Meet The Team
Damien Saccani, CFP®
Founder & President
Damien is the founder and President of Maiden Cove Capital, and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. He works with individuals, families, and business owners, many of whom are in the entertainment industry, to help them navigate the complexities that come with achieving financial success.
Damien's work earned him recognition while at Morgan Stanley as a Global Sports & Entertainment Director, a designation that acknowledged his ability to solve the sophisticated needs and dynamics of clients in those industries. His title was earned by fewer than 1% of the firm's advisors.
In 2018 he earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification which gave him specialized knowledge and skills to help clients address estate planning, tax planning and holistic financial planning.
Damien began his career in finance in 2001 as an options equity market maker on the floor of the Chicago Board of Exchange. He then made his way to the entertainment industry in Los Angeles, where he worked at CAA and then in film development and production, where he held senior executive posts at Universal Studios, The Walt Disney Studios and Warner Bros. Pictures.
Damien founded Maiden Cove Capital in 2020, with the goal of providing a better wealth management culture and platform for clients that puts their interests first.
A native New Englander, Damien is a graduate of Middlebury College, where he double majored in Political Science and Psychology, and was a two-sport varsity athlete. Additionally, Damien studied at Dartmouth College, UCLA Anderson School of Management, and served as an intern at The White House. Damien and his wife are raising their two children in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Damien is on the Board of Trustees at Maine College of Art & Design. When not working, he enjoys being active and outdoors with his family and friends whenever possible -- boating, playing sports, and traveling.
Kiersten Brennan, CFP®
Director of Wealth Management
Kiersten is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional with over 10 years of experience working in the financial services industry. Kiersten obtained the CFP® certification in 2017, considered the standard of excellence for financial planners, and believes in proactively helping clients achieve their personal and financial goals through collaborative, comprehensive financial planning. As a fiduciary, Kiersten is committed to putting client's interest first and providing a high-level of service built on trust.
Prior to joining Maiden Cove Capital Kiersten worked as a financial advisor with Raymond James. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their beloved pets, and being outdoors.
Client Service Associate
Debra began her career at Young and Rubicam where she worked in Account Management and spent subsequent years at Inc. Magazine and the AmeriCares Foundation. During her children’s younger years she obtained her Real Estate license and worked with Berkshire Hathaway and Houlihan Lawrence in Greenwich, Connecticut. Debra is a graduate of the University of Colorado, where she majored in English.
Prior to joining Maiden Cove Capital Debra worked as a Registered Client Service Associate with Morgan Stanley. When not working, she enjoys getting outdoors and enjoying many of the activities New England offers.
Lead Client Relationship Manager
As the Lead Client Relationship Manager, Andrew is charged with overseeing client workflow, money movement and firm projects. With a keen eye for detail and incredible precision with documents, Andrew is a valued member of the team.
Andrew is a graduate of Bryant University in Rhode Island, where he studied Finance and Economics. Before joining Maiden Cove, Andrew worked at Fidelity Investments as an Implementation Project Manager.
Andrew spends his free time at the many parks in Portland with his dog, Noomi, or boating on Damariscotta Lake.