigate the complex financial waters with confidence and insight.

Chris holds a range of licenses, including Series 7 (General Securities), Series 63 (Uniform Securities State Law), Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law), and PA Life & Health., which enables comprehensive support for clients. Integrity is a cornerstone of Chris’s work, ensuring that every client receives the highest ethical standards of financial guidance.

Outside of the office during his free-time, Chris finds balance by staying active, whether it’s hitting the gym or exploring the great outdoors through hiking. 

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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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Greg Drahuschak
Market Strategist
About Greg

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.

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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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