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The Schell Group 

The Schell Group

Global Wealth Management

Merrill Lynch
8380 old york rd.
Suite 400
elkins park, PA  19027 

Phone(215) 517-2246

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Professional Profile

Chris Schell, Senior Vice Present-Wealth Management, Senior Financial Advisor, began his career in the financial services industry in 1996. As a financial advisor, Chris focuses on meeting the financial and business goals of his clients. Through tangible strategies and financial tools from Merrill Lynch, Chris assists with everything from the management of current portfolios to retirement and estate planning services. Chris graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in Economics. He currently lives in Dresher, Pa with his wife, Joanne, and their two twin boys, Ben and Jake. Chris is a Board of Trustee member at the Abramson Center in Horsham,Pa where he serves on the Investment Committee and chairs their Retirement Committee.

Matt Schell, Vice President CRPC®, Senior Financial Advisor, began his career in the financial services industry in 2003. As a Financial Advisor, Matt works diligently to help his clients achieve their financial goals and objectives. Matt attended the University of Pittsburgh, where he received his degree in Economics and Finance. Matt lives in North Wales, Pa with his wife, Tiffany, and daughters, Sophia and Scarlette, and son Carson.

Nick Schell, Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor began his career in 2003. As a financial advisor, Nick focuses on strategies to help his clients meet their long-term financial and retirement objectives. Nick graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Economics. Nick resides in Lansdale, Pa with his wife Dana and son Nicholas.

Michel Gilbert began her career in finance in 1993. She attended Hampton University where she received her degree in Science. She helps the team with administrative duties. Michel enjoys spending time with her kids and volunteering for various charities and organizations.

Kelly Palkovics has been in the financial services industry since 1998. She attended the University of Massachusetts where she received her degree in Marketing. She helps the team with administrative duties. Kelly enjoys spending time with her family and coaching softball.

Mark Pliner started in the mortgage and financial industry in 1998. Mark graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Communications in 1995. Mark’s specialties include: small business planning and educational funding. Mark lives in Holland, Pa with his wife Lauren and their daughter Jordyn.

Chris Crowding began is career in the financial industry in 2013. He graduated from the Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Economics. Chris resides in Philadelphia Pa and enjoys spending time with his family.

Client Commitment


Nicholas Schell is registered to do business in:AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA

Christopher Schell is registered to do business in:AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA

Matthew Schell is registered to do business in:AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA

Mark Pliner is registered to do business in:AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA

For questions regarding registration information please contact your Financial Advisor.
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