Our Team
Throughout our careers, we have adhered to an investment philosophy that emphasizes strategic long-term planning while discouraging both short-term and speculative trading. That philosophy is evidenced by our focus on asset allocation and utilization of technical analysis in managing risk.

We welcome the opportunity to meet with you and your family to discuss your financial past and present, and how we can help you make the most of your future.
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Ande Creekmore, CFP®, CRPC®
Executive Vice President / Wealth Management, Financial Advisor
About Ande

Joining Janney in June 2003, Ande serves as Executive Vice President / Wealth Management, Financial Advisor and he is a founding member of the Raleigh office. Ande began his career in the financial services industry in 1988 and worked for several firms before finding a home at Janney 20 years ago.


Ande is now among the Firm’s top Financial Advisors. He has served as a member of Janney’s CEO Roundtable, Janney’s Financial Advisor Advisory Council and Janney’s Financial Congress.


Ande was named to Forbes 2023 Best-in-State Wealth Management Team list. Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams ranking was developed by SHOOK Research and is based on in-person, virtual, and telephone due diligence meetings and a ranking algorithm.


Ande graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a BS in Communications / Public Relations and a minor in Business. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and has earned the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠ designation. He also holds the Series 4 (Options Principal), Series 7 (General Securities license), Series 8 (Branch Managers license), Series 24 (General Securities Principal),

Series 31 (Managed Futures Principal), Series 53 (Municipal Securities Principal) and Series 65 (Investment Advisor license). He also holds a Life Insurance and Long-Term Care Insurance licenses.


Ande and his wife, Nancy, live in Raleigh, North Carolina. They have two grown sons that they are very happy both live nearby.

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Greg Keefer
Financial Advisor
About Greg

Greg joined Oak Creek Wealth Advisors in January of 2022 as a Financial Advisor. He began his career in the financial services industry in 1998. Over his 20+ years he has served in a variety of financial roles at Wachovia in Richmond, VA and with First Trust Portfolios in Raleigh, NC. He enjoys all aspects of the financial markets including portfolio management, financial planning, and economics.


Greg was named to Forbes 2023 Best-in-State Wealth Management Team list. Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams ranking was developed by SHOOK Research and is based on in-person, virtual, and telephone due diligence meetings and a ranking algorithm.

 

Greg graduated from Virginia Tech with a BS in Marketing Management and a minor in Education. He holds the Series 7 (General Securities license), Series 65 (Investment Advisor license). In addition, he also holds a Life Insurance and Long-Term Care Insurance license.

 

Greg and his wife, Stephanie, live in Raleigh, North Carolina. They have two children Jack and Samantha. 

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Nicholas Creekmore
Private Client Associate
About Nicholas

Nicholas joined Oak Creek Wealth Advisors in Janney of 2020 as a Financial Advisor Trainee. His previous experience was in the industrial logistics industry. His focus is on financial & estate planning as well as overseeing all of the teams marketing. 


Nicholas graduated from East Carolina University with a BS in Industrial Distribution and Logistics. He is a graduate of Janney’s Financial Advisor Training Program and holds a Life Insurance and Long-Term Care insurance license.


Nicholas enjoys travel, hiking and backpacking. He lives in Raleigh just minutes away from his parents and younger brother.

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Jennifer Sales
Private Client Associate
About Jennifer

As our Private Client Associate, Jennifer provides professional service to our clients. She also works to ensure the smooth, overall effectiveness of daily operations. These duties include interacting with various Janney departments on behalf of our clients, assisting in opening new accounts, coordinating client events and following-up on time-sensitive support issues.


Jennifer holds an Associate’s Degree in Travel & Tourism. Before joining Janney in 2006, she worked at various investment firms, including Interstate Johnson Lane.


Jennifer stays busy with her family. She also enjoys traveling and the beach.

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Kelly Forrester
Registered Private Client Associate
About Kelly

Kelly has over 30 years of industry experience that includes Private Client Associate, Branch Office Operations and Branch Office Administrative Assistant.


