Our Team

Your Team

We strive to deliver a superior, professional, personalized experience with an empowered integrated team of professionals that create a culture of trust, value and accountability. 

Our clients feel like part of a family

Our staff consists of experienced professionals with a "hands on" approach to financial guidance. Not only will you find our team members knowledgeable, but you will also discover that our staff truly cares about helping to make your dreams a reality.

Each client works with a seasoned financial advisor who is supported by their own team of dedicated administrative professionals. This team approach helps provide a personalized client experience and strengthen long-term client relationships.

Charter Oak Capital Management believes our assets are our people and reputation. The caliber of its entire staff is the foundation for a personalized and professional client experience. By creating a positive working environment, we are attracting professionals who believe if we serve our clients well, our own success will follow.

Partners

Financial Advisors

Professional Staff

Jeffrey S. Troiano, CRPC®

Inspiration  

Jeffrey S. Troiano
Managing Partner, Senior Financial Advisor

Retirement dream “Playing the classic golf courses of the world with my grandchildren.”

Jeff founded Charter Oak Capital Management in 2002 and has been providing personal financial management expertise to clients since 1992. Jeff helps clients through a process that develops personalized and customized solutions, where the primary focus is always his clients’ unique needs and developing long-term relationships.

Jeff is the Chair of the firm’s Investment Policy Committee and its Portfolio Management Subcommittee.

As a strong advocate for community service, Jeff currently serves as President of South Church Affordable Housing Project in Kennebunkport and is a Trustee of Waynflete School in Portland. He also serves as trustee and on investment committees for various endowments in Maine. His past service includes terms as President of The Ogunquit Playhouse Foundation, President of Webhannet Golf Club and Chair of Maine School Administrative District 71.

Jeff and his wife Abby have two adult children, Justin and Olivia, and live in both Portland, Maine. Jeff is an avid golfer and enjoys time on the water aboard his boat, “Bluechip.”

Jeff is also a registered representative of Purshe Kaplan and Sterling, member FINRA, SIPC.

Jeff

Managing Partner, Senior Financial Advisor 
jeffrey@charteroakcm.com

Registrations & Education
CRPC® (Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor), College for Financial Planning
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
General Securities Principal
General Securities Representative
Investment Company and Variable Contracts
Municipal Funds Security Principal
Uniform Investment Advisor

Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration: St. Michaels College 1987

Samuel Reid III, JD, CFP®

Inspiration  

Samuel Reid III
Financial Advisor

Retirement dream “Spending time volunteering for local non-profit organizations.”

Sam joined Charter Oak Capital Management in the fall of 2006. He has been a practicing attorney since 1982 specializing in estate planning and probate law, as well as representing many small business owners. Sam became a Certified Financial Planner® after observing many of his legal clients needing objective financial advice.

Sam is a member of the firm’s Investment Policy Committee and its Financial Planning Subcommittee.

Sam is very involved in community service. He serves as Vice President and a Board member of the Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire, a land conservation organization in southeast New Hampshire. He Chairs the Dover Zoning Board of Adjustment and serves as Vice President of the Strafford Economic Development Corporation, a non-profit economic development organization located in Dover, NH. Sam is also a Commissioner to the Strafford Regional Planning Commission representing the City of Dover.

Sam and his two adult children live in Dover, N.H. He is an avid runner and participates in area road races on a regular basis.

Sam

Financial Advisor
sam@charteroakcm.com

Registrations & Education
JD (Juris Doctor)
CFP® Certified Financial Planner™, College for Financial Planning

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Uniform Investment Advisor

Bachelor of Arts, Economics, University of New Hampshire 1977
Juris Doctor, University of Maine School of Law 1982

Lena Wyand, CFP®

Inspiration  

Lena Wyand
Partner, Financial Advisor

Retirement dream "To explore outdoor destinations alongside my husband, kids (and hopefully grandchildren) with adventure and activities in all the seasons."

