Peter Michaels

Peter Michaels

Founder and Chief Investment Officer

Peter Michaels is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of AXXIOS Private Wealth Management, the successor firm of Toh Michaels Private Wealth Management, LLC, which was cofounded by Mr. Michaels in 2008. He has extensive experience in developing and implementing proven wealth management strategies and investment portfolios for ultra high net worth families and their companies. He has over twenty years of experience in assisting the wealthiest individuals and families in wealth management, estate planning and business succession. Mr. Michaels’ clients include real estate developers, business owners, hedge fund managers and private equity principals.

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Sue McKeown

Chief Compliance Officer

Sue McKeown is a Vice President and the Chief Compliance Officer for Spire Investment Partners, LLC where she is responsible for Spire’s firm wide compliance including Anti-Money Laundering, Audit and Review processes, Continuing Education, Registration and Licensing, Compliance Training, establishment and review of the firms written supervisory processes and procedures. She is the point of contact for regulatory inquiries and examinations.

Josh Bight, CPA 

VP, Director of Finance

Josh serves Spire’s advisors by overseeing the regulatory and internal financial reporting for Spire, as well as providing crucial business oversight for the company’s Finance department. Josh enjoys volunteering at church, spending time with his wife and three daughters, and playing tennis.

Allen Eickelberg, CPP 

VP, Director of Operations

Allen Eickelberg is the director of operations for Spire Investment Partners, LLC. Since 2011, Allen has filled many roles at Spire working with executive leadership and wealth management teams to manage projects and introduce new technologies to the firm. He specializes in coaching others to adopt technology, and works with Wealth Managers transitioning to Spire on how to best utilize systems to streamline their practices.

A graduate of Virginia Tech; Allen enjoys spending his free time volunteering in his ceramics studio and brewing home-made beer.

Tamara Scrivens 

AVP, Compliance

Tamara joined the Spire team in October of 2018 as the AVP of Compliance, bringing with her over a decade of service in the financial services industry. Tamara takes pride in collaborating with the Compliance team to ensure Spire’s efforts with the highest level of transparency and integrity.

Prior to her role with Spire, Tamara served as the Senior Compliance Administrator at Guggenheim Investments, where she directed the implementation, administration and data management of regulatory programs. Today, she oversees a number of responsibilities under the compliance umbrella at Spire, from due diligence processes, advertising reviews, managing the external branch office audit program and AML program. Tamara is honored to put her compliance expertise to work for Spire’s financial advisors so that they can focus on what they do best, with the trust that they are fully supported in today’s highly-regulated environment.

Outside of the office, you can find Tamara spending quality time with her husband and young daughter, enjoying a good book, or planning her next trip.

Jim Negley  

AVP, Compliance

Jim joined Spire in 2017 and brings over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has a passion for helping hard-working advisors in the independent BD/RIA channel. He also has extensive experience in private wealth management, retail brokerage, and fee-based money management.

Jim served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and was awarded the NATO Medal for service in the liberation of the former Yugoslavia. He had the unique honor of serving alongside the Israeli Defense Force and the British Royal Marines.

A native upstate New Yorker, Jim has lived south of the Mason-Dixon Line for over 25 years. Along with his wife and their two daughters, they have proudly called the City of Fairfax their home since 2013.

Outside of work, Jim is an active member in his local community. He currently serves on the board of the City of Fairfax Theatre Company. He’s also been known to appear on stage if duty calls, playing alongside his youngest daughter in company productions of The Music Man and The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

Maritza Rosa – Maldonado

AVP, Operations

Maritza displays her dedication to Spire’s advisors by managing the daily processing and supervisory activities of the Operations Team. A veteran in her field, she spent over 15 years as a Senior Trader and a Supervisory Principal for account solutions. Her experience and vast knowledge are a relief to advisors and administrators in times of need.

Maritza enjoys traveling, concerts and sporting events, and enjoying the sun when she visits her parents back home in Florida.