Your Advisory Team

Our team is here to serve you on your journey to pursue financial comfort.

Phone: (865) 671-4262 FAX (865) 671-4336
Address: 900 S Gay St, Suite 2109, Knoxville, TN 37902


Kevin J. LeBlanc


Kevin is a native of New Iberia, Louisiana. He is a graduate of the University of Louisiana-Lafayette with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics and Finance. Kevin entered the Financial Services Industry through his appointment with Jefferson Pilot Financial in 1987. His career path included Associate Division Manager and then Division Manger of the Lafayette, Louisiana operations until 1991. At that time he relocated to Knoxville Tennessee as Jefferson Pilot’s Managing Partner of the company’s East Tennessee operations. The LeBlanc Group established itself as a Premier Partner firm with Jefferson Pilot Financial consistently ranking among the companies top producing firms. The LeBlanc Group changed primary company affiliations in 2001 and affiliated with John Hancock Financial. Once again, The LeBlanc Group was successful and reigned as a leader among John Hancock’s nationwide financial network. In November 2004, the group adopted a new business philosophy and restructured as an independently owned and operated financial services firm. Kevin served on the board of the General Agent’s and Managers Association and was the organization’s President in 1997. He is a member of the local chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, Financial Planning Association and GAMA International. Kevin believes it is equally important to invest in his community and does so by serving on several local charitable organizations planning committees. Kevin is very active in wealth accumulation and preservation strategies. He is a member of All Saints Catholic Church. In his spare time, he enjoys boating, horticulture and spending time with his family. He credits his success to his strong family relationships, specifically his parents and grandparents. He and his family also spend a fair amount of time in South Louisiana. 

Securities Licensed in: FL; ID; LA; MD; MI; OH; OK; PA; TN.
Insurance Licensed in: FL; MI; TN.
Advisory Licensed in: TN.



Scott Beaty
Financial Advisor

Born and raised on the Cumberland Plateau in Jamestown, Tennessee, Scott Beaty came to Knoxville attend The University of Tennessee. This is where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in political science and city planning. Scott has more than six years experience in the financial industry. Prior to joining LeBlanc Financial Alliance, Scott served as a finance manager with a local recreational equipment dealership. He chose a career with LeBlanc Financial Alliance because he recognized that he could help clients by providing a service with real and measurable results. Scott volunteers for Boys and Girls Clubs. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball, golf, going scuba diving, and visiting his hometown where many of his friends and family reside.

Securities Licensed in: CA; FL; GA; OH; TN.
Insurance Licensed in: TN.
Advisory Licensed in: TN.



Claire Springhetti

Marketing Coordinator

Claire is a native of Hartland, Michigan. Joining the team in summer 2017, she is LeBlanc Financial Alliance’s marketing coordinator. Claire is responsible for enriching client relations, marketing strategy, directing client events, developing social media and all public relations on Leblanc Financial Alliance’s behalf. She attended Michigan State University where she earned her Bachelors of Arts in Advertising Management and a Minor in Public Relations. She is excited to be living in a new city that is surrounded by lakes and mountains. In her spare time she enjoys water skiing, wakeboarding, surfing, ice hockey, kiteboarding, boating, hiking, traveling and cooking.




Renee Caraway

Operations Manager

Renee rejoined the staff at LeBlanc Financial Alliance in March of 2018 assuming her previous position as Operations Manager. She graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a BS in Communications and has over 25 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry. Providing outstanding customer service has been the core of her career. During her tenure with AT&T Small Business she was recognized for having the highest customer satisfaction rating in the nation. 

The Operations department includes a wide variety of areas.  Renee’s duties include, but aren’t limited to, new business processing, project management, firm financials, reporting, client and firm file set up and maintenance, client services and agent commissions, licensing and appointments.

Renee and her husband Brian moved to Maryville in 1997 in search of a wonderful community in which to raise their two children, Joshua and Kelsey. Now, as empty nesters, they reside with their dog (Gus) and cat (Izzy).  Renee worships at the Maryville Church of Christ and in her spare time she enjoys landscaping, reading, music and travel.






Maria Checchin


Originally from Bohol, Philippines, Maria moved to Texas in 1996. She graduated high school a year early, Magna Cum Laude. In 2009, she joined the Military and served in the Navy as a Machinist Mate in Norfolk, Va. She specialized in main propulsion, water ph testing, and at sea refueling operations. Additionally, Maria was on the swim and rescue squad. Fun Fact, her naval ship was in the movie Captain Phillips featuring Tom Hanks. In 2013, after four years of military service, she moved to Knoxville, TN and attended Fountainhead College of Technology, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Network Security and an Associate's Degree in Information Technology (I.T.). In 2018 she decided to switch gears and pursue her interest in finance. Maria is happily married with two young children. Her passions are hiking, wake-surfing, traveling, spending time at the beach, sailing, working out and going on mission trips to foreign countries. Maria is our newest member of the Leblanc Financial Alliance team.  She’s looking forward to putting down roots here in East Tennessee and excited to begin this new journey.





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Contact Information

Phone:           (865) 671-4262
FAX               (865) 671-4336

900 South Gay Street
Suite 2109 
Knoxville, TN 37902


Securities offered through Center Street Securities, Inc.(CSS), a registered Broker-Dealer & member FINRA & SIPC. Investment Advisory Services offered through Center Street Advisors, Inc. (CSA), an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. LeBlanc Financial Alliance., CSA and CSS are independent entities. No part of this communication should be construed as an offer to sell any security or provide investment advice or recommendation. Securities offered through Center Street Securities, Inc. will fluctuate in value and are subject to investment risks including possible loss of principal.

Please be advised that presently Kevin J. LeBlanc and Scott Beaty hold Series 7 & 66  licenses in States For residents of other states in which registration is not held, proper licenses and registrations must be obtained by Kevin J. LeBlanc, or Scott Beaty before proceeding further. No part of this communication should be construed as an offer to sell any security or provide investment advice or recommendation. Securities offered through Center Street Securities, Inc. will fluctuate in value and are subject to investment risks including possible loss of principal.

Securities licensed in: AL, CA, FL, GA, ID, IN, LA, MD, MI, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA. Insurance licensed in: FL, MI, MI, OH, SC, TN. Advisory licensed in: TN, TX.