Lena joined Charter Oak Capital Management in the Fall of 2007. Prior to joining Charter Oak, Lena advanced to Senior Auditor at a public accounting firm in Boston.

With a passion for working with individuals and their families, Lena found a calling as a Certified Financial Planner®. She helps clients discover what is truly important to them using a process aligns their deepest values with their financial goals.

Lena is a member of the firm’s Investment Policy Committee and Chairs the firm’s Financial Planning Subcommittee

A native of Northern Maine, Lena now resides in Portsmouth, New Hampshire with her husband Dan, and children, Emma, Kate and Anna. Together they enjoy the outdoors with their dog Tilly and family trips to Lake Sunapee.

Lena

Partner, Financial Advisor
lena@charteroakcm.com

Professional Bio

 

Registrations & Education
CFP® Certified Financial Planner™, College for Financial Planning

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Uniform Investment Advisor

Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Boston College 2001

Karen Zaramba, CFP®

Inspiration  

Karen Zaramba
Financial Advisor

Retirement dream “To actually take time to train my dogs, work on that perfect game of golf, volunteer more, garden more, ski more and maybe sneak in a long run in there once and a while!”

Karen joined Charter Oak Capital Management in the Spring of 2011. Before then, Karen worked in wealth management at A.G. Edwards and in international asset management and capital markets at Prudential Insurance Company of America.

As a Certified Financial Planner®, Karen helps her clients assess their current financial health and then develops a realistic, comprehensive plan to help them meet their goals by identifying opportunities and building on strengths. Together, Karen and her clients monitor progress and make adjustments when needed.

Karen is a member of the firm’s Investment Policy Committee and its Portfolio Management Subcommittee.

Karen is active and invested in the community and serves as Board Chair of the Cocheco Valley Humane Society.

Karen lives in Eliot, Maine and enjoys core strength training and road races to support area charitable organizations.

Karen is also a registered representative of Purshe Kaplan and Sterling, member FINRA, SIPC.

Karen

Financial Advisor
karen@charteroakcm.com

Professional Bio

 

Registrations & Education
CFP® (Certified Financial Planner), College for Financial Planning

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
General Securities Representative
Investment Company and Variable Contracts
Uniform Investment Advisor

Bachelor of Arts, Finance, Villanova University 1988
Master’s on Business Administration, Finance/International Business, Seton Hall University 1984

Todd Cesca, MPA, CRPC®

Inspiration  

Todd Cesca
Partner, Director of Client Services

Retirement dream "Fly-fishing from the great salmon rivers of Canada's Gaspé Peninsula to the sunny white flats of the Florida Keys."

Todd joined Charter Oak Capital Management in 2002, after beginning his wealth management career at Morgan Stanley.

As the Director of Client Services, Todd is responsible for managing the client service team and communicating Charter Oak’s investment philosophy to clients. Todd helps his clients by adding value with a unique process for defining goals, building strategic plans and monitoring measurable outcomes.

Todd is a member of the firm’s Investment Policy Committee and Chairs its Behavioral Finance Subcommittee.

Ever passionate for service to the community, Todd serves on the Board of Directors of the United Way of York County and as Chair of the United Way of Greater Portland's Community Impact Committee for Education. He is a board member of the Kennebunk Lacrosse Club and is an assistant boys’ varsity lacrosse coach at Kennebunk High School. He also serves as trustee and on investment committees for various Masonic endowments in Maine.

Todd resides in Kennebunk, Maine with his wife Megan and their dogs, Hazel and Harper. He is an avid fly fisherman.

Todd is also a registered representative of Purshe Kaplan and Sterling, member FINRA, SIPC.

Todd

Partner, Director of Client Services
todd@charteroakcm.com

Registrations & Education
CRPC® (Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor), College for Financial Planning
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
General Securities Principal
General Securities Representative
Investment Company and Variable Contracts
Uniform Investment Advisor

Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts, University of New England 1996
Master of Arts, Public Policy & Administration, Muskie School, University of Southern Maine 1999
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