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Delta Financial Group, Inc. is a Registered Investment Adviser, listed with the Securities & Exchange Commission since 1991.  DELTA is an independent financial advisory firm that provides money management and comprehensive financial planning services. DELTA is recognized as a FEE ONLY Registered Investment Advisory Firm in the U.S. and currently has over 400 million dollars in assets under management. 

Sean F. Donovan, CFPÆ and Joseph J. Macellara, CFPÆ are the managing partners.

Mr. Donovan & Mr. Macellara have lectured at colleges and professional associations, and they have taught financial and estate planning courses in many community and adult education programs throughout New Jersey. In addition, Mr. Donovan has been quoted in several publications such as Barron's (a Dow Jones & Company publication).

Sean F. Donovan, CFP®

Managing Partner

Sean F. Donovan is a Certified Financial PlannerÆ with over 33 years of experience in the financial services industry.  He is a member of the Financial Planning Association, as well as the New Jersey Chapter of the FPA.  Mr. Donovan obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Seton Hall University where he graduated Cum Laude.  Mr. Donovan currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the JTB Foundation and has served as a past member of the Board of Directors for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International.

Joseph J. Macellara, CFP®

Managing Partner

is a Certified Financial PlannerÆ with over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry.  He is a member of the Financial Planning Association, as well as the New Jersey Chapter of the FPA.  Mr. Macellara obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Lehigh University where he majored in Business and Economics.

David E. Pasi, Jr.

Senior Portfolio Manager

David E. Pasi, Jr.  is the Senior Portfolio manager with over 33 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has an extensive Fixed Income and derivatives trading background as well as experience in risk management, accounting, operations and audit for both public and private companies. He has been an active member of numerous financial industry organizations and also served in a leadership capacity with a variety of charitable and civic groups. David has a dual degree from Rutgers University in Economics and Accounting.

Wayne W. Howell

CPA ,CFP®, MS-Tax

Wayne W. Howell is a Certified Financial PlannerÆ, a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified College Planning Specialist, and has a Master of Science in Taxation degree. Mr. Howell has over 30 years of experience in the accounting and financial services fields. After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, at the top of his class, Wayne worked for KPMG (one of the current Big Four accounting firms). Wayne has been a self-employed C.P.A. for over 27 years and has been a CFPÆ for over a decade. Mr. Howell is a member of the AICPA, the NJSCPA, the AICPA Tax Division, and the National Institute of Certified College Planners.

Diana R. Ianni, CFP

Client Relationship Manager

Diana Ianni is a Client Relationship Manager who is a Certified Financial PlannerÆ with over 18 years of experience in the financial services Industry.  She is a member of the Financial Planning Association as well as the New Jersey Chapter of the FPA.  Diana obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University where she majored in Economics and continued on at Rutgers to receive her Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.  Her career includes positions held at both Merrill Lynch and Smith Barney in their respective equity derivatives groups.

Andrea Macken

Office Manager

Andrea Macken is the Office Manager for Delta whose responsibilities include managing client account systems and cultivating client relationships through account servicing. She has 19 years of experience within the accounting and financial services industries.  She spent most of her career prior to joining Delta Financial Group as a Senior Accountant and Controller for Prudential Securities and Wachovia Securities in New York City, where she was responsible for the financial administration of firm-wide communication expenses which included a $400 million annual budget for market data services, telecom voice and data, and desktop programming services costs.  Andrea received a BS in Finance and an MBA in Quantitative Analysis from St. John's University.