About Us

Given our years of experience, our commitment to uncompromising ethics and our objective of superior service we have built our practice on the dedication of helping clients achieve financial security and peace of mind.

First Security Financial Wealth Manager, Inc. specializes in offering solid financial solutions for retirement and helping people accumulate, protect and preserve their wealth

BingerDavid Compton
CEO & Founder

David Compton, is the CEO and founder of First Security Financial Wealth Manager. David has helped individuals reach their retirement goals by providing education and advice on successful retirement planning strategies to help avoid common and significant retirement mistakes.

Outside of the office David is an avid outdoorsman and family man. He enjoys traveling, hunting and fishing as well as quality time with his family in Tickfaw, La.

David takes pride in his educational radio shows and local events because he believes the advice he provides is most effective when taken early, before critical retirement mistakes can be made.

BingerMichelle Schexnayder
Office Manager

Michelle Schexnayder, is the office manager at First Security Financial Wealth Manger. She joined our team in 2018. Michelle has a bachelor’s degree in Science and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Michelle makes sure that the office runs smoothly, processes new business and handles service for our clients. She resides in Norco, LA and when away from the office, enjoys spending time with her parents and friends.

Strategic Alliances

BingerMichael Binger, CFA®
Gradient Investments, LLC

Mike brings over 24 years of institutional equity investment experience to Gradient Investments and its affiliated advisors and clients. He has extensive experience working directly with financial advisors designing and actively managing portfolios. Mike has successfully invested in numerous market and economic cycles giving him a level and depth of experience that is rare in this industry. He spent more than 20 years at Thrivent Financial where he managed numerous equity funds through various economic cycles. Mike’s media highlights include numerous appearances, providing market insight on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio.

Mike has also been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Smart Money, Reuters, Business Week and numerous other local, national and global investment publications.

Marrian Jeremy Bryan, CFA®
Senior Portfolio Manager
Gradient Investments, LLC

Jeremy has been with Gradient Investments since 2016 and has more than 20 years of investment experience. Jeremy is a CFA® charterholder and his previous job history includes equity research and portfolio management for institutional asset managers and hedge funds in Minneapolis and New York. He is a frequent contributor to media outlets including CNBC, Fox Business, Reuters, Bloomberg, and the Wall Street Journal.

Marrian Keith Gangl, CFA®
Portfolio Manager
Gradient Investments, LLC

Keith joined Gradient Investments in 2018 and has more than 25 years of industry experience. Prior roles include asset management for a multi-billion dollar portfolio with a large institutional asset management firm. Keith is a CFA® charterholder, managed a Lipper Award winning mutual fund, and has been featured in media outlets such as Investor’s Business Daily, Nasdaq, Reuters, and Bloomberg.

This endorsement of Gradient Investments, LLC is provided by an investment advisor who refers clients to Gradient Investments, LLC.  A conflict of interest exists because this investment advisor receives a portion of the annual management fee charged by Gradient Investments, LLC, based on the assets under management of this investment advisor’s clients. This endorsement could assist in the investment advisor increasing the assets placed with Gradient Investments, LLC, and therefore their compensation. These investment advisors are not affiliated with or supervised by Gradient Investments, LLC.