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Our Team

It started with a vision to build a firm that does things differently.  More than just investments and planning.  A place where one doesn't have to sacrifice sophistication for comfort.  A place that feels like home.  An advisor that meets you for the first time and is there with you every step along the way.  Where we take time to get to know YOU and what's important to YOU.  So take a moment and get to know us.

Lisa Emling, RICP, PPC, CPFA, AIF

Managing Partner & Registered Principal, LPL Financial

618.519.9411

lisa.emling@lpl.com

Lisa Emling, RICP™, PPC®, CPFA®, AIF®, is the Managing Partner at First Southern Wealth Management. She has served in the financial industry since 1992, ...

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McCabe Strothmann

Registered Associate, LPL Financial

618-997-4231

mccabe.strothmann@lpl.com

McCabe is the newest member of the First Southern Wealth Management Team. He is a lifelong resident of Southern Illinois and attended Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, earning his BS in Finance with a specialization in...

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Karla McKinnies

Client Services Specialist

618.997.4231

karla.mckinnies@lpl.com

Karla is a native of Southern Illinois. She and her husband Dan currently reside in DuQuoin and have two grown children, Brittany & Chase. She and her family are active members of the United Pentecostal Church in DuQuoin, where her...
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