The Team

Engel & Associates
Do you ever wonder how you will generate income in retirement? Our practice is dedicated to helping clients formulate a strategy for retirement income that considers all their assets, savings, investments, Social Security and other potential income sources to help them be well prepared. Using our exclusive Confident Retirement® approach, our goal is to help clients build and protect their income during their working years and develop a distribution plan for retirement. Together we build confidence — for today and for tomorrow — so they can live the retirement they’ve earned and deserve.

Our Advisors

MaryAnna Gilmer

MaryAnna Gilmer

Financial Advisor

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Designations

CRPC®, BFA, APMA®

Top Areas of Focus

  • Women's Financial Strategies
  • Family Finances
  • Saving for Education

Education

University of Virginia, B.A. Sociology 2008

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Our Staff

Jackie Labus

Jackie Labus

Financial Planning Specialist

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Roles & Responsibilities

  • To assist Financial Advisors in managing and organizing financial planning workflow. Provides client relationship support through managing, gathering and analyzing client data.
  • Outside of the office, I love to spend time with my husband, Jim and our two children, Alex and Connor and our dog Dollie Madison.
  • Together we enjoy traveling to places both near and far, dining out , seeing new movies and going to sporting events. During my "me" time I love reading, exercising and learning new crafts.
  • I am originally from North Carolina where I graduated from UNC-CH. While in graduate school in Richmond, my husband and I drove west one day and discovered Charlottesville, and we haven't looked back.
Vanessa Smith

Vanessa Smith

Client Concierge

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Roles & Responsibilities

  • New Business Processing, Client follow-up and assistance, New Client intake, Data Gathering & Summary Letters.
  • I am originally from New Jersey but just moved to Virginia this past year from Charlotte, NC. A graduate from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI where I majored in Culinary Arts.
  • In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, dining out at new restaurants, traveling, checking out Virginia’ s latest vineyards and breweries and having date nights with my future husband, Kevin.
  • I am a proud dog and cat mom to Phoebe and Remmy. I am looking forward to getting settled in Charlottesville, planning our wedding and planting some roots.