Our Team

FINANCIAL ADVISERS

Andrew Hanlein – Louisville Office

President, Registered Supervisory Principal & Managing Partner

Joined AIS in 1993. For 27 years, he worked in electronics and life sciences manufacturing and later, in sales and marketing management for medical start-ups. He serves on the benevolence committee of his church and performs services for local charities serving the homeless. Professional licenses include FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and life, health and variable annuity. He has a BS from Fordham University and a MBA in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh.

Phone: (502) 736-1336

Rick Fox – Harlan Office

Vice President Sales, Chief Compliance Officer, Registered Supervisory Principal & Managing Partner

Joined AIS in 1984. Past service includes State Representative in the Kentucky House of Representatives. He remains very involved in the Harlan community and Tri-State area, including ongoing board service with the Cawood Ledford Boys & Girls Club. Professional licenses include FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and life, health and variable annuity. He has a BS from Morehead State University.

Phone: (606) 573-1374
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Rusty Wells – Louisville Office

Chief Financial Officer, Registered Supervisory and Financial Principal & Managing Partner

Joined AIS in 1983. In addition to over 30 years in the securities industry, he has experience in real estate investment and management, corporate board service and public office. He remains active in real estate and board service. Professional licenses include FINRA Series 7, 24, 27, 63, and life, health, and variable annuity. He has a BS in Economics from DePauw University.

Phone: (502) 736-1340
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Craig Wilson – Louisville Office

Vice President Human Resources, Municipal Securities Principal & Managing Partner

Joined AIS in 1987. Besides the securities industry, he is also involved in thoroughbred ownership. Professional licenses include FINRA Series 7, 53, 63, and life, health and variable annuity. He has a BS in Finance from University of Kentucky.

Phone: (502) 736-1343
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Wayne Collett – Harlan Office

Registered Supervisory Principal

Joined AIS in 1986. His securities industry experience was preceded by 13 years in coal mining performing supervision, compliance management and safety training. Professional licenses include FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and life, health, and variable annuity. He has a BS from Lincoln Memorial University.

Phone: (606) 573-1374
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Drew Adams – Harlan Office

Registered Representative

Joined AIS in 2010. He partners with Rick Fox. Formerly he served in a sales and marketing capacity with an international life sciences firm. Among his community activity roles are board service with the Harlan Chamber of Commerce and the Cawood Ledford Boys & Girls Club. Professional licenses include FINRA Series 6, 7, 63, and life, health, and variable annuity. He has a BS in Agricultural Economics and Business from University of Kentucky.

Phone (606) 573-1374
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John Frymire – Louisville Office

Registered Supervisory Principal and Registered Investment Adviser

Joined AIS in 2009. He partners with Andrew Hanlein. He served 11 years as a financial adviser with a national brokerage firm. Prior to entering the securities industry, he worked in banking and bank consulting, accumulating extensive experience in audit, compliance and regulatory assistance. His professional designations include CFP (Certified Financial Planner), ChFC (Chartered Financial Consultant), and CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter). Professional licenses include FINRA Series 7, 24, 31, 63, 65, and life, health and variable annuity. He has a BA from Centre College.

Phone: (502) 736-1346
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Brad Stillwagon – Louisville Office

Registered Representative

Joined AIS in 2012. He partners with Rusty Wells. His experience includes twenty years as a wholesaler and Regional Vice President for a major mutual fund company. His professional licenses include FINRA Series 7, 26, 63, and life, health, and variable annuity. He has a BS in Business Administration from The Ohio State University.

Phone: (502) 736-1347
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STAFF

Larry Edwards, CPA – Louisville Office

Compliance Manager & Accounting

Joined AIS in 1996. He has extensive experience in taxation, auditing and FINRA, SEC and ERISA regulatory compliance. He has a BS in accounting from Western Kentucky University.


Paula Hall – Harlan Office

Administrative Assistant & Retirement Plan Specialist

Joined AIS in 1986. In addition to providing administrative support to Harlan’s adviser staff, she works extensively with plan sponsors regarding retirement plan administration, Form 5500 filings and ERISA and DOL compliance.


Charla Raap – Louisville Office

Administrative Assistant & Retirement Plan Specialist

Joined AIS in 1989. In addition to providing administrative support to Rusty Wells and Brad Stillwagon, she works extensively with plan sponsors regarding retirement plan administration, Form 5500 filings and ERISA and DOL compliance.


Beverly Caswell - Louisville Office

Administrative Assistant & Advisory Operations Support

Joined AIS in 2015. Maintains administrative support for Andrew Hanlein. Has 13 years of experience in financial services management involving client account set up, communications and maintenance, funds rollovers and transfers, electronic record keeping, and financial, regulatory and asset allocation calculations and auditing.


Sheila Heckel – Louisville Office

Administrative Assistant & Retirement Plan Specialist

Joined AIS in 2005. In addition to providing administrative support to John Frymire, she works extensively with plan sponsors regarding retirement plan administration, Form 5500 filings and ERISA and DOL compliance.


Irina Gnativ – Louisville Office

Administrative Assistant & Computer Software Applications Specialist

Joined AIS in 2008. In addition to providing administrative support to Craig Wilson, she has broad experience in account service and client relationship management as well as computer software applications. She has a BA in Business Administration from Bellarmine University.


Carissa Caudill – Harlan Office

Administrative Assistant

Joined AIS in 2001. In addition to providing administrative support to Harlan’s adviser staff, she has broad experience in account service and client relationship management. Prior to joining AIS, she worked for a major regional company in retail sales.