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The First Kentucky Securities team in Louisville helps individuals, institutions, corporations and municipalities achieve their financial goals.

Michael Horlander
Michael HorlanderVice President - Investments
Mike brings over 38 years of business experience to his role of Vice President of Investments at First Kentucky Securities. With 15 years as a financial advisor, Mike offers a vast array of investment opportunities including college planning, fixed income solutions, retirement planning, estate planning, mutual funds and other timely investment ideas. A native of Louisville, Mike attended the University of Kentucky, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Communications. He continues his affiliation with the University through his involvement with the UK Alumni Association. Mike also serves as Class Agent for the 1968 graduating class of St. Xavier High School. Mike is married to his wife of 40 years, Betty. He has two children and three grandchildren.


Direct: 502.708.3303

Janey Jennings
Janey JenningsVice President - Investments
As a Certified Financial Planner™ and Chartered Wealth Advisor®, Janey has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry. Her expertise lies in retirement and estate planning; positioning her clients to be secure in knowing that they will not outlive their income or assets in the “golden years”. Janey also works with business owners on business insurance, and prepares valuations for those who want to ascertain the value of their business for possible sale. Prior to joining First Kentucky in 2015, Jennings acted as a financial planner at several esteemed Louisville firms over the years, including US Bancorp Investments, PNC Investments, and Kentucky Financial Group, Inc. She is a 1980 graduate of the University of Louisville.


Direct: 502.893.7288

Ann Nicholson
Ann NicholsonChief Compliance Officer, CRCP®
Ann joined First Kentucky Securities in 2012 and brought with her over 20 years of experience in brokerage operations and compliance. Her career began in 1988 at J.C. Bradford and then Prudential Securities as the Operations Manager. Prior to First Kentucky, she was the Branch Compliance Administrator at Morgan Keegan.


Direct: 502.708.3314

Brian Lewis
Brian LewisCompliance Associate
Brian first joined First Kentucky Securities in October of 2019 and is serving in a compliance associate role for the firm. He is a native to Louisville and serves as an ambassador for the 2013 graduating class of Kentucky Country Day School. Brian graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Business Administration concentrating in Management and Economics in 2017. Prior to joining First Kentucky Securities, Brian served as a small business consultant and relationship manager for ADP. He is currently enrolled in University of Louisville’s Professional Master in Business Administration program and expects to graduate in May of 2020.


Direct: 502.238.7741

Richard O'Connor
Richard O'ConnorVice President - Investments
Richard O’Connor is a graduate of St. Xavier High School and the University of Louisville. He received a Bachelor’s degree with a focus in Finance and Economics. Richard began his financial career in 1988 at J.C. Bradford as a Financial Advisor. He joined First Kentucky Securities in 2009. Richard utilizes multiple strategies and various investments to help his clients meet their individual financial needs. He focuses on 13 wealth management issues to help his clients define their goals, as well as outline a path to meet their desired financial needs.


Direct: 502.708.3305

Vickie Lanham
Vickie LanhamClient Service Associate
Vickie joined First Kentucky Securities in 2009 as a Customer Operations Specialist. With over 25 years of experience in the industry since beginning her career at E.F. Hutton in 1988, she is an expert in developing and managing administrative systems and customer protocols that provide high-quality, efficient, professional service for our clients.


Direct: 502-708-3310

Jack Moss Jr.Financial Advisor
Mr. Moss began his brokerage career at Dean Witter Securities in 1995. His field of expertise is in Managed Money Products. He is a graduate of Bellarmine University in Louisville, and came onboard with First Kentucky Securities in 2005.


Direct: 502.893.7105