Our Team


Glen Wood

Glen Wood

President

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Glen's professional background reflects an interesting blend of his two career passions; teaching and financial advising. He is Financial Advisor with more than 30 years of experience and a former Professor of the Financial Services Degree program at SUNY Broome with 39 years of teaching experience. Glen's teaching talent has been recognized by the Chancellor of the State University of New York in the form of the prestigious "Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching." For him, advising and teaching are eternally intertwined and his unique style sets him apart from many others in the financial services industry.

Each Wednesday at noon, Glen can be seen during “Around the Tier” on WBNG TV where he provides pertinent financial information. He has lectured to individuals and organizations in the U.S. and abroad, and authored numerous newspaper articles on financial topics.

Glen has a Master's in Business from Elmira College and holds his Series 7, Series 24, Series 63 and Series 65 registrations with LPL Financial and Life, Accident & Health, and Annuities Licenses.

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Diane Wood

Diane Wood

Vice President

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Diane’s financial career began more than 26 years ago on Wall Street where she gained extensive experience working for an investment bank, a mutual fund management company, an equity research firm and a Japanese brokerage firm. In 1995, she returned to her roots in Binghamton where a local broker/dealer immediately offered her a position as Vice President of Securities/Compliance. In 2002, she took on the challenge of facilitating the creation of The Glen Wood Financial Group, Inc. Diane’s expertise in managing the firm as well as her extraordinary dedication to serving the needs of clients are integral in fulfilling the company’s goal of uncompromising quality and personal service.

Diane has a Bachelor of Science from SUNY Brockport and holds her Series 4, Series 7, Series 24, Series 63 and Series 65 registrations with LPL Financial and Life, Accident & Health, and Annuities licenses.

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Gregory & Joanne Diehl

Gregory & Joanne Diehl

Financial Consultants

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Greg and Joanne became a Financial Consulting team in 2000. They have been affiliated with The Glen Wood Financial Group since 2004.

Their client-centered mission: “To provide you with objective, understandable guidance and solutions that will help address your individual financial and investment needs – now and for your lifetime. We’re committed to being your advocates, to making the financial world clear and educating you so you can confidently make decisions about your financial future.”

Both Greg and Joanne have degrees in Financial Services and hold their Series 7 and Series 63 registrations with LPL Financial as well as Life, Accident & Health, and Annuities Licenses.

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Melissa Titus

Melissa Titus

Registered Administrative Associate

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Melissa provides administrative support for our advisors and operational assistance for our clients. Prior to joining our firm in 2011, Melissa had been in the banking industry for 6 years and retail management for 9 years. She has A.A.S. degrees in Financial Services and Hotel & Restaurant Management, an A.O.S. in Culinary Arts and has completed LPL's AdminU Degree Program.

She holds her Series 7, and Series 63 registrations with LPL Financial.

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Gary Wood

Gary Wood

Manager
Office Operations

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After several years of software design with IBM and Universal Instruments as well as teaching computer programming at Broome Community College, Gary joined The Glen Wood Financial Group, Inc. in 2003 as our Office Manager. Possessing degrees in Business Marketing and Computer Science and his attention to detail make him well suited for the processes associated with the day to day operations of our firm.