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Our Team

Steve Martin bio

Steve Martin, CFP®, CPA, JD, LLM

Wealth Planning Advisor

Utilizing his deep tax background and broad investment and financial planning experience, Steve acts as his clients’ personal CFO. Should you work with Steve and the team, they would help you minimize taxes while structuring a portfolio that ties to your risk capacity and overall goals.  Sure, Steve likes spreadsheets, but he is more interested in uncovering, coaching, and encouraging his clients to use their resources in a way that gives them fulfillment and meaning.  Steve works with a variety of individuals and families nearing or already retired, including executives, small business owners, medical personnel, engineers, and hard-working professionals, among others.

Steve previously worked in multiple but related disciplines in the wealth management space, including as a tax consultant with a Big 4 accounting firm, a tax attorney with a boutique law firm, and as a wealth planning strategist in national private banking firms.

Steve is a member of NAPFA, The Alliance of Comprehensive Planners (ACP), The Garrett Planning Network, and The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Steve is a frequent contributor to national publications for his expertise on a variety of financial planning topics.

  • Indiana University Kelley School of Business, B.S. Business (Accounting and Finance)
  • Indiana University School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Capital University, LLM (Taxation)
  • Over 20 years’ wealth management experience

Steve attends The Village Chapel and has been involved in a variety of community projects, including serving in the Rotary and as a Big Brother and board member of his local Big Brothers Big Sisters. He likes to hunt golf balls, cry and shout as he follows Hoosier basketball, and travel throughout the U.S. Steve is also passionate about U.S. soccer as he has attended four World Cups and is awaiting the day for the U.S. to win the Cup on U.S. soil.

Steve is proud of his Midwest work ethic and his Indianapolis heritage, but Steve has become an adopted son of the Southeast where he enjoys a few more days of sunshine, better barbecue, and rivalry-to-the-hilt college football.

Mel Bond bio

Mel Bond, CFP®, CFA, CKA

Wealth Planning Advisor

To see his clients’ lives become more holistic and peaceful, Mel combines his deep background in wealth management with a continual search to find a better way that works. He enthusiastically serves as a highly skilled investment manager and financial planner, a listener, a behavioral coach, and a creative problem solver.

Mel has served clients in various roles as part of his 30+ year career in the wealth management space: investment portfolio manager; financial planner; mergers and acquisitions analyst; business co-founder, board member, and owner; economist; and more. In 1995, he co-founded an investment performance measurement service still in use today by hundreds of thousands of investors worldwide.

Mel is a member of the CFA Institute and Kingdom Advisors. For over ten years Mel has been on the Finance and Investment Committees of Monroe Harding, a nonprofit serving foster children since 1893.

  • Oral Roberts University, B.S. Business (Accounting)
  • Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management, MBA (Finance)
  • Over 30 years’ wealth management experience

Mel and his wife, Kimala, spend much of their free time with their children, grandchildren, extended family, and Truffle, their Bolonka.  Kimala describes their lives by saying, “We love Millennials and their children!” They attend Legacy Nashville and enjoy serving their church family in various ways.

Mel enjoys running, canoeing, gardening and sailing, and is a coffee and tea enthusiast.  Raised in Mobile, Alabama, Mel is a second-generation Crimson Tide fan. (You can take the boy out of Alabama, but…)

Scott Winkler, CFP®, CPA/PFS

Wealth Planning Advisor

Scott believes that individuals should be actively involved in the development of their financial plan. He carefully considers their future goals and concerns and incorporates their unique perspective into the plan. Also, he offers an interactive session to explore various scenarios and to help clarify issues and concerns. The end result is a unique and highly customized retirement plan.

Scott is an experienced financial services professional with over 40 years of experience in taxation. Prior to joining Oasis Wealth, Scott was the founder of a very successful fee only financial planning firm serving the Atlanta metropolitan area, Winkler Financial Planning (“WFP”). Before starting WFP, he was employed by SunTrust Bank for many years as part of the Wealth and Investment Management line of business. As a CPA, he has experience in the accounting profession and expertise in tax planning.

Scott is a member of many professional organizations including the Financial Planning Association (FPA), The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA).

