Key Personnel

Lead Planners

Gerard Mc Gahran, CFP®, EA

Mr. McGahran has been with Stacey Braun Associates, Inc. since 2001. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for a major insurance company and a regional accounting firm as an accountant, financial planner and portfolio manager.

Mr. McGahran graduated from Glassboro State College in 1986 with a Bachelors of Science in accounting. Since then, he obtained his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation in 1997, Life and Health Producer License in 1997, IRS Enrolled Agent certification in 2010 and various FINRA exams (Series 66, Series 7 and Series 51) over the years.

Mr. McGahran is Stacey Braun’s Director of Financial Planning and is the Financial Operations Officer for Stacey Braun Financial Services, Inc.

Paul Kiley, CFP® MST, EA

Mr. Kiley has worked at Stacey Braun Associates as a Financial Planner since 2004. In this role Mr. Kiley serves as a lead client liaison and account manager. Prior to joining Stacey Braun, he served as a Client Financial Analyst at Citibank, NA. Mr. Kiley earned his Master’s Degree in Taxation from Northeastern University. He also obtained his Certificate in Financial Planning (CFP®) from New York University.

Mr. Kiley is admitted to practice before the Internal Revenue Service as an IRS Enrolled Agent (EA) and holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Designation. He is also NYS Life & Health and Series 6 & 63 licensed.

Mr. Kiley is a member of The Financial Planning Association, Personal Finance Employee Education Foundation and National Eagle Scout Association-Boy Scouts of America. He resides in Westfield, NJ with his wife and two children.

Douglas H. Wexler, Co-Director of Financial Planning

Mr. Wexler graduated from Wheaton College in May 1998 after receiving his B.A. in Economics. He had interned at Stacey Braun for three years prior to joining the firm full time in August of 1998 as an Assistant Portfolio Manager.  Shortly thereafter he became a Portfolio Manager and in 2000 developed the Financial Planning Division which he continues to oversee.  In addition to those responsibilities he is still a Portfolio Manager on a team whose responsibilities include investing over $3.5 billion that the firm maintains under management.

About Stacey Braun

In 2001, Stacey Braun created a "boutique" financial planning and investment division the is staffed with Registered Investmenr Advisors (RIA), Certified Financial Planners (CFP) and Enrolled Agents (EA) to assist you with our comprehensive approach to investment planning and to provide you with a wide array of financial services.