My Team

When you became my client, you placed your trust in me to help make your vision a reality. I honor that trust with the help of my expert support staff. Together, we make a strong commitment to customer service.

Please call whenever you have a question, concern or need.  Our team is eager to help.

Susan J Bay

Susan J Bay, CFP®

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 952-540-4530

Susan joined Melissa Villella's team in February 2012.  Susan prepares for meetings with clients and assists the team with projects related to events and marketing.  She is responsible for preparing financial plans and presentations, as well as investment account customer service.  Feel free to reach out to Susan with any planning updates.

Susan has a Bachelor of Individualized Studies degree from the University of Minnesota. Susan currently holds her Series 7, 66, and CFP®, as well as Life, Accident and Health licenses.

Susan lives in St. Louis Park with her husband Damon, daughter Cassidy, son Miles and their dog Sierra.  Susan enjoys traveling, reading, cooking and spending time with friends and family.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM  and CFP®  (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.


Melissa Ann Villella, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®

Wealth Management Advisor


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