We are a multigenerational team who combine complementary skill sets to address your unique challenges and opportunities. Open collaboration is an integral part of the process, and your relationship with us is built on a comprehensive understanding of your financial needs and objectives. As we work with you to create a fully integrated and personalized wealth plan, we draw from an extensive pool of knowledge and insight.
Michael has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Getting to know clients and fostering relationships is what fuels Michael’s effort to help clients achieve their financial goals. Before founding the Stoever & Palmore Investment group, he worked for Lehman Brothers in New York and Atlanta. Michael worked in the Investment Management Division where he advised high-net-worth families.
Michael is active in the community shown through current and past involvement with various state-wide organizations including Hampden-Sydney College, the First Tee of Richmond and Chesterfield, and the Dominion Energy Charity Classic. He earned his Master of Business Administration from the College of William and Mary, and a bachelor’s degree in managerial economics from Hampden-Sydney College. Michael lives in Richmond with his wife, Alicia, and his two children, Henry and Georgia. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching his kids, playing golf, and fishing.
With a background in media buying in New York City, Sarah brings many valuable skills to the Stoever & Palmore team. A real people person, Sarah’s passion is helping others meet their goals. After moving “back home” to Richmond in 2018, Sarah joined the Stoever & Palmore Investment Group as a Client Associate in February 2020. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and enjoys spending her spare time outdoors with her dog Charlotte.
Brude has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He began his industry career in 1991 at WheatFirst Securities, a Wells Fargo Advisors predecessor firm, where he initially served as an assistant to James C. Wheat, Jr., subsequently emerging as Managing Partner. Brude’s simple mantra is “the client always comes first” and it drives the culture at Stoever and Palmore. Brude currently sits on the board of trustees for The New Community School and was a prior trustee for The Collegiate School. Brude earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the College of Charleston and is very involved in his community. In his spare time, Brude enjoys spending time with his wife, Ann, and their three children, Helen, Brude, and Hill exploring all that Richmond has to offer.
Brooke joined the Stoever & Palmore Investment Group in 2018 to support hands-on client service. She enjoys helping clients achieve their goals with creative problem-solving and caring support. Brooke earned her B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Planning from Liberty University. In her spare time, Brooke enjoys hiking with her fiancé and two dogs and spending time with friends and family.
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