She gladly assists clients with administrative request such as opening new accounts, processing their Required Minimum Distributions (RMD), updating client information, setting up incoming and outgoing electronic funds transfer and much more. Also, as a Registered Private Client Associate she can enter buy and sell orders for clients.


In 1999 she joined the Janney office in Palm Beach, FL. In 2006 along with her husband, Jeff, and their two daughters she transferred to the Triangle. Before joining Janney, she worked at Prudential Securities in Palm Beach, FL.

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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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Dan Wantrobski, CMT®
Managing Director, Director of Research
About Dan

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.

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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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Jack Cintorino
Vice President, Senior Financial Planner
About Jack

Jack Cintorino, based out of the Alexandria, VA branch, provides assistance and support in many aspects of financial planning to Janney’s Financial Advisors and their clients. Prior to joining Janney, Jack was employed at AXA since October 2012 as Director / Lead Manager and Senior Case Design Consultant focusing on Estate and Charitable Planning. He holds a BA degree from State University of New York at Stony Brook, and Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Touro College School of Law.

 

Jack has been a featured guest on a cable television investment program, has had several articles published within the industry, and has been a guest speaker at numerous industry and public seminars.

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Jessica Landis, CFP®, ChFC®
Vice President, Head of Investment Solutions
About Jessica

Jessica Landis is responsible for overseeing the ongoing marketing and support of all investment and insurance company solutions as well as the firm’s retail equity, option, preferred, and fixed income trading efforts. Prior to being promoted, Jessica served as Janney’s Director of Financial Planning, where she led the day-to-day management and operations of the Firm’s Wealth Planning Team. Under her leadership, the team won a 2018 WealthManagement.com Industry Award in the technology category for the launch and development of Janney’s comprehensive financial planning platform.

 

Jessica joined Janney in 2016 after serving as a Financial Advisor with Legacy Planning Partners. During her six-year tenure at Legacy, she was part of an advisory team with a focus on comprehensive financial planning. Her role included designing financial plans, determining product solutions and educating clients on the different solutions to help reach their financial goals. She specialized in working with pre-retirees and on multi-generational plans, with a focus on strengthening the customer relationship through the financial planning process. As a Financial Advisor, Jessica was also a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table.

 

Jessica regularly authors articles on various financial planning topics for Janney and is frequently quoted in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report, MarketWatch, Yahoo! Finance, and NerdWallet. She is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), Certified Financial Planner™(CFP®) professional Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) and is currently enrolled in the SIFMA Securities Industries Institute program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated from West Chester University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She holds her Series 7, 66 and Life Accident and Health licenses.

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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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Martin Schamis, CFP®, MBA
Vice President, Head of Wealth Planning
About Martin

Martin Schamis is responsible for the strategic direction of the Wealth Planning Team, supporting more than 850 Financial Advisors who advise Janney’s private retail client base.

 

Martin joined Janney from the Vanguard Group where he spent the majority of his 11-year tenure as Senior Manager of Financial Planning and Advice Services. Prior to Vanguard, Martin worked as a Financial Advisor for Morgan Stanley. Martin graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and Art from the University of Delaware and received an MBA in Finance from St. Joseph’s University.

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Mike Halloran, CFA
Equity Strategist
About Mike

Mike Halloran serves as an Equity Strategist in Janney’s Investment Strategy Group. Bringing over 20 years of financial service experience to Janney’s established team of professionals, Mike analyzes all asset classes with particular emphasis on equity research.

 

Prior to Janney, Mike was Vice President of Market Strategy for BPU Investment Management Group, and was responsible for the development of the firm’s global outlook and implementation of numerous investment strategies. His previous experience includes performing equity research for large cap core and growth mutual funds, and working in PNC’s investment banking organization supporting M&A, high yield, private placement, loan syndication, and derivative security transactions. He is also an adjunct finance professor and former aerospace research engineer.

 

Mike received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, M.B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University and his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

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