Joel LaGore is a Financial Advisor who is highly regarded for his friendly and outgoing personality. He believes in building strong relationships with his clients and often forms deep, long-lasting friendships with them. Joel’s financial career began in 1999, when he interned for Dean Oliver. From there he worked for Huntington Investment Company and Smith Barney. In the midst of the 2008 financial crisis Joel and his wife, Sonya, took a leap of faith in starting their own company, LaGore Wealth Management. Their goal was to continue providing exceptional care and service to clients despite the turbulent economic times. In 2012, Joel and Sonya made the decision to team up with Dean Oliver and Jesse VanValin for a shared business endeavor, OLV Investment Group.
Joel’s focus on building long-lasting relationships has served him well at OLV, as he has earned a reputation as a trusted advisor and friend. As Chief of Business Development, Joel works closely with our Money Management Team and helps to keep OLV looking toward the future. Joel has proven that no matter the season, he is committed to caring and serving his clients with unwavering dedication.
Joel and Sonya have two musically talented daughters who are each pursuing careers in Christian music. When not working or spending time with his family, Joel dedicates his time to various community organizations. At Flushing Community Church, he serves as a life group leader, sings on the worship team, and is a member of the spiritual life development team. Additionally, Joel is a member of the advisory committee of the Flushing Community Fund. Joel is an avid golfer and enjoys playing whenever he can.