Our Team

Chuck Barber


Chuck is a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a C-130 Loadmaster and served two tours overseas, the first in Iraq and the other in Afghanistan. As a veteran he has a special interest in serving veterans and their families in our community.

He specializes in Estate Planning. His primary focus is the protection of client’s assets. He uses many tools and is proficient in qualifying clients for the Veteran’s Aid and Attendance benefit, and Long term care Medicaid qualification. He has worked with numerous families and is proud to say has had excellent success helping them realize the benefits available.

Ed Pennington


Ed Pennington, Founder of Pennington Financial, LLC has been serving the insurance and financial planning needs for our community over thirty years. Ed has developed a specialty in working with retirees and those about to retire who want to protect principal and ensure that their money lasts. In his practice, Pennington Financial Services, LLC, he focuses on helping his clients avoid the common mistakes. He offers his clients assistance with an array of estate planning needs including Medicaid planning and eligibility, investment strategies, 401k and IRA rollovers, tax deferred annuities, and estate planning and tax reduction strategies.

Hailey Blankinship

Hailey Blankinship Executive Assistant at Pennington Financial, LLC

Hailey, Executive Assistant at Pennington Financial, LLC, was born and raised in West Monroe, Louisiana.  She is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University with a Bachelors of Arts majoring in Political Science. 

Our Practice

Specialty Areas


  • Financial Estate Planning
  • Asset Preservation/ Wealth Transfer
  • Medicaid Eligibility
  • Veterans Pension Eligibility
  • Legal Documents: Wills, Trusts, & Power of Attorney
  • Long Term Care insurance
  • Life Insurance & Annuities
  • Investment Advisory Services

Our Approach


At Pennington Financial, LLC, we specialize in bringing asset protection to your corner. We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to helping you understand what actions we can take to deliver. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them with confidence.

The "A" Team in Your Corner


Every morning, our team has a meeting to discuss our cases. This means that no matter who you go with in our firm, the expertise of the whole team weighs in on your case. 

Legacy of Success


Pennington Financial, LLC has been working together for over 15 years and has a proven track record of success. We use that experience to help you down a path to the results you need.  Schedule your free  consultation today.