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Patrick Carroll, CFP®, CExP™

As the founder of Obsidian Planning, Patrick has spent the last 35 years helping business owners and families create comprehensive financial plans to protect their assets and legacies. Through his work, he created the Lifestyle Protector Program™, a simple, step-by-step planning process that will fit seamlessly into your already busy schedule and guide you through the process of identifying and realizing your personal and professional goals.

A long-time business owner and family man, Patrick draws on both his professional and personal experience to create customized, comprehensive solutions to provide you with peace of mind for your financial portfolio. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Tech and a Master of Science from the American College of Financial Services. Patrick is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, and has earned the Certified Exit Planner designation from the Business Enterprise Institute.

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Todd Feldman, CFP®, CExP™

If you’ve ever lost sleep because you were worried about protecting your future and growing your business, you are not alone. Todd can’t wait to help you develop a comprehensive strategy and implement effective tactics to help you achieve your ideal future. An innate problem solver, he enjoys working with driven business owners who are ready to plan for the future they deserve.

Todd, leading Obsidian’s business development team, relishes the opportunity to help business owners reach their goals every day. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Smeal School of Business at the Pennsylvania State University. Todd is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, and has earned the Certified Exit Planner designation from the Business Enterprise Institute.

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Pam Flick, CFP®

When it comes to your most important documents, do you feel scattered? Pam Flick, Obsidian’s Senior Planner, is eager to help. Pam enjoys getting your documents organized, analyzing your data and making strategic recommendations to guide you toward your goals. To Pam, details matter; she diligently scrutinizes every aspect of your plan to ensure your long-term success. With over 20 years at Obsidian, Pam will leverage her extensive experience and unrivaled knowledge base to your advantage.

In addition to being a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, she holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Marketing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Finance and Investments from The George Washington University.

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Sean McCarron

You have questions. Sean will help you find answers. What’s his favorite part of the job? It is providing a comprehensive service to you, our clients. From investment accounts to insurance planning, trusts, estates, and everything in between, a good day for Sean is when you have the information and education to make confident, well-informed decisions.

As a Client Service Specialist, he has been assisting Obsidian clients for over 20 years and holds degrees from the University of New Haven and The George Washington University. He also holds FINRA Series 7, 6, 63, 66 licenses and Life/Health/Property & Casualty insurance licenses in the state of Maryland.

Kelsey Easter

Kelsey Easter

Clients looking for solutions to help them maintain their standard of living through retirement will love working with planning team member Kelsey Easter. Kelsey got her bachelor’s degree in accounting and information technology from Virginia Tech. Her background in both public and private accounting means she is very detail oriented.

Kelsey loves working with clients and getting to know them and understand their unique situations. After being with Obsidian for several years, she feels she knows the clients well and looks forward to meeting new ones in the years to come.

Landon Buzzerd

Landon helps business owners understand their retirement plan options to help achieve their personal goals and business goals. But that’s not all he does. Meeting with clients face-to-face may be his favorite part of the job, but Landon works  diligently behind the scenes as a member of Obsidian’s Investment Committee- a specialized group designed to manage client portfolios and make recommendations based on your current needs or goals.

Landon earned his degree in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park and holds several certifications including the Series 65 and Health & Life Insurance for the state of Maryland. He is currently working towards obtaining his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation.

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Becky Clawson

You can count on Becky to bring energy, enthusiasm, and communication skills to Obsidian through her role as Professional Service Partner. She enjoys interacting with clients regularly to keep them in the loop about where they are in the process. Getting to know clients and their stories and goals is her favorite part of the job. She also brings a unique perspective to her role, having been a business owner who successfully sold her own company in 2018. “The impact and guidance our team provides to people can be life-changing, and that is something to be excited about,” she said.

Becky earned her bachelor’s degree in advertising/business administration and her master’s degree in integrated marketing communications from West Virginia University. She looks forward to bringing her expertise and skills to every client at Obsidian.