Our Team

The Honan Group of Janney Montgomery Scott works hard every day to uphold Janney's mission by putting our clients first. Our clients remain at the forefront of our decision making process at all times, and the achievement of our client's goals becomes our definition of success.
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Daniel Honan
Executive Vice President / Wealth Management, Financial Advisor
About Daniel

Daniel J Honan has been a Financial Advisor with Janney since 2015. He has over 35 years of experience of working in the industry and collaborating with clients to meet his/ her financial goals. Before Janney, he spent most of his early career at both Morgan Stanley-Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch where he had been named a Barron’s Top Financial Advisor in 2014, 2013, 20010 & 2009. He understands that communication with your Financial Advisor, especially during market volatility, allows you to remain organized and forward thinking when it comes to achieving your life goals and to successfully navigating important life events. 


Dan is a graduate of Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, where he received his Bachelors of Science degree. He was also named a Paul Harris Fellow in 2002 and received the Jesuit Magis Award for service from Cheverus High School in 2008. The Magis Award honors those who have achieved excellence as “a person for others.” Dan has been a member of the Morrison Center Board of Directors since 1993. Currently, he sits on their Executive, Finance, and Fundraising Committees. He has co-chaired their annual “Shot in the Dark” night lite golf tournament every year since 1995, which has become The Center's leading annual fundraiser. His 30+ years of charitable giving was recognized in 2018 by the Maine State Golf Association when the presented him with the Lifetime Achievement Award for running the tournament. A former board president, he served as co-chair of their only Capital Campaign in 2008 to fund construction of their new 24,000 square foot facility in Scarborough, Maine. The Center has been serving the special needs of Southern Maine for nearly 60 years. After serving as Cheverus High School's first full-time Director of Development and Alumni Relations from 1983-1987, Dan served as a member of their Board of Trustees from 1990 – 1998. It was during this time that the Board voted to change Cheverus to a co-educational school. When his daughter graduated in 2013, it was that much more special.

Dan enjoys golf and is a member at the Portland County Club in in Falmouth, Maine, as well as the Forest County Club in Fort Myers, Florida. Aside from being an avid golfer, he also enjoys boating on Casco Bay, Boston Sports teams and spending time with family.

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Nellie Honan Methot, CFP®, AWMA, CLTC
Financial Advisor
About Nellie

Nellie, the oldest of Dan’s children, works to provide goals-based comprehensive advice without the unnecessary and overwhelming complexities. She will speak your language and prides herself on not playing gatekeeper with new investors. In 2018, Nellie passed the CFP® Board Exam, earning her Certified Financial Planner™ professional designation. This is the most recognized designation in the industry for personal financial planning and it comes with advanced training in financial planning and wealth strategies, estate planning and tax reduction techniques, and retirement planning options. She has also earned her Accredited Wealth Management Advisor SM (AWMA®) and Certified Long-Term Care (CLTC®) designations.

Before Janney, Nellie received her bachelors degree in Business Administration from Loyola University Maryland where she ran Division 1 Track and Cross Country.

Outside the office, Nellie coaches the Falmouth Girls on the Run team and is involved in the program’s marketing committee. She spends her free time adventuring with her husband Matt and their mini–Aussie Doodle, Ripper. She loves her Peloton, skiing, hiking and trying the new restaurants in the Portland area.  



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Kelsey Getchell
Registered Private Client Associate
About Kelsey

As a Registered Private Client Associate, Kelsey is responsible for managing all aspects of the daily business operations for The Honan Group and serves as the first line of contact for our clients. Series 7 & 66 licensed, she ensures the efficiency, and quality on critical processes, such as opening accounts, account aggregation, transfer requests, as well as adhering to Firm compliance guidelines.


Kelsey lives in Portland and enjoys taking advantage of all the fun outdoor activities Maine has to offer. She enjoys cycling at Jibe in Portland and spends time with her family skiing, hiking and swimming. Kelsey earned her Bachelor of Arts from University of New Hampshire.

