The Blackwell Carroll Group - Morgan Stanley Team - Albuquerque, NM
Morgan Stanley
The Blackwell Carroll Group
at Morgan Stanley
6565 Americas Parkway
Suite 400
Albuquerque, NM 87110
tel: (505) 872-7316
toll-free: (877) 800-0870 
fax: (505) 889-2858
Michael John Blackwell, CFP
Senior Vice President
Financial Advisor
(877) 800-0870

Michael Blackwell joined Morgan Stanley in 2007. Michael focuses on comprehensive financial planning. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Michael spent six years in the information technology sector where he served as a Delivery Project Executive at IBM and a Director of Field Services at Dimension Data. Prior to working in information technology, Michael’s professional engineering career began in manufacturing as a metallurgist with Carpenter Technology Corporation. Michael holds a Master’s Degree from University of Pennsylvania in Materials Science & Engineering where he graduated Cum Laude. He conducted thesis research work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Science & Engineering from Lehigh University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and he currently serves on the Lehigh University Alumni Board. He completed his financial planning studies at Georgetown University. He earned CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification in 2010.

J. Charles Carroll, CFP       
Senior Vice President
Wealth Advisor

(505) 872-7305  

“Charlie” Carroll began working for Morgan Stanley in 2001. He earned CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification in 2006. Before joining Morgan Stanley, Charlie was an Accounting Manager for Mountain States Insurance Group. He became a Certified Public Accountant in 1997 when he worked for Meyners + Co. He also worked at Mountain States Insurance Group as a Premium Auditor and as a Claims Adjuster. Charlie earned his Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of New Mexico.

Chris Guillen
Financial Advisor
(505) 889-2864

Chris Guillen joined Morgan Stanley in 2007, where he spent a majority of his career working on the New York Stock Exchange Trading Floor and in Private Wealth Management in New York City. Chris and his family are from Northern New Mexico and have deep ties to the surrounding communities. Chris also earned a Bachelor’s Degree from The University of New Mexico where he majored in Financial Management, minored in Economics, and graduated Cum Laude.

Janis Frank
Portfolio Associate
(505) 889-2867

Jan Frank has been employed in the financial services industry for 12 years, working at a couple of different firms before finding her home at Morgan Stanley.  Before that she has owned and managed a restaurant, worked at UNM managing the Department of General Medicine, at the University of Utah in the Artificial Organs Division and many other interesting and rewarding careers.  Jan has two sons and two wonderful grandsons (the best part of having kids).  She has lived in New Mexico for 30 years and considers herself a native.  Jan enjoys all the variety of cultures, climates, the variety of things to do and see but most of all the people of New Mexico and all their interesting stories.

Melanie Collier
Senior Registered Associate
(505) 889-2830

Melanie Collier has worked for Morgan Stanley since 2006.  Prior to that, she worked at Merrill Lynch for 20 years. She earned her degree in Economics, with a minor in Business at UNM. Melanie worked in the banking industry for over 10 years before deciding on the Financial Industry as her passion.  She prides herself on taking care of all the administrative details related to client accounts, especially providing client service.

Melanie O’Callaghan
Senior Registered Associate
(505) 889-2869

Melanie O’Callaghan has been employed at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management since 2006.  She has a diverse professional background including owning and operating Pen & Pad, a local office supply and stationery store, to working as an internal auditor for the State of Arizona.  Melanie earned her Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and a minor in Economics from the University of New Mexico.

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