Our Team

As our client, you'll receive a high level of personalized service, professional delivery, and technical expertise from our team. We emphasize the importance of working with your other trusted professionals, such as an accountant or estate lawyer, to develop a comprehensive wealth management plan and ensure that your investment strategies align with all of your goals.

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Jim Kampstra, APA, CIMA®, CFP®

Jim is the owner of Ferrara Kampstra and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company. His primary focus as a wealth advisor is consulting with business owners on their personal and business’ financial issues. Over the past eight years, Jim has earned numerous industry certifications and accreditations including the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) designation, Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation, Accredited Pension Administrator (APA), and Accredited Pension Representative (APR) designations. Jim also holds the FINRA Series 7, Series 24, and Series 66 securities licenses. Jim is also actively involved in the Gettysburg community and currently serves as a board member and Treasurer for the Adams County Community Foundation.

Jim is a 2008 graduate of the prestigious Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in finance. Jim spends his time away from work with family, enjoying the company of his wife Kelly and new baby daughter Audrey. He also likes to stay active with hiking, traveling, and skiing.

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Kelly Kampstra, APR, CFP®

Kelly joined Ferrara Kampstra in July 2012. Kelly is responsible for managing the overall business operations and implementing strategic growth initiatives. Kelly has her NIPA Accredited Pension Representative designation as well as the FINRA Series 7, Series 24, and Series 66 Securities licenses.

Kelly is a 2008 graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree. She earned a Master of Science degree from The Pennsylvania State University in 2014. Kelly spends most of her time away from work caring for her baby daughter Audrey and husband, Jim. When the opportunity does arise, Kelly can be found reading, gardening, traveling, or skiing.

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Phillip Layton

Phil joined the team at Ferrara Kampstra in December of 2013 as a Client Service Assistant and became a Financial Advisor with the firm in Fall 2016. He has a Bachelor of Science in Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science in Accounting. Phil helps our clients develop financial and investment strategies that align their needs, goals, and risk tolerance.

In his free time Phillip gives back to the community by serving as the 1st Assistant Scout Master for Troop 128 in Chambersburg, PA. He is an Eagle Scout and enjoys hiking.

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Allex Hartzell

Allex joined the team at Ferrara Kampstra in January 2017 as a Client Service Associate. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Human Resources Program Certificate from Central Pennsylvania College. Allex’s prior work experience includes managing an online publication service and helping oversee his family’s small business.

When Allex is not working, he enjoys watching sports and spending time with his family. He is also an active board member of the York Springs Borough.

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Beth Christopher

Beth joined Ferrara Kampstra in January 2014. She is responsible for meeting and greeting our clients, whether on the phone or in our office, and for coordinating client events. Prior to joining Ferrara Kampstra, Beth and her husband owned a local insurance agency, and she spent over 20 years working as an insurance agent.

Beth is involved with the music ministry at her church and also charity work in our community. She is married and loves to spend time with her husband Scott. She enjoys motorcycling, gardening, and being outdoors.

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Katie Langville

Katie joined Ferrara Kampstra in August 2014 as an administrative assistant. In her role, she assists primarily with financial planning data entry and analysis. She also helps provide client service to both individual and retirement plan clients.

Katie is a 2003 graduate of Case Western Reserve University with a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science & Engineering. Katie enjoys being a mostly stay-at-home Mom to her two children, Giada & William, and spending time with her husband, Chip. Her interests include leading a local moms & kids group, crafting, cooking & baking.