Our Team

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Tina Dandry Mayes, ChFC®, CLU®, CLTC, MBA

Wealth Advisor

Mrs. Dandry-Mayes was born and raised on the West Bank of New Orleans. She was educated 1st through 12th grade by the Jefferson Parish public school system and is a graduate of L.W. Higgins High School in Marrero. She has been married to Larry Mayes, Jr., a Louisiana State Trooper, for more than 25 years. They have two sons, Kyle W. Mayes, who is a senior at LSU and Matthew Mayes who is married to Amber who are the proud parents of our first grandchild Brayden who is two years old. They reside in Jacksonville Florida.

Job Experience

- Wealth Advisor for Eagle Strategies LLC., since 1992

- Agent for New York Life Insurance Company, since 1986

- Registered Representative for NYLife Securities, LLC., since 1986

Educational Background

- Certified Long-Term Care Consultant (CLTC) Designation

- Chartered Life Underwriter Designation (CLU®)

- Chartered Financial Consultant Designation (ChFC®)

- Masters in Business Administration from University of New Orleans

- Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from University of New Orleans

Community Service/Professional

- Member of WBIA- Westbank Business and Industrial association

- Member of AWAF - Association of Women in Accounting and Finance

- Vice President of West Jefferson Hospital Foundation Board

- Member of West Bank Rotary Club since 1999

- National Association of Life Underwriters (NAIFA) since 1986

- Life Underwriters Political Action Committee (LUPAC)

- Finance Board for Visitation of Our Lady Parish

- Lifetime member of the Million Dollar Round Table 2003-2014

- Member of National Association of Women Business Owners, New Orleans (NAWBO) since 2002


- Recipient of the 5 Star Wealth Managers Award – New Orleans Magazine 2013

- Mainstay Masters Million-Dollar Club 2011-2014

- Elected to Agents Advisory Council for New York Life Insurance Company 2008

- Recipient of City Business “Top 50 Women of the Year” award 2005

- Million-Dollar Round Table Club

- President of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) 2005-2007

- New York Life LTC leader 2004

- President of New Orleans Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals (2001-2002)

- Woman of the Year (Awarded by Business and Professional Women (BPW))

The Personal Side of Tina

Tina has been an advocate and "Warrior" for Breast Cancer since she was first diagnosed in fall of 2011. Now as of 2019, she is a 2x survivor of the disease after it came back in spring of 2018. She and her team, "Tina's Angels of Hope," have walked in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure for the past six years, raising funds to hopefully one day stop this dreaded disease in its tracks. Tina was selected as a Steel Magnolia for New Orleans because of her volunteer efforts and business success.

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Kim Griffin

Administrative Assistant

Kim was born in New Orleans and raised on the West Bank of the city. She is a graduate of L.W. Higgins High School and attended the University of New Orleans studying fine art. Kim is married to Greg and they have two sons and five grandchildren. Kim is an experienced graphic designer as well as an art and jewelry design instructor.

Kim is the artist of “The Sisters of New Orleans” artwork for the New Orleans hurricane Katrina memorial. In addition, she loves everything Disney!

The Personal Side of Kim

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