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Guiding the Way to

Financial Independence

Hibernia Tower and its iconic lighted cupola once served as a navigational beacon for steamships and paddlewheelers along their journey down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico. Today, River Tower Wealth Management is here to guide our clients along their journey to financial independence.

Whether it’s an investment strategy, insurance plan, estate distribution, or more, River Tower Wealth Management is your trusted partner for sound advice, ethical guidance and experienced service in the greater New Orleans area and beyond.

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Did you know that clients who work with a financial advisor are more likely to stick with their financial strategy during times of uncertainty and increased market volatility?

We work closely with you to determine your goals and understand your current situation. We’ll be there every step of the way, from strategy to implementation, adjusting as necessary and charting your course to financial freedom. Learn more about our team, our processes and our services here.

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Pierce Adams, CFP®, Advisor

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Pierce Adams, CFP®, is a partner and Wealth Advisor with River Tower Wealth Management. Pierce has more than seven years of experience in the financial services industry. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Pierce has completed extensive training and experience requirements and is held to rigorous ethical standards.

Pierce was born and raised in New Orleans before attending college at Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. Eager to return to New Orleans, Pierce moved back home after college to attend Tulane Law School and earn the degree of Juris Doctor. During law school, Pierce had the opportunity to clerk with several law firms in New Orleans and realized that a career in law would not provide the professional fulfillment he was looking for. After working with a career counselor, Pierce discovered that his desire to help people as well as his talents and experiences could serve the growing demand for trusted financial advise. Pierce has been a financial advisor ever since.

Pierce works with his clients to understand their current situation, future plans, and long term goals in order to provide customized ideas, suggestions, and recommendations. Pierce has found that when investment strategies are built around the client’s needs and objectives, it is easier to stick with a plan when market volatility inevitably strikes.

Pierce holds his FINRA Series 7 and 63 Registrations as well as Series 66 along with his Life, Health and Annuity licenses with Woodbury Financial.

Pierce and his wife, Cameron, reside in New Orleans with their son, Hays, and daughter, Tate. Whenever he gets the chance, Pierce enjoys fishing and attending sporting events.

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Daniel Searcy, Advisor

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Daniel Searcy is a financial advisor with River Tower Wealth Management. Daniel has 12 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Daniel is originally from Jackson, Mississippi, and attended Millsaps College where he earned his Bachelor of Science with a focus on economics in 2004. After graduating, Daniel began his career at Merrill Lynch in 2005 in Jacksonville, Florida. His experience began with servicing corporate retirement plans such as Daimler Chrysler and Valero Energy and was eventually promoted to a retirement education specialist servicing all corporate retirement plans at Merrill Lynch. In this role he worked specifically with retirees and highly compensated employees by helping them understand various strategies for distributing funds from their retirement accounts, deferred compensation and stock option plans. During this time, he also earned an MBA from the University of North Florida. In 2011, he moved to New Orleans to work as a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch. He joined Capital One in 2016 as a financial advisor in the River Parishes Region.

Daniel resides in New Orleans with his wife, Jennie, and their daughter, Jordana.

He holds his FINRA Series 7 and 66 Registrations along with his Life, Health and Annuity Licenses with Woodbury Financial.

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William St. Paul, Advisor

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William St. Paul is a partner and wealth advisor with River Tower Wealth Management.

William has more than 20 years experience in the financial services industry. A native of New Orleans, William worked as a financial advisor with Capital One Investing beginning in 2007.

Prior to his time with Capital One Investing William spent 10 years in New York working as an operations analyst with Morgan Stanley’s private wealth management division from 1997 to 2000. From 2000 to 2007 William was with Neuberber Berman where he served as a client administrator with the private asset management team until returning home to New Orleans in 2007.

Will’s practice is customer-focused, and he strives to ensure that each client’s financial goals, time frame and risk tolerance are analyzed to provide customized financial strategies that incorporate asset allocation, risk management, retirement and succession planning. William currently holds his FINRA Series 7 and 63 Registrations as well as Series 66 along with his Life, Health and Annuity licenses with Woodbury Financial.

Will received his Bachelor of Arts in 1992 and a master’s degree in 1994, both from Louisiana State University.

Will and his wife Suzanne reside in New Orleans with their twin boys, David and Andrew.

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Jason Mead, Advisor

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Jason Mead is a partner and wealth advisor with River Tower Wealth Management and has more than 18 years of experience in the financial services industry. 

Prior to River Tower Wealth Management, Jason served as a financial wholesaler with Capital Investment Management for 13 years working with various financial advisors throughout five states. Most recently, Jason served as a financial advisor with Capital One Investing, helping clients with various financial matters including investment and risk management, retirement and income planning, insurance and estate planning.

Understanding that each client’s situation and needs are unique, he works closely with them to find the right solutions to meet and exceed their short- and long-term goals.

He holds his FINRA Series 7 and 66 registrations as well as his Life, Health and Annuity licenses with Woodbury Financial.

Jason was born in New Orleans and raised on the Northshore. After high school Jason received his Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Louisiana Tech University. Now, he and his wife Elee reside in New Orleans with their two children, Alice and Thomas.

A goal without a plan is just a wish.

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We start with a complimentary meeting to get to know you, your goals and your plans for the future. After we gather the necessary information, such as current investment portfolios, insurance and more, we’ll conduct a detailed analysis of your risks, needs and areas for improvement.

Then, we’ll present our findings, make recommendations and work closely with you to set your plan in motion. But we don’t leave it there. Once your plan is in place, we’ll walk alongside you to adjust as necessary, and are available to you anytime you need assistance.

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Jason Mead
Partner, Wealth Advisor
985.778.2444 office
985.629.1865 cell

Darnell Acosta
Client Service Associate
985.778.2445 office

Pierce Adams, CFP®️
Partner, Wealth Advisor
504.708.5651 office
985.718.2485 cell

Daniel Searcy
Wealth Advisor
504.708.2387 office
504.235.1701 cell

William St. Paul
Partner, Wealth Advisor
504.800.6640 office
504.655.4390 cell

Anne Morel
Client Service
504.800.6641 office

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