Lou Galletto, AIF®

Director of Retirement Plans

Lou Galletto 2021

Lou Galletto leads the retirement planning services team for Spaugh Dameron Tenny, LLC. He began his career on Wall Street in New York where he worked as a retail broker for Shearson Lehman before joining OppenheimerFunds as a Vice President in 1989. He remained with Oppenheimer through 2003 and has been instrumental in building our retirement planning team.

Lou’s expertise in Investment and Financial Services expands through Private Wealth Management, Corporate Retirement Planning, Retirement Income Distribution Planning, and Financial Planning. Lou and his team are devoted to analysis, due diligence, ongoing review, and providing the most appropriate investment solutions for our clients.



Lou has appeared in the Charlotte Business Journal and Charlotte Observer on a number of occasions where the topics have ranged from Personal Financial Planning to establishing and maintaining Retirement Plans for businesses.


Lou moved to Charlotte in 1993, and he and his wife have four children. He has dedicated his community service towards sports ministries, support group facilitation, and high school group leadership through the ministry team at Calvary Church in Charlotte.