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When James M. Besselman started Besselman & Associates over 45 years ago, he had a passion to provide a high level of service and a personal touch to investment planning. He built our firm to what it is today and we continue to stand by our founding principles of commitment, compassion, and personalized plans. All of our advisors get to know their clients on both professional and personal levels and work toward their goals. Meet us below!

Patricia Ann Besselman-Main - President



For more than fifteen years, Patricia has worked closely with business owners and individuals, in the Greater New Orleans area, who have a real desire and commitment to plan for their future.

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Vicky E. Laborde

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®), Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®)


With over 20 years of experience in banking and finance, Vicky works directly with individuals and business owners to develop and implement personalized, comprehensive strategies to help pursue their unique financial goals.

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Taylor Watson

Client Services and Operations Specialist


As Client Services and Operations Specialist, Taylor is an integral part of ensuring that clients receive top-tier service. She has been with the Besselman Wealth Planners team...

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Jessica Sturino

Marketing and Client Relations Associate

(504) 831-3506

(504) 218-5167

Jessica joined the Besselman team in February of 2019. As our Marketing and Client Relations Associate, she is responsible for efforts in marketing, communication, and business development. Jessica graduated from Loyola University with...

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