Our Team

Blake Henry

Owner, LPL Financial Advisor

Blake dedicates himself to helping clients live their best lives. To do that, he designs investment income strategies with a specialty in rising and tax-free income. Blake’s unyielding passion for helping others and attentive listening skills are crucial in his ability to offer clients highly personalized services that help meet their financial needs. Blake graduated […]

Laurel Buckalew

Owner, LPL Financial Advisor

Laurel is passionate about offering clients the services they need to help them arrive to their “financial destination” on time. Trustworthy and approachable, Laurel specializes in divorcees, widows, families and singles. Laurel draws on her own experience with divorce and time as a single mother to help her clients navigate uncertain times in their lives […]

Finn M. Price

Operations and Technology Director

Finn Price serves as Technology Director for Railroad Investment Group.  RIG prides itself on staying on the cutting edge of technology and having access to the best systems and tools available in the financial services industry to enhance the client experience.  Finn is responsible for implementation and maintenance of those tools and systems which ensures […]

Ian Norman

Social Media Director

Ian is a student in the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University majoring in finance. Ian serves as the social media director at Railroad investment group. He manages the companies LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. He was born in Muncie Indiana, but raised in Auburn since the age of two. Ian graduated from Auburn High […]

Brett Rowe, CFP®

Financial Plan Manager

Brett’s financial services career began in 2016 where he served as a Senior Client Success Coach with eMoney Advisor prior to joining LPL Financial in 2022. Brett received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Kentucky and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. Brett is an LPL employee and is part of […]

Sophia Stephen

Marketing and Social Media Coordinator

Sophia Stephen serves as the Marketing and Social Media Coordinator for Railroad Investment Group. As Marketing and Social Media Coordinator, Sophia is responsible for creating content and managing all social media platforms. Sophia also contributes ways to create and maintain RIG client relationships and loyalty. Born and raised in Birmingham, Sophia graduated from Vestavia Hills […]

Thomas Veronese

Operation Specialist

Thomas is pursuing a degree in Finance from Auburn University. He serves as Operations Specialist at Railroad Invest Group. In this role, Thomas enhances the client experience through ongoing interactions with clients of the firm. Thomas prides himself by being accessible not only in person at the office but also by phone and email to […]