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We understand your financial situation is unique.

It's not about us. It's not about the market. It's about people and relationships. Trust and integrity. Doing the best job we can to help our clients.

Meet our team

Michael J. Ellison, CRC®

Certified Retirement Counselor

Mike has 25-plus years of experience in the financial services industry and is a Certified Retirement Counselor®. Mike helps families pursue their desired retirement lifestyles while using the latest wealth management strategies...

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Rodney C. Brooks

Wealth Advisor

Rod has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He attended college at Evangel University, furthered his education in Biblical Literature at AGTS, and was a former VP and Program Manager for Regional...

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Ralph E. Rolfe, CPA/PFS


Ralph has lived and worked in the Miami Valley area for nearly 40 years since his graduation from Bowling Green State University in 1969. Ralph received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. He...

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John "JC" Hutchins, IV

Registered Sales Assistant

JC has more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry with a background in operations, management, and compliance. He received his BA in Business with emphasis in Finance from Bellarmine University. JC supports RPS...

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Jeanie McMonigal

Director of Operations/Client Services

Jeanie joined Retirement Planning Solutions in August of 2005. Although she was new to the financial world, she had more than 15 years of experience in office/operations management and customer service. As Director of Operations, her...

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Lisa Hammersmith

Director of First Impressions

Lisa is a familiar face to our team as she has returned to her previous position as Director of First Impressions. Lisa’s strong background experience in client/customer service comes from her years of working in the medical and...

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Marc Noonan

Wealth Advisor

Marc is a lifelong Louisville fan and University of Kentucky graduate therefore he has all bases covered. He has been in the financial services industry for over 30yrs. Marc’s passion for the financial services arena remains the...

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Noah Ellison, MBA

Wealth Advisor

After graduating from Trinity High School in 2017, Noah attended Purdue University where he was a 3-year student-athlete and member of the Boilermakers Football team while...

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Peter J. Gaughan III, AIF®

Wealth Advisor

Peter graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in Urban Planning and transitioned to the investment industry in 1983 when he earned his registration as a Financial Advisor and he is also an Accredited Investment...

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Louisville, Kentucky

Office: (502) 499-5668

Toll-free:  (866) 425-5678

Fax:  (502) 499-5669

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