CHB Investment Group LLC

CDM Software Solutions, Inc.

Helping Engineer Financial Success for Oil Industry Professionals

Working 15 years for a company and serving its employees as a financial advisor for another two decades provide a personalized perspective on how to help the organization’s people. That’s the type of valuable insight Christopher Brashier, Managing Director of CHB Investment Group, LLC, offers Exxon Mobil employees and retirees.


“We have been advising Exxon Mobil employees for 20 years, and over half of our client base is Exxon Mobil employees,” says Brashier, who was a researcher and executive at Mobil for 15 years prior to becoming a financial advisor. “We know its various benefits, compensation and retirement plans inside and out. That in-depth knowledge positions us to advise our clients on how best to take advantage of these plans.”

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Tripp Financial Consultants, Inc.

CDM Software Solutions, Inc.

Financial Planning: Telling Client Families,
‘Let Us Worry for You’ 

Tricia Tripp, CFP®, CPA’s practice takes the long view in financial planning, helping her clients today, their children for tomorrow, and the community into the distant future.

Tripp is president of a family business: Tripp Financial Consultants, Inc. Her father founded the company in 1983 and now serves as a consultant, and her mother and sister handle key roles in the company. This family orientation is foundational in understanding the needs of their clients, many of whom also own small businesses.

UBS Meridian Wealth Management

CDM Software Solutions, Inc.

Valuing Client Relationships Above All

Sometimes, the values we hold make the status quo intolerable.

That’s what happened in 2012 to longtime portfolio managers Michael B. Kemp and N. Edward Link, Jr. Having been in the investment arena for decades (Link, 27 years; Kemp, 21 years) and in business together since 2002, the two were deeply committed to serving clients’ interests. But their former firm underwent a drastic change in culture and policy. Afterward, the firm’s values—which seemed centered on its own interests—were no longer compatible with theirs.

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Mainsail Wealth Advisors LLC

CDM Software Solutions, Inc.

Making a Positive Impact on Lives
One Question at a Time

Not many wealth advisors are asked by their clients which health insurance plan might work best for their family or whether they should buy or lease an automobile. But the team at Mainsail Wealth Advisors gets questions like that all the time. “It’s humbling to be asked those types of questions,” says Scott Haley, managing partner and branch manager, “but it’s a pleasure to be so engaged in our clients’ lives that they rely on us to help them make those decisions.”

Amsterdam & Partners LLP

Helping Multinational Corporations Navigate Faraway Markets

For corporations looking to do business in frontier markets around the globe, the prospect can be intimidating. The risks, potentially dire. The outcome, as uncertain as it gets. Apart from having firsthand, on-the-ground experience in these parts of the world, how do companies pursue overseas opportunities in a way that truly protects and advances their long-term interests?

First and foremost, they would do well to partner with attorney Robert R. Amsterdam, founding partner of Amsterdam & Partners LLP. …Read More

Kaplan Voekler Cunningham & Frank, PLC

Larger-Firm Talent in a Smaller Practice

For years, attorneys at Kaplan Voekler Cunningham & Frank, PLC practiced their skills at larger law firms, serving the needs of Fortune 500 clients.
Big law firms may work fine for Fortune 500 clients, but what about smaller companies? What about companies that are not Fortune 500-size but still need sophisticated legal help in crucial business areas? Don’t they merit high-caliber counsel, too? …Read More

Cameron/McEvoy PLLC

Small Firm Makes a Big Impact

You’ve got to be crazy to start a law firm in the middle of a recession. Or maybe you know something nobody else knows. In any event, when Edward “Sunny” Cameron and Timothy McEvoy opened their litigation boutique in 2009, most people thought they were making a big mistake. But the attorneys – and their clients – knew better.

“We felt there was a place in the market for a small, cost-efficient firm with the experience and ability to defend and prosecute claims that are traditionally handled by large, national firms,” says Cameron. …Read More

Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP

Advocates for People and Business

In the waning days of World War II, a Nazi train rumbled into Austria. It was laden with valuables taken from Hungarian Jews. The United States Army took possession of the train and its cargo, which the U.S. government never returned. Decades later, Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca was co-lead counsel in a case against the federal government. After four years of litigation, the firm won a settlement of $25.5 million to be primarily distributed to survivors worldwide through existing Holocaust relief programs. …Read More

Gray Plant Mooty

Providing Franchise Law and Litigation Excellence in the Nation’s Capital

Gray Plant Mooty’s team of lawyers works in the famed Watergate Complex.  Visible from the offices are the Kennedy Center, the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. It’s a good place to practice law.

Here, in the figurative shadows of three great presidents, in the nation’s center of power, Gray Plant Mooty provides top-notch legal services. The firm is well known for its franchise, white-collar criminal defense, general civil and commercial litigation, and intellectual property practices. …Read More

Martin & Gitner, PLLC

William ‘Billy’ Martin and Geoff Gitner Open New Law Firm
Partners Specialize in High-Profile, High-Stakes Cases

The stars aligned in 2012 when two legal luminaries, William R. “Billy” Martin and Geoff Gitner, joined their formidable talents and founded Martin & Gitner PLLC. Among the nation’s most sought-after litigators, the partners opened their K Street practice and immediately became the go-to firm for high-profile, high-stakes civil and white-collar-crime litigation.

The new firm is a marriage of Martin’s masterful trial skills in criminal and civil cases and Gitner’s remarkable prowess in business and civil litigation. Collectively they have tried and arbitrated more than 300 cases in state and federal courts around the nation. …Read More