CARY STREET PARTNERS
Cary Street Partners is a leading independent financial services firm offering comprehensive wealth management services including investments, planning and financial advice. Cary Street Partners financial advisors serve individuals, families, and institutions with customized strategies tailored to fit each client's objectives.
Meet Our Team
WALTER D. BAYNE
PRESIDENT, MANAGING DIRECTOR
Walter joined Cary Street Partners in 2007 when Stewart Wealth Management became part of Cary Street Partners. His capabilities were quickly recognized, and he was named manager of the Fredericksburg Branch. In 2015 he became the Chief Operating Officer and in 2022 he was named President of the firm. He facilitates the firm’s daily operations and business planning with an emphasis on integrity. In conjunction with these responsibilities, he continues to work as financial advisor.
Walter joined Stewart Wealth Management from Legg Mason Wood Walker. Prior to becoming an advisor, he worked at Southern States Cooperative. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a BS degree in Agricultural Economics. He and his family reside in Spotsylvania County.
ANDRE G. PINEDA
FINANCIAL ADVISOR, MANAGING DIRECTOR
Andre joined Cary Street Partners in 2007 when Stewart Wealth Management became part of Cary Street Partners. Prior to becoming a financial advisor, he worked as an attorney for the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Federal Election Commission.
Andre joined Stewart Wealth Management from Legg Mason Wood Walker. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana with a BA degree in Political Science and History and received his Juris Doctorate from the Southern Illinois University School of Law. He and his family are long- time residents of the City of Fredericksburg and he has been active in many charitable and civic-minded activities – both past and present.
RACHEL M. OWEN
CLIENT SERVICE ASSOCIATE
Rachel joined Cary Street Partners in 2018 after a career change from small business management and hospitality. She provides administrative support to Walter and Andre. She attended the University of Mary Washington and studied Historic Preservation. She has lived in Fredericksburg for many years with her partner Wade and their Labrador retriever, Tater Tot. When not at work, she loves to spend her time outside or volunteering with Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, Pheasants Forever and the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources.
CHERI A. LITZENBURG
CLIENT SERVICE ASSOCIATE – REGISTERED, VICE PRESIDENT
Cheri joined Cary Street Partners in 2008 and holds Series 7 and 66 licensing. She is the administrative team lead for Walter and Andre. She implements investment strategies, addresses operational issues and provides other analytical support. She and her family live in Stafford County. When not at work, she loves to spend her time line dancing.