Our Team

 

 

Mike M Brister

Born August 25, 1954, Mike is a native of Kilmichael, MS.  Since graduating from Delta State University in 1979, Mike has made his home in Cleveland, MS.   The Brister Family consists of Mike's wife, Caryn; daughter, Naron (Jason) Remillard, a son, Collins (Summer) and one granddaughter Emma Lou Brister.  Individual family members are active participants in a variety of community activities and organizations.  They are members of the First United Methodist Church.

A principal in the firm of Blakeman, Brister & Putman, Mike entered this profession in February of 1984.  Securities licensed since that date, his affiliated broker dealer is Investacorp, Inc., a Registered Broker/Dealer, Member FINRA, SIPC.  In addition to his experience and industry knowledge, Mike is known for his ability to relate to people and the concern for the community in which he lives.  
 


 

James W. “Chip” Otts Jr.

Chip was born January 15, 1969, and is a native of Indianola, MS.  He graduated from Delta State University in 1992 with a degree in Marketing, and has since made his home at Shaw, MS.  Chip is married to the former Glenda Tindle of Cleveland and they have two children, a daughter Kamryn and a son Kellar.  Chip and his family are members of the Covenant Presbyterian Church.

Chip has been affiliated with our firm for over 18 years, he joined our firm in October of 2000.  First securities licensed in 2000, his present affiliated broker dealer is Investacorp, Inc., a Registered Broker/Dealer, Member FINRA, SIPC.             

 

 


 

David Putman

Born July 23, 1954, David is a native of Winona, MS, graduating from Delta State University in 1975.  David and his wife Laurie make their home just outside of Winona in Carroll County.   David has served in leadership roles in civic and professional organizations at state and local levels.  The Putman's are active members of First Baptist Church.

Graduating in the top 4% of his class with a B.B.A. in finance, David's professional background spans over 43 years in the field of financial analysis.  First securities licensed in 1987, his affiliated broker dealer is Investacorp, Inc., a Registered Broker/Dealer, Member FINRA, SIPC.  A principal in the firm of Blakeman, Brister & Putman Financial Group, P.A., he obtained the Certified Financial Planner credentials in the fall of 1994.  
 

 


 

Cindy A Ware

Cindy was born September 16, 1973, and is a native of Greenville, MS.  She graduated from Mississippi Delta Community College in 1994 and Delta State University in 1996 with a degree in Finance.  She is married to David Ware of Cleveland and they have one son, Brandon.

Cindy began with Blakeman, Brister, & Putman in January 1995 as a part-time employee and upon graduation she began full-time as the administrative assistant.