Tom Cates joined The Wellington Group LLC in 1998 and became partner with the firm in 2002. He brings over 30 years of experience not only in the financial services arena but also in the insurance and commercial and international banking industries as well. Tom earned his BS in Economics from Denison University in Granville, Ohio and his MBA in Finance at Indiana University. Tom is also a graduate of the College for Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado and is series 6, 7, 63, and 65 securities licensed. He has life, health, and variable licenses in various states.
Tom is a member of BNI is involved with and The Christian Businessmen’s Committee of Noblesville. He has served on the boards of various non-profit organizations such as the Angel of Hope Project, My Cyber Guardian, and Junior Achievement.
He and his wife Debie reside in Noblesville, Indiana and enjoy occasional visits to Florida to visit daughter Julie and son-in-law Dustin. Tom is a self-proclaimed trivia master on all things sports and is contemplating a comeback as a hockey great in an over 50 league.
Registered Representative and Financial Advisor of Park Avenue Securities and Financial Representative of Guardian. CA insurance license #0F24920 AR insurance license #2204782.