Michelle Hampton
Director of Client Services

As the Director of Client Services, Michelle supports our organization's growth by
providing support services, maintaining existing client relationships, as well as ensuring that client projects are implemented according to schedule.

Michelle came to Cornerstone Investment Group after serving as an Assistant Branch Manager at US Bank, where she was employed for more than a decade.
Michelle resides in Shelby Valley, KY with her husband Leif, and her son Gage.In her spare time, Michelle and her family enjoy various fitness activities, hiking, and other outdoor recreations.

Ronnie Spence
Financial Advisor

As the founder and lead Financial Advisor of Cornerstone Investment Group, Ronnie provides individuals with a range of specialized, comprehensive financial guidance for investment, retirement, and estate planning, as well as other wealth management needs through his affiliation with Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. 

Ronnie started Cornerstone in 2009 with the goal of offering a local, independently owned alternative to large, traditional brokerage firms.

Ronnie earned his BBA in Accounting from the University of Pikeville. After graduation, he spent four years working as a Financial Advisor for Morgan Stanley. He then worked as a Financial Advisor for Wachovia Securities for 4 years before deciding to affiliate with an independent broker/dealer and starting his own firm.

Ronnie and his wife Bridget, are  residents of Pikeville, KY. They have three children, Katelyn, Kassidy, and Kameron. In his spare time, Ronnie is also active in various civic activities and he enjoys spending time with his family.Type your paragraph here.


About Us

Comprehensive financial advice you can trust.


Cornerstone Investment Group seeks to be a  leading provider of investments and comprehensive financial services to families, businesses and their owners.

We partner with clients and their legal and tax advisors to build detailed, personalized investment strategies that we then implement, monitor and alter as needs, risks and opportunities change. No two clients are alike— therefore no two plans and investment strategies are identical. We are accessible, and our clients’ plans are flexible as lives, needs and goals change we can alter a plan or strategy.