Meet Your Team
At Justice Financial, our highly credentialed team offers a deep level of expertise to support your financial goals. We hold three CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional designations, two Masters of Science in Financial Services, and a total of 15 designations overall and counting. We believe in the power of education and imparting it to the people we are privileged to serve, and we’re honored to support you, your family, and your dreams for generations to come.
Brad Justice CFP®, MSFS, RICP®, ChFC®, CLU®
Wealth Management Advisor
Born and raised in Orange County, California, Brad graduated from Brigham Young University with a double major in Business Administration and Portuguese in 2004. Immediately after college Brad was recruited by GE Consumer Finance to move to Albuquerque, New Mexico.
In May 2006, Brad transitioned into financial services and joined Northwestern Mutual. He achieved prestigious company milestones and excelled in multiple leadership roles.
Today Brad focuses primarily on working with clients in the retirement income space and professionals. He holds securities registrations in Series 6, 7, 26, and 63 in addition to the following designations: CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional, Masters of Science in Financial Services (MSFS), Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®), Certified Life Underwriter (CLU®), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Certified Advisor of Senior Living (CASL®) and Wealth Management Certified Professional (WMCP®).
Brad is married to Lisa, and they have four wonderful children, one dog, and 18 box turtles that live in their backyard. They love playing lots of board games, swimming, traveling, regular visits to Disney, and anything that involves family. He loves a good hamburger, fries, and a Dr. Pepper.
David W Bernard CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, LUTCF®
Wealth Management Advisor
David brings to his clients over forty years of professional experience with Northwestern Mutual. As a Wealth Management Advisor with Northwestern Mutual of Albuquerque, David has the series 6, 63, 66, and 7 securities registrations with FINRA. With his tenure and expertise, David carries the title of “Business and Estate Planning Specialist” for the Northwestern Mutual New Mexico and El Paso district and is a respected resource and mentor to other financial representatives and advisors within Northwestern Mutual.
David views himself as a problem solver and financial advisor; he uses the financial plans built for his clients as the road map for any advice given, including the recommendation of an insurance or investment product.
David has strong relationships with his clients. Some of those relationships are now personal as much as professional and have lasted as long as he has been in this business. David maintains that the profit in his financial services practice is the relationships formed with his clients, not in the transactions. In his insurance and investment practice, it is the financial plans and the clients' needs and circumstances that drive any recommendation he makes.
David is married to his wife, Jimi, and together they have three adult children, and 2 grandbabies.
Bret Hamilton CLU®, CLTC®, ChFC®
Wealth Management Advisor
Bret believes the starting point of any financial conversation should be with you—your life, your family, your priorities, and your goals. He’s committed to helping you get closer to your dreams.
Bret helps guide clients through each step, so they feel the confidence to do the things they’ve always wanted to—without having to worry.
Brian Broaddus CFP®, MSFS, CLU®, ChFC®, RICP®
Director of Operations
Brian has been a part of the Northwestern Mutual family since 2006. He worked as the Director of Operations and Chief Financial Officer for the southwest territory of Northwestern Mutual for over 8 years.
He joined Brad Justice’s team as an Associate Wealth Management Advisor in 2015. Brian is fully licensed for all insurance and security products. In addition, he holds several respected industry designations, including CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional, Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Masters of Science in Financial Services (MSFS) and Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®).
Brian works to ensure excellent client relations in both the risk management and wealth accumulation areas of the firm.
Brian received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington where he majored in Sociology. Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual, he worked in both immigration law and property/casualty insurance.
Brian is married to Tiffany and they have two sons. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, biking and golf. Brian is a private pilot and enjoys all aviation related activities.
Ashley was born and raised in Albuquerque and takes pride in her home. She is grateful for the opportunity to provide excellent service to her hometown clients.
