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Our Team

Team

From left to right: Wesley Carr, Andrew Sedora, Jeff Emrich, Marissa Illingworth, Teresa De Esch, and Jessica Charles

Wes

A. Wesley Carr, Jr. | Financial Advisor

Founder, ChFC, CFBS

Wes is married with two sons and currently resides in Lancaster. During his personal time he is an avid reader, rides dirt bikes, and hunts. Wes attended Messiah College and received a BS in Engineering with emphasis in Mechanical Engineering.

He holds the following designations:

  • Certified Family Business Specialist
  • Certified in Long Term Care
  • Chartered Financial Consultant

He regularly attends various educational meetings on the subjects of retirement planning, investment management, estate planning, and business succession.

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Andrew

Andrew Sedora | Financial Advisor

Andy is passionate about helping families and small businesses prepare for and navigate through life events by maximizing their financial prospects. He graduated from West Chester University with his Bachelor of Sciences degree. As a father of four, Andy understands how important it is to properly budget to achieve long-term goals while striking a balance with immediate needs.

Andy has been involved in sports his entire life, and he strives to bring a team mentality to his client relationships by partnering with them and their other trusted advisors to design and carry out plans that will help them meet and exceed their goals.

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Jeff

Jeff Emrich | Financial Advisor

Jeff is married with two children and currently resides in Mountville. Finances for business owners and families can be complex and difficult to navigate. With creative planning and collaboration, we work with you to define success and create a plan to ensure you get there. While we can’t predict what the future holds we can prepare for it.

Jeff has deep roots in athletics competing at the collegiate, professional and Olympic levels. Many aspects of his planning approach stem from these experiences.

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Marissa

Marissa Illingworth | Client Services Professional

Marissa joined Liberty Financial Strategies in October of 2014 and is a FINRA Licensed Sales Assistant. Marissa has a history of strong customer service in a variety of industries, including wedding apparel and relocation management. She recently graduated Summa Cum Laude from Millersville University of Pennsylvania. Marissa specializes in organizing, scheduling, and processing service requests to enhance our customer’s experience.

Marissa currently lives with her husband William in the Lancaster area. Their families are from the Philadelphia suburbs and they often travel east to enjoy football games, food, and theater with friends. Marissa enjoys reading, dancing, and cooking in her spare time.

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Jessica

Jessica Charles | Client Services Professional

Jessica began working with Liberty Financial Strategies in January of 2017. Jessica has customer service experience within the legal world as a previous law clerk/legal intern for the Law Offices of Xavier Saunders, PA in Florida, and within the financial world as a prior advisor for uFinancial Group. Jessica was a four year NCAA Division 1 field hockey player for Robert Morris University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Jessica specializes in processing client transactions and servicing client requests to help easily guide clients through the financial process.

Jessica currently lives in Strasburg. Her family resides within the Lancaster area, and they enjoy traveling to Philadelphia and State College to attend sporting events. Jessica enjoys playing field hockey, softball, reading, and running in her free time.

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Jessica

Teresa De Esch | Client Services Professional

Teresa came to Liberty Financial Strategies in April of 2018 with 10 years of experience in the financial services industry. A Lancaster County native, Teresa attended Millersville University for her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Teresa brings a passion for detail to her role and enhances the client relationship each step of the way.

Teresa and her husband live in Mount Joy along with their two dogs. An ideal weekend for the De Eschs would involve theater, trying new restaurants and spending time with family.

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