Our Team

Andrew E. Burdsall

President

Andy Burdsall is the president of Riverbend Financial Group, LLC.  He focuses on values-based financial planning, effective asset and cash flow management and efficient charitable giving.  He holds the Behavioral Financial Advisor designation.

Andy grew up in the Air Force and moved around the country, landing in Kansas City when his father retired and he entered the fourth grade.  Upon completion of high school, he attended Iowa State University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. Andy worked in engineering, supervision and management for Fortune 50 companies until 1999, when he and his wife, Deanna, decided it was time for a career change. Andy joined American Express Financial Advisors and eventually moved his practice from Louisville, Kentucky  to New Albany, Indiana.  He was instrumental in the formation of Navigator Financial Group in December, 2001, became the sole owner of the business in September, 2003 and continued as president when the business became Riverbend Financial Group LLC in July 2007. As a sister firm to Riverbend Physicians, Riverbend Financial serves clients coming from a wide range of demographics and geographies.

Andy is a Registered Principal with Securities America, Inc. and is an Investment Advisory Representative of Securities America Advisors, Inc.

Deanna and Andy live in southern Indiana with their three girls, Kate, Camryn and Ellie.  They enjoy volunteering at church and are very active in the girls’ activities, although empty-nesting is coming fast.

Adam D. Henley

VICE PRESIDENT, CLIENT SERVICE

Adam is the Vice President of Riverbend Financial Group. He helps lead the Riverbend team, assists the financial advisors in developing and growing their practices, and provides attentive service to our clients.

Adam is a lifelong resident of Southern Indiana, graduating from New Albany High School in 1996 and Indiana University Southeast in 2000. He joined the office in 1998 through an internship program offered by IUS, and has helped grow and transition the firm into Riverbend Financial Group.

Adam married his lovely wife, Tiffany, in 2000. They live in Henryville with their two children, Parker and Sophie. In his free time, he enjoys watching his kids participate in a variety of sports and activities. He also enjoys being active, getting outside, watching sports, playing computer games with Parker, and just hanging out with the family.

Michael D. Warner

CHARTERED FINANCIAL CONSULTANT

Michael has spent his entire 30 year career as a dedicated student of Finance & Economics and the applications to real life. He holds a BS degree in Economics, MBA, and several professional designations. Michael’s field of specialty involves comprehensive financial & estate planning, asset & wealth management, investment & insurance management, and retirement & income distribution planning. 
 
He and wife Lisa live in Oldham County, Kentucky and have been married for 29 years. They have two daughters, Hannah and Claire. Among his many interests are music (plays the mandolin, fiddle and guitar), outdoors (hunting and fishing) and active church ministry. Michael receives new clients by referral.
 

Kristina English

FINANCIAL ADVISOR

Regardless of their asset level, Kristina believes every person needs financial planning and became a financial advisor to help others achieve their goals and dreams. Kristina assists our clients with wealth management, specifically financial and retirement planning, and also helps them with their life, Medicare, health insurance, disability and long-term care needs through insurance solutions. 
 

Kristina holds Series 7, 65 and 66 securities licenses as well as life, health, long-term care and annuity insurance licenses in Indiana and Kentucky. She has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Practitioner. Kristina also holds a Master of Science in health care administration and a Bachelor of Science in biology from Western Kentucky University, and is an alumni member of the 2017 Leadership Southern Indiana DISCOVER program. Kristina is also an active volunteer with Leadership Southern Indiana, working for several years with the NEXGEN program and now serves as the committee chair for the NEXGEN program. Kristina is also a member of the Leadership Southern Indiana Advisory Board.

 
Kristina and her husband, John, have two children, Ethan and Jake. She enjoys spending time with family, watching her sons’ extracurricular activities and attending and volunteering at Northside Christian Church.
 

Brittany Gardner

CLIENT EXPERIENCE MANAGER/MARKETING

Brittany has served in the financial industry since 2009 and is our Client Experience Manager, as well as responsible for marketing efforts at Riverbend Financial Group. She takes great pride in getting to know clients personally, and understanding their perspectives on life, finances and legacy. She believes every client deserves a personable and joyous experience with our office. Her goal is to ensure that each person who walks into Riverbend feels valued, respected and understood.
 
Brittany is a huge Green Bay Packers fan and enjoys visiting her hometown of Las Vegas as often as possible. You’ll almost always find her starting a new craft or home decor project!
 
She and her husband JT reside in New Albany, with his adorable daughter Ryleigh and their dog Bentley.
 

Tiffany Henley

OPERATIONS SPECIALIST

As Operations Specialist, Tiffany specializes in securities and insurance support, client preparations and processing at Riverbend Financial Group. She loves building relationships with our clients and helping make sure their requests are handled in an efficient and timely manner. She began working at Riverbend in 2003 but took a (short) 15 year break to be a stay-at-home mom to her and Adam’s children, Parker and Sophie.
 
She loves to plan fun activities with Adam and the kids, travel to the mountains or beach, and read.
 

Joe Burdsall

GENERAL MANAGER

Joe Burdsall is the General Manager of Riverbend Financial Group, LLC. 

Joe was born in Germany outside of Ramstein Air Force Base.  After a couple of Air Force moves, he landed with his family in Kansas City where he completed his education through high school.  The summer after his graduation, Joe entered the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY.  There, he graduated as a Second Lieutenant in the US Army with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.  He served for five years at Fort Lewis, Washington, as an Armor Officer, finishing his service as a Captain. Joe owned and operated a picture framing business outside of Fort Lewis for 13 years where he provided awards and recognition to those still serving.  He also worked for several years as a production manager, project manager, and operations manager at two manufacturing plants. In 2018, Joe’s wife Vanessa retired after 21 years in the Army.  Noticing a good opportunity to make a big life change, Joe and Vanessa made the decision to move closer to family, relocating from the Pacific Northwest.

Joe’s substantial experience in management and operations makes him the perfect fit to keep things running smoothly and efficiently at Riverbend.

Joe, Vanessa and their dog Max now live in Jeffersonville, Indiana, and are pleased to call Kentuckiana their new home.