The RCA Team

Meet the Team:

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X Mike Collins

Mike Collins

513-759-3812 |

Mike’s primary responsibilities are to direct the RCA team to deliver the investment strategies, experiences, and services necessary to meet the long-term financial and lifestyle objectives of our clients. Mike has contributed over 27 years in the financial services industry as both a trusted advisor and manager of multiple advisory teams.

Mike and his wife reside in Mason and have two adult children.

Education & Professional Memberships/Designations:
BS in Business Administration, Central Michigan University; Executive Certificate in Financial Planning, Xavier University

X Lionel Bey

Lionel Bey

513-605-3581 |

Lionel manages the portfolio construction and investment research process, which includes economic and mutual fund manager research. He also chairs the RCA Investment Policy Committee. His team is driven by the complexities of the financial markets and global economy. They create and refine money management programs to help RCA client families retire successfully.

Lionel was born in France and lives with his family in Hyde Park.

Education & Professional Memberships/Designations:
BS in Marketing/International Business, Miami University; MBA in Finance, Xavier University

X Chris Kiley

Chris Kiley, CFP®, CRPS®

513-605-3559 |

Chris works with RCA clients to establish and maintain their retirement income plans and portfolio investment strategies. He introduces new families to the firm and coordinates RCA’s client communication strategy. He leads the development of the firm’s ongoing investment strategy with the RCA advisors.

Chris lives in White Oak with his family.

Education & Professional Memberships/Designations:
BA in History/Business Administration, University of Notre Dame; CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional; Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist professional; Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor professional; Series 65 Registered Investment Advisor

X Linda Glass

Linda Glass, JD, CFP®, CExP™

513-605-3570 |

Linda works with RCA clients in the areas of estate, retirement, tax, savings and cash flow, and Social Security planning. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional and licensed attorney. As a Certified Exit PlannerSM professional, Linda can assist business owners prepare to sell their businesses on their terms.

Linda lives in Liberty Township with her family.

Education & Professional Memberships/Designations:
BA in English, Ohio State University; JD, Ohio State University; CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER; Certified Exit Planner professional; Notary Public designation

X Brian Merrick

Brian Merrick, CFP®, APMA®, CRPC®

513-605-3553 |

For over 19 years, Brian has helped clients understand, define, and achieve their investment and financial planning goals. With RCA, he helps clients invest their assets over the long-term by building trust-based relationships rooted in collaboration, education, and respect.

Originally from Massachusetts, Brian and his family live in Symmes Township.

Education & Professional Memberships/Designations:
BA in Economics, St. Lawrence University; CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional; Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor professional; Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor professional.

X Diane Hulls

Diane Hulls

513-534-7452 |

Diane and her compliance team manage opportunities to improve processes, identify risks, and implement controls to mitigate risks. Previously, she was with Mainstream Investment Advisers and Providian Corporation, serving in Chief Compliance Officer and various financial and investment capacities. Diane has over 33 years of experience in the finance industry.

Diane lives in Louisville with her family, where she volunteers for her church.

Education & Professional Memberships/Designations:
BS in Business Administration/Accounting, Franklin University; MBA, Bellarmine University

X Steve Dufek

Steve Dufek

513-759-3812 |

Steve is responsible for ongoing maintenance of our client portfolios, investment performance calculations, and trading information. He maintains client portfolios by reviewing and rebalancing when needed. He has over 25 years of financial experience, primarily in brokerage operations and specializing in equity, option, and fixed income trading.

Steve lives in West Chester with his family and is a former hockey player.

Education & Professional Memberships/Designations:
Studied Accounting at the University of Cincinnati; formerly held the Series 7, 8, and 63 NASD licenses

X Cheryl Beyer

Cheryl Beyer

513-534-7452 |

Cheryl’s role is to provide daily administrative support to RCA financial advisors for existing and potential clients. She has operational duties linked to account maintenance, risk management, and marketing and client relations, including but not limited to, opening accounts, generating reports, meeting preparation/follow-up, and insurance support.

Cheryl lives with her family in West Chester.

Education & Professional Memberships/Designations:
AA in Executive Secretarial and Data Entry, Cincinnati State; Certified Professional Secretary and Notary Public