Allison Deely

Allison Deely

Client Services Manager

As Client Services Manager for Waycross Partners, Allison brings more than 15 years of experience in meeting the needs of clients and customers to the role.  She began her career as regional training manager in customer service for a national restaurant company.  She developed training materials and worked with Managing Partners to provide exceptional customer service in each restaurant.

Previous to joining Waycross Partners, Allison managed member relations and communications for the American Advertising Federation-Louisville, a not-for-profit trade association for marketing and advertising professionals.  She is a University of Louisville graduate and holds a bachelor’s of science in Communications.

Benjamin H. Thomas

Benjamin H. Thomas

Waycross Partners was founded in 2005 by Managing Partner, Benjamin Thomas. Ben along with partners John Ferreby and Larry Walker, worked together as portfolio managers at the institutional investment firm, Invesco, prior to Waycross Partners.

At Invesco, Ben was responsible for managing two mid-cap strategies and led the firm’s technology and telecom research effort. Prior to Invesco, Ben worked for Banc One Securities (now J.P. Morgan Asset Management) and Prudential Securities.

A native to Louisville, Ben attended the University of Kentucky where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance. He continued his education at Indiana University where he was awarded a master’s degree in Business Administration. Ben is a CFA charter holder and member of the CFA Society of Louisville where he served as president from 2007 to 2008.


Waycross Partners was founded on the idea that equity solutions should be managed with the investors needs in mind. We offer strategies that fit investors of varying levels of risk-tolerance to help achieve your clients goals.

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