What’s important to you?
You have priorities and we have the insights you need to keep them front and center.
It starts with you
For us, success is about helping you reach your goals, not a number.
See how we work
A real advantage
Industry-leading research and expert analysis are here to help you stay ahead.
Explore our insights
Get the right guidance for you
Connect with an advisor and start a conversation about your goals.
Contact a financial advisor
Not who you're looking for?
Get to know some of our other financial advisors.
Find another advisor
Floor No. GR,
Senior Financial Advisor
Senior Vice President-Wealth Management
Sr Resident Director
Assistant Vice President
First Vice President-Wealth Management
Our team has provided financial advice and wealth management services for more than 96 years combined. Our group develops personalized strategies to address the complex needs of individuals with substantial wealth. We provide a vast array of solutions based upon the clients risk tolerance, time horizon, liquidity needs and overall investment goals. We also work with teams of specialists within distinct areas of expertise,in order to provide the best advice including:* Sophisticated asset allocation and retirement planning* Liability management, including commercial and residential lending services from Bank of America, N.A * Insurance coordination, survivor life, life and long-term care* Wealth transfer and Estate planning services* Institutional Wealth ManagementWe believe every client's situation while unique is also dynamic. As such it is our team's mission to continually review our client's progression toward their goals and be able to identify solutions that are appropriate as their objectives change over time. We strive to be our client's first and best choice in the financial services industry. ___________________________________________________________________
Randy N. Kirby, Senior Financial Advisor, First Vice President Weath ManagementRandy joined Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor in 1987. Randy graduated from Harding University and achieved a graduate degree from the University of Memphis. Randy assists clients in the investment management process to provide customized strategies and advice by helping them clarify and quantify their financial goals, dreams, and objectives.Jamie W. Orten, Senior Financial Advisor, First Vice President Wealth ManagementJamie is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University and LSU School of Banking. Jamie has been in the financial services industry for 30 years, the last 19 of which, at Merrill Lynch. Jamie's investment experience lends important concepts, disciplines, and principles to a client's portfolio through the group's wealth management process. Jamie is also a member of the El Dorado Kiwanis. James J. Breaux, CRPC® - Senior Financial Advisor, Vice President James joined Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor in 2003. James is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe. James assists clients through the investment management process to provide customized advice and recommendations. James also follows up with discussions covering a wide range of opportunities, including investments, retirement, estate planning services and philanthropy. James is on the Board of The Ronald McDonald House of Monroe, and a member of the Civil Air Patrol. **Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM and CRPC® are registered service marks of the College for Financial Planning. Kenny Guillot, Senior Financial Advisor, Vice PresidentKenny joined Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor in 2004 with 17 years of experience owning and operating a business in the financial services industry. Kenny is a lifelong resident of Northeast Louisiana and is the current Resident Director of the Monroe office. Kenny is also a graduate of Louisiana Tech University and a Louisiana Tech Alumni Board past president. Kenny offers valuable knowledge and investment experience as he helps guide clients to achieve their personal goals. Kenny is also a board member of the Shelby's Wish Foundation, The BigWhit77 Foundation, and the West Monroe High School Foundation. Summer Fulton - Client Associate Summer has been with Merrill Lynch since 1997. Summer leads the administration and personal client service for our team. Summer is a Ouachita High graduate and attended the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Summer and her husband Chris are founders of the Shelby's Wish Foundation which has created a children's activity center at St. Francis Hospital, Glenwood Hospital, and Morehouse General Hospital in memory of their daughter Shelby.Amanda Vines - Client AssociateAmanda has been with Merrill Lynch since 2014 and is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University. Amanda assists with our personal client service and administration for our team. Amanda resides in West Monroe with her husband Trent and their two children.*Asset Allocation does not ensure a profit or protect against loss in declining markets.
James Breaux is registered to do business in:AK, AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NY, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA
Randy Kirby is registered to do business in:AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, KS, KY, LA, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NM, NY, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WY
Jamie Orten is registered to do business in:AK, AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, KS, KY, LA, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NY, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA
Kenny Guillot is registered to do business in:AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WY
Privacy & Security
Investing in securities involves risks, and there is always the potential of losing money when you invest in securities.
Neither Merrill Lynch nor any of its affiliates or financial advisors provide legal, tax or accounting advice. You should consult your legal and/or tax advisors before making any financial decisions.
Asset allocation, diversification and rebalancing do not ensure a profit or protect against loss in declining markets.
Investment products, insurance and annuity products:
Merrill Lynch makes available products and services offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Incorporated (MLPF&S), a registered broker-dealer and Member Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), and other subsidiaries of Bank of America Corporation. Insurance and annuity products are offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc., a licensed insurance agency and wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation.
Trust and fiduciary services are provided by U.S. Trust, a division of Bank of America, N.A., Member FDIC, or U.S. Trust Company of Delaware. Both are wholly owned subsidiaries of Bank of America Corporation.
Banking products are provided by Bank of America, N.A. and affiliated banks, Members FDIC and wholly owned subsidiaries of Bank of America Corporation.
MLPF&S and U.S. Trust make available investment products sponsored, managed, distributed or provided by companies that are affiliates of Bank of America Corporation or in which Bank of America Corporation has a substantial economic interest.