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Our Team

Lisa Emling, RICP, PPC, CPFA, AIF

Managing Partner & Registered Principal, LPL Financial


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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Nick Ramsey, AAMS

Financial Planner, LPL Financial


Nick Ramsey is an LPL Financial Planner with First Southern Wealth Management. He began his career in the financial industry with Northwestern Mutual prior to joining the First Southern Wealth Management team. Nick is a graduate of...

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Karla McKinnies

Client Services Specialist


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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