Meet Our Team

Sandy Von Thelen
Vice President, Financial Advisor
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Alexander “Sandy” Von Thelen has 28 years of financial services, retirement planning, and investment management experience. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia.

Sandy is a long-time member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Greenwood, Virginia, having served as its treasurer for over 30 years. He also is the church's cemetery custodian, head of the friendship dinner group, a regular usher, and serves on several vestry committees. Additionally, he is the president of the Lee Jackson Educational Foundation, a philanthropic organization that sponsors history scholarships to Virginia high schools and colleges, and supports battlefield preservation. Sandy is a big-time bridge aficionado and has played with the same foursome for over 30 years. He is married to Kristin Grace Rambusch of Manhattan, New York.


Brad Armstrong
Vice President, Financial Advisor
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Brad has been in the industry for nine years and is a native of Culpeper, Virginia. He attended James Madison University and holds his Series 7, 66, and Life & Annuities licenses.

Outside of the office, Brad enjoys spending time with his family. He has been married to wife Megan for 10 years, and they have two sons, Adam and Owen, and a 14-year-old golden retriever named Taylor. The family loves the outdoors and travels frequently to Wintergreen and the Outer Banks. Some of their favorite activities are soccer, golf, hiking and skiing.



Ellen Doyle
Senior Registered Associate
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Ellen has been an assistant in the securities industry for over 20 years and has her Series 7. She graduated from Piedmont Virginia Community College.

Outside of the office, Ellen enjoys ballet, swimming and reading, preferably a good mystery series. She and her husband, Jerry, have two children and three grandchildren.