Meet Our Team

Noel Swain, CFP®
Senior Investment Advisor

Noel Swain is the founder of ProVest Wealth Advisors, Inc.  Since 1984, Noel has been fulfilling his mission to work with the great people of the Upstate to help give them the confidence in the future they need to plan for their “great goals of life.”  His work involves formulating the strategies and finding the right financial products to help his clients achieve those great goals, and helping them understand the overall markets and their own portfolio.  This way they can build the trust they need to have to carry through with their plan, even when the market or economy may not be cooperating.  Noel is a graduate of the College for Financial Planning in Denver, CO, a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner (the most trusted and sought-after designation in the financial planning industry) and a past President of the Institute of CFP's, S.C. Society.  He is an Investment Advisor w/ Cambridge Investment Research, a monthly columnist at the Spartanburg Herald Journal Newspaper and hosts a weekly radio show on Sunday mornings at 8 on 94.5 FM, WGTK, The Answer. 

Noel is married to wife, Wanda and has 2 children and 3 grandchildren. 

Cindy West
Client Service Manager

Cindy has been with ProVest Wealth Advisors since 2001.  She helps clients with service requests like getting a monthly income started, setting up new accounts, and making sure their needs are met. Cindy treats our wonderful clients like her family and goes over and beyond to make them happy.   If you have a service issue, you can email her at


Cindy has an Associates degree in Computer Technology from Spartanburg Community College and is a lifelong resident of Spartanburg. Cindy has a son and welcomed her first granddaughter in April 2016.  She also has a yorkie who is not spoiled at all.  Her favorite thing is being with family and friends at "the mountain house" in Saluda N.C.

Russell Dickerson
Investment Advisor

Russ has been with ProVest Wealth Advisors since 2012 and is in charge of research, working on detailed financial analysis, and the trading of the in house tactically managed investment models.  He has a B.S. in Finance from the University of South Florida and has passed level 1 of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Russ married his wife, Brigitte in 2012.  They welcomed a baby boy in 2014, a baby girl in July 2016, and a baby boy in June of 2018. He and his wife love traveling both abroad and in and around the Upstate.

Pamela Lyda
Communications Director

Pamela has been with ProVest Wealth Advisors since 2012.  She is responsible for writing the script for the weekly Sunday morning radio show at 8 am on 94.5 FM.  She also helps to organize both fun events and educational opportunities for both our existing clients and for the general public, including seminars and workshops.  If you have any questions for Pamela, you can reach her at

Pamela has her International MBA from the University of South Carolina and speaks conversational French.  She also has her BS in Marketing and a minor in Music from Bob Jones University.  She is a lifelong resident of Spartanburg, has an 11 year old daughter named Annaka, and plays the piano at her church.

Ginny Buccheri
Scheduler / Receptionist

Ginny has been with ProVest Wealth Advisors since 2015.  Ginny will be the person to first greet you at our office.  She manages client communications to make sure we are constantly communicating with our clients.  In adition, she manages our computer database (CRM) and will work closely with you to ensure that your needs are met. Ginny will usually be the person to communicate with you when matters arise that effect you, including scheduling appointments.  If you need to schedule an appointment, you can email her at

Ginny is a native of Connecticut but has lived in South Carolina for over 25 years.  She has a son and a daughter and 4 grandchildren….3 grandsons and 1 granddaughter

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