Valerie joined the firm in 2021 after 10 years in the financial services industry with Sterne Agee and Marsh & McLennan. Throughout her career, she has gained extensive experience in servicing clients, fixed income and equity trading, marketing, and all operational and administrative functions. Valerie graduated from Samford University with a B.S. in business administration. Outside of work, Valerie enjoys spending time with her family in Vestavia Hills. Her family includes her husband, Scott, and their four sons. They are active members of Church of the Highlands and enjoy serving their community. They also spend a lot of time at baseball fields, lacrosse fields, golf courses, and cheering on their oldest son on the Vestavia Hills varsity football team.