Meet Our Team

Gregory Armstrong, CFP®

Partner

Greg is one of the founding partners of Armstrong · Dixon located in Baltimore, Maryland. He began his career in 2004 working in the financial planning industry. He specializes in the areas of advanced estate planning strategies, business succession and investment/retirement planning strategies. Prior to starting his firm, he was a member of Planning Solutions Group, Lincoln Financial Advisors and New England Securities.

Greg was a featured speaker for 3 years on the topics of Family and Business Succession Planning, and Estate Planning for the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Dealer Candidate Academy. He and his wife Jen co-founded the Grow Grant at Maryvale which provides funding for faculty and staff at Maryvale to travel domestically and abroad to enhance the current student experience and curriculum. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) Professional and graduated from Salisbury University with honors, with a major in finance and a minor in accounting. Greg holds his FINRA Series 6, 7 & 63 registrations through LPL Financial and the Series 65 registration through ADE, LLC, a registered investment advisor, as well as his Life and Health license.

Greg lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his wife Jen, son, two daughters and their Jack Russell Tyson.

Joe Breslin, CFP®

Partner

Joe assists business owners, executives, and affluent families in the areas of retirement planning, estate planning, business succession planning, and investment advisory services. Joe takes pride in identifying a variety of financial planning options and potential opportunities followed by clear guidance aiming to ensure his clients make the most informed decisions for their business and family. Through speaking engagements on financial planning topics, Joe has addressed trade associations, non-profit organizations, and classrooms to include the Restaurant Association of Maryland (RAM), the International Association of Ice Cream Distributors and Vendors (IAICDV), Catersource, Saint James School, Howard Community College, The National Aquarium, and the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Academy.

He is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), the Financial Services Institute (FSI), the Society of Financial Services Professionals (FSP), and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA).  Joe was a past board member as well as chairman of the FPA of Maryland’s Membership, NexGen, and Government Advocacy committees.

In 2017, Joe was recognized as one of “Maryland’s Finest” young professionals by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. As a part of his total online and auction campaign, Joe raised over $20,000 for the CF Foundation. Joe currently sits on the board for CFF of Maryland.  For the eighth consecutive year, Joe was recognized as a Five Star Wealth Manager*, as featured previously in Baltimore Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and Forbes Magazine.  Forbes also recognized Joe as a Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisor in 2018 and 2019.

Joe earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) designation and is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) as well as an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®).  He holds his Series 7 and Series 24 registrations through LPL Financial, Series 66 Registration through ADE, LLC, as well as holding Life and Health Insurance licenses.

Prior to joining Armstrong Dixon, Joe was an adviser with Planning Solutions Group. During his stint at PSG, Joe served on the firm’s investment committee. As part of a team effort, he helped make investment decisions on over $530 million of client assets.

While earning his bachelor degree at Washington College, Joe was awarded the Department of Business Management Award given to a graduate who shows outstanding qualities of scholarship, character, and leadership. Joe was also the captain of the school’s basketball team.

When not in the office or spending time with his wife and sons, Joe can likely be found watching the Orioles, Wizards, or Terps.

*Award based on 10 objective criteria associated with providing quality services to clients such as credentials, experience, and assets under management among other factors. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 Five Star Wealth Managers.

The Forbes ranking of Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data, rating thousands of wealth advisors born in or after 1980. Advisors are interviewed by telephone and in person to evaluate service models, investing process, experience levels and integrity. Additional factors considered include compliance record, client retention, revenues produced for their firms and assets managed. Portfolio performance is not a criterion due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Neither Forbes nor SHOOK receives a fee in exchange for rankings.

Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC) conferred by the College for Financial Planning.

Katie Brown

COO and CCO

Katie considers herself fortunate enough to be part of the growth of Armstrong Dixon from the beginning. Katie fully manages the day to day operations of Armstrong Dixon and their associated RIA, ADE, LLC. Her duties range from supervising some employees to creating processes ensuring clients get a wonderful service experience. In addition to leading the operations team, her responsibilities also include ensuring the firm remains in compliance with all regulatory authorities to include FINRA & the SEC. 

She graduated from Towson University’s School of Business and Economics with a degree in Finance in December of 2014. She currently holds her FINRA Series 7 and 24 registrations with LPL Financial and Series 66 registration held through ADE, LLC, a registered investment advisor and Maryland Life and Health License. 

