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Wesley S. Odom - President

Born in 1966, Wesley is the principal executive officer and has supervisory responsibility for Armada Advisors. Prior to founding Armada Advisors, he was a First Vice President—Wealth Management for Citi Smith Barney, for whom he worked for almost 17 years. While there he earned specialty titles of Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist ℠ and Financial Planning Specialist. He is a former U.S. Naval surface warfare officer and graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. He is author of two books, The Longest Siege of the American Revolution: Pensacola and How Firm a Foundation: The Story of Florida’s First Methodist Church. He also is the owner of Go Retro, Inc., Pensacola’s premier tour company.

Education:
Vanderbilt University (B.A. –1988)
College for Financial Planning (Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist ℠ –2007)
Smith Barney (Financial Planning Specialist–2003)

Business background:
Armada Advisors, Inc. – President (5/9-Current)
Smith Barney – First Vice President (2001–5/09)
Salomon Smith Barney – Second Vice President (98–01)
Smith Barney – Financial Consultant (94–98)
Smith Barney Shearson – Financial Consultant (7/93–94)
Shearson Lehman Brothers – Financial Consultant Associate (5/92–7/93)

Outside Activities:
Friends of St. John’s Cemetery Foundation – President (8/12–Current)
Friends of the Saenger Theater –President (10/10–9/12)
First United Methodist Church Pensacola – Historian (1/96–12/12), President Trustees (2007)
North Hill Preservation Association – President (00-02)

David G. Erwin
Manager, Armada Advisors
Prior to Armada, David spent almost three years as a registered client sales assistant for Citi Smith Barney,
earning top marks in operations, staffing, and compliance concerns. Prior to Smith Barney, he was a mortgage
and consumer loan officer for Wells Fargo Financial. He is a Pensacola native.

Education:
University of West Florida (B.A. - 2002)
General Securities Representative—Series 7/66 (2007)
General Securities Sales Supervisor-Options—Series 9 (2009)

Business background:
Armada Advisors—Operations Manager (6/09-Current)
Citi Smith Barney- Registered Client Sales Associate (8/06-5/09)
Wells Fargo Financial- Credit Manager (1/04-8/06)

Outside activities:
Outside activities: Heights Baptist Church – Deacon (02/09-Current)