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
Client Service Specialist

Juliet joined Parsec in 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of South Carolina, and has 10 years of experience in the financial industry. 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.

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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