The LCAP Team
Our team of financial professionals offers robust financial planning and investment management services that emphasize cash flows in all stages of retirement. Our full LCAPTM team is here to support your family by engaging their expertise, passion, and experience in working with families faced with difficult health and housing challenges.
THOMAS C. WEST, CLU, ChFC, AIF® Partner
Over a twenty-six year career, Tom has had significant experience in advising families struggling with how to support a loved one diagnosed with a chronic illness, disability or dementia. In 2018, Tom launched the Lifecare Affordability Plan®, a fixed-fee financial planning and asset management solution designed to provide families with a financial strategy that meets changing healthcare needs while preserving the caregiver’s quality of life.
Tom is regularly interviewed for his perspective by periodicals such as the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Investment News, and The New York Times, and he regularly educates financial professionals, attorneys, tax professionals and geriatric care managers on the most appropriate financial planning techniques for families facing long term care decisions. Tom has been nationally published numerous times in peer-reviewed professional journals on topics such as Advising Clients Under Stress, A Fiduciary Approach for Clients Who Need Long Term Services and Supports, and Appropriate Investment Strategies During a Period of Care.
Tom’s community service in the aging and disability area has earned him recognition from a variety of non-profits and local government groups. In 2020, Tom was also invited to join the board of the Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA), a community-oriented senior support organization that serves the DC metro area. He is currently the Vice-Chair of the Corporate Board of Goodwin House Inc., a leading non-profit LifePlan Community in Virginia. He previously served in leadership positions on the boards of Insight Memory Care Center and the National Capital Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
ARVETTE M. REID
Marketing & Outreach Director
Arvette M. Reid joined the practice after working 15 years as a marketing professional in the senior healthcare and housing industry where her tenure spanned a range of independent living, assisted living, nursing care, dementia, and hospice services. Her ability to bring the financial and healthcare worlds together truly makes a powerful impact on how we serve our families who are going through trying times.
Arvette's deep commitment to civic engagement and local issues was established as a youth while visiting residents at Goodwin House in her hometown of Alexandria, Virginia. Arvette currently serves on the boards of the Insight Memory Care Center and Senior Services of Alexandria, and is an active member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.
GLENN McGREGOR, CFP®
Glenn McGregor is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional with over 15 years of experience in comprehensive financial planning and investment services. Glenn develops strategic recommendations to aid families in growing, preserving, and distributing their wealth.
MARTHA LORD, CFP®, CTFA, RICP® Wealth Planner
Martha Lord is a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor, Retirement Income Certified Professional, and Certified Financial Planner™ professional with over 20 years of experience concentrated in wealth management, financial planning, and trust services. Martha works with families to develop investment strategies and financial plans that are tailored to their specific needs.
Geriatric Care Manager
Kristen Murphy is a professional Geriatric Care Manager and gerontologist. Her role with the LCAP team is to guide families through their goals and priorities based on the care outcomes that they are most hopeful for and the ones that they might be most concerned about. As a professional care manager running her own practice, Kristen also ensures that the care plans that families develop with outside professionals are holistic, customized, and robust before our CFP professionals assist with scenario buildouts.
She is the owner of Murphy’s Geriatric Consultants, LLC, a care management firm in Loudoun County, VA, unaffiliated with Lifecare Affordability Planning®, not affiliated or securities registered with Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. or SEIA.
GABRIELLA CAJINA, CFP®
Gabriella Cajina is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional responsible for assisting with building out preliminary scenarios, coordinating data collection, and onboarding clients. After four years of working in SEIA client services, Gabriella now takes an active role in bringing on and servicing Lifecare Affordability Plan clients.
Digital Marketing Strategist
Jennifer Late is a marketing and communications professional with over 23 years of experience working for mission-driven organizations. Jennifer blends digital marketing, online outreach, creative writing, image curation, and database mining to identify trends and derive solutions that positively impact LCAP.