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Pine Valley Investments was recognized by Citywire RIA as one of the ‘50 Growers Across America’ at an awards dinner in Washington, D.C. last week.

“On behalf of everyone at PVI, we are extremely proud and thankful for this acknowledgement”, said Joe Duncan, a Founding Partner of PVI. “Knowing every team member has directly contributed to the growth and success of the firm only makes this acknowledgment that much more rewarding. It was also exciting to hear how other RIAs are growing in this market environment and what’s ahead for our industry.”

PVI is an independent RIA providing fiduciary advice, financial planning, and investment services for clients. The firm is located in Marlton, NJ.

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PVI announced this morning that industry executive, Nick Lampone joined the firm as the CSO. Mr. Lampone has spent over 20 years in the financial industry, most recently as Principal and Director of Trading at Dalzell Trading.

His experience includes 15 years at Janney Montgomery Scott where he was Managing Director and held the role of Head of Sales Trading & Trading. Mr. Lampone supervised the trading desk and equity back-office operations while actively executing trades for some of the largest buy-side firms on Wall Street. Before Janney, Nick worked at Knight Trading as an equity sales trader where he covered a comprehensive list of major buy-side institutions. Mr. Lampone holds the following FINRA registrations: Series 24, 7, 57/TP, 6, 63, 65, and 99.

Harry Morad, Managing Partner of PVI, stated, “The entire team is excited to work with Nick. We believe Nick to be the perfect fit for the CSO position. As the CSO, Nick will work closely with the leadership team and advisory board. This will ensure the firm’s strategic plans and initiatives are being properly executed. His experience and vision will play an important role as PVI embarks on the second phase of growing AUM from 1B+ to 5-10B. Nick’s industry knowledge, work ethic, passion, leadership and team building capabilities will undoubtedly enhance client solutions.”

Mr. Lampone stated, “I am delighted to join the PVI team. They have built an exceptional firm with professionals of diverse backgrounds. This is an important distinction as varying viewpoints and experiences allow PVI to provide clients with impartial guidance and a unique perspective that always places the client first.”

PVI is an SEC registered RIA and works with high-net-worth families and institutions across the country. Assets are primarily held in custody at Schwab and TD Ameritrade as services range from portfolio management, estate and succession planning, banking, consulting, etc. For more information, please contact PVI at

CFP®  Brings Over 20 Years of Experience to the Firm's Client First Approach

Cherry Hill, NJ: Pine Valley Investments, LLC is pleased to introduce Kathleen Q. Fay, CFP® as its Director of Financial Planning. The latest addition to PVI's team of diverse and experienced financial professionals has been advising high net worth clients in financial planning, investment selection, and risk management strategies for over 20 years.

As a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Ms. Fay achieved the standard of excellence in the financial planning industry, having met rigorous education, training, and ethical requirements and passing the CFP® Board's examination. For the last 16 years, she was a wealth advisor at Girard Partners, where she rose to become Senior Vice President and served as a longtime member of the Investment Committee. She previously advised clients at Charles Schwab, where she won the prestigious national Client Service Award. A student of history, she graduated from the University of Delaware before earning FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65 licenses.

Ms. Fay's client relationships are based on developing trust and a deep understanding of the client's financial goals. Using a comprehensive planning method helps them achieve financial freedom. PVI's client centered financial planning approach coupled with its advanced knowledge of risk management are what drew Ms. Fay to the firm. She remarked, "This is an exciting time to be joining a firm with sophisticated techniques for managing portfolio risk. PVI's focus on client needs is a good fit, and I look forward to working with high net worth clients interested in the potential benefits of combining asset allocation with advanced risk management strategies as they navigate market volatility of historic levels."

About Pine Valley Investments, LLC: PVI is an SEC-registered investment advisory (RIA) firm which serves as the Chief Investment Officer for wealthy families and businesses. Founded in 2014, PVI's client first approach and diverse team of financial professionals have set it on a rapid growth trajectory and increasing national footprint.

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