JECohen Wealth and Investment Management Firm Announces Four New, Top-Tier Financial Advisors

New Orleans, LA – JECohen, a New Orleans-based registered wealth and investment management firm that empowers people, institutions and communities with transformative investments, continues to expand its roster of top-tier professionals with the addition of four new financial advisors.

“We are thrilled to welcome four exceptional financial advisors to our growing team,” said Jarrett Cohen, CEO and Chief Investment Officer at JECohen. “At JECohen, we are focused on diversifying the wealth management space and building a team of professionals with varied backgrounds and experiences. Each of these new advisors will undoubtedly enhance our ability to provide tailored solutions and better support our clients.”

Justin Smallwood, Financial Adviser at JECohenJustin Smallwood, AWMA, developed a passion for helping individuals and families reach their financial goals during his time in commercial banking. When he shifted his focus to the wealth management sector, he began working with clients from diverse backgrounds, ranging from young professionals in pursuit of financial security to retirees aiming to maximize their savings.

Justin earned his FINRA Series 65, so he is fully equipped to affect change in underserved communities and actively serves his community by conducting financial literacy workshops and seminars, rooted in his belief that everyone, regardless of their background or financial acumen, should have access to the knowledge necessary to navigate their financial journey successfully. Justin earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from The University of New Orleans.

Luther R. McClain, a native of New Orleans, brings a wealth of knowledge to JECohen, having previously served as a financial analyst with a local boutique investment advisory firm, where he was responsible for research, due diligence, and managing of assets of approximately $200 million.

Luther also served as a financial advisor with leading global wealth management firm Merrill Lynch, where he worked with individuals, institutional investors, and asset managers, and attained the FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 licenses.

Luther earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from The University of New Orleans and his Masters of Finance from Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business, where he participated in the nationally recognized Burkenroad Reports Program.

Barry Kimbrough, FINRA Series 65, brings a wealth of experience to JECohen and his clients, drawing from an extensive background in commercial real estate, financial analysis and securities licensing to practice as a financial advisor.

Barry offers clients a unique perspective and valuable insights into investment strategies and wealth management. Above all else, he prioritizes building trust with his clients and being a reliable resource to them as they pursue financial success and security. Barry earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Houston.

Selina Harrell earned her FINRA Series 65 license and is committed to providing comprehensive financial solutions tailored to meet the diverse needs of her clients.

She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, specializing in Risk Management and Insurance and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration from the same institution.

Selina’s unwavering determination to challenge the boundaries of the finance industry and strong desire to further hone the skills that will expand her leadership abilities make her a welcome addition to the JECohen team.

“We are committed to attracting top talent to JECohen as we continue to expand our reach and deepen our expertise. These additions underscore our ongoing commitment to excellence, reinforcing our position as a trusted partner for our clients,” added Cohen.

JECohen was founded in 2015 by Jarrett E. Cohen; the company now manages $60 million in assets as of April 30, 2024, and has continued to grow its client base. While JECohen proudly serves a diverse base and has garnered a reputation for providing financial and investment advice that is both sound and altruistic.

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About JECohen:
JECohen, a New Orleans-based, registered wealth and investment management firm that values integrity and opportunity for all, was founded in 2015 by Jarrett E. Cohen. JECohen’s mission – to empower people, institutions, and communities with transformative investments – is rooted in its approach to working with individual and institutional investors in support of their long-term goals. At JECohen, Our Business is Personal. To learn more about JECohen, visit