About Us

At Lemzar Capital, we are committed to your financial success.

Matt Lemen
Partner, Wealth Management Advisor

Matt Lemen

Matt has nearly a decade of experience as a Wealth Management Advisor. He specializes in strategic financial planning and wealth management, in addition to insurance, risk management and long-term financial protection.

Whether he’s working with clients or raising his children, Matt values integrity, trust and excellence. “I carry these values with me every day and they guide how I live, act and treat other people. I believe it’s essential to build trust with my clients, treat everyone with respect and set a strong example for my children.”

A native of Falls Church, Virginia, Matt now lives in Birmingham with his wife, Cari, and two daughters, Lucy and Lauren. He and his family are members of Mountain Brook Community Church and active in their community.

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Ken Azar
Partner, Financial Advisor

Ken Azar

Ken has spent more than three decades in the financial services industry and uses his abundance of knowledge to help his clients plan and prepare for a rewarding financial future. His experience and expertise also enable him to address all aspects of his clients' financial life, from wealth management to business planning to wealth transfer strategies.

Ken believes in the power of relationships in his work and his personal life. He also understands his primary job is to be an advocate for his clients — to work on their behalf to help them achieve their goals. “My clients place a lot of trust in me and I take it very seriously. It’s my job — and my passion — to do everything in my power to help them plan for and experience the life they want to live.”

Ken and his wife, Pam, have three children, Ansley, Hallie and Ken. They attend Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church and enjoy family time, church and supporting charitable organizations in their community.

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Zach Wicker
Wealth Management Advisor

Zach Wicker

Zach specializes in bringing strategic and efficient ideas to help his clients in their wealth accumulation and to meet their financial planning objectives. Additionally, he assists his clients in addressing their risk management and estate planning goals.

Inside or outside of the office, Zach strives for his relationships to have a strong sense of trust and transparency. “I want my clients to always feel comfortable and have a good understanding of why we are implementing the strategies to help them achieve their financial goals.”

Zach and his wife, Morgan, have three children. They have two boys, Pearson and Hayes, and a daughter, Sloane. He and his family are members of Hunter Street Baptist Church and enjoy family time, spending time outdoors, and being part of the community.

Advisory services offered by Investment Advisory Representatives of RFG Advisory, a registered investment advisor. Lemzar Capital and RFG Advisory are unaffiliated entities.

Rick Wedell
Chief Investment Officer

Rick Wedell

Prior to joining RFG, Rick spent 12 years at Bain Capital Credit where he rose through the ranks to become Executive Vice President, Head of Fixed Income Consumer Investments and Assistant Portfolio Manager. Rick played an instrumental role in helping Bain grow to become a global investment powerhouse, serving client assets in excess of $30 billion.

Managing portfolios through the volatile markets of 2001 and 2008, Rick experienced firsthand the importance of portfolio diversification and the tradeoffs between risk and portfolio return. He applies those lessons learned to managing clients’ money today.

Rick graduated from Harvard University, Magna Cum Laude, in Applied Mathematics & Economics. He is also a Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA and was awarded Henry Ford II Scholar for highest academic achievement in his MBA class.

Jessica McDonald
Advisor Admin Assistant

Jessica McDonald

Jessica McDonald began her college career majoring in middle school education and mathematics, with intentions of becoming a middle school math teacher. She married her husband who was in the US Army, and they relocated to Augusta, GA in 2012. She began working for their local church in the finance department, where she fell in love with serving people and recognized the importance of financial literacy. In 2016 they welcomed their son, and decided it was time to move closer to family in Birmingham, AL. Jessica began working in the wealth management department of a CPA firm, where she found her inspiration to pursue her master’s degree in Family Financial Planning and Counseling at the University of Alabama. She graduated in December 2020 and is a member of Omega Nu Lambda National Honor Society. Jessica is excited about serving clients with Lemzar Capital and helping them achieve their financial goals.

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