Experienced Leadership

At Huntwicke, we have a seasoned, professional management team with a proven, 
successful track record managing businesses and real estate.

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Brian Woodland, President

Brian Woodland founded and has been the President of Huntwicke Capital Group, Inc., since November of 2016. Mr. Woodland has also founded and served as President for Huntwicke Securities, LLC, a FINRA-member firm, since 2009 and Huntwicke Advisors, LLC an SEC-registered investment advisory from 2006-2018, which merged with Essex Financial Advisors, Inc., to become Essex Private Wealth Management, LLC. Mr. Woodland was a Senior Vice President at Smith Barney from 2000-2006, working to manage portfolios for individuals and small institutions. Mr. Woodland joined Cowen and Company in 1996 as a Vice President, where he worked closely with trading desks, research analysts, private clients and portfolio managers. Mr. Woodland began his career in financial services working for Olde Financial in 1993, becoming assistant branch manager in 1995. Mr. Woodland has also developed and acquired various commercial properties during his career, an interest that began while working for First Winthrop, Inc., the nation's largest acquirer and syndicator of commercial real estate, in 1992-93.

 

Mr. Woodland graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a BA degree in Business/ Finance in 1993. 

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David Bunker, Vice-President

David Bunker has been the Vice President of Huntwicke Capital Group, Inc. since 2018 when the firm he founded, Essex Financial Advisors, Inc., merged with Huntwicke Advisors, LLC to become Essex Private Wealth Management, LLC. He has been serving as President of Essex Private Wealth Management, LLC since the merger. Mr. Bunker also served as the Managing Member of Essex Financial Advisors, LLC from 1998-2018. From 1997-2003, Mr. Bunker served as an Investor Advisor and Consultant at Sentinel Investment Group and Sentinel Pension Advisors. From 1995-1998, Mr. Bunker served as the Managing Partner of Windsor Holding, Limited and for the ten years prior to that, he served as the General Manager of Johnson’s Roses, his family-owned and operated business.
 
Mr. Bunker earned an MS in Finance from Bentley University in 1997 and a BS in Finance from Syracuse University in 1985. 
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Shawn McCarthy, Chief Financial Officer.

Shawn McCarthy joined Huntwicke Capital Group in 2019. He serves as the Chief Financial Officer at HCG and specializes in trust and estate administration as well as tax planning for Essex Private Wealth Management clients, a subsidiary of HCG. Prior to joining HCG, Mr. McCarthy was a founding member and served as Chief Operating Officer of Little House Capital. He has over 30 years of experience in finance and has served as Senior Vice President and Vice President in the wealth management division of several banks including People’s United Bank, Eastern Bank and Fleet Bank.
 
Mr. McCarthy received a BS in Finance from Bentley University in 2000. 
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Fernando Garcia, Controller

Fernando Garcia joined Huntwicke Capital Group, Inc., in 2016 after working at Sentinel Securities, and Sentinel Benefits and Financial Group from 2011-2014. Mr. Garcia has also served as the Operations Manager at Fernando A. Garcia & CIA S.C.A in Colombia from 2009-2011 and Logistics and Purchasing Manager at Citricos S.A. from 2008-2009 in Panama.
 
Mr. Garcia earned an MBA at Hult International Business School in 2015 and a BS in Finance from Bentley University in 2006.