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Wesley S. Odom

A native of Pensacola, Wesley is the principal executive officer and has supervisory responsibility for Armada Advisors. Prior to founding Armada Advisors, he was a First Vice President—Wealth Management for Citi Smith Barney, for whom he worked for almost 17 years. While there he earned specialty titles of Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist ℠ and Financial Planning Specialist. He is a former U.S. Naval surface warfare officer and graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. He is author of two books, The Longest Siege of the American Revolution: Pensacola and How Firm a Foundation: The Story of Florida’s First Methodist Church. He also is the owner of Go Retro, Inc., Pensacola’s premier tour company.


Vanderbilt University (B.A. –1988)
College for Financial Planning (Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist ℠ –2007)
Smith Barney (Financial Planning Specialist–2003)


Business background:

Armada Advisors, Inc. – President (5/9-Current)
Smith Barney – First Vice President (2001–5/09)
Salomon Smith Barney – Second Vice President (98–01)
Smith Barney – Financial Consultant (94–98)
Smith Barney Shearson – Financial Consultant (7/93–94)
Shearson Lehman Brothers – Financial Consultant Associate (5/92–7/93)


Outside Activities:

St. Johns Cemetery Inc - Board Member (2020-Current)
Friends of St. Johns Cemetery Foundation - President (8/12-11/18)

Los Granaderos y Damas de Gálvez - Founding Member (05/09-Current)
First United Methodist Church Pensacola - Historian (1/96-12/12), President Trustees (2007)
North Hill Preservation Association - President (00-02)



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