Meet Our Team

Financial Advisers


Eric Mattinson, RFC®

Investment Adviser Representative/Corporate Chaplain

Eric is a graduate of Piedmont Baptist College with a bachelor degree in Biblical Studies, and a graduate of Liberty University with a Masters in Management and Leadership.  He is a licensed insurance agent and holds his Series 65. Prior to joining Semmax, Eric’s professional career included banking and management.

In addition, Eric serves as Corporate Chaplain, providing spiritual leadership and guidance to staff, families, and others as needed. His faith, leadership and general compassion for people exude themselves in all he does.

Eric resides in Kernersville NC, and enjoys spending time with his four children, playing tennis and golf, and serving in his local church Youth group.


Joe Berry

Investment Adviser Representative

Joe Berry joined the Semmax team after an 18-year career in management with a Fortune 500 company. Throughout his career, Joe has been involved in real estate, sales, insurance, training and management but has always had a real desire to be involved with others and help to make a difference for them. Joe is a licensed insurance agent in both property/casualty and life and has passed the Series 65 securities exam. Joe recently completed the Series 3 license as a Commodity Trading Adviser and is also currently enrolled in the American College of Financial Services studying for the RICP- Retirement Income Certified Professional designation and the ChFC- Chartered Financial Consultant designation.

Joe is a native of Florida but considers North Carolina home. Joe and his wife of over 15 years, Stacey, live in Winston-Salem with their son, Charlie, and daughter, Lauren. When not working, Joe loves most of all to spend quality time with his family and to be outdoors in nature whether hiking, biking or traveling from the mountains to the beach.


Travis Lethco

Investment Adviser Representative

Travis recently joined Semmax Financial Group from BB&T Scott & Stringfellow, where he has provided investment advice for many years. He is a licensed insurance agent and has passed the Series 65 securities exam. Travis studied Business Administration and Economics at Greensboro College, where he was a member of the golf team. In 2004, he garnered PING Collegiate All-American honors. He currently holds the course record at Meadowlands Golf Club (63) which was later tied by Masters Champion Bubba Watson. He and his wife, Jessica, have been married since 2006 and have two children, Brayden and Hannah. They are active members of Triad Baptist Church. In his spare time, Travis enjoys coaching his son’s baseball team, playing golf and fishing.


Matt Landon

Investment Adviser Representative

Matt joined the Semmax team as an Adviser in January 2017. He is a licensed insurance agent and has passed the Series 65 securities exam. He is a graduate of UNC Greensboro with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Matt is currently enrolled in NC State’s Online CFP Certification Education Program and is studying for the CFP Certified Financial Planner designation.

Matt and his wife, Kristen, have been married since 2015. They are active in their church and have two rescue dogs. He is also an endurance athlete who enjoys competing in half marathons and triathlons. In his free time, Matt enjoys working on vintage Honda motorcycles and reading.


John Tyner III

Investment Adviser Representative

Before joining the team in late 2017, John participated in the early growth of Semmax, serving the office in differing capacities such as marketing and media coordination. He is presently serving as an Investment Adviser Representative. An interesting fact about John is that he once studied classical guitar under Joseph Pecoraro, a concert guitarist who teaches at the School of the Arts. Because of this training, he had the pleasure of performing for various company events over the years. Outside of his service at Semmax, John loves spending time with his family, studying God’s word, reading, and training traditional Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Operations Team


Robin Tyner



Jonathan Short

Operations Specialists

Case Preparation Specialist


Tamela Ingram

Case Preparation Specialist

Client Services & Transfer Specialists


Adam Ricci

Client Services & Transfer Specialist


Susan Fields

Client Services & Transfer Specialist

Eric Loebenberg

Eric Loebenberg

Client Services & Transfer Specialist

Client Care Team


Mary Jane Muchukot

Client Care Specialist


Laura Allred

Client Care Specialist

Marketing Team


Emily Swanson

Marketing Director


Brooke Salisbury

Marketing Coordinator

Tax Specialist


Susan Romanowski, EA, NTPI Fellow®

IRS Authorized Tax Professional

Texas Team


Marc Snodgress

Registered Solicitor


Cheryl Snodgress

Client Care Specialist