  • University of Memphis, B.B.A. Accounting
  • University of Memphis, MBA (Finance)
  • Over 40 years’ wealth management experience

Scott and his wife enjoy traveling throughout the Southeast and enjoy the varied culinary scene that Atlanta offers. After having played in the band in his early years, Scott plays the guitar and owns several classic guitars. He is not ruling out a comeback tour! Scott and his wife nurse and care for foster cats, serving this critical need in the Atlanta metro area.

Scott grew up in Tennessee for many years but has called Georgia home since 1985.

Julie Lawrence, CFP® bio

Julie Lawrence, CFP®

Wealth Planning Advisor

Julie’s professional experience and life skills prepared her to be a wealth advisor. She has ushered clients through both bull and bear market cycles while providing advice in areas such as investment management, retirement planning, executive compensation, and wealth accumulation.

Julie is an experienced wealth manager with over 20 years of expertise with investments, financial planning, and tax forecasting. Prior to joining Oasis Wealth Planning, Julie was the founder of Lawrence Financial Planning a successful fee only financial planning firm in Tampa, Florida. Before owning her own firm Julie spent many years working in investment management and health insurance.

Julie is a member of the NAPFA and the Alliance of Comprehensive Planners. Julie has been quoted in Financial Planning magazine, Investment News, NAPFA Advisor magazine, the Saint Petersburg Times,, the Chicago Tribune and

  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst – 2017-2021
  • Certified Financial Planner Designation – 2006
  • National Louis University – 1992 – BA Management Over 20 years of financial advisory experience.

Julie has lived in Florida since 1977. She has three children and five grandchildren. In her spare time she travels, practices yoga, walks, and kayaks.

Kim Chaplin

Kim Chaplin

Operations Director

In Kim’s varied roles over the last several years, her strengths and passions are helping and serving others. She utilizes her communication and attention to detail skills along with her determination to get the job done to ensure clients are receiving the best service possible and that operations are running smoothly.

Kim spent several years working as a Human Resources specialist for a large mutual fund company where she focused on the hiring process and related key human resource issues. Kim has also worked in various positions which have allowed her to use her communication, attention to detail, and organizational skills.

  • Indiana University Kelley School of Business in Bloomington, IN, B.S. in Human Resources Management/Management

Kim, her husband, their 2 children, and their 3 dogs live in Speedway, IN (famous for the Indianapolis 500). She attends Speedway Christian Church where she has served as a mentor to kids preparing to be baptized. Kim enjoys volunteering for the high school boy’s soccer and cheerleading teams’ Moms’ clubs, serving as a Secretary for the High School Athletic Booster Board, and being a board member for a local pre-school. In her spare time, Kim likes to spend time with her family and her dogs, boating, scrapbooking, watching IU and Pacers basketball, and reading.

Christina Caffrey, FPQP™ bio

Christina Caffrey, FPQP™

Operations Director and Financial Planner

Christina Caffrey is an Operations Director and Financial Planner for Oasis Wealth Planning.   Christina communicates directly with clients to help implement their financial plans. She also serves our clients by updating account information, preparing meeting materials, creating, and assembling financial reports, and conducting client specific research.

In addition to her client work, Christina helps oversee the day-to-day operations of Oasis Wealth Planning.

Before joining Oasis Wealth Planning, Christina served as an associate advisor and operations manager for Lawrence Financial Planning in Tampa. She has worked in real estate, law, and financial planning offices during her career.

  • Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional
  • 12+ years of financial planning experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in the real estate field.

Christina lives with her husband, daughter, dog and two cats. She enjoys kayaking, hiking, attending plays and musicals, reading, listening to music, and watching baseball.

Bria Goldberg, EA bio

Bria Goldberg, EA

Financial Planner

Bria Goldberg is a Financial Planner for Oasis Wealth Planning. Bria communicates directly with clients to help implement their financial plans. She also serves our clients by updating account information, preparing meeting materials, preparing tax projections, creating, and assembling financial reports, and conducting client specific research.

Before joining Oasis Wealth Planning, Bria served as an Associate Advisor for Lawrence Financial Planning in Tampa.

  • Enrolled Agent Designation
  • University of South Florida – B.A. (History)
  • Over 8 years of financial planning experience.

Bria lives with her husband, Greg, and their cat, Indy, in Tampa, FL. The way to Bria’s heart is through her stomach. She loves trying new restaurants, recipes, and desserts. When she is not cooking, she loves to read science fiction and fantasy novels, crochet and sew blankets, or work in her garden.

