Our Team

Sterling D. Neblett, CEPA, CFP®
Founding Partner

Sterling Neblett is a Founding Partner of Centurion Wealth Management. His vision for starting Centurion Wealth was to establish a firm focused on guiding and leading clients through the complexities of the interrelated areas of wealth management.

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Wendy Ann Payne, CEP®, CDFA®
Founding Partner

Wendy Ann Payne is a Founding Partner of Centurion Wealth Management. Her desire to create Centurion Wealth came from her passion for helping clients gain financial independence and personal empowerment through insight, experience and education.

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Mark C. McKaig, CRPC®

Mark McKaig is a Partner in Centurion Wealth Management. At Centurion Wealth our personal values are aligned with our client’s values and goals and we are committed to creating high quality, long-term relationships. We take a goals based approach to managing your wealth.

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Darren Colananni, CFP®, ChFC®, CIMA®, CPWA®
Partner, Wealth Advisor

Darren assumes the roles of both Partner and Wealth Management Advisor at Centurion. He dedicates his efforts to nurturing financial transparency with his clients, ensuring not only their ability to navigate their financial journey, but also their comprehensive understanding of every aspect it entails.

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Jill H. Grimes
Director of Operations, Chief Compliance Officer

As Chief Compliance Officer, Jill ensures regulatory compliance while also directing Centurion’s internal initiatives and company processes as Director of Operations. Her leadership extends to orchestrating industry-leading client experiences throughout the financial planning process, cementing Centurion’s commitment to excellence.

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Steven A. Eddy, CPA, CGMA®
Director of Tax

Serving as Centurion Wealth’s Director of Tax, Steve leads Centurion’s tax planning and preparation services for small to medium sized businesses, executives, and independent professionals.

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Drew Aguilar, CFP® 
Financial Planning & Investment Strategist

As a Financial Planning Associate and Investment Strategist, Drew plays a key role in formulating and executing investment strategies for clients. He contributes to the design and implementation of comprehensive financial plans.

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Rae Piriyakulchai, CPA® 
Tax Accountant

As a Tax Accountant, Rae assists clients in crafting effective tax planning strategies to minimize tax liabilities and maximize savings. She also focuses on the growth of our tax preparation services.

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Owen Beightol
Client Services Associate – Paraplanner

Owen Beightol is Client Service Associate. Owen works closely with the Financial Advisors on the team to ensure our financial planning process is efficient, accurate and valuable.

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Gino Martinelli
Client Services Associate

Gino Martinelli is Client Service Associate. Gino works closely with the Advisory Team to ensure Centurion’s clients receive excellent service during the financial planning process.

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Justin Kellogg
Client Services Associate

Justin collaborates closely with clients, ensuring streamlined processes tailored to their unique needs. Justin’s support helps to optimize operational efficiencies and provide internal support to team members.

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Katey Thomson
Executive & Marketing Assistant

In her role, Katey delivers administrative support to team members couples with creating and executing strategic marketing initiatives and campaigns.

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