Thomas R Vaughn, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, AEP®
Wealth Management Advisor


Vaughn Brinkley Wealth Strategies Group

  • Office 850-474-1020
  • Fax 850-757-0040

My Team

Tom Vaughn is committed to helping his clients whether they are concerned about their own financial needs or those of their family or business.  When you became a client, you placed your trust in Tom to help make your vision a reality. Tom honors that trust with the help of his expert and effective staff. If at any time you have a question, concern or need, you may depend on Tom's team to provide assistance.

 
Scott Harding

Scott Harding

Director of Operations

Scott, a graduate of The University of Memphis, joined Tom's team in 2006 bringing with him a wealth of experience gained over 17 years of office management and customer service. Scott's focus is on personal planning analysis, case preparation, office administration and investment planning.  Scott has his 2-15 Life, Health, and Variable Annuity license along with his Series 6 and 63 Investment license. He is committed to not only meeting, but exceeding each client's expectations.

Outside of the office, Scott volunteers on several local non profit boards and loves to travel.

 
Rana A Saxton

Rana A Saxton

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 850-208-1025

Rana is a graduate of the University of West Florida where she obtained a BS in Marketing.  She has been a Northwestern Mutual policy owner since the early 1980's. After 15 years in operations with a national brokerage firm, she originally worked with Tom in the mid 1990's, left for a time, and returned to join Tom's team in 2009.  Rana holds the FINRA Series 7 and 63 Registrations, as well as the 2-15 Life, Health and Annity licenses. 

With over 30 years of experience, she is our specialist for all investment operations and customer service.

In her spare time, Rana is an avid gardener.  She enjoys cooking, especially the bounty her husband brings home from his frequent fishing expeditions.  She enjoys spending time with her family, including their two dogs. 

 
Kelli R Taylor

Kelli R Taylor

Office 850-474-1020

As Insurance & Underwriting specialist, Kelli works to ensure that we not only meet your expectations, we exceed them. She is the point of contact for all insurance underwriting and our customer service area.

Kelli, a graduate of Pensacola State College, joined Northwestern Mutual in 2006 bringing with her a wealth of experience gained over 20 years of insurance and customer service. Kelli has her 2-15 Life, Health, and Variable Annuity license along with her Series 6 and 63 Investment license. Kelli's focus is on underwriting workflow, office administration and client interaction.  She is committed to not only meeting, but exceeding each client's expectations.

Kelli volunteers with the local Sertoma and has served on that board for over 17 years.  She is the social butterfly of her ladies group.

 

Kelli loves spending time with her husband Mark and also at Pensacola Beach! She is an avid Florida Gator fan!

 
Michael A Brinkley

Michael A Brinkley

Associate Wealth Management Advisor

As an Associate Wealth Management Advisor, Michael is passionate about helping our clients build and grow to achieve their most desired future.

Michael joined Tom & Kristan's team in 2015 bringing with him over 10 years of experience in the customer services industry.  Like his wife and fellow Financial Advisor Kristan, Michael graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Economics.  He has his 2-15 Life, Health, and Variable Annuity license along with his Series 7 and 63 Investment licenses.

He is a new father, past president of Seville Rotary Club and isvery active at First Presbyterian Church.

When not working, Michael loves spending time with his wife Kristan and daughter Madelyn, traveling, and following Florida State athletics.

 
Tiffany Watson

Tiffany Watson

Director of Client Experience

In addition to being a licensed Associate Financial Representative, Tiffany is our Director of Marketing and Client Experience.  She is committed to excellent customer service and looks forward to speaking with everyone; and we mean everyone!

Tiffany earned a softball scholarship and attended Purdue University North Central where she studied Business & Psychology. After moving to the Panhandle, she started her career with Northwestern Mutual as an Recruiter in 2015.

She has her 2-15 Life, Health, and Variable Annuity license and is currently studying for other licenses.  She became a Northwestern Mutual Certified Coach in 2016.

When Tiffany isn't at the office you can find her busy with her husband and two beautiful daughters at dance, soccer, basketball or volleyball. They enjoy the outdoors and traveling and anytime they can all be together. She also serves her community in a local ladies civic club.  Although now living in the south, she is forever a Midwesterner at heart and Big Ten fan; Boiler Up!

 
 

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