Our people

We are real people just like you. We have families to care for and lives to plan. We understand your goals and want to help you succeed.

Mike Dixon

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™


Mike has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry as a financial advisor/planner and as an accountant for a large US bank. He has also been a teacher, principal and headmaster in four private Christian schools.

He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education administration.

He and his wife, Margaret, have two adult sons, Christopher and Adam. Mike and Margaret attend Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem where he has served as a deacon, Calvary Provision board member and adult Bible class teacher.

Mike and Margaret enjoy time with their family as well as travel and home improvement projects. He enjoys woodworking (though Margaret says he’s not very good at it).

Tyler Schweigert

FINANCIAL ADVISOR


Tyler is a financial advisor at Dixon & Company. He also oversees operational tasks for our clients. Tyler is a native of North Dakota and a graduate of Liberty University, having obtained a bachelor’s degree in finance. Additionally, he is a candidate for the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ exam.

Prior to joining Dixon & Company, Tyler worked as a manufacturing line supervisor for Frito-Lay, then transitioned to Winston-Salem in 2015 when he took a leadership role with PepsiCo’s corporate finance division. Tyler left PepsiCo in July 2017, joining Dixon & Company to pursue his dream of serving people through the financial planning process.

Tyler is married to Kristen. They are active in their church and in their free time love learning more about the art and science of cooking.

Ben Shamberger

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™


Ben is a Greensboro native and is a proud alum of Appalachian State University class of ’07! He has a BS in business marketing, was a member of the ASU men’s soccer program and the ASU Ambassadors.

Since graduation, he’s been a sales manager, teacher, coach and business owner before becoming a financial advisor in 2012.

Ben and his wife Joy have 3 young children (2 girls and a boy) and he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, playing soccer and drums and guitar.

He has a passion for coaching people through every aspect of wealth management.

Brajan Funes

ACCREDITED WEALTH MANAGEMENT ADVISOR℠


Brajan was born in Honduras, but grew up in Winston-Salem. He began his financial services career in San Francisco, CA with J P Morgan Chase as an investment representative and banker. In 2017, he returned to Winston-Salem to work as a financial advisor with Edward Jones. He joined Dixon & Company as a client service associate in November 2019. Currently, he supports his own clients as a financial advisor and fulfills administrative duties in our office.

In his free time, Brajan writes and is an avid soccer player. Brajan also serves on the Board of Directors and is the Assistant Treasurer for the Hispanic League.