Jeff Nova

Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor, Consulting Group

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Born in New York City, Jeff spent his early years between Pittsburgh and Florida. Shortly after graduating from the University of South Florida with a degree in criminal justice he began his career in the financial services industry where he has focused on fixed income and wealth management.

He is married to Stacy and has a teenage daughter, Rebekah. Outside of his career, his love and passion is in his constant support and commitment to diabetes research. Jeff has been involved with juvenile diabetes advocacy his entire life. Not only was Jeff a youth representative but he served as a juvenile poster child for the American Diabetes Association.

When he’s not managing his clients' portfolios and working with the JDRF of Miami he enjoys competing in tactical shooting, bike riding and BMW racing.

Jim Jahnsen

Senior Managing Director - Financial Advisor

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Originally from New Jersey, JJ started his career with J.B. Hanauer in 1982 in Livingston, NJ. Soon after, he moved to South Florida in 1983 and would become the Assistant Branch Manager in 1989. By 2001, JJ was the Branch Manager of the J.B.H office in West Palm Beach, FL. After RBC Wealth Management acquired J.B. Hanauer, JJ was appointed Senior Managing Director, Complex Director of the West Palm Beach Complex and oversaw all of the Florida branch offices. In late 2013, JJ started his current position of Senior Managing Director - Branch Director of the Ft. Lauderdale office. He has his Series 7, 8, 63, 66 registrations and has obtained his life, health and variable annuity license.

JJ lives in Lake Worth, Florida, and enjoys golfing, motorcycling, a nice cigar and relaxing on the beach. He has twin daughters attending Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

Carla Williams

Senior Registered Client Associate


Born in Buffalo, New York, Carla has lived in South Florida since 2005. She began her career in the financial services industry in 1991 and her primary focus is offering the highest quality of administrative and operational assistance to clients.  

Carla and her husband, Bob, live in Pembroke Pines. She enjoys physical fitness, gardening and spending time with her dog, Lulu.