HEATHER MISIALEK, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
Heather Misialek serves as Senior Vice President. She has been with Retirement Investment Advisors since 2006, acting not only as the president/chief financial officer’s executive assistant but also head of staff. She was nominated in 2012 as one of the Journal Record Oklahoma’s Top Executive Assistants. Heather has worked in the financial planning industry since 1997. She holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Central Oklahoma. She resides in Edmond with her husband and daughter and attends Acts 2 United Methodist Church.
JENNIFER WALLIS, SENIOR MARKETING VICE PRESIDENT
Jennifer Wallis serves as the Senior Marketing Vice President for Retirement Investment Advisors. She holds the Series 65 license for investment advisors. She began her career in the financial services industry in 1997. Jennifer is a graduate of Oklahoma City University. She serves on the Executive Board and is Chair-Elect of the Oklahoma Council on Economic Education, is an active member of the Oklahoma Jumpstart Coalition for personal financial literacy, and volunteers with Tenaciously Teal to support cancer fighters. She lives in Edmond with her husband, Justin, and their sons, Kyle and Griffin. They are members of Acts 2 United Methodist Church.
KELLI BASS, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
Kelli Bass serves as Senior Vice President for Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc. She is a native of Seneca, Pennsylvania. Oklahoma has been her home since 2004, when she began working with Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc. She has more than 15 years of experience working with clients in the financial and pension administration areas. Kelli is a graduate of Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor's degree in Finance. She resides in Edmond with her husband and daughters and is a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
ERIKA LOPEZ, SENIOR CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER
Erika Lopez serves as the Senior Client Services Manager for Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc. Erika received her Associates degree in Business Management from Oklahoma State University and graduated with her Bachelor's of Business Administration in Management at the University of Central Oklahoma. Erika resides in Northwest Oklahoma City with her sons Ryan and Ethan and is a member of Christ the King Church.
JOE GLOVER, CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER
Joe Glover serves as Client Services Manager for Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc. Joe began his career in the financial service industry in 2003. He graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2001 after earning his Bachelor's of Business Administration in Finance. Joe lives in Oklahoma City with his son Harrison and is a parishioner of Christ the King Church.
MONICA SMOTHERS, CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER
Monica Smothers serves as Client Services Manager for Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc. She began her career in the financial services industry in 2002. She is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma where she earned her Bachelor’s degree. Monica resides in Oklahoma City. She is incredibly proud of her son Michael, who serves in the U.S. Air Force and is stationed in Italy.
CHRISTINE RANEY, CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER
Christine Raney serves as the Client Services Manager for Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc. She earned both her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration from Southern Nazarene University. She enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering in the community. Christine attends Life Church and resides in Oklahoma City with her daughter Casslyn and Great Dane, Velma.
CAROLYN NICOLAI, DIRECTOR OF FIRST IMPRESSIONS
Carolyn Nicolai serves as the Director of First Impressions. Carolyn received her master's degree in Family and Consumer Science from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. She resides in Bethany and attends Council Road Baptist Church. She loves spending time with her family and when she is able travels to Malawi, Africa to work with Grace Feeding Center for orphans.
SUSAN RAGAN, DOCUMENT MANAGER
Susan Ragan serves as the Document Manager for Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc. Her main duties are electronic filing and overseeing document management. She has been in the financial industry since 2001.
DARRY BERGSTRESSER, OPERATIONS ASSISTANT
Darry Bergstresser serves as the Operations Assistant for Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc. Darry received his Bachelor’s degree in philosophy, English, and history from the University of Oklahoma. After serving in education for a few years, he acquired an additional degree in technology. He has been working in the technology arena for several years, retiring from the University of Central Oklahoma as Associate VP of Information Technology. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI). He and his wife Cathy reside in Edmond, attend Life Church, and are active in community service projects.
Christine Fuller earned her Bachelor's degree in radio/television production from the University of Oklahoma and joined the firm after seven years of working in broadcast television in the Oklahoma City market. Christine is a long-time resident of Oklahoma. She currently resides in the Edmond area with her husband Sean and their three children.