MEET OUR TRYON TEAM

Michael Baughman
Senior Financial Advisor

Michael Baughman, CFP®
Senior Financial Advisor

Michael is a Certified Financial PlannerTM practitioner and a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor. He holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Presbyterian College. He is passionate about listening and helping others discern what’s truly important in their lives. Prior to joining the firm in 2016, Michael held positions as a financial planner for Millard and Company, Abacus, a private banking manager with BB&T, as well as sales and client service positions with SEI Investments. Michael currently serves on the Board of Trustees of St. Luke’s Hospital and on the Board of Directors for Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry and the Rotary Club of Tryon Foundation. He is a board member of the Tryon Downtown Development Association and part of the finance committee for the Tryon Fine Arts Center. Michael lives just outside of Tryon with his wife and three children. When he isn’t at work, he loves spending time with his family outdoors, cycling, hiking and playing music.

Juliet Botescu
Client Service Specialist

Juliet Botescu, FPQP
Client Service Specialist

Juliet is a Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional and holds a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of South Carolina. Juliet lived 30 years in communist Romania, and taught herself English by reading the dictionary and memorizing lists of words long before she had anyone to exchange them with or had any idea that one day she would actually have the opportunity to capitalize on it. She is fluent in three languages, and spends much of her free time serving as an interpreter and providing personal guidance and support to Hispanic individuals associated with her church.

Roberta Ratterree
Client Service Assistant

Roberta Ratterree
Client Service Assistant

Roberta joined Parsec in 2017. She works in our Asheville location but also supports our Tryon office. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with an Associate of Arts in business administration and from the South Carolina Bankers School with a focus in finance. Prior to joining Parsec, she worked for Bank of America in their operations division, human resources and the retail bank. Roberta is a North Carolina native and in her free time enjoys spending time with her golden retrievers, and with horses.

Office Location

22 Depot Street
Tryon, NC 28782

Phone: 828-859-7001
Toll Free: 888-877-1012
Fax: 626-609-3333

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