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Jonathan Marzano

Managing Principal, Managing Partner

(336) 766-0464

As Managing Partner of Marzano Capital Group, Jonathan (Jon) Marzano is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the firm and overall strategic direction of client services. An 18-year veteran of the industry, Jon’s work with Marzano Capital Group is based around his core beliefs of a straightforward approach to the investing process, and that hard work and strong relationships are the cornerstone of a successful financial practice. These beliefs have provided the foundation on which Marzano Capital Group has been built.

Jon began his career in financial services in 1998 as a financial analyst for a large equity firm in Charlotte, N.C. In 2000, he joined a large national brokerage firm as a Financial Advisor. Seeking new challenges, Jon and his father founded Marzano Capital Group in 2005.

Outside of work, he is dedicated to growing and improving the Clemmons community and is involved in numerous local non-profit organizations. He and his wife Kimberly have two children, Kaeley and Carter.

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Steven Gallo, CFP®

Wealth Manager

(336) 766-0464

Steven Gallo is a Financial Advisor with Marzano Capital Group. With more than 15 years of industry experience, he advises and manages the financial assets of a select group of affluent families, closely-held private businesses and non-profit organizations. Steven has a comprehensive process that allows his clients to make prudent financial decisions in order to work towards, and exceed, their financial goals. He strives to build trust and looks to develop long term, mutually beneficial partnerships with his clients.

Steven joined Marzano Capital Group in 2010. He is a 1998 graduate of North Carolina State University with a BS in Psychology. He actively serves his community by volunteering for local non-profit and service organizations. Away from the office he enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family and friends.


Angela McGilvary

Operations Manager

(336) 766-0464

Angela McGilvary brings more than 18 years of industry experience to her role as Operations Manager with Marzano Capital Group. Angela's primary focus is to provide operational and administrative support to the Executive Team and Wealth Managers at the firm. Angela assists Managing Principal Jon Marzano, with compliance in the branch office with annual audits and maintaining required legal & client files. Angela opens New Accounts within the office, schedules appointments, prepares paperwork, reports, and helps manage incoming and outgoing calls with customer service and support to our clients.

Angela began her career with Edward D. Jones & Company in August 1999 as a Branch Office Administrator. She was promoted to Senior Branch Office Administrator within three years, and was offered Limited Partnership within the company in 2004. In July 2005, the Marzano Office Staff left Edward D. Jones & Company and became an Independent Office with Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network.

Angela and husband, Alex, have been residents of Clemmons, North Carolina for 30 years.

Michael McGilvary

Financial Advisor

(336) 766-0464

Michael McGilvary has been an integral part of the Marzano Capital team since 2016. Michael began his career as a financial advisor in the Charlotte area with Edward Jones Investments before bringing his talents to Marzano Capital Group where he is now a Partner. He has with him, many years of experience in financial services, and provides counsel for clients in all areas of wealth management, retirement planning, estate investment planning, risk management, education funding, and employee/executive benefits. Michael is a native of the Clemmons community and a proud graduate of West Forsyth High School. He is also an alum of East Carolina University where he earned his B.S. in Business Administration and Finance and was a member of the Varsity Track and Field team. Michael currently resides in the Davie area with his wife, Kelly. 


Alyssa Wells

Client Services Assistant

(336) 766-0464

Alyssa joined the Marzano Capital Group team in September of 2016 with over 10 years of customer service experience. She has a passion for meeting new people, strengthening client relationships, and helping others achieve their goals. Although she is a native of Michigan, Alyssa has been a part of the Advance and Clemmons communities for the past 20 years and graduated from Davie High School in 2008. Alyssa and her husband, Jonathan, currently reside in Lewisville with their dog, Lilly.

Al Seymour, ChFC®, CLU®, CRPC®, CASL®, AEP®, CAP®,

Wealth Manager

(336) 766-0464

I am a Wealth Manager with Marzano Capital Group.  With 26 years of wealth and financial planning experience. In those years I've experienced several downturns in the market and I understand how to manage client’s investments during volatile markets. I advise and manage the financial assets of affluent families and individuals, as well as, private business owners. Through the years I have helped clients from Hanes, Reynolds, Lowes Foods, Wells Fargo, Thomasville Furniture, Baptist and Novant hospitals and others retire. Through comprehensive financial planning I have created personalized plans that have enabled my clients to make prudent decisions in order to work towards their financial goals. Building trust and long-term relationships with clients is important and helps me guide my clients toward retirement.

In 2017 I joined Marzano Capital Group after building a successful practice at another firm in the triad.

As a 1980 graduate of High Point University I obtained a B.S. in Biology and minors in Chemistry and Religion. I have actively served the community including, 10 years on the City/County Utility Commission and past member of the Clemmons Stormwater Advisory Board. I am past president and current member of the Estate Planning Council of Winston-Salem, past member of the High Point University Alumni Board, member of the Davie County Chamber of Commerce and board member of Habitat for Humanity of Davie County. My wife and I enjoy travel and collegiate sporting events.  We are members of River Oaks Community Church where I serve as Deacon. We lived in Clemmons from 1996 till 2019 and now reside in Advance.

Ally Pratapas

Marketing Associate

(336) 766-0464

Ally Pratapas is a Marketing Associate at Marzano Capital Group. She works with the organization to coordinate all digital content, marketing, and branding efforts while also working to increase community outreach. She is a 2020 graduate of High Point University where she received a Bachelors in Strategic Communication and Sales and was an alumna of Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. She brings experience from previous roles working at Reynolds American Inc. and Furnitureland South where she worked short-term to assist in marketing and branding efforts. Message development and content strategy are what excites her during work hours, but following that you can find her searching for the best new restaurants in the triad or spending time with friends and family. 

Brandon James

Financial Advisor

(336) 766-0464

Joining Marzano Capital Group in 2020, Brandon brings experience as an advisor with Northwestern Mutual, guiding clients with financial planning, risk management, education funding and wealth accumulation.  Growing up in Clemmons, NC, he attended West Forsyth High School and is a graduate of East Carolina University's School of Business with a B.S. in Business Administration.  In addition to being an Eagle Scout, he is a board member of the Old Hickory Council's Eagle Scout Alumni Committee.  Brandon currently resides in Advance, NC with his wife, Cambria, and three children: Ali, Ana and Aiden. Away from the office, Brandon enjoys playing golf and spending time with family and friends.