|Pat Miller, President
Pat founded MCA in 1996 and has been in the financial services and wealth management business since 1974. He is responsible for equity and fixed income portfolios, as well as Chief Compliance Officer. Pat began his career with Merrill Lynch after serving in the U.S. Air Force.
Pat was formerly EVP at T.J. Raney & Sons (now Morgan Keegan). In 1988, he co-founded Worthen Investments, Inc. (now Bank of America Securities), until the company was sold to Bank of America in 1995. He has been active in the securities industry in Arkansas and has served on various regulatory boards and committees. He received his BSBA degree from the University of Arkansas in marketing. Pat is an active volunteer in his community, and serves on several local boards. He enjoys duck hunting and playing golf.
|Justin Deckard, Executive Vice President
Justin joined MCA in 2001 for the opportunity to offer objective financial planning and investments in a fee-based firm that shared his commitment to service, education and a strong work ethic. With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, his specialties include financial planning, and risk management consulting.
Justin began his career with American Express Financial Advisors in 1995. During his time there, he earned many awards for production sales and production service. Justin graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. Degree in Communications from the University of Arkansas.
|Thomas McCain, Senior Vice President
Thomas joined MCA as a Senior Vice President in December of 2014. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. In the past he served as president of Veriplas Containers, a division of Mountain Valley Spring Co. and as a managing partner of Mountain Valley Spring Co. In addition of having 9 years experience as a Registered Investment Advisor, he has 15 years experience with Stephens Inc. as a trading manager in fixed income securities and as a sales associate for the private client group.
Married with three children, Thomas is an avid golfer and outdoorsman. He is involved in several local and civic boards.
|Terrie Besier, Operations and Compliance Manager
Terrie joined MCA in September 2016 having over 30 years’ experience in both the financial securities industry and as a certified public accountant. She is involved in all of MCA’s operations with emphasis on supporting the firm’s financial advisors, assisting in client services, and managing compliance reporting. Terrie worked in all capacities at Crews & Associates for eight years (following mergers that included T.J. Raney & Sons and Morgan Keegan & Co.) and as an accountant and portfolio analyst at Trent Capital Management. Terrie graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Accounting from Arkansas State University.
Terrie is married with three children and loves reading, camping, boating, biking, and is a general class amateur radio operator.