Our Team

When you work with Eckelkamp Retirement Planning, you have the advantage of working with a passionate team ready to share our extensive knowledge to help you feel confident about your financial future. We provide a personal, friendly atmosphere in which you are our number one priority.

Vincent Eckelkamp, CFP®, MS, MBA

(702) 309-9200

(702) 733-5860

Vincent.Eckelkamp@lpl.com

Originally from Missouri, Vince joined the U.S. Air Force in 1963. His service career included being an instructor pilot, a fighter pilot (Top Gun), and commander. He also spent several years as a senior staff member with NATO in Rome and the Netherlands. After 20 years of service, he retired in 1983 with the rank of Colonel, and started his career in financial planning in Las Vegas.

He holds the designation of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Practitioner from the College for Financial Planning and has been affiliated with LPL Financial for over 28 years. He also holds a B.S. in Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy, an M.S. in Astronautics from Purdue University and an M.B.A. in Corporate Finance & Personal Financial Planning from Auburn University.

Vince is active in the local community and serves on the Boards of One Nevada Credit Union, Opportunity Village, and St. Jude's Ranch for Children. He enjoys flying, gardening and tending his menagerie.

Craig Lyman

LPL FINANCIAL ADVISOR

(702) 309-9200

(702) 733-5860

Craig.Lyman@lpl.com

Craig Lyman grew up in Arizona and moved to Las Vegas in 2003. He has an undergraduate degree in accounting and has been in the financial services industry for 19 years. After working on the institutional side of the business as a Vice President for Oppenheimer Funds, Craig joined LPL Financial as a Registered Representative in 2008. Craig partnered with Vince Eckelkamp/Eckelkamp Retirement Planning in November of 2012 and continues to serve clients around the country.

Craig holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and has placed as high as 3rd in both the Pan American Championships and the World Championships in Brazil. When not spending time with family Craig can be found on the mats of his local Brazilian Jiu Jitsu club training and coaching others.

Jennifer Brassard

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

(702) 309-9200

(702) 733-5860

Jennifer.Mitchell@lpl.com

Originally from California, Jennifer moved to Las Vegas in 1978. She began working for Eckelkamp Retirement Planning in 1999 as a Receptionist, and is now an Administrative Assistant to Vince Eckelkamp. Her primary responsibility is preparing portfolio reviews for clients. Jennifer enjoys traveling, swimming and spending time with friends and family.

Diane Avina

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

(702) 309-9200

(702) 733-5860

Diane.Avina@lpl.com

Originally from Indiana, Diane relocated to Las Vegas in 1998. She has an extensive background in the Financial Industry, and joined Eckelkamp Retirement Planning in 2014. Since then, she has graduated from DeVry University with a Bachelor of Science in Management. She is continuing her education pursuing her Masters in Finance with Keller Graduate School. She has one son. Diane enjoys reading, cooking, baking, being outdoors and spending time with family.

Janelle Mueller

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

(702) 309-9200

(702) 733-5860

Janelle.Mueller@lpl.com

Born and raised in Adelaide, South Australia, Janelle moved to the United States in 1996 with her husband due to his military career. Janelle has over 26 years of administrative and secretarial experience in the Australian Government, research & development and retail industries. She enjoys traveling, reading, puzzles and scrapbooking. Janelle's spare time is spent keeping up with her teenage daughter's busy lifestyle.