Serving Central Pennsylvania

Our Team


From left to right: Marissa Illingsworth, Wesley Carr, Andrew Sedora, and Jessica Charles


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 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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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 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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Deborah Allwein

Deborah Allwein | Support Staff

Deb Allwein began working with Wes in November 2001. Deb is a FINRA Series 11 Licensed Sales Assistant. Her areas of experience are:

  • Processing Client Transactions
  • Servicing Client Requests
  • Managing Client Appointment Schedules

Deb is married with four children, sixteen grandchildren and lives in the Lititz area.  She loves babysitting the grandchildren (much more fun than parenting), doing cross-stitch, and reading. Deb is also very involve at her church as she is a lay pastor, wedding coordinator and sings with the church choir. Deb also volunteers her time at Lititz House of His Creation and Delaware Intermediate Unit for the Deaf.

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