Meet the professionals who can help you Pursue Your Goals

We help individuals and families work toward achieving their ideal retirements.

Meet The Team

The team behind Gregory Ricks & Associates is made up of qualified financial professionals who are passionate about helping individuals and families achieve their ideal retirements.


Gregory Ricks Founder, CEO & Wealth Advisor

Gregory Ricks founded Gregory Ricks & Associates, Inc. with one goal in mind: To help clients realize greater wealth and fi­nancial confidence with the funds they worked tirelessly to save. Gregory helps people of all ages chart a direct path on the road to their dream retirement. From guided planning strategies to tax-efficient wealth transfer planning, Gregory and his team deliver value to their clients.

Born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and a resident of New Orleans for 30+ years, Gregory is active in many community organizations. Gregory lives in Lakeview with his wife, Stacey, and their triplets, Luke, Lance, and Emily. He informs listeners as the host of “Winning at Life with Gregory Ricks” LIVE on iHeart Radio News Talk 99.5 WRNO, iHeart Radio News Talk 104.9 WBUV, and the iHeart Radio App from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays.  Prefer to listen and watch? Go to Facebook LIVE or YouTube LIVE. Want full access? Download the “Winning at Life” app on your phone to connect to all things Winning at Life! Once you’re connected, pick up the phone, text, or email to participate and get your financial questions answered.

Gregory and his team have a unique vision and ability to look forward and work with retirees to see their financial road ahead so they know where they are on their path, where they’re headed, and their desired destination at any given point in time up to 10, 15 or 20 years or more out. Using a disciplined approach, they do the math to help ensure clients’ funds are using the right tools and doing the right jobs for the right period of time so they can overcome anxiety with a sound retirement plan that provides confidence, tax efficiency, and predictability.


Stacey Ricks Chief Financial Officer


Sophie ThibodeauxSenior Accountant

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Olivia Greenwood
Executive Assistant


Nicholas Rohde

Wealth Advisor


Brandon Blanchard

Wealth Advisor

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Mason Goynes, MBA, CFP®

Wealth Advisor


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Janae' Bridges
Investment Analyst

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Luke Malter
Investment Analyst

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Hailey Melerine
Advisor Assistant 


Shelby Ladner
Client Services

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Addie Naquin
Client Services 

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Kim BlankleyClient Services

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Jenna Cleary
Client Services 


Maddy Langlois
Client Services 

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Courtland Granger
Client Services

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Sumiko Perez
Client Services 


Jennifer Luquette Marketing Director

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Abigail Young Design & Digital Media Coordinator


Milton WestClient Relations


Sarah KreyssigClient Relations

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