Our Team

Our Team

Investment Partners, LTD, is a wealth management organization that believes in the power of planning now for what lies ahead. We believe success in investing is a direct result of careful planning, emotional discipline, and intellectual honesty. We are in the business to provide our clients with a road map to financial security for themselves, their business, and their loved ones through helping protect and maintain the quality of their financial life and legacy.

The advisors at Investment Partners, LTD, create, implement, and monitor customized financial plans designed to help affluent individuals and families pursue their financial goals. Through careful assessment, strategic planning, emotional discipline, and intellectual honesty, we analyze each client’s complete financial picture to ensure that investment strategies reflect their individual values, risk tolerance, and ultimate life objectives.

Our relationships are based upon professional, confidential, respectful, and committed values to always do what is in each client’s best interest. Our name, Investment Partners, communicates the reputation we have built based on sound judgment and prudent decision making to be a significant partner helping protect existing assets and successfully pursue financial goals.  

Steven Stocker, AIF®

CEO/Managing Member/Financial Advisor

Steven C. Stocker founded Investment Partners, LTD, in April 1996 and currently serves as chief executive officer.

Mr. Stocker graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in 1981. He earned a BS degree in business with a major in finance. He attended the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. He currently serves as a Registered Representative and Registered Securities Principal with Commonwealth Financial Network®. His previous experience includes serving as an associate vice president with EVEREN Securities, Inc. (1990–1996) and as an assistant vice president with Bank One, Dover, NA (1986–1990). Prior to Bank One, Mr. Stocker served as regional sales manager for Society Bank, NA, in Dayton, Ohio. 

Mr. Stocker holds the following FINRA securities registrations: Series 7, 24, 63, and 65. He is also a licensed life, accident and health, variable life, and variable annuity agent with the Ohio Department of Insurance.

He is also active in the community. His current and past involvement includes serving as president of the Dover City Schools Education Foundation, Inc., president of the Tuscarawas County YMCA, member of the Board of Trustees for the Tuscarawas County YMCA, campaign chairman and president of the United Way of Tuscarawas County, president of Union Country Club, member of the Board of Trustees of the Tuscarawas County Community Improvement Corporation, member of the Board of Trustees of Atwood Yacht Club, and chairman of the Retention and Expansion Committee for the Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce.  

Mr. Stocker and his wife, Ginny, live in Dover, Ohio, and have two adult children, Kristen and David. He enjoys golf, tennis, fishing, and reading.

Douglas Bambeck, AIF®

President/CCO/Principal/Financial Advisor

A proud alumnus of Kent State University, Doug has 18 years of financial services experience that he puts to work for clients. Doug enjoys spending free time with his wife, Faith, and his two children: Max, age 8, and Natalie, age 6. Weekends are spent with the kids and their busy schedules: driving to soccer practices, games, or dance lessons. In Doug’s limited spare time, he enjoys shooting sporting clays and hiking with his family in the local wilderness center and state parks, enjoying the outdoors.

Doug believes in giving back, and strongly supports educational causes in particular. He has been a member of the Dover Exchange Club for 17 years, helping to provide supplies, clothing, parties, and opportunities for children in foster care. Doug is also a member (and past president) of the Dover Education Foundation, founded to benefit both teachers and students. The foundation offers teacher and classroom grants as well as scholarships, and helps enhance the learning opportunities for all children attending Dover City Schools.

Doug understands that most families don’t have time to plan for their financial goals because of day-to-day hectic schedules. He makes it simple and easy for clients to create a plan for their families to succeed, helping them to achieve the long-term benefits without becoming overloaded in the short-term.

Doug brings that same ease of doing business to the corporations and small businesses he works with, helping them control the fiduciary liability that comes with running a qualified retirement plan. With Doug’s help, business leaders can attract and retain talented employees through providing a quality benefit plan, and save themselves time and stress by letting Doug navigate the complex retirement landscape for them.

Chris Hensel, AIF®

Principal/Financial Advisor

Chris Hensel graduated from the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio, in 1983. He earned a BSBA with a major in marketing and minor in finance. He also earned an MBA from Ashland University in 1986. He currently serves as a Registered Representative for Commonwealth Financial Network® and an Investment Adviser Representative with Investment Partners, LTD, a Registered Investment Adviser. Chris has a real passion for the work he does for his clients. According to Hensel, “It is really satisfying to help people with the ongoing challenges associated with sound investing as well as identifying and neutralizing the constant threats to their long-term financial security.”

Chris has FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65 securities registrations through Commonwealth. He is also a licensed life, accident and health, variable life, and variable annuity agent with the Ohio Department of Insurance. In 2010, he obtained the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation.

Active in the community, Chris has served in leadership positions for numerous civic and nonprofit organizations. Chris currently serves as a member of the Board of Education for the Strasburg Franklin School District. His past involvement includes serving as president of the Strasburg Tiger Foundation, Inc., treasurer and board member for the Tuscarawas County YMCA, campaign chairman for the United Way of Tuscarawas County, board member for Personal & Family Counseling Services, and a founding board member and treasurer for Habitat for Humanity of Tuscarawas Valley Inc. 

