Steven Shepherd is a wealth advisor for Tompkins Wealth Advisors. He is responsible for working with current and potential clients to help them pursue their financial goals. In his role as an advisor, Steve provides guidance on appropriate investment strategies to address each client’s specific needs. This includes working toward building, protecting and preserving wealth throughout a client’s lifetime. Steve works closely with an internal investment committee and external professionals—such as attorneys and accountants—to provide a holistic approach for a client. He helps clients understand their investment portfolio, how it may change over time, and how it fits into their larger financial picture. With more than 14 years of financial services industry experience, Steve joined Tompkins Wealth Advisors in 2014. Prior to joining Tompkins, he specialized in institutional equity research sales and trading where he worked with clients on proprietary idea generation and trading.