John Payne, CFA
President & Chief Investment Officer
Mrs. Arguello is a Research Analyst with the firm. Prior to joining Sterling Investment Management, she worked at BBVA Compass. Before pursuing a career in finance, she served in the United States Air Force. Mrs. Arguello graduated cum laude from the University of Central Florida receiving a B.S. in Business Administration and attained her master’s in Investment Management and Financial Analysis from Creighton University. She is a Level III Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Candidate.
Director of Client Services
Mrs. Kelly joined Sterling Investment Management in 2009. Prior to joining Sterling, Mrs. Kelly worked at Wells Fargo Private Client Services. She began her career in finance in 1998. Mrs. Kelly holds a B.S. in accounting.
Client Services Associate
Prior to joining Sterling Investment Management, Mr. Ford worked for Wells Fargo Wealth Management and Wells Fargo Advisors. He earned his undergraduate degree in Finance from Portland State University.