Meet Our Team

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Taylor M. Sledge, Jr., Chairman

Taylor Sledge is the owner and founder of Sledge and Company, a financial services business providing services in financial strategies, estate planning, and transition. Taylor specializes in working with small business owners, executives, retirees, and professionals in the areas of estate, business succession and retirement, and risk management. He developed a process-driven approach, which follows proven steps to develop a customized plan that is well suited to his client’s individual situation and needs. This process involves several well-designed areas to help the client maintain control and create synergy amongst all advisors; but most importantly, taking action with confidence and the capability to manage it.

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Murray Ann Penn, J.D, Director of Operations

Murray Ann is a graduate of the University of Alabama, where she received a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in political science. She is also a graduate of Mississippi College School of Law, having received her juris doctor in 2012. Murray Ann came to Sledge and Company with the idea in mind that she would handle the responsibilities of client management and managing office procedures, while also maintaining a proficient understanding of the basics of estate and business planning, and financial services.

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Taylor Triplett, Director of Planning & Investment Strategies

After working as a licensed agent with New York Life, Taylor Triplett was hired by Sledge and Company to assist with planning and investment strategies. Prior to that, he spent time developing cost-saving strategies and analyzing market data in New Delhi, India as well as Bangladesh with the Nobel Prize winning Grameen Bank. Like Sledge and Company, Taylor’s business outlook is that of a team-oriented approach that places the client at the center of the relationship. In this capacity, Taylor excels in understanding the client’s current situation, while helping them to articulate and realize their goals.

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Brittany Sparks, Communications & Operations Administrator

Brittany is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi where she earned her degree in personal Financial Planning. Upon graduating from college, she spent five years working in the Wealth Management Department for a large regional bank, where she specialized in investment accounts, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, and Personal Trusts. At Sledge and Company, Brittany is in charge of our client outreach projects as well as day-to-day client communication. She also coordinates the underwriting process and aids in setting up new accounts.