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.


Wesley Blanchard WJ Blanchard Law LLC

Wesley Blanchard is a lifelong resident of New Orleans who specializes in Estate Planning. Wesley graduated from the University of New Orleans in 2008 as the Outstanding Political Science graduate and followed his ambition to be an attorney by enrolling in law school at Loyola University in New Orleans. He graduated from Loyola law school in 2012, earning a spot in the top quarter of his class. Prior to partnering with Gregory Ricks & Associates, Wesley worked at a prominent law firm in Metairie handling matters ranging from the drafting and execution of succession and wills to the representation of national corporate clients in connection with high value litigation. Wesley prides himself on working hard for his clients, while taking the necessary time to understand their goals and expectations, resulting in a high quality legal relationship in conjunction with the shaping of your family’s future.


Jude Heath J Heath & Co.

Jude J. Heath is a Jesuit High School Alumnus with a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of New Orleans. He has held financial and accounting positions in wholesale, retail and service industries. Jennifer H. Heath also has a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of New Orleans. She worked in Arthur Andersen’s tax department for eight years. As a tax manager, she serviced clients in many different industries. Both Jude and Jennifer have specialized experience in providing tax and accounting services to businesses and individuals working and investing in the oil and gas industry.


Dwayne Stein Mortgage Gumbo

Crosscountry Mortgage is a full service mortgage banker, licensed in 49 states. They strive to separate themselves from other mortgage bankers and lenders through superior customer service and a full range of mortgage products. Their mission is simple: to accommodate clients with the best possible advice and benefit to their financial needs while facilitating a straightforward, stress-free process for the buyers, sellers and realtors. Dwayne Stein has had the pleasure to be in mortgage lending for 18 plus years. He is the host of “Mortgage Gumbo,” a radio talk show on News Talk Radio 99.5 WRNO on Saturdays at 1 p.m. His daily motivation is the fact that he holds the key to being able to work with each customer in achieving their individual goals and dreams. Born and raised in the New Orleans area, he is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University with a major in management and a minor in marketing. It has been his good fortune to work with so many homeowners throughout the state of Louisiana. He attributes his success to recognizing that everyone has a different set of needs and goals. He looks forward to not only meeting your expectations but exceeding them.

The members of the Total Wealth Authority® are not affiliated with AE Wealth Management, LLC. (AEWM)

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