Broker Check

Our Team

BENJAMIN F. DYAL, CFP® 

Partner and Financial Planner  |  (407) 391-1400  |  bdyal@financialguide.com 

Benjamin F. Dyal, a native Floridian, holds a Bachelors of Science with major study in Finance. In addition to his Finance degree, Ben is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant. He completed the Financial Planning Certificate program with honors from the University of Central Florida. Currently Ben has his Series 7, 63, Variable Annuity, Life and Health licenses. Additionally, Ben is an Investment Advisor Representative.

Ben’s family has lived in Central Florida for over 110 years. He is proud of his local heritage and enjoys sharing it with his wife, Belinda. 

Having worked in financial services since 1980, Ben has had the opportunity to witness many changes. One of his greatest pleasures is sharing those experiences with the attendees of his Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement (FSSR) seminars. Since 1995 Ben has had the opportunity to teach FSSR in Seminole, Orange, Polk, Volusia, Flagler, St. Johns, and the University of Central Florida adult continuing education programs. Other locations of instruction have included NASA, Patrick Air Force Base, and a number of other corporate sites via employee assistance programs. Ben loves to teach and with a strong financial education and a common sense approach to financial management, Ben looks forward to every visit with both existing and new clients.

SHANE E. LARSON, CFP®, CHFC®

Partner and Financial Planner  | (407) 391-1400  | shanelarson@financialguide.com

Shane E. Larson is an accomplished professional with over ten years of experience in our complex and continuous changing financial industry. He is passionate about building long-term relationships with his clients, helping them to attain their financial goals and objectives.

Shane holds a Bachelors Degree with a major study in Finance and Risk Management. In addition, Shane is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant and has earned his Chartered Financial Consultant designation. Currently Shane has his Series 6, 7, 63, 65, Variable Annuity, Life and Health licenses, and licensed in Property and Casualty. Additionally, Shane is an Investment Advisor Representative.

Having worked in financial services since 2007, Shane has had the opportunity to witness many changes. One of his greatest pleasures is sharing those experiences with the attendees of his Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement (FSSR) seminars. Shane has had the pleasure of teaching FSSR in Seminole, Volusia, and the University of Central Florida adult continuing education programs. Other locations of instruction have included NASA and a number of other corporate sites via employee assistance programs.

Shane has lived in Central Florida for over 30 years and enjoys sharing it with his wife, Danielle and his son, Easton. He is also a dedicated parishioner at All Souls Catholic Church, and enjoys playing softball and running.

M. TODD ELDERS, CHFC®, CLU®

Financial Planner  |  (386) 673-9373  |   melders@financialguide.com

Todd has been a Financial Services Representative since September 1993 and has over 26 years of experience in the financial services industry. He graduated from the University of South Florida with a BS in Finance. Todd provides financial advice in regards to retirement planning and investment strategies. He works with each of his clients to create a financial safety net, to help protect them against uncertainties. Currently, Todd holds his Series 6, 7, and 63 registrations as well as his Variable Annuity, Life, and Health Licenses. He teaches “Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement” and “Financial Management” seminars throughout Florida at Universities and other corporate sites via employee benefits programs.

Todd lives in DeBary, Florida, with his wife, Lisa, and son, Liam. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing golf, and traveling.

Hailey Piper

Client Support Specialist

Haliey was born in Indiana and moved to Florida when she was seven years old. She enjoys fishing and working out in the gym. Haliey is also a Certified Swim Instructor and studied Business Administration at the University of South Florida. As a Client Support Specialist, Haliey thrives on the daily client contact. She has been a staff member of Financial Legacy Advisors since 2017 and looks forward to working with and meeting new clients.

David Rich

Client Support Specialist

"Dave" is a highly motivated professional after careers of 22+ years as a Hospital Corpsman with the United States Navy, 10 years of Pharmaceutical Sales, and 8 years of Pharmacy Computer Implementation Services. He provides exceptional organizational skills to Todd's practice handling Electronic Systems Management and Client Communications. Dave is a long-time resident of Volusia County, in Central Florida, enjoying and sharing life with his wife, Debbie.

Caitlin Lail

Client Support Specialist

Caitlin was born in Long Island, New York and moved to Lake Mary, Florida when she was six years old. She studied at the University of Central Florida where she received her Bachelor's of Science degree in Communications Sciences and Disorders. After working eight years as a health care professional, Caitlin joined Financial Legacy Advisors in 2019 as a Client Support Specialist. Caitlin enjoys exercising and exploring the great outdoors with her husband, Jason.

Curtis Worth

Administrative Assistant

Curtis was born and raised in Sanford, FL. He recently graduated from Seminole High School. Curtis is currently enrolled at the University of Central Florida and will graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting. He then plans to attend graduate school at UCF to pursue a Master's in Finance. Curtis' goal is to dive into the world of Finance to help people with their financial needs. Today, he works at Financial Legacy Advisors managing client files and assisting the Financial Planners in whatever they need.