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Team

When James M. Besselman started Besselman & Associates over 45 years ago, he had a passion to provide a high level of service and a personal touch to investment planning. He built our firm to what it is today and we continue to stand by our founding principles of commitment, compassion, and personalized plans. All of our advisors get to know their clients on both professional and personal levels and work toward their goals. Meet us below!

Patricia Ann Besselman-Main - President

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®)/Managing Partner

504-831-3506

For more than ten years, Patricia has worked closely with business owners and individuals, in the Greater New Orleans area, who have a real desire and commitment to plan for their future and maximize their financial resources. Patricia...

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J. Ronald Atchley

Financial Advisor

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With over 30 years in the industry, Ron has an extensive background as a stock broker, specializing in fixed income securities and individual stock holdings. Attracted by the advantages of working as an independent financial advisor,...

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Vicky E. Laborde Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSM  (AAMS®),CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM

Financial Advisor, CFP®

504-831-3506

With over 15 years of experience in banking and finance, Vicky has spent the last 6 years working directly with individuals and business owners to develop and implement personalized, comprehensive strategies to realize their unique...

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Nancy J. Gerard, Fellow Life Management Institute designation (FLMI)
 

Office Manager

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Nancy has been with Besselman & Associates for over 33 years managing daily operations, client inquiries, and corporate financials. As many of our clients already know, she is a real force behind our operation. Nancy received her...

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Taylor Watson

Client Services Assistant

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Taylor is our valued Client Services Assistant, where she helps with client service, answering questions, processing business, and our day-to-day operations. She views her work like a puzzle, always trying to fit everything together to...

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