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Cynthia Morris
Satellite Branch Manager
About Cynthia

Cynthia serves as the local manager for the Portland, ME branch of Janney. She has filled numerous roles within the brokerage community over her 25-year tenure. She has attained her Certified Long Term Care designation. She has private equity experience, primarily through establishing a purpose-driven broker dealer for sustainable energy. She has also worked in finance with GMAC and in education at Skidmore College. She has recently earned certification for Long Term Care.

Cynthia earned a B.A. in Music and Literature from The State University of New York at Albany. She initiated MBA studies at Russell Sage Colleges on the Albany NY campus.

Cynthia is active with her church, The Cathedral Church of St. Luke in Portland. Her husband recently retired as a church musician, and is looking forward to new adventures. They enjoy various charitable activities and the many opportunities to participate in Portland's cultural offerings and enjoy Maine's natural beauty.

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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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Ed Smith
Senior Tax and Estate Planner
About Ed

Ed advises Janney clients and their families through their unique investment journeys by providing advanced estate planning, wealth transfer, and income tax planning strategies. In addition, Ed develops tailored financial planning for high-net-worth clients by reviewing their complex needs and goals to help ensure their legacy benefits the heirs and charities they care about the most.


Ed has a diverse financial background with over three decades of varied experience including serving as a principal for a national public accounting firm, trust counsel for major financial institutions, and as a practicing trusts and estates lawyer. He has extensive experience in estate, fiduciary, and individual income tax planning for ultra-high net worth clients. He also has significant experience with asset protection planning, closely held business owners, and entity structuring.


Ed was previously a practicing tax and estate planning lawyer in Connecticut and Florida and has been a frequent speaker at seminars on various tax, financial, and estate planning topics. He previously served on the editorial advisory board for a national estate planning publication, and has been a speaker for the FICPA, regional and national ABA conferences, and the Florida Attorney/Trust Officer Liaison Conference, among others.


Ed received his J.D. from Quinnipiac University and his B.B.A. in Accounting from St. Bonaventure University. His professional affiliations include East Coast Estate Planning Council; The Florida Bar, Member RPPTL Section; New York State Bar Association; Connecticut State Bar Association; Boca Raton Estate Planning Council, Board Member; South Palm Beach County Bar Association; and United States Tax Court. He has served, or is serving, on the board of directors or committees for various community organizations including America Red Cross; Boca Raton Historical Society; Boca Raton Museum of Art; Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce; Humane Society of Broward County; Leaders in Furthering Education; Leukemia and Lymphoma Society; and State of Israel Bonds Corporation.

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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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Laura Medigovich CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, CTFA, CMC®
Vice President, Senior Financial Planner
About Laura

Laura Medigovich is a Vice President and Senior Financial Planner with Janney Montgomery Scott. Ms. Medigovich, who is based out of Purchase, NY, covers the Firm’s Northern region.


To support Janney’s clients in achieving their financial goals through sound planning, she coaches Janney’s Financial Advisors and their clients through all aspects of financial planning. Her areas of planning knowledge and experience include retirement, insurance, education, business-succession, estate and legacy, and philanthropic.


Ms. Medigovich joined Janney in 2019. Prior to joining the Firm, she was a Vice President, Senior Financial Planner for Wilmington Trust/M&T Bank. There, she was responsible for developing customized wealth-management strategies and financial plans for prominent individuals, families, and business owners. Ms. Medigovich also shared her financial planning experience through a weekly personal finance column in the local Hudson Valley newspaper, the Times-Herald Journal, which she wrote for more than a decade.


Ms. Medigovich has achieved a number of professional certifications, including the Certified Financial Plannerᵀᴹ professional designation from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. She also earned the Chartered Financial Consultant and Chartered Life Underwriter designations from The American College and the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation from the Institute for Certified Bankers.  


Other industry-focused programs from which Ms. Medigovich has graduated include the Virginia Bankers Association School of Bank Management at The University of Virginia, and the Cannon Trust School, Cannon Institute, at Pepperdine University.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Maryland.


Ms. Medigovich is a leader in her region’s finance community. Her leadership roles include serving as a member of the Board and the Director of Advocacy for the Greater Hudson Valley Financial Planning Association.

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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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