Team Studemont

Meet Our Team

Team Studemont

    John McDonough


    John McDonough is the President and CEO of Houston-based Studemont Group of companies.


    Maggie Mederes

    VP of Operations and Business Development

    Maggie is VP of Operations and Business Development for Studemont Group, Studemont Group


    Sheran LaCaze

    VP of Finance and Licensing

    Sheran is the VP of Finance and Licensing for Studemont Group of Companies. She also works as


    Elizabeth Johns

    Client Relationship Director

    Elizabeth is experienced in new business processing, client relations and financial case


    Ben Kimla

    Director of Case Design

    Ben Kimla is an investment advisor representative and director of case design for


    Deisy Venegas

    Associate Case Manager

    Deisy, our associate case manager, has been working in with Studemont Group for close to a


    Kimberly Castillo

    Case Designer

    Kimberly Castillo is a case designer at College Funding Evolution.

    She’s part of a


    Lyndsay LaCaze

    Client Liaison

    Lyndsay is the newest addition to the Studemont Group of Companies. She works as our Client


    Bob Harberson

    Financial Consultant

    Bob Harberson is a vital member of The Studemont Group and has helped grow and expand the


    Kevin McDonough

    Financial Specialist

    Kevin McDonough is the head of case design for QLS cases. The Qualified Leverage


    Keith Beggs

    President of Studemont Group West

    Keith Beggs is the President of The Studemont Group West and has helped grow and expand


    A. A. "Art" Barasch

    Managing Member - Baron Financial Advisors, LLC

    Peter F. Hibbard

    Chairman, CBC Retirement Partners

    Pete has been in the financial services business since 1971. In 1978 he founded Columbia


    Bill Hall

    Marketing Director

    William Hall III is the CEO of Cash Balance Advisors, a speaker, and an educator. Bill


    Jodie A. Dailey

    Sr. Vice President, CBC Retirement Partners

    Jodie Dailey is a 30-year veteran of the insurance and pension administration industries,