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Argent Bridge Advisors


Connecting Uncertainty with Clarity

Our  Vision:

We aspire to have highly confident clients and team members

who achieve success above and beyond their finances

A Closer look at Argent Bridge Advisors  

What we do?

Argent Bridge Advisors provide comprehensive financial solutions to wealthy families. We cultivate relationships based on mutual respect, and our advisors and clients enjoy working with each other. Our clients are engaging and interesting people with personal aspirations and specific needs. 

We engage our clients in a variety of wealth management services, including:

  • Financial Organization  and  Accountability
  • Capital Preservation Solutions
  • Investment Management
  • Retirement Readiness
  • Education, Charitable and Family Gifting Strategies
  • Legacy Transfer Strategies
  • Life insurance/Long Term Care
  • Concentrated Stock and Stock Option Analysis
  • Coordination of Planning with Attorney and Accountant

How we do it?


We inform and reform the biases that effect financial decisions. Every client meeting includes an element of education surrounding:

  • Investment Basics
  • Investor Behavior
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Lifetime Earnings
  • Stock Market Perspective
  • Portfolio Income


Our clients’ confidence in our process leads to empowerment in financial decisions. This process includes:

  • Goal- Based Planning
  • Ongoing, proactive Investment Monitoring
  • on-demand delivery of information
  • real-time portfolio updates
  • multi-generational investing programs.

We empower our community through education, inspiration and guidance.

A values-driven firm focused on clients and their needs  

We are driven by integrity with every interaction

We believe in creating lifelong relationships

We are authentic in all we do

We know the highest achievements come through teamwork and collaboration

We put family first, our clients and our own

We embrace innovation, change and personal growth

We operate with uncompromising standards, always

Upcoming Events:

November 9th Secure Paper Shredding Event @Argent Bridge Advisors

December 13th 2019 Holiday Open House 4-7pm @Argent Bridge Advisors

Past Events:

Holiday Home Party

Karl Krietsch of JP Morgan presentation on a Guide to the Markets

Jewelry Valuation Event with Martin Fuller of Martin Fuller Appraisals

DC National Conference

Meet our Team 

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Dianne Nolin

Managing Partner & Wealth Advisor
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As Managing Partner & Private Wealth Advisor of Argent Bridge Advisors, Dianne Nolin, CFP®, CDFA® owns the end to end client experience.  She brings over 30 years of industry experience working at large firms like Shearson-Lehman Brothers and Smith Barney. She also worked at smaller independent firms. Working as an independent advisor is where Dianne found the freedom and capabilities of a conflict-free, unbiased environment best aligned with her vision to provide client guidance and advice with the focus solely on the client.  

Growing up in Pittsburgh and beginning her career amidst a city landscape full of bridges, they were a constant in the backdrop of her earliest days. Dianne sees a bridge as a visual, physical reminder of both the value of the staying connected as well as the more metaphorical concept of being the bridge between client expectations and realization of their goals.  

Dianne's life focus is a strong love of family and friends, grounded in her roots and living her parents motto of "work hard and be kind". Argent Bridge Advisors is the fruition of a long term mission she has pursued for years through creative collaboration and connection with clients and the community.

Education, Affiliations, & Licenses:

  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®
  • Series 7: "General Securities License"
  • Member of the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts
  • Member of the FPA NCA ( Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area)
  • Member of Vistage international
  • Investment advisor representative of Triad Hybrid Solutions and a registered representative of Triad Advisors.

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Cecile Hult

Private Wealth Advisor/Partner
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Cecile Hult, CFP®, CDFA®, is a Private Wealth Advisor and Partner with Argent Bridge Advisors. Cecile feels passionate about educating her clients and helping them achieve financial independence. She helps her clients reach their goals by carefully understanding and listening to their unique needs and situation. She strives to be a sensible resource in every aspect of her clients' financial life - including retirement and estate planning, saving for college, investment management, insurance, budgeting and cash flow generation. She has special training in helping women in transition - specifically while going through a divorce. She seeks to coach and empower women through information and education to a successful transition.Cecile is a native of Briey, France. She currently lives in Falls Church, VA with her husband, Brian, her two children, Chloe and Julien, and her cat, Otter. As a mother of two young children, free time is precious and scarce but she makes time for the things she enjoys the most: playing a quick tennis match, going to sporting events, live concerts, or being around friends and family.

