Cindy joined Parker/Hunter Incorporated (a company that merged with Janney Montgomery Scott in 2005) as an assistant to the president and the Childs Team. Cindy became licensed in 1987. She takes the time to understand her clients' circumstances and makes recommendations based on individual client needs and priorities. Cindy currently serves on the Diocese of Pittsburgh Planned Giving Advisory Board.
After graduating from Florida State University with a bachelor's degree in Economics, Jeff entered the financial services industry in Tampa, FL. He returned to Pittsburgh, working for a global law firm managing retirement and benefit programs. His family had personally experienced the value of working with a financial advisor who had managed his family’s financial needs. This led to his career decision to return to financial services. Jeff works with clients to develop appropriate strategies to build wealth while protecting against life’s unexpected events. He holds Series 7 and 66 securities licenses as well as PA Accident, Life, Health and Annuity licenses.
He lives in Mt. Lebanon with his wife and two sons. In his free time outside the office, Jeff enjoys spending time with his family, being on the golf course, and coaching his children's youth sports teams.
Kim Krapp originally joined Parker/Hunter in 1997 and has served as a Private Client Assistant to a select few Financial Advisors during this time. She became a registered Private Client Assistant in 2001 to better serve her Financial Advisors and their clients. Kim was asked to join the Pastin team in 2008. Kim and her husband, Rich, are lifelong residents of the South Hills area of Pittsburgh and have two sons. Both Kim and Rich are active volunteers with the Boy Scouts of America serving in local, district, and council level positions.
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.
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.
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