Broker Check


    Bradley Bartkowiak, CLTC

    Long Term Care & Needs Based Planning

    Brad came to Garrison Financial in 2008 after working at a large plumbing supply company in Maryland. His work at the firm includes investment and insurance strategies for individuals as well as business owners, primarily in Maryland and Delaware. His top priority is to assist clients to form financial goals and to create a clearly defined strategy to help achieve them.

    Brad is active in the community volunteering as youth lacrosse coach with Cockeysville Recreation and the Baltimore Lacrosse Club Crabs organization.

    Email: [email protected]
    Direct Dial: (410)-773-4489
    Fax: (410)-785-7655

      Timothy McDonough, CFP®

      Director of Financial Planning & Team Lead Planner

      Tim came to Garrison Financial in 2011 after acting as Managing Member of InterAction as a Fee Based Planner. Tim is supported by a team of professional staff with many years of combined experience in financial and retirement services, estate planning, annuities, charitable giving, business insurance, executive compensation and employee benefits.Tim is a 1984 graduate of Boston University. 

      Tim and his wife, Johanna, have three children - ages 21, 18 and 15 and live outside of Washington D.C. His hobbies include watching the kids play sports and working out. He presently serves on the board of a local non-profit. 

      "My primary objective is to help you achieve financial freedom in a complex and constantly changing world by recommending products that can help you achieve what is most important to you."

      Email: [email protected]
      Direct Dial: (202)-494-5999
      Fax: (410)-785-7655

        Kelby Gelston

        Wealth Management & Needs Based Planning

        Kelby joined Garrison in 2016 bringing a vast array of knowledge and experience in the Financial Services industry. Kelby works closely with his clients to offer total financial needs analysis. In doing so, he has to ability to connect his clients with a network of experienced professionals with expertise in advisory services, retirement analysis and programs, estate strategies, employee benefit and retention services, business continuation strategies and trust services.

        Email: [email protected]
        Direct Dial: (410)-571-5113
        Fax: (410)-785-7655

          Frank Weiss, CLTC CLU AEP

          Estate Planning, Special Needs & Gifting Strategies

          Frank has over 30 years of experience in the investment and insurance industry. Throughout his time as a financial professional, he has worked with corporations, non-profit organizations, professional athletes, executives, families, and widows providing solutions in estate planning, executive compensation planning, retirement planning, employee benefits, charitable giving planning, charitable estate planning and business continuity planning. Frank is associated with several societies and committees including Society of Financial Professionals, National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors, Chesapeake Planned Giving Council, and Baltimore Estate Planning Council.

          Frank has three daughters and lives in Lutherville with his wife Susan, spending his spare time outdoors biking, walking, and golfing.

          Email: [email protected]
          Direct Dial: (410)-773-8325
          Fax: (410)-785-7655

            Steve Vecchione, CFP®, MBA

            Team Lead Planner & Wealth Management 

            Steve joined Garrison Advisors in 2016 as co-head of Garrison’s financial planning and wealth management team. Steve primarily works with high net-worth individuals, business owners, and executives helping them plan to fulfill their life goals. He specializes in retirement planning and portfolio management by helping clients develop a comprehensive approach that allows for a long and secure retirement. Steve spends a great deal of time understanding what is important to the client and what they want to achieve. His goal is to provide his clients with customized guidance which will assist them in navigating their financial future. He can help you tackle a specific investment goal or give you a macro view of your assets and the interplay of various needs.

            Prior to joining Garrison Advisors Steve spent over 20 years on Wall Street working and managing desks helping institutional investors in various fixed income and derivatives markets with primary focus on US corporate, emerging markets, and credit default swaps. Steve has a vast and wide knowledge of the financial markets.

            Steve has a BA in economics from Johns Hopkins University, and was an All-American lacrosse player. Steve also has an MBA in finance from Fordham University. He is an investment advisor representative and hold series 3, 7, 63 and 66 securities licenses, as well as, Life and Health licenses. Steve resides in Mountain Lakes, NJ with his wife, 2 children and 2 dogs. Steve is the varsity lacrosse coach at a New Jersey high school and volunteers on the Mountain Lakes Zoning Board of Adjustments.

            Stephen Vecchione is a registered representative of and offers securities, investment advisory and financial planning services through MML Investors Services, LLC. Member SIPC (

              Sarah Santeufemio

              Financial Advisor 

              Email: [email protected]
              Direct Dial: (410)-773-4469 

              Garrison Advisors is not a subsidiary or affiliate of MML Investors Services, LLC, or its affiliated companies.

              Supervisory Office: 11350 McCormick Road, Executive Plaza IV, Suite 200, Hunt Valley, MD 21031. 410-785-7654.