Katie lives in Baldwin, MD, and when at home enjoys spending time with her husband and two rescue dogs. When not at home, she loves traveling to new states and participates regularly in a Philanthropic Educational Organization that primarily supports women furthering their education. 

Navarone Simpson, CFP®

Financial Advisor

Navarone Simpson joined Armstrong Dixon in 2018 and has been working full-time in the financial services industry since 2014. He works in partnership and directly with clients to develop, implement, and monitor their comprehensive financial plans. He is responsible for managing and servicing various client portfolios, employer-sponsored retirement plans, securities trading, investment research, and serves on the firm’s investment management and financial planning committees.    

He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. He holds his FINRA Series 7 registrations held through LPL Financial and his Series 66 registration held through ADE, LLC, a registered investment advisor, as well as his Florida Life and Health Insurance licenses. 

Navarone graduated from Salisbury University’s Perdue School of Business with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a concentration in Corporate Finance and Financial Planning. 

Navarone was born in Jamaica but his family moved to Maryland in 2001. Navarone currently lives in Florida with his wife and Golden Retriever. They enjoy spending time at the beach and being with friends and family. 

Schuyler Engelhardt, CFP®, AIF®

Financial Advisor

Schuyler works in partnership and directly with clients to develop, implement, and monitor their comprehensive financial plans. He is responsible for managing and servicing employer-sponsored retirement plans, securities trading and serves on the firm’s investment management and financial planning committees.  

He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) designee. He holds his FINRA Series 7 registrations held through LPL Financial and his Series 66 registration held through ADE, LLC, a registered investment advisor, as well as his Maryland Life and Health Insurance licenses. He graduated magna cum laude from Salisbury University’s Perdue School of Business with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a concentration in Financial Planning. 

Schuyler joined Armstrong Dixon in 2013 and has worked in the financial services industry since 2008. His guiding light is to help clients make informed decisions surrounding their financial lives. 

Schuyler lives in Pasadena, MD with his wife and two children and is an active member of his community. He loves to cook and spend time outdoors.  

Robbin Braswell

Operations & Marketing Coordinator

Robbin Braswell joined the Armstrong Dixon Team in 2017, after graduating from Towson University School of Business and Economics with her B.S. in Economics.

A poised and polished communicator, Robbin excels in fostering client relationships. Her duties range from client retention to client appreciation. As the Operations and Marketing Coordinator, she takes care of client onboarding as well as firm marketing. She looks for creative ways to enhance the client experience while also showing gratitude and appreciation.

Robbin is acting Chief Financial Officer of Ladies on the Verge of Excellence, Inc., a mentoring program that she helped to co-found. In her spare time, she also started a natural hair and lifestyle blog called CurlRoyalty.

Born and raised as a Baltimore native, she enjoys spending time at the Inner Harbor with friends and family as well as giving back to her city through community service and mentoring young women. Her better half is her dog Lucky. 

Roy G. Dixon, CFP®

Founder Emeritus

Roy G. Dixon, CFP, Founder Emeritus of Armstrong Dixon.

Roy began his career as a Financial Advisor in 1986 and has started his first stages of retirement in 2020. While Roy is no longer affiliated with our firm, we still recognize him as one of the founders of the company. Some of his many accomplishments are listed below:

He specialized in working with Family Owned Businesses, especially those in the automobile industry. He advised business owners in the areas of Succession Planning, Estate Planning, Risk and Wealth Management Planning. Roy presented the Business Succession seminar for the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Academy from August 2011 until April 2013. He has published articles on succession planning for the Maryland Auto Dealers Association (MADA) and for Auto Dealer Law. He has been a featured speaker for NADA, MADA, the AutoCPA Group, NADART and various twenty groups.

Prior to becoming a financial planner, Roy had a distinguished career in the United States Army. Because of the recognition he received for his leadership skills, he was selected to teach at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Roy is a graduate of Airborne School (1974) and an Honor Graduate from Ranger School (1975).

In 1994, Roy earned the Professional Financial Planner certificate from Old Dominion University School of Business and Public Administration and the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation in 1995. He has an undergraduate degree from Henderson State University and his Master’s Degree from the University of Kansas.