Broker Check

Our Team

Joshua R. Ebey, CFP®
LPL Financial Planner

Josh is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and founder of United Wealth Management, LLC. He has been in the financial services industry since 2003, and specializes in retirement planning for both individual clients and local businesses. Josh is active professionally within the community and has previously served as a member of the advisory board for the LSU CFP Program and Chairman for the Financial Planning Association of Baton Rouge.

Josh entered the financial services industry right out of Louisiana State University after earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He began his career at Edward Jones Investments and in 2008 founded The Ebey Financial Group. In 2015, he founded United Wealth Management, LLC and now runs the wealth management firm in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is insurance licensed and holds series 7, 24, and 63 securities registrations through LPL Financial.

Josh is an avid supporter of local charitable organizations and has served as a member of the Board of Directors for Dream Teachers of Louisiana. In addition to his duties as a wealth manager, Josh also has a lifetime commission as a Notary Public in the parish of East Baton Rouge.

Josh and his wife Casey reside in Central, Louisiana and are the proud parents of their two children, Olivia and Jack.

Deirdre Doré
LPL Financial Planner

Deirdre Doré has been a Financial Planner since 2012. She entered the financial industry as Financial Advisor with Edward Jones and went into private practice for herself with LPL joining the team at United Wealth Management.

Deirdre works closely with her clients to develop and implement strategies designed to help achieve financial success in the uncertain and unpredictable world we live in. Attention to detail, good listening skills and great empathy are symbols of appreciation by her clients. She is very meticulous in gathering information and creating tailored investment strategies to help build long-term relationships with her growing client base and provide excellent customer service. Deirdre is very passionate about what she does and although the focus of her practice is on problem solving and defining a clear financial plan for her clients, she is most fulfilled when she is able to build lifetime relationships with her clients and assist them with generational wealth plans.

Deirdre is a proud recipient of magna cum laude honors as a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a bachelor's degree in Advertising and Marketing. She currently holds Series 7, 66 securities registrations at LPL Financial; as well as being licensed in Louisiana for life, health, and accident insurance.

Deirdre is blessed to be a wife to a very supportive husband and mother to two beautiful girls. Her free time primarily consists of spending time with her family and thoroughly enjoys traveling and experiencing new things with them.

Jenna Padilla
Office & Administrative Manager

Jenna is the office manager for United Wealth Management and oversees all administrative operations in our office.  She has been a member of the team since our company’s inception and has experience in the financial planning and accounting professions since 2006.

She lives in Baton Rouge and is a lifetime member of St. George parish.  Jenna and her husband, Jeff, have two adult children.

Melissa Hagan
Client Services Specialist

Melissa is our Client Services Specialist and joined our team at United Wealth Management in 2020. In her role, she is primarily responsible for handling preparation for client meetings and events.  As well as our technology and digital experience. She has worked in an administrative capacity for over 20 years. 

Her and her husband Rick reside in Zachary and have three daughters.  Away from work she enjoys spending time with her family and doing CrossFit.