Our Team







Christopher E. Gaye
C.E. Gaye Securities, LTD. 

Christopher E. Gaye is the General Securities Principal, Financial and Operations Principal, and Municipals Principal. He has held financial executive positions with Alexander's, Mercantile Stores and One-Price Clothing.

In the securities industry he was associated with American Express Advisors and PFS Investments, a part of Citigroup. He graduated from the University of Southern Alabama, and has done graduate work at UCLA and Hofstra University in Management and Accounting. 

Jaci Spann
Operations Lead
Prospera Financial Services

Jaci has been in the financial services industry for over 20 years. Her background as a sales assistant offers her a great perspective to her role in operations. 

Jaci's passion is people and building trusting relationships that wil last a lifetime. She holds the Series 99.


Ed Kern
SVP, Accounting
Prospera Financial Services

Ed's responsibilities include overseeing the day to day financial operations of the firm, managing financial reporting and developing efficiencies in the firm's financial systems.

Ed earned his Marster of Science in accountancy at DePaul University and holds the Series 27. 

Abel Garcia
SVP, Compliance
Prospera Financial Services

Abel directs the firms risk management and regulatory compliance issues.

Abel graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BS in Accounting and currently holds the Series 7, 63, 27 and 87 securities licenses.