Chris resides in Strasburg with his wife, Chrissie, and their children: Kaitlin, Emmy, and Evan. He enjoys spending leisure time with his family, traveling, scuba diving, reading, and keeping up with the financial markets.

Douglas Feller, AIF®, CFP®, CFA

Principal/Financial Advisor

Doug Feller is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner, a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder, and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary®. Doug joined Investment Partners, LTD, in 2002 and has served the firm’s Central Ohio clients since 2004. Doug is a member of the Financial Planning Association of Central Ohio and has served as a volunteer for the CFP Board of Standards.

Doug is a graduate of Yale University, where he received his BA in economics. While at Yale, Doug was involved in the Entrepreneurial Society, mentored New Haven City School students, and was a four-year letterman with the Yale varsity baseball team. He is a graduating member of the Leadership Tuscarawas program. Doug enjoys backpacking, photography, and lives in Alexandria, Ohio, with his wife, Brianne.

Matthew Campbell, AIF®, CFP®, ChFC

Principal/Financial Advisor

Matt Campbell is an investment adviser representative based in the Millersburg office of Investment Partners, LTD. He has a strong background in financial and estate planning. Matt attended Ohio University and in 1995 graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in business administration, majoring in finance.  

Upon graduation, he obtained valuable business experience with the Gerstenslager Company, a division of Worthington Industries. He progressed rapidly through the corporation to the level of senior purchasing officer. In 1999, he joined Investment Partners affiliate Rea & Associates Inc. While at Rea & Associates, Matt performed tax preparation, financial planning, and business consulting activities.  

Since joining Investment Partners, LTD, in 2000, Matt has obtained his FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and 65 securities registrations, which are held through Commonwealth Financial Network®. He is also a licensed life, health, disability, and long-term care insurance agent. He currently holds the following professional credentials: CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and Chartered Financial Consultant®. In 2010, he obtained the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation. 

Matt lives in Millersburg with his wife and three sons. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and playing sports.

Darren Brooks, AIF®

Principal/Financial Advisor

Darren Brooks is an investment adviser representative based in the Mentor office of Investment Partners, LTD. He graduated from Akron University, Akron, Ohio, in 1992 with a BS in business administration/finance. Brooks previously served as chief operating officer of the Help Network (a fee-based asset management product provider) and as a partner with ClearCreek Financial Group.

Darren has obtained FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65 securities registrations as a Registered Representative of Commonwealth Financial Network®;  accident and health, variable annuity, and life insurance licenses; as well as the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation.

His past broker/dealer affiliations and experience include Linsco Private Ledger and Washington Square Securities/ING. He has served as a featured speaker for Kent University, Kiwanis Club, and multiple charitable organizations. Darren also served on the executive committee for the Akron Chapter of Ducks Unlimited for four years. He has been the founding officer and vice president of the Ohio Waterfowl Association for two years and is the founder and president of the GreatLakesWaterfowler.com LLC.

Darren and his wife, Kathy, live in Macedonia with their children, Ashley and Hunter. He is passionate about the outdoors. He has been on many outdoor television shows and is a published outdoor writer.

Tony Yoder

Financial Advisor

Tony Yoder is a Registered Representative for Commonwealth Financial Network® and an Investment Adviser Representative with Investment Partners, LTD, a Registered iInvestment Adviser. He graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Tony was an active member of the Accounting Club and Students in Free Enterprise organizations, where he helped educate local high school and college students and community members in personal finance and budgeting.

Prior to Investment Partners, Tony worked for the Commercial and Savings Bank in various roles including consumer lender and banking center manager. Tony uses his experiences from the banking environment to communicate with clients to help find their financial solutions in the short term, as well as continuing to assist them in reaching their long term goals.

In his spare time, Tony enjoys sports, snowboarding, and spending time with his wife, Kate. They reside in Sugarcreek, Ohio.

Matthew Andreas, CIMA®

Financial Advisor

Matthew Andreas is a Registered Representative for Commonwealth Financial Network® and an Investment Adviser Representative with Investment Partners, LTD, a Registered Investment Adviser.  He graduated from Miami University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing.

 

Prior to Investment Partners, Matthew worked for J.P.Morgan Asset Management in various roles for 19 years.  The majority of his time there was spent in Global Strategic Relationships where he managed complex client partnerships with many independent broker/dealers and wirehouse firms.  He also served as Team Lead for the Bank and Trust division.  While at J.P.Morgan, Matthew obtained his FINRA Series 7, 63, 65, and 24 licenses.  He also obtained the Certified Investment Management Analyst designation, CIMA® through the Investment Management Consultants Association, IMCA®.

 

In his spare time, Matthew is a small business owner in the Columbus area and enjoys traveling, sports and spending time with his wife, Gina and son, Ben. They reside in Dublin, Ohio.