Our Team

I take customer service very seriously. So does my staff. Together, we are committed to providing exceptional customer service to all of our clients.

If you need to schedule an appointment or request any other service, please let us know. We will respond promptly.

 
Lynne O Mathews

Lynne O Mathews

Associate Financial Representative
Office 303-678-5646

Lynne will greet you with a smile, whether in person or on the phone. Her commitment to personal relationship management and excellence in client services means that she will address your questions and needs effectively and efficiently. Lynne brings a wealth of experience having worked for one of the largest international banks, a Denver-based brokerage firm, a registered investment advisor, plus her experience working for the healthcare industry and a Fortune 500 Company, as well as over 14 years experience working with John and his clients.

As a licensed insurance agent, Lynne can also help with new insurance needs and underwriting whether it be life, disability, or long-term care insurance.

Lynne is looking forward to serving you. Please give her a call.

 
Andree M Finger

Andree M Finger

Bookkeeper
Office 303-678-5646

Andree has worked with John Bohn for a total of 27 years on two separate occasions. She is now retired from full-time employment and enjoys working a few days every month to keep things running smoothly. She can answer most questions and help out with most concerns. If she can't help you out herself, she will for sure find out who can!

 
Craig J Amidon

Craig J Amidon, CFP®

Director of Investments and Planning
Office 315-695-6367

Craig has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2010 and joined Ripley, Garlock & Associates Financial Planning Group in January of 2013. Craig leads our Planning and Research Department in the preparation of presentations and proposals. As a Director, he coordinates the administrative functions of the organization and oversees the operations staff. He also leads our Human Resources division including the recruitment and hiring of new employees. He holds a bachelor's degree in Finance from the State University of New York at Oswego. He has obtained his FINRA Series 6, 7 & 63 securities registrations, as well as his New York State Agent License for Life, Accident and Health. Craig resides in the Syracuse area with his wife and daughter. In his free time he enjoys playing sports, especially basketball, golf and hockey. 

 
Irene R Hanford

Irene R Hanford

Investment Operations Manager
Office 315-695-6367

Irene joined Ripley, Garlock & Associates in November of 2016 and is our Investment Operations Manager. She has been in the Financial Industry since 2004.  Irene's focus is working within our investment services area while also supporting the Life, Disability Income and Long Term Care portion of our operation. She has obtained her FINRA Series 6, 7 & 63 securities registrations, as well as New York State Agent License for Life, Accident and Health. She currently resides in Liverpool with her husband, two kids and two dogs and enjoys reading in her spare time.

 
Jessica L Myers

Jessica L Myers

Investment Operations Specialist
Office 315-695-6367

Jessica joined Ripley, Garlock & Associates in January of 2017 and provides support within our investment operations area. She attended Le Moyne College in Syracuse and was in retail management prior to coming into the financial services field. She has obtained her FINRA Series 6, 7 & 63 securities registrations, as well as New York State Agent License for Life, Accident and Health. Jessica is a Phoenix native and long-time family friend of the Ripley’s. Jessica is passionate about charities and organizations that benefit the wellbeing of children and animals, loves spending time with her son and friends, and her favorite holiday is Christmas.

 
Amanda Hamilton

Amanda Hamilton

Insurance Operations Associate
Office 315-695-6367

Amanda joined Ripley, Garlock & Associates in 2019 and assists in both our insurance and investment operations area. She attended University of Buffalo for Art Education before transferring to SUNY Oswego for Business Administration. She is currently working toward obtaining further industry education to better serve clients. Prior to joining Ripley, Garlock, & Associates, Amanda worked in retail and service management. When she isn’t spending time with her daughter and son, she enjoys reading and running. 

 
Kimberley A Smyth

Kimberley A Smyth

Executive Assistant
Office 315-695-6367

Kim has been affiliated with Northwestern Mutual since 2006. She joined Ripley, Garlock & Associates Financial Planning Group in January of 2008. She has more than 20 years of experience in professional office executive assistant positions and a track record of strong performance in high-volume, high-pressure environments. She’s a time management maven and administrative expertise runs through her veins. Kim skillfully manages Dean's calendar as well as numerous other areas of the enterprise including handling various aspects of client relations, database maintenance, event planning and training and development. In addition, she provides support to Dean in fulfilling his ongoing professional development. Kim currently resides in Central New York with her family.

 
John A. Bohn

John A. Bohn, ChFC®, CLU®, RHU®, REBC®

Wealth Management Advisor

 

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