Education, Affiliations, & Licenses:

  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®
  • Series 7: "General Securities License"
  • Series 66: "Uniform Combined State Law Examination”
  • BA in Economics and Spanish from Indiana University
  • Life and Health Insurance Licensed
  • Member of the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts
  • Member of the FPA NCA ( Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area)

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Eric Ashburn

Private Wealth Advisor/Partner
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As a Partner of Argent Bridge, Eric Ashburn, CFP®, stands at the forefront of innovation and brings his technical knowledge to the team to accomplish the most important goal of an unmatched client experience. He believes in working through an independent firm to offer the client comprehensive advice in a transparent and easy to understand way.

Eric was raised in Roanoke, Virginia where his family has lived for generations. He moved to northern Virginia in 2013. The move was not only a physical change, but acted as a bridge to further opportunity in his career. He has experience as a Wealth Manager to millennials, entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 executives, and other young professionals.

Eric holds his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Virginia Tech. He went through the Financial Planning Track from Virginia Tech’s nationally recognized program.

Education, Affiliations, & Licenses:

  • Series 7: "General Securities License"
  • Series 63: "State Securities License"
  • Series 66: "Uniform Combined State Law Examination”
  • Life & Health Insurance Licensed
  • Member of the FPA NCA ( Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area)
  • Member of National Capital Region Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association
  • HR Block Income Tax Course Participant
  • Notary

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Joe Gallemore

Investment Management & Research / Partner
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Joe Gallemore, CIMA®, is a Investment Management & Research and Partner at Argent Bridge Advisors. Joe recognizes that successful outcomes are made possible through the confidence and trust of the clients themselves.  Connecting uncertainty with clarity usually involves making the complex simple.  This is why one of his primary goals is simplifying the mechanisms of your portfolio to a level of clarity that suits you.

Investment selection, economic research, leveraging of technology and holistic management are all Joe’s focus in the service of stewarding your wealth.  Linking all of these together and distilling them with the goal of educating you, the client, is his on-going mission.

Joe’s bridge extends far north where he lives in his wife’s hometown of Rochester, NY.  A big fan of the skiing and golf, he’s not a big fan of the blustery artic winters.  Having fun with friends and family and being active is how Joe enjoys his life right down to sitting in a chair lakeside, actively doing nothing.

Guiding principle: “It’s remarkable how much long-term advantage people… have gotten by trying to be consistently not stupid, instead of trying to be very intelligent.”  ~ Charlie Munger

Education, Affiliations, & Licenses:

  • Certified Investment Management Analyst ® Professional
  • Series 7 “General Securities License”
  • Series 65 “NASAA Investment Advisers Law Exam”
  • Johns Hopkins University
    • BS in Mathematical Science
    • BA in Economics

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Alyce Phinney

Director of Business Growth
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Alyce Phinney serves as the Director of Business Growth for Argent Bridge Advisors. With over 20 years of luxury client service experience, Alyce has been instrumental in developing and owning the advisor/client relationship experience. Alyce believes strongly in keeping to the Argent Bridge Advisor brand strategy as a core principal that is reflective in every part of our business model. 

With a degree in Psychology from Ithaca College, Alyce is a people connector by nature. This serves her well as she identifies, develops and cultivates strong relationships with our existing clients and new client prospects. Alyce is a candidate for CFP® certification and completed her course work through University of Virginia.

As a wife and mother to two boys, Alyce stays busy trying to keep up with their numerous activities while balancing her volunteer work with two different PTA’s, the American Red Cross and various other organizations. She is a huge cheerleader of overnight camp experiences for children and supports the Merrimack Valley YMCA Camping Services. 

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Rasha Bitar

Director of Client Services
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Rasha Bitar

Director of Client Services



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Sierra Lawrence

Client Service and Partner Liaison
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As the Client Service and Partner Liaison, Sierra Lawrence is pivotal in ensuring our day-to day office operations run smoothly. Sierra is responsible for assisting with account transactions, arranging and coordinating client and partner meetings, and maintaining ongoing communication inside and outside of the organization.

Sierra was born and raised in Northern Virginia and is a proud native. Growing up as one of five siblings, Sierra learned early on the value in teamwork, communication, responsibility, and dependability. She takes pride in using her strong skillset to support the firm and provide exceptional service to our clients.  

Sierra attended George Mason University where she graduated with her BA in Sociology. In her free time, Sierra enjoys practicing Bikram yoga, traveling, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family.

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We'd love to connect with you and work together to build a bridge to your successful financial future. 

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