Ashley graduated with her Bachelor of Business Administration from the Anderson School of Management, at the University of New Mexico. There she studied Finance and Economics. She has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2019. First, as a solo Financial Representative where she achieved the first major milestone of the career “First 40”, then transitioned as Lead Advisor with Justice Financial. Ashley joined the team to build new client relationships and strengthen existing ones.
Ashley holds the New Mexico Life & Health insurance licenses, Series 6, 7 and 63. In addition, she holds the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designation.
Ashley enjoys traveling, concerts, and socializing with friends. She has an elegant approach to life, whether it’s shopping, dinner, or casual outings. Ashley has 2 babies, Lucy a female Maltipoo, and Honey a female Cavapoo.
Darci was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She served 11 years in the Air Force and was a Pilot and Commander. She went to undergraduate school and earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering while serving in the US Air Force. After graduating, she went to pilot training and flew as an Instructor Pilot teaching young officers how to fly and later as a Fighter Pilot. After separating from the Air Force, Darci worked in Product Management for large companies in the meat and protein industry like Tyson Foods.
In 2023 she joined Justice Financial as the Financial Planning Analyst. Her background as an Air Force Commander, which includes responsibilities of leading, managing and improving her unit, reflect greatly in the progress she is making in her position at Justice Financial. Darci has an MBA and has her New Mexico Life & Health Insurance license.
Outside of work, Darci enjoys spending time in the mountains, practicing yoga and great food. She also enjoys relaxing with a cup of tea and a book or movie.
Judy started her career as a Financial Advisor in 2011, specializing in Financial Planning and Investments. She joined Northwestern Mutual in 2015 to learn the insurance side of the business, and in 2019, joined Justice Financial, where she is now the Director of Insurance Services. She holds the New Mexico Life & Health insurance license, Series 7 and 66 securities registrations, the Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) designation and is continuing her education.
Judy guides clients through the insurance application and underwriting process and manages insurance-based client services and correspondence. The trust clients have in Judy stems from her understanding of their needs and the knowledge she has to guide them in the right direction.
Originally from California, Judy grew up in the Pacific Northwest. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Washington and used to be a volcanologist, studying volcanoes all over the west coast states, which is what ultimately brought her to New Mexico. She has called New Mexico home since 1990.
Judy’s hobbies include reading, crocheting, hiking, and cooking – and she still loves geology! She has a theater background and has competed in Ballroom, Latin and Country dance competitions.
Kat grew up in West Texas, and lived in Southern California, but Albuquerque is where she has planted her roots and expanded her professions.
She attended Kaplan Professional’s Real Estate Education in 2014 and became a licensed Realtor. Having a background in Real Estate allows Kat to understand the responsibilities placed in her care and the amount of trust needed to do so and is extending this experience to Northwestern Mutual.
Kat joined Justice Financial in 2022 as the Director of Client Relations and Marketing and holds the New Mexico Life & Health insurance license. She ensures the care she takes with Clients and the Firm is done with respect and their best interest in mind.
In her free time Kat loves to read while enjoying a nice cup of tea. She also enjoys thrifting and going antique shopping. She is married to Juan and together they have a son. They have a Yorkie pup. As a family they enjoy fishing, board games, cooking, golfing, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.
A New Mexico native, Meagan graduated from the University of New Mexico and has worked within the insurance industry since 2012. She joined Northwestern Mutual in 2017 as the firm’s scheduling coordinator. Meagan loves spending her time outdoors with her family and enjoying all the beauty “The Land of Enchantment” has to offer.
Sherolynn has 21 years of experience in the insurance industry. Prior to coming to Northwestern Mutual she worked in property and casualty claims.
She holds the New Mexico Life and Health Insurance License and FINRA Series 6 and 63 Registrations.
Sherolynn’s focus is working with clients applying for insurance and providing service for their in-force policies. She enjoys interacting and assisting clients with their insurance needs.
Sherolynn is a native New Mexican and can’t imagine how people do without green chile!
She is married to Ron and together they have six children and 12 grandchildren.
Her favorite activities are traveling to spend time with family and enjoying the beauty of creation.