MEET OUR FIRM
Rimon Bebawi is an Associate at Cleveland Wealth, LLC, where he focuses on delivering an exceptional service experience to Cleveland Wealth’s clients. Previously, Rimon has held positions in the Employee Benefits & Retirement departments of two worldwide companies. His needs-based approach and compassion to assist clients has proven to be successful.
Rimon is a John Carroll University alumnus. He enjoys spending his time on Lake Erie boating and wake surfing as well as staying up to date with the latest trends in the food scene.
Corbin J. Blackburn ChFC
Corbin Blackburn has worked as a Financial Planner since 2012, specializing in work with public and private company executives, as well as those in the medical profession. He believes in using a comprehensive planning model that helps clients attain their retirement, college, charitable, and estate planning goals in the most efficient way possible.
Mr. Blackburn graduated from Ashland University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics. In his free time, Corbin enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife and daughter.
John B. Blatt ChFC, CLU, CFBS, CLTC
John Blatt is a Wealth Advisor at Cleveland Wealth, LLC. He works with executives of both public and private companies in developing comprehensive financial plans incorporating the six key areas of financial planning.
Mr. Blatt graduated Cum Laude from John Carroll University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications. In the past, he has been active in industry associations and serving as a volunteer in other activities. He has been published in Cleveland Magazine as well.
He holds the following professional designations and registrations: Chartered Financial Consultant, Chartered Life Underwriter, Certified Family Business Specialist, Certified in Long Term Care and Investment Advisor Representative. John resides in Chagrin Falls.
Lindsey Brady joined Cleveland Wealth in 2016 as an Administrative Assistant, and she now serves as an Accounting Specialist for the firm.
Lindsey graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in Integrated Language Arts. In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys spending time with her daughter, traveling, and reading. While Lindsey is originally from Austintown, OH, she now resides in Westlake.
Senior Business Coordinator
Sarah Copp has been in the financial services industry since 2012. As the team’s New Business and Operations Manager, Ms. Copp ensures the paperwork needed to implement your strategy or solution is accurate, complete and finished in a timely matter. She oversees the entire process from start to finish, ensuring follow-ups are made and any challenges that arise are addressed and resolved quickly. Her job’s focus is to help the team determine the most efficient way to put the solutions in place via the paperwork needed by the various investment and insurance companies.
Sarah is an alumna of John Carroll University and resides in Twinsburg with her husband and two dogs.
Shannon Doyle is the Administrative Assistant for Tom Stockett as well as Cleveland Wealth. Her primary responsibilities include supporting Mr. Stockett’s practice and front office operations.
Ms. Doyle is an alumna of John Carroll University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. She has over six years of experience in administration, development, event planning and marketing for various local nonprofit organizations. In her free time, Shannon serves as Board Chair for Larchmere PorchFest, a local music festival on Cleveland’s east side. Having grown up in New Jersey, Shannon now calls Ohio City home.
Timothy C. Farley, Jr. ChFC, CLU, ChSNC
Timothy Farley has been in the financial services industry since 2010. Tim graduated from John Carroll University with degrees in Business and Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Tim’s practice is focused on helping individuals that work in publicly traded companies as well as those families who have loved ones with special needs. He specializes in creating comprehensive plans for his clients that aim to maximize both their corporate benefits plans as well as outside vehicles to help them achieve their goals.
Mr. Farley holds the following professional designations and registrations: Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Special Needs Consultant (ChSNC) and Investment Advisor Representative. Tim resides in Macedonia with his wife.
Bernard T. Garrah, Jr. ChFC, CLU, CFBS, ChSNC
Bernard Garrah is a Chartered Financial Consultant and Wealth Advisor at Cleveland Wealth, LLC. Since 1996, Mr. Garrah’s practice has been offering clients comprehensive financial planning services with an emphasis in investment management, retirement income planning and tax reduction strategies. His specialty is working with executives of publicly traded companies throughout the country to maximize their company benefit programs and build additional investment and tax strategies outside to secure their financial independence.
Mr. Garrah is an alumnus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance. He holds the following professional designations and registrations: Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Certified Family Business Specialist (CFBS), Chartered Special Needs Consultant (ChSNC) and Investment Advisor Representative. Bernard resides in Westlake with his wife and daughter.
Financial Planning and Client Services Assistant
Amanda Hyland joined in March 2019, as a Financial Planning and Client Services Assistant. Ms. Hyland is responsible for service meeting preparation to assure that all information provided to clients is current and accurate. She also works closely with the planners to manage the financial planning process from start to finish. Her role is to create the financial plan, manage client’s data, make necessary updates and changes while keeping the process seamless for the team and clients. She also plays a key role backing up other staff due to her overall experience and knowledge in the financial services field.
Amanda is a graduate of Kent State University and started in the financial services industry in 2006. She resides in Lakewood and is an avid Cleveland sports fan. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, community events and spending time with her husband and two children.
Client Services Assistant
Lauren Kapalko is the first point of contact for our clients. She organizes the calendars, manages client service systems and handles various customer service requests. Ms. Kapalko also maintains and organizes events the team has with clients and centers of influence. Her efforts ensure the best possible client experience and maximize the amount of face time the team has with our clients.
Lauren earned her bachelor’s degree from Ohio University. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her fiancé and dog.
Senior Business Coordinator
Rebecca Schwedt joined Cleveland Wealth in April of 2016 after beginning her career in the financial planning industry in 2012. Ms. Schwedt supports Doug Sockman's practice with comprehensive client services, including preparation for client review meetings, applications, scheduling and client account maintenance. She truly enjoys direct interaction with clients and fostering long-term relationships.
Ms. Schwedt graduated in 2011 from Baldwin Wallace College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Marketing. Having grown-up in Northeastern Ohio, Rebecca now resides in Brook Park with her husband and two children.
Douglas W. Sockman CFP, ChFC, CLU
Doug Sockman is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Principal at Cleveland Wealth, LLC. For over two decades, Mr. Sockman’s practice has been offering individuals and families comprehensive financial planning services with an emphasis in wealth management, retirement planning and tax reduction strategies. He has been published numerous times in The Plain Dealer, Crain’s and Smart Business magazine and was a routine participant of The Plain Dealer’s Ask the Expert column. Mr. Sockman has provided countless retirement planning seminars to various groups and organizations, in addition to continuing education workshops for Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Sockman is an alumnus of Ohio University where he earned his bachelor’s degree and graduated Cum Laude. He holds the following professional designations and registrations: Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Investment Advisor Representative. Having grown-up in Northeastern Ohio, Doug now resides in Westlake with his wife and their two daughters.
Thomas W. Stockett
Thomas Stockett is a Principal and Wealth Advisor at Cleveland Wealth, LLC. Mr. Stockett has been in the financial services industry for over two decades and focuses his practice on assisting individuals and families with comprehensive financial planning services. He has been featured numerous times on CBS 19 Action News, ABC 5 News and FOX 8 New Day Cleveland. He has also been a contributor to USA Today and Nerdwallet.com.
Mr. Stockett is an alumnus of Duke University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Certificate in Markets and Management Studies. He holds the following professional designations and registrations: Certified Structured Settlement Consultant (CSSC) and Investment Advisor Representative. Thomas resides in Bay Village with his wife and three children.