Our Team

Aaron Knapp, LPL Financial Advisor

Aaron attended Northeastern University and Thomas College, graduating with a degree in Finance & Economics. Aaron has been helping his clients pursue their financial goals with LPL Financial since 1996.

A Kingfield native, Aaron now resides in Farmington with his wife, Tracy, and their son, John. In his free time, Aaron enjoys skiing, boating, fishing, and genealogy.

Securities Registrations / Insurance Licenses: 6, 7, 63, 65; Life and Health, Variable Insurance (Maine). Securities registrations held through LPL Financial.

 

Jared Ranger, LPL Financial Advisor

Jared is a graduate of the University of Maine at Farmington with a degree in Business & Economics. Jared has been in the financial services industry since 1999, and helping clients pursue their financial objectives with LPL Financial since 2007.

Jared is past President of the Titcomb Ski Club Educational Foundation.  Jared resides in Farmington with his wife, Jaime, and their three sons, Colby, Chase, and Cameron. In his free time, Jared enjoys skiing, boating, fishing, and playing golf.

Securities Registrations / Insurance Licenses: 7, 9, 10, 63, 66; Life and Health, Variable Insurance (Maine).  Securities registrations held through LPL Financial.

 

Amy Bond, LPL Registered Sales Assistant, Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional™

Amy graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with a degree in Finance with a Financial Planning concentration.  Amy has been assisting the advisors and their clients at Western Mountain Financial Services since 2014. 

Amy resides in Farmington with her husband, Reid, and their daughter, Lauren.  In her free time, Amy enjoys bass fishing, crafting, hunting and spending time outdoors.

Securities Registrations:  7 & 66.  Securities registrations held through LPL Financial.

 

Lisa Thompson, Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional™, Office Administrator

Lisa graduated from the University of Maine at Orono. Lisa has been assisting the advisors and their clients at Western Mountain Financial Services since 2004. 

Lisa resides in Farmington with her husband, Tim, and they have two grown daughters, Chelsea and Makenzie and three grandchildren, Julien, Amaia and Leland. In her free time, Lisa enjoys spending time with family, running, hiking, biking, and cooking.

 

Melissa Spencer, Client Services Associate

Melissa graduated from Thomas College with a degree in Accounting.  Before joining Western Mountain Financial in October 2021, Melissa worked for more than 26 years in human resources and accounting.  Melissa serves as Treasurer for the Western Maine Play Museum.

Melissa resides in Wilton with her husband, DJ, and their son, Austin.  In her free time, Melissa enjoys volunteering in her community, horseback riding, hunting and adventuring in her Jeep.