Michael J Riley, CFP®

Managing Director - Financial Advisor, Senior Consulting Group

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Michael focuses on comprehensive wealth management planning and asset management. He also manages client portfolios and ensures portfolio positions are consistent with our investment approach.

Michael has been with The Linn Group since 2003. He attained the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification and his Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from Georgetown University. He graduated from American University and received his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a specialty in enterprise management at the Kogod School of Business. He is a Kogod Road Scholar and a member of the Golden Key International Honors Society. Michael was a volunteer with the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. Michael has passed the Series 7 and 66 exams and holds a managed futures license. He is also a licensed life insurance and long-term care insurance agent. He has conducted seminars throughout the Metropolitan D.C. area on a variety of wealth management planning topics. 

Originally from Iowa, Michael loves horses and animals. Growing up, he competed nationally with his horse in the American Paint Horse Association shows. Michael and his wife Tatyana recently raised two service dogs for the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind. Michael is also an avid tennis player and has successfully competed at his U.S.T.A. ranking (4.5).

Tatyana Riley, MBA

Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor, Consulting Group

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Tatyana joined RBC Wealth Management in June 2018. She has passed the Series 7 and 66 exams, and is a licensed agent for life and health insurance. Tatyana prides herself on her integrity, attention to detail and resourcefulness.

Prior to joining RBC, Tatyana spent 15 years in finance, technology and project management. Most recently, she served as a director in Marriott’s Corporate Financial Strategy and Analysis group, supporting the CFO, Investor Relations and Treasury with board of directors meetings and analyst conferences, business cases and financial analyses. Tatyana was also the business management director for a $325 million+ per-year area of Marriott’s Information Technology organization. While at Lockheed Martin, Tatyana helped to manage and close multiple acquisitions as a financial analyst on the Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) team. She is also a graduate of Lockheed Martin’s competitive Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP).

Tatyana has a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in finance and information systems from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business, and an MBA from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business.

Tatyana has been living in the Washington, D.C., area since she moved from the Ukraine in 1992. She and her husband Michael currently live in Dickerson, Maryland, with their two daughters: Rachel and Hannah.

Linda Lang

Senior Registered Client Associate


Linda has worked in the financial industry for more than 25 years, starting as a client associate in the Frederick, Maryland, office of Ferris Baker Watts. She later transferred to the Germantown, Maryland, office where she became the branch administrator before joining The Linn Group in Rockville, Maryland, in January 2006. As a senior registered client associate, Linda is dedicated to providing clients with the best possible service. She has passed the Series 7 and 63 exams.

Linda resides in Mt. Airy, Maryland, with her teenage son and also has a daughter close by. She volunteers her time for events at the HiYa Karate Studio in Mt. Airy where her son is a Second Dan Black Belt. She enjoys working out at the gym, spending time with her kids, going out to dinner, and quiet evenings at home.

Dawn McCoy

Client Associate


Dawn is a results-focused professional with more than 20 years of experience in handling a full range of administrative and operational responsibilities. She began her career as a branch cashier in the Washington, D.C., office of Ferris, Baker Watts Inc. in October 1990. A year later, Dawn transferred to the Retirement Services Department where she worked for many years, and later became manager of the IRA Operations Department. In August 2014, she joined the Linn Group as a client associate.

Dawn graduated from Lincoln University of PA with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance.  She is a life member of the Lincoln University Alumni Association and a lifetime member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., (a public service sorority).

A mother of two, Dawn currently lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, where she enjoys attending cultural events, volunteering and spending time with family and friends.


The Linn Group is located in the Metropolitan D.C. area. We represent clients throughout the United States and overseas. We provide comprehensive wealth management planning and investment management services for individuals and small business owners. The Linn Group uses a team approach to ensure that our clients' investment and wealth management plans stay on track through its duration. We also fully understand that our clients' lives and the financial and political world we live in are interconnected and likely to change over time. It is our job to be proactive and help you successfully navigate these changes and assist you in making life decisions related to personal, financial and business matters as each one arises.

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