Our Team Thomas H. Cates President tcates@CFAclient.com Having spent seventeen years as an investment representative with Mass Mutual; Tom determined to serve clients with a more independent flair. He has guided his clients as an Independent Investment Advisor Representative for over four years and is a Registered Representative with Kestra Investment Services, LLC and an Investment Advisor Representative with Kestra Advisory Services, LLC. Tom is also a member of the Society of Financial Professionals. Mr. Cates has built his practice through trusted relationships for over two decades. Tom has culminated his professional assets and industry insights, with his staff, in the creation of Cornerstone Financial Advisors, Inc. Monique E. Myers Administrative Assistant mmyers@CFAclient.com As a Scottish born immigrant to the United States, few can relate to the diversities that life can bring as well as Monique. She transitioned from AUL Case Administrator to Administrative Support for Tom Cates nearly five years ago. She holds her securities license with Kestra Investment Services, LLC which helps her to assist our clients promptly in their financial needs.Monique is a very dedicated and highly efficient assistant with both a charming and valuable communication style. Monique does not offer Securities or Investment Advisory Services.