Meet the Advisors

D. Randolph Waesche, CFP®

President - CEO

D. Randolph Waesche, CFP

Randy Waesche has spent his 34 years as a financial consulting pioneer guiding Resource Management, LLC. to national prominence.  He is active professionally and in the community serving on numerous committees and Boards.  Professionally, he is currently serving on the Financial Planning Association (FPA) Investment Committee and is a former national board member for the Institute of Certified Financial Planners, the predecessor of the FPA.  Civically, Mr. Waesche is on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center; a nationally recognized center of excellence for cancer treatment, and is the Chairman Elect for the Northshore Community Foundation.  In the past, he has served on the Boards of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, the West St. Tammany Parish YMCA, and the St. Tammany Parish Economic Development Foundation.

In addition to his wealth management activities, Mr. Waesche has a subspecialty in family business advising and is an active member of the Family Firm Institute where he has earned a certificate in Family Business Planning and Family Wealth Advising.  Mr. Waesche has been recognized by Money and WORTH magazines as among the top financial planners in the country.

Mr. Waesche holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Regis University in Denver, Colorado with a major in Ecology and minors in Chemistry, English, and Biology.  He earned his designation, Certified Financial Planner in 1977 from the College of Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado.

You can find Mr. Waesche Wednesdays at 6:15am on WWL TV during his Stretching Your Dollar segment.

Michael Zabalaoui, CFP®,CPA, MS, PFS

Executive VP – Secretary Treasurer

Michael Zabalaoui, CFP

Michael Zabalaoui has been a Fee-Only financial counselor with Resource Management, LLC. since 1984. He specializes in providing financial advice for individuals and business worldwide. His services include technical advice as related to investment management, tax strategies, estate planning, retirement, and business planning. Mr. Zabalaoui is a native New Orleanian studying at New Orleans Academy for grade school and high school, then pursuing both undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of New Orleans. He has been named seven times as among the "Top 250 Financial Advisors" in the U.S. by WORTH magazine. He is an adjunct finance professor at Tulane University College where he has taught for over 10 years. He regularly writes and speaks on topics related to finance.

Mr. Zabaloui is a CFP® Certified Financial Planner. He is also a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) and an unlicensed CPA through the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He has a Master of Science in Accounting and Tax and is an active member of the LA Society of CPA's and the AICPA.