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The Bouchillon, Ham & Dekle Group 

Professional Profile

Kelly L. Bouchillon, Sr., CFP®-Senior Vice President-Wealth Management, Wealth Management Advisor

Kelly has more than 24 years of experience providing financial advice and wealth management services. He holds the Certified Financial Planner™ certification, awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Boards of Standards, Inc. Kelly spends a great deal of his time reviewing fixed income investments for our clients. He also provides estate planning services, working closely with families and their other key advisors to ensure all areas of their financial lives are working together.

O. Emerson Ham III, CIMA® designation , CFP®-Senior Vice President-Wealth Management, Wealth Management Advisor

Emerson has been with Merrill Lynch for over 22 years working as a financial advisor to high net worth families. He holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst® designation (CIMA® examination) and the Certified Financial Planner™ certification, awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. Emerson’s main focus is in developing investment strategies for the team. He uses a variety of tools including equities, fixed income, professional money managers, mutual funds and alternative investments to create personalized portfolio strategies that give our families the best opportunity of meeting their goals.

*Some or all alternative investments may not be suitable for all investors.

Chloe Dekle, First Vice President-Wealth Management, Senior Financial Advisor

Chloe Brings over 35 years of investment experience to the Bouchillon, Ham & Dekle Group. As the first female financial consultant hired in the Savannah office of Merrill Lynch, she has provided successive generations of families with their planning and invesment needs. She has been a multiyear member of the Charles E. Merrill Circle of Excellence and attended the 2009 Barron's Top Women Advisors Summitt in Palm Beach, Florida. Chloe is a lifelong resident of Savannah where she attended Saint Vincent's Academy for Girls and received distinction as class valedictorian. She went on to earn a Master's Degree from the University of Georgia.

Melissa Bouchillon, Vice President CFP®-Wealth Management Advisor

Melissa is the Skidaway Island Office's Resident Director. She has worked with The Bouchillon Ham & Dekle Group at Merrill Lynch for over 10 years. She holds the Certified Financial Planner™ certification, awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. Melissa is the team's goals based planner, working closely with families to help them establish their financial goals and develop long term strategies to help accomplish these objectives. Melissa meets extensively with our families to measure progress and ensure they remain on track with their financial strategy.

Edward F. Ambrose III-Financial Advisor

Edward joined the Bouchillon, Ham & Dekle Group in 2011 after previously spending ten years as a financial services policy advisor to multiple members of the United States Congress, as well as several major investment banks, private equity groups and private investment funds. Edward is a graduate of Allegheny College, where he received a B.A. in History, captained the men's varsity golf team and earned Academic All-American honors. He earned an M.B.A. in Finance from the Robert Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Edward serves on the board of directors for Wilderness Southeast, the Rotary Club of Skidaway Island and the Humane Society of Savannah. He resides on Skidaway Island with his wife, Caroline.

Rosalyn C. Denmark-Senior Client Associate

Roz has been with Merrill Lynch for 34 years and has worked with The Bouchillon and Ham Group since the beginning. She is a senior client associate and is able to enter client’s security orders. Her duties include servicing our team’s high net-worth clients. She has years of experience in client service and knowledge of Merrill Lynch’s systems to help resolve client’s needs or concerns.

Melanie R. Kincade-Senior Client Associate

Melanie has worked with the Bouchillon & Ham Group at Merrill Lynch for 7 years. She is a senior client associate and is able to enter client’s security orders. She has worked in the industry for 15 years and brings with her a wealth of knowledge. Melanie is responsible for the coordination and implementation of our overall client experience. Her role on the team is to enhance our client’s experience with Merrill Lynch through direct, proactive client contact. Melanie uses her in-depth knowledge and experience to train other client associates throughout the Southeast Coastal Region.

Janna Vogler-Client Associate

Janna has been with Merrill Lynch for 11 years as a client associate and Resident Director’s Assistant. She has been with The Bouchillon & Ham Group for 5 years. She is responsible for client account administration and service. She works closely with clients and Financial Advisors to make sure the clients’ needs are being met in a thorough and timely manner.

Lydia DePue Moore-Client Associate

Lydia DePue Moore joined the Bouchillon, Ham & Dekle Group at Merrill Lynch as a Client Associate in late August 2013. She is currently studying to become a licensed associate and learning as much as she can about the industry to better serve the team. Lydia graduated with a business degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and is from Savannah. She is very involved in Savannah’s running, triathlon, and healthy living community and can usually be seen running around town or at local races when not working.

Client Commitment


Edward Ambrose is registered to do business in:CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IN, MA, MD, NC, NY, PA, SC, VA

Kelly L. Bouchillon Sr. is registered to do business in:AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV

O. Emerson Ham III is registered to do business in:AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV

Chloe Dekle is registered to do business in:AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV

Melissa K. Bouchillon is registered to do business in:AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV

For questions regarding registration information please contact your Financial Advisor.
The Bouchillon, Ham & Dekle Group

Global Wealth Management

Merrill Lynch
three skidaway village sq
savannah, GA  31411 

Phone(912) 598-3800

Email:  

Professional Staff


Wealth Management Advisor

(912) 598-3810
 


Wealth Management Advisor

(912) 598-3808
 


Senior Financial Advisor

(912) 598-3801
 


Resident Dir - Wealth Mgmt

(912) 598-3825
 


Financial Advisor

(912) 598-3814
 


Reg Senior Client Associate

(912) 598-3806
 


Reg Senior Client Associate

(912) 598-3827
 


Client Associate

(912) 598-3809
 


Reg Client Associate

(912) 598-3803
 

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