Tyler Vaughn

Tyler Vaughn

Financial Planner

Driven to empower people’s lives through comprehensive and holistic financial planning, Tyler is driven to help people attain financial freedom, clarity, and vision through service. As a Financial Planner for the Oasis Wealth team, he strives to act on proven data and time-tested methods to provide the best advice possible to clients and their families.

After obtaining his accounting degree from Tennessee Tech and prior to joining the Oasis Wealth team, Tyler gained valuable experience with a financial advisory firm in Knoxville. Tyler’s enjoyment of his accounting, economic, and investment classes fueled his passion to seek a career in holistic financial planning.  Tyler is enrolling in additional courses to expand upon his foundation established at Tech.

  • Tennessee Technological University, B.S. Business (Accounting)

Tyler hails from Sparta, Tennessee, and looks fondly about his upbringing in a small town. Tyler was active in the fraternity council on the Tennessee Tech campus after having established leadership principles from having gained his Eagle Scout.

Kyle Sheldon-Chandler bio

Kyle Sheldon-Chandler

Executive Assistant

Kyle Sheldon-Chandler is an executive assistant for Oasis Wealth Planning.

Kyle is responsible for administrative duties within the firm including facilitating the scheduling of client appointments, gathering pertinent documents and information from clients, and managing the firm’s website and social media accounts.

In addition to her administrative work, Kyle assists clients with optimizing the use of video and teleconference meeting software.

Before joining Oasis Wealth Planning, Kyle served as a paraplanner for Lawrence Financial Planning in Tampa.
IAAP Division President – 2007 – 2009.

  • Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional
  • College for Financial Planning
  • Colorado Mesa University – B.A. (Business Management)
  • College of Eastern Utah – A.A. (Business Administration)

Living in the high desert of Colorado, Kyle likes to spend time with her dogs and cats, fishing, camping, hiking, biking, and kayaking. She loves to cook and grill – being the proud owner of a smoker, flat top grill, and gas grill for which her husband is very grateful. She and her husband have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.

Mark Wood bio

Mark Wood

Chief Support Officer

Mark provides leadership and support ensuring the Oasis operations run smoothly and efficiently to ultimately lead to a better customer experience. His detailed, analytical nature coupled with his deep consulting experience leads to a mindset of continual improvement within Oasis Wealth Planning. His reputation in the office is that of keeping things light and unpredictable.

Mark began his career in accounting in the Long-Term Healthcare Industry and shortly thereafter obtained his MBA from Indiana University with a concentration in Information Systems. He then spent 18 years consulting for large fortune 500 clients specializing in the implementation of the SAP software – focusing primarily on reporting and analytics with heavy involvement in process improvement, training, and support. His planned one-year sabbatical unexpectedly extended to 7 years due to family matters, giving him the opportunity to discover what ‘retirement’ may look like. He joined the Oasis Wealth team to leverage his vast customer experience and “early retirement perspective” in order to lend his wisdom and skills to help the team serve clients preparing for retirement.

  • Ball State University – B.S. Business (Accounting)
  • Indiana University Kelley School of Business – M.B.A (Information Systems)

Mark finds himself enjoying life in Pompano Beach, Florida where he is very active outdoors whether it is fishing from the nearby pier, daily walks along the beach front or participating in sports year-round. His interests include traveling the world, gardening (with a new-found interest in propagation) and continual learning. He has a lifelong hobby of attending matches at the soccer World Cup every 4 years. He has a local reputation of making a delicious espresso cheesecake and making some of the finest smoked BBQ spare-ribs many have tried. In recent years, he has also spent a lot of time helping his retired military father in Albuquerque, New Mexico and house/dog/cat sitting for various friends and family from coast to coast.


Steve Martin is a member of The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)The Alliance of Comprehensive Planners (ACP), and Garret Planning Network,  is part of the Fee Only Network, is a CFP® practitioner, and holds his CPA and JD.

Mel Bond is a is a CFP® practitioner, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Kingdom Advisor (CKA), and is a member of those organizations.

Scott Winkler is a member of NAPFA, is a CFP® practitioner, and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).*   Our affiliation with these national organizations allows us to bring even more resources and knowledge to our clients!

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