Sarah V. McCord, CCO
Sarah is a 1989 graduate of Ball State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree. Following college, Sarah joined the USA Group as a Customer Assistance Representative and was rapidly promoted—first to Quality Control Monitor and later to a management position as Quality Control Senior Trainer where she supervised a team of employees covering seven different customer areas.
In 1998, Sarah joined Robert W. Baird & Company, Inc. (Baird), a large national Investment Brokerage firm, as a Registered Sales Associate where she assisted two Senior Financial Advisors. Again, Sarah was quickly promoted and became the branch office’s Information Technology Representative where she trained staff on all new software and information technology systems. In 1999, Sarah was named Training Coordinator for Baird, traveling throughout the United States. During this period, Sarah implemented a number of programs to assist Baird Advisors in serving the high-net-worth market. Serving in the same position, Sarah was later promoted to Assistant Vice President.
To be with family and friends, Sarah returned to her hometown of Yorktown, Indiana in 2003 and accepted a position as Branch Manager and Assistant Vice President with Bank One (now J.P. Morgan Chase) in Muncie, Indiana. In less than two years Sarah increased the branch’s assets by more than 38%. She improved the branch’s performance levels in every area measured by Bank One and implemented a variety of compliance and customer service initiatives.
Sarah is involved in all phases of the investment advisory business with Cardinal Capital including investment management, client service, and financial planning. She is the Chief Compliance Officer charged with monitoring the firm’s compliance of State and Federal Securities Rules and implements new technology initiatives.
Sarah has always been active in the local community and is a past member of the Exchange Club Board and past Vice President on the Board of the Prevent Child Abuse Council of Delaware County. Sarah sits on the Government Relations Committee for the Muncie/Delaware County Chamber of Commerce and acts as a Chamber Ambassador. She is also a past Board Member for the Hoosier Academy Charter School of Muncie. Sarah was a nominee for the 2009 & 2010 Athena Award. She was awarded the prestigious Chamber Ambassador of the Year award in March 2011. She was once again named Chamber Amassador of the Year in March 2018. She is the Past President for the YWCA Board of Directors of Muncie. She is a current member of the Muncie Sunrise Rotary Club and serves on the clubs board of directors. She is the Immediate Past President of Muncie Sunrise Rotary.
Lee Snider, Managing Partner
Lee Snider has been a financial advisor for more than 35 years helping individuals, families, and businesses achieve their financial goals by providing professional advice and counsel on investment, retirement, and estate planning. He is committed to working with clients and offering them diversified wealth-management solutions to promote financial security.
As a caring advisor, Lee is dedicated to developing a solid relationship with our clients by understanding their concerns, objectives, and financial goals. He uses his expertise to assist clients in developing personal financial plans to reach those goals and objectives. Lee is involved in all phases of the investment advisory business at Cardinal Capital Management, including research, investment selection, asset allocation, client service, and financial planning.
Lee graduated Magna Cum Laude from Indiana Wesleyan University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He entered the financial services industry in 1985 and in 1991 earned his Chartered Life Underwriters designation. In 1995 he became registered with LPL Financial as a licensed stockbroker and investment advisor representative. In 2000, Lee founded Snider Investment Services, Inc., an independent financial investment firm where he focused on providing personalized, individual service for his clientele. Lee joined the Cardinal Capital Management team in 2012 and brings with him a wealth of experience, knowledge, and integrity.
Along with his wife Cathie, Lee lives in Muncie where they raised three daughters. He is an active volunteer in his church and community. They are members of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Muncie, Indiana where Lee served on his parish Finance Council as Chairman. He also served on the Finance Council of the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana for fifteen years. Lee has been involved in the local soccer community for many years, both as a player and a coach. He enjoys travel, spending time with his family, and golfing.
TJ Weir, Financial Advisor/Portfolio Manager
TJ Weir is a financial advisor dedicated to helping individuals, families, and businesses reach their financial goals. He works to build lasting relationships with our clients while creating comprehensive financial plans specific to their individual needs and objectives. TJ is involved in all phases of the investment advisory business with Cardinal Capital, including research, investment selection, asset allocation, client service, and financial planning.
TJ is a 2014 graduate of Ball State University where he received a degree in Financial Planning and Investments. He was a member of the Ball State Baseball team from 2010 – 2014. TJ was drafted in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft by the San Diego Padres. He played 6 years of professional baseball before moving back to Muncie with his wife, Kati.
Following his professional baseball career, TJ joined Chariot Automotive Group, a group of four dealerships located across Central Indiana. He worked for Chariot as an analyst before entering the financial services industry. TJ was a financial advisor with Aurora Financial Strategies before joining Cardinal Capital Management in November of 2022.
TJ and Kati live in Muncie with their son, Jordan. They are members of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and are actively involved in athletics. Kati is the head volleyball coach at Wapahani High School and TJ gives baseball lessons in the Muncie area.
As an advisor, TJ is committed to providing thoughtful, professional advice specific to the individual needs of each client.
Cardinal CPA Group
Cardinal CPA Group is dedicated to looking after our clients’ best interests. Decades of expanding our client base and services, along with continued growth, have made us what we are today—one of the most trusted and respected accounting firms in the area. We are committed to quality client service for a fair price. Our business is sometimes complex, but our goal remains very simple. When our clients are successful, we are successful. We provide a comprehensive list of financial services for any size business. Our dedication is to provide all of our clients with all of the financial services that any business would need.