With 75 years of combined experience, all with the same firm, The Carter Hester Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney is a seasoned group with vast resources.

We have earned the trust and respect of many individuals and their families as well as corporations, foundations and endowments. We believe that once you hear our process, you will realize that we are different than others you have worked with. We focus on providing you with objective advice and premier services to protect, manage and grow your wealth. Our first priority will always be your financial success.

Knowledge, Experience & Service – if these are attributes that you look for in a financial professional; you will be pleasantly surprised to see how we work with and service our clients.

Joseph Carter, CIMA ®
Vice President, Wealth Advisor (13 years experience)

A graduate of the University of Central Florida, with a B.A. in Legal Studies. His Certified Investment Management Analyst designation is from the Investment Management Consultants Association through the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Tim Hester, CFP®, CIMA®, CAP®
Vice President, Financial Advisor (22 years experience)

Tim graduated from Metropolitan State in Denver, Colorado with a B.S. in Finance. He also holds degrees in Business Administration and Resource Management, earned while serving in the United States Air Force. He also earned; his Financial Planning Certificate from the University of Central Florida, his Certified Investment Management Analyst designation from the Investment Management Consultants Association & the Wharton School – University of Pennsylvania, and the Certified Advisor in Philanthropy designation from the American College.

Thomas Molnar, CFP®
Relationship Manager (23 years experience)

Terri Dingman
Registered Client Service Associate (17 years experience)