Duane J. Silbernagel CFP®, CIMA®

Wealth Advisor

Duane J. Silbernagel, CFP®, CIMA® - Duane is a Wealth Advisor with Ocean’s Edge. He began his advising career in 2010 after a career in the civil engineering field and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Oregon Institute of Technology. He has since earned his Certified Financial Planner™ and Certified Investment Management Analyst certifications. He believes his analytical background coupled with a passion for people provides him a comprehensive combination of skills that allow him to be proactive, engaged with clients’ needs and think outside the box when addressing their financial situation. Duane was born and raised in the small rural town of Scio. When not in the office you can find him hunting, fishing, or taking care of his family on his small farm in Neskowin. Duane has three children Orion 10, Liam 7 and Kensley 1.

What to expect when working with Duane – Together, you will assess your current monetary position, explore your financial goals and develop a personalized financial plan to take you through the transitions in your life. Duane strives to provide clear, easily understood explanations of complex financial concepts. This allows you to make an educated decision for your financial future.

Abbie Summers

Office Manager

Abbie Summers - Operations Manager – with nearly a decade in the industry serving as an assistant Abbie feels she can handle anything that needs her attention. She believes her lived experiences are helpful in guiding others. It is her responsibility to monitor the company’s organizational processes, introduce improvements, and implement different strategies to ensure efficiency as well as actively working with clients and processing requests. Born in Oregon, Abbie spent most of her adolescent years living in Duluth, Minnesota. Her love for the Midwest runs deep, the lakes (water sports), Boundary waters (fishing) and Hockey (Go Bulldogs!) Abbie has three children Trenton (15), Daniel (11) and Kensley (1). When not in the office, you will find her at sporting events cheering on her children.

Camilla Palumbo

Advisor Assistant

Camilla moved to the Oregon Coast from the Adirondack Mountains of northern NY State with husband David.

She retired from a long career in banking where she enjoyed helping people pursue their financial goals.

A few of her favorite things are the coast and beaches, walking with the dogs and gardening.

James Wellmeier

James Wellmeier - Administrative Assistant - James is part of LPL Business Solutions, a service that provides industry-trained LPL professionals who can simplify operations and streamline LPL advisors’ practices. He partners with advisors to provide support on administrative tasks and client management functions.

James has 15 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to joining LPL, he worked as a Paraplanner at Ameriprise Financial. Prior to that, he was a Client Service Coordinator at CYMI Holdings, the Mathile Family Office. In addition, he won the 2 highest awards while attending Dale Carnegie training course 'Effective Communication & Human Relations'. James is registered with both FINRA and the Ohio Department of Insurance. He presently holds a Series 7 General Securities Representative License through LPL Financial as well as a Life, Health & Disability Insurance License. He enjoys working with advisors and their clients in his role on the Admin Solutions team.

James has a strong foundation of faith and commitment to serving others. He enjoys traveling, spending time with his Wife and golfing with family and friends. James is a fan of the Cincinnati Reds Major League Baseball team.

Ella McWilliams

Client Services Associate

Ella was born and raised in Prineville, Oregon and loves this community. She enjoys helping in the community. Ella has a bachelor’s degree in Community Health from Eastern Oregon University. She is excited to use her experience of customer service to help people with their needs. When not at work, Ella is spending time with her dog Kennedy and enjoys taking her for walks and hikes all over central Oregon.