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Perry D. Dougherty, CFP® | Founding Partner, Financial Consultant

Perry D. Dougherty, CFP® | Founding Partner, Financial Consultant

225-757-1177

225-757-8277

perry.dougherty@LDFwealth.com

Perry began his financial services career in 1991. Through LPL Financial, he holds the securities registrations 7, 31, 63, and Series 24 General Securities Principal. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional and is a member and past president of the local chapter of Financial Planners Association. He is a graduate of Asbury College, with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management. Perry is committed to assisting clients with family wealth management strategies, which includes income planning and distribution as well as gifting and tax management, to preserve and transfer wealth to the next generation. He has lived in the Baton Rouge area for over 26 years, with his wife, Julianna, and three sons, Aaron, Harrison & Jacob. He is an active member of Antioch Church and the local chapter of Financial Planners Association. He is an Eagle Scout and is Assistant Scoutmaster and Merit Badge counselor of Boy Scout Troop 205.

Alexander Aucoin

Financial Consultant

225-408-0676

alexander.aucoin@ldfwealth.com

Alex Aucoin joined our team as an intern in August 2021 while completing his senior year at LSU’s College of Business, later transitioning to a full-time role in June 2022 after graduating. He has since obtained his Health & Life insurance certification and has become one of the team’s newest Registered Investment Advisors alongside his colleague Ben Simpson.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Alex has a passion for tennis and golf.  He is an active member of Christ Covenant Church, where he enjoys teaching Sunday school and fellowship with his community.   Additionally, he is a member of IronTribe Fitness, where he loves maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle.  In December 2022, he married his sweetheart, Susanna Aucoin. 

Through his commitment to financial planning and his genuine care for his clients, Alex is dedicated to helping individuals and families achieve their financial goals and secure their futures

Ben Simpson

Financial Consultant

225-408-0672

225-757-8277

ben.simpson@LDFwealth.com

Ben joined the firm in February 2020 as an intern and later accepted a full-time position assisting Perry Dougherty. He is passionate about problem-solving and helping people, which are his two favorite aspects of the job. Alongside Alex Aucoin, Ben is one of the newest Financial Advisors at LDFwealth. Outside of the office, Ben enjoys spending time with family, playing music with his friends, and trying to find the perfect gumbo recipe. He is also an active member of Christ Covenant Church here in Baton Rouge..

Michaela Bergeron

Administrative Assistant

225-408-0669

225-757-8277

michaela.bergeron@ldfwealth.com

Michaela joined the firm in January 2022. She has previously worked in Human Resources, business management and customer service. Rebekah Fontenot and Michaela work together to provide administrative support to financial consultants Perry Dougherty, Michael Patterson and Blake Price, including marketing, operations and client customer service needs. Michaela lives in Geismar with her husband Cody and their three kids: Levens, Alexis and Elizabeth.

Rebekah Hurley

Administrative Assistant

225-408-0663

225-757-8277

rebekah.hurley@ldfwealth.com

Rebekah joined the firm in February 2023 after many years in healthcare. She and Michaela Bergeron work together to provide administrative support to financial consultants Perry Dougherty, Michael Patterson and Blake Price, including marketing, operations and client customer service needs. Rebekah lives in Baton Rouge with her daughter Penny, their dog Beaux and their cats, Io & Ash.

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