Rick and Cassandra Junk
The Junk Investment Group, LLC’s founder was a Registered Investment Advisor from 1987 – 2022. Rick graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1968, and began his involvement in the financial services industry in 1972. Rick maintained the designation of Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) from 1983 – 2022 and Certified Life Underwriter (CLU) designation from 1979 – 2022.
Cass brought to the practice a mathematics background. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Western Maryland College in 1972. She was a Registered Investment Advisor for the firm, handled all compliance matters, and some would say she was Chief of Staff until her retirement in 2023.
Eli Adams CFP®
Joined The Junk Investment Group in May of 2016 after a successful career managing Marriott and Hilton branded hotels in the Baltimore area. His extensive experience with finance and customer service is an ideal foundation for his work as a financial advisor. Since joining the team, Eli has passed the Series 66 exam, acquired the Behavioral Financial Advice (BFA) designation and the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation. Eli has a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. His passion to learn and problem solving abilities are a perfect combination to assist clients with their financial concerns.
Nick Mangione, CFP®
Born and raised in Baltimore, Nick attended Calvert Hall and Towson University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and played NCAA Men’s Soccer. Nick worked for Legg Mason before broadening his professional career alongside his family, first in the field of hospitality at Hilton branded hotels and then as the General Manager of Hayfields Country Club. In January 2020, Nick joined The Junk Investment Group and returned to his roots in finance. Since joining the team in January 2020 and returning to his roots in finance, Nick has passed the Series 63 exam, Series 65 exam, and acquired the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation.
Recruited to The Junk Investment Group in March 2021. Christine brought with her more than 15 years’ experience as a business owner and project manager. Immediately preceding her employment with the firm, she was working for the Academics, Equity and Accountability office of Carroll County Public Schools. She has been studying alongside Cassandra since her employment began and now serves The Junk Investment Group, LLC as their Chief Compliance Officer. Christine graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 1994.