Our Team

John L. Ostner, CHFC. CLU
LPL Registered Principal
Chartered Financial Consultant


John has been in the financial services industry for over 37 years. He is the president and founder of Retirement Advisors of Arkansas. John is a Registered Principal for LPL Financial, the largest independent Broker/Dealer in the nation for financial services (As reported in Financial Planning Magazine, 1996-2013, based on total revenue). He graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1959 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration(BSBA). John received the Chartered Financial Consultant (CHFC) from the American College in 1992, and the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) degree from the American College in 1968.

John is past president of the downtown Rotary Club #99, the sixth largest Rotary Club in the world.  He and his family are lifetime members of Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, and long time residents of Little Rock.

John and his wife Dee have been married for 38 years and have two children, and three grandchildren. Dee has been a flight attendant with American Airlines for over 40 years and they both enjoy traveling.

AR Insurance License #25859


Lenore (Lee) Truesdell
LPL Registered Representative

Lee joined Retirement Advisors of Arkansas in 2005 with over 29 years of experience in the banking industry; twelve years as Assistant Vice President in the Retail Division at Union National Bank. She is a graduate of The School of Banking of the South, Louisiana State University.

Lee is a registered Financial Advisor with LPL Financial, with ten years of experience in the securities industry. She is also licensed to represent product solutions of Life, Disability, and Long Term Care Insurance.

 Lee is a past president of the Little Rock Civitan Club, as well as Past Governor of the Ozark District of Civitan International. Lee and her husband have five children, 11 grandchildren and one spoiled dog.

AR Insurance License #33547

Nichole O. McGeorge
Insurance Coordinator


Nichole joined Retirement Advisors in 2009, with four years in the financial service industry. Nichole is our insurance coordinator handling all of our client’s insurance needs, as well as handling our advertising/marketing. She is licensed to represent product solutions of Life, Disability, Health, and Long Term Care Insurance. Nichole is currently studying for her securities licenses having finished the series 63.

Nichole is a current member of the Junior League of Little Rock . She and her husband have a 15 month old little boy, two very spoiled dogs and another baby boy on the way. 

AR Insurance License #344328


Marcia Smith
Administrative Assistant


Marcia joined Retirement Advisors of Arkansas in 2000. With over 36 years in the financial industry, including time at Mutual of New York, she has experience in client relations and administrative support. Marcia is also our part time bookkeeper and service team leader.

Outside of work she has been married for over 30 years and has three daughters and one grandson. She enjoys spending time in her garden and traveling with her family.




Wanda Jett
Administrative Assistant


Wanda joined Retirement Advisors of Arkansas in 2000. She has 12 years in the financial services industry. Wanda is a part time Administrative Assistant her primary role is client relations and client account transitioning.

Wanda and her husband have been married for 40 years. They have two sons and five grandsons. She is very active in the golf community serving as the Arkansas State Golf Association President for two years, and on the Board of the Southern Women’s Golf Association for seven years as the State Representative. She is A Past Women’s State Golf Champion and seven time City Champion.