Our Firm

Robert Copeland - Robert is a Registered Principal and co-founder of MVCM. He is a graduate of Niagara University with a degree in finance, and he has also completed his masters and doctorate in finance. Robert has been in the securities industry since 1986. He lives in Clinton and is married with four children.

Graham Nelson - Graham is a Registered Principal and co-founder of MVCM. He graduated from Syracuse University in 2000 with majors in Finance and Economics, and continued on to receives his Masters degree in Finance in 2006. Prior to starting MVCM, he began his career as an Investment Advisor with Merrill Lynch in 2000. Graham is dedicated to maximizing the firm's operational efforts and working with his clients to achieve their financial goals. He resides in Manlius with his wife and three children.

Schuyler Dombroske, CFP(R) - Schuyler is a Certified Financial Plannertm certificant with a finance degree from Ithaca College, and has been with MVCM since 2010 after spending the first 15 years of his career with Merrill Lynch. He focuses on retirement planning and portfolio management, dedicating himself to ensuring that his clients can meet all of their financial goals. Schuyler spends much of his free time with his children, Griffin and Kendall, and he also resides in Syracuse.

Peter Franz, CPA - Peter has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1983 and an Investment Advisor Representative since 2007. He graduated from RIT with a major in Accounting. Peter's knowledge of the income tax rules has helped his clients better manage many aspects of their financial lives. He resides in New Hartford and spends his free time golfing, fishing, herbal studies and exploring nature. 

Allison Major - Allison graduated from Bentley University in 2001 with a major in finance and a minor in psychology. After working with one of the major wirehouses for two years as a sales assistant, she joined MVCM in 2004. She became a Registered Representative in 2008. Allison spends much of her time with the day to day operations of the Nelson/Major team, in addition to handling much of the stock research and maintaining many of the managed accounts.

Robin Dee Copeland - Robin is a Niagara University graduate with BA's in English and Communications. She has been working for MVCM since 2008 as the Administrative Manager. She provides day to day assistance to the brokers in the office. Robin resides in Clinton with and is married with four children. 

Michael Hennessy -