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Our Team

Allegiance Financial Advisors is made up of several highly qualified investment advisor representatives, each experienced in their own specialized fields. Together, this group determines basic investment selections. They also give us the opportunity to provide continuous, quality service to our clients.

Our team of accomplished advisors include:

Alfred C. Della Porta

adellaporta@allegianceadvisors.com

Al Della Porta was a scholarship athlete at North Carolina State University before starting his career with Jefferson Pilot Life in 1983. Mr. Della Porta became an Associate Managing Director with John Hancock Financial Network and a Registered Representative of Signator Investors, Inc. in 1990. He transitioned to Managing Partner in October 2004. In 2018, he became affiliated with Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. as the Managing Executive for Della Porta Agency, LLC.

Mr. Della Porta joined Allegiance Financial Advisors, Inc. in 1998 as an Investment Advisor Representative and Vice President as well as a member of the Allegiance Financial Advisors Investment Committee.  In 2004, he became President of Allegiance Financial Advisors, Inc.

Mr. Della Porta is a member of the Financial Planning Association and specializes in the needs of small and mid-sized business owners and their particular investment and planning objectives.

Licenses currently held: 6, 7, 24, 51, 63, 65. 

For additional information, refer to our firm’s ADV Part 2B.

Contact Al at (904) 642-4401 x129 or by email

Christopher S. O’Shea, ChFC

coshea@allegianceadvisors.com

Chris O’Shea is a Jacksonville native and graduate of Bishop Kenny High School. He attended the University of South Florida, Troy State University and the Florida State University Finance, 1984. Mr. O’Shea served in the U.S. Air Force for six years followed by six years of Foreign Service management with Northrop Aircraft Corporation. Mr. O’Shea completed his corporate career as regional operations manager with Florida Mining and Materials. Mr. O’Shea joined Signator Investors, Inc. in 1998 as a registered representative. Mr. O’Shea joined Allegiance Financial Advisors in 2003, and is a member of the Allegiance Financial Advisors Investment Committee. In 2010, Mr. O’Shea was named Vice President of Allegiance Financial Advisors, Inc. In 2018, he became affiliated with Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. as a Registered Representative.  He has been designated a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) by the American College.

Mr. O’Shea assures his clients’ confidence with a careful, thorough and detailed fact finding process. This process focuses on interactive listening, evaluation, and understanding business or family financial priorities before any recommendations or solutions are offered.

Licenses currently held: FINRA Series 6, 7, 63 and 65. 

For additional information, refer to our firm’s ADV Part 2B.

Contact Chris at (904) 642-4401 x173 or by email

Joseph J. Maltese, CFP, ChFC, CLU

jmaltese@allegianceadvisors.com

Joe Maltese's background includes serving four years in the U. S. Air Force.  He then worked in Emergency Medical Services and eventually spent a decade as a business owner. In 1995, he joined Signator Investors, Inc. as a Registered Representative and John Hancock as an Agent. In 1999, he became an Investment Advisor Representative. In the ensuing years, he has also worked as a Sales Manager and Brokerage Manager. He possesses a Bachelor's Degree in Financial Services and a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA), and has been designated a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), and Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) by the American College. He obtained his Certified Financial Planner™ certification from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards in May of 2005. He joined Allegiance Financial Advisors as an Investment Advisor Representative in 2008 and is a member of the Allegiance Financial Advisors Investment Committee. In 2009, he was named Vice President.  In 2018, he became affiliated with Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. as a Registered Representative.

Licenses currently held: FINRA Series 6, 7, 24, 26, 51, 63, and 66. 

For additional information, refer to our firm’s ADV Part 2B.

Contact Joe at (904) 642-4401 x118 or by email

Brenda A. Barrett

bbarrett@allegianceadvisors.com

Brenda Barrett graduated from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire in 1985. She began her insurance career in the early 90’s and moved to Florida in 2003. In 2006, she joined John Hancock as an agent and Signator Investors, Inc. as a registered representative. In 2008, she joined Allegiance Financial Advisors, Inc. as a solicitor. In January 2015, she became an investment advisor representative with Allegiance Financial Advisors, Inc.  In 2018, she became affiliated with Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. as a Registered Representative.

Licenses currently held: FINRA Series 6, 7, 63, and 65. 

For additional information, refer to our firm’s ADV Part 2B.

Contact Brenda at (904) 642-4401 x128 or by email

Michael Della Porta

mdellaporta@allegianceadvisors.com

Michael Della Porta is a graduate from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Mr. Della Porta was a member of the Economic Honor Society, Omicron Delta Epsilon, and double majored in Business Economics and Management. Mr. Della Porta became an Insurance Agent with John Hancock Financial Network and a Registered Representative of Signator Investors, Inc. in 2016. He joined Allegiance Financial Advisors, Inc. as an Investment Advisor Representative in 2017.  In 2018, he became affiliated with Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. as a Registered Representative.

Licenses currently held: 7, 24, 66, 51. 

For additional information, refer to our firm’s ADV Part 2B.

Contact Michael at (904) 642-4401 x133 or by email