Our Associates


Dennis McGuire Sr.

E-mail: dennis@mcguirewealth.com

With over four decades of investment experience, analysis and management, Dennis McGuire is an investment advisor to individuals, trusts and retirement investors. As a ‘value with growth investor’, Dennis seeks those securities that he believes represent value and offer long-term appreciation potential.  His investment philosophy is modeled after that of Warren Buffett, John Templeton, and John Neff.

Dennis served his country with distinction as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.  From 1969-1970, he commanded a 50’ U.S. Navy Fast Patrol Craft (PCF87) Swift Boat in the rivers and canals of the Mekong Delta, RVN.

He received his Bachelor’s degree from Providence College in 1968. He resides with his wife Jane in Charlestown, RI.





Dennis McGuire Jr.

Managing Partner
E-mail: denny@mcguirewealth.com

Denny is Managing Partner and Branch Manager of McGuire Wealth Management.  He holds the designations of Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSM, Retirement Income Certified ProfessionsalSM, and Accredited Domestic Partnership AdvisorSM.  Denny has been awarded the Five Star Wealth Manager award by Rhode Island Monthly Magazine for the past 9 years and awarded Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Manager two years in a row.

Denny started his investment career with A. G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., a predecessor firm of Wells Fargo Advisors, and with over 19 years of experience in the investment services industry, his core focus continues to be on client asset and wealth management, investment strategy, and plan implementation to individuals, families, businesses, and institutions.

Denny holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Microbiology and Chemistry from the University of Rhode Island.  A lifelong resident of Rhode Island, he and his wife Mary reside in South Kingstown along with their five young children.

AAMS®, Accredited Asset Management SpecialistSM http://www.cffpalum.org/Info/DownloadPdf/AAMSPublicityBrochure.pdf

ADPA®, Accredited Domestic Partnership Ad­visorSM http://www.cffpalum.org/Info/DownloadPdf/ADPAPublicityBrochure2009.pdf

RICP®, Retirement Income Certified ProfessionalSM https://www.theamericancollege.edu/designations-degrees/RICP


Sean McGuire

E-mail: sean@mcguirewealth.com

2019 marks the eleventh year that Sean has been with McGuire Wealth Management. He holds the professional designation of Chartered Retirement Planning CouncelorSM. Sean’s core focus includes investment analysis, client portfolio review, and increased client services and attention.

Sean holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Finance from the University of Rhode Island.  Sean spent a semester at Bond University in Gold Coast, Australia studying international business.

Another lifelong Rhode Islander, he and his wife currently reside in Middletown along with their son.




CRPC®, Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM https://www.cffp.edu/documents/CRPC_PublicityBrochure.pdf







Debra Vessella

Operations Manager
E-mail: debbie@mcguirewealth.com


Debbie began her career in the financial services industry with Dean Witter in 1998. She later joined A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. and was promoted to operations manager.

Debbie compliments McGuire Wealth Management with her experience in the fields of account maintenance, operations, and administration. She and her husband reside in West Warwick.