Joel W. Sambursky founded Liberty Wealth Management in 2012 during his fifth year as a LPL Financial Advisor. Before becoming a LPL Financial Advisor, Joel became Executive Director of the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce while completing his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University in 2007. Joel received his Bachelor's’ degree in Finance in 2005. Joel holds his Series 7 and 66 registrations through LPL Financial and is passionate about helping his clients pursue their financial goals and objectives.
Teamwork, leadership, and competition, are important qualities in Joel’s life. As Southern Illinois University’s quarterback from 2002-2005, he led the Salukis to three straight conference championships and NCAA National playoff appearances, played in an unprecedented 49 consecutive games, became the first Saluki to be voted the “Toughest Saluki” for four straight years by his teammates, and set many Saluki quarterback records.
When he is not in the office, Joel, an avid outdoorsman, loves hunting, running, hiking, and any opportunity to get outside and enjoy the world’s beauty. Joel serves the Southern Illinois community as a member of the Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees and was previously on the board of directors for the Carbondale Community Arts. Joel is also a past president of the board of directors for the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce. Joel is married to Samantha, who was a four year letter winner for the Saluki Women’s Golf Program. Joel and Samantha have daughters Laney and Josephine, son Jase, and newborn son Theodore.
Juliana Hellriegel was born and raised in Brazil, where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Analysis. After working as a programmer and Systems Analyst for almost 10 years, she left a stable job to come to the United States as a student, pursuing an MBA and a career as an IT consultant.
Her plans changed significantly when she met her husband during the first week of school. A year later, she had completed a Certificate in Business from the University of California, Santa Barbara, was married, had purchased a home and was living in Minnesota. Her greatest adventure had begun!
In addition to Santa Barbara, CA and Saint Paul, MN, she has also lived in San Diego, CA and in Orlando, FL. She joined Liberty Wealth Management in the spring of 2017, soon after moving to the Carbondale area. With her extensive experience in customer service and training, her position at Liberty Wealth draws on her best qualities. She truly enjoys helping people.
Her biggest ongoing project is raising her two boys, Andrew and Nicholas, with her husband Bill.
Chris Adkins started as an intern at Liberty Wealth Management in May of 2015, and officially became a member of the team in January 2016 as a Client Services Associate. Chris holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management which he earned from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in May of 2017. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a specialization in finance at SIU. Chris is highly motivated to learn, meet client needs, and assist the Liberty Wealth Team in providing extraordinary service.
During his time at SIU, Chris competed as a student-athlete on the Saluki football team playing defensive back and lettering in two seasons. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Chris enjoys traveling to Texas to spend time with parents Kevin and Elizabeth Adkins, and sister Lesli Adkins. His interests include hunting, fishing, and other outdoor pursuits as he enjoys the natural beauty the Southern Illinois region has to offer.
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