Financial Services

As a locally-based financial firm, First Columbia Financial Services takes great pride in delivering personal and honest investment guidance to the people of this community.

We are dedicated to helping our customers make life's most important financial decisions. We'll take the time to get to know you, to learn about your financial situation and goals, and provide you with clear, easy to understand information about your investing options. Our services include a full complement of investment and protection services: Retirement Plans, IRAs & 401(k)s; Life Insurance & Long-Term Care Insurance; and College & Estate Planning.   First Columbia Financial Services

Bringing Wall Street to Main Street

First Columbia Financial Services offers local service and expertise—while giving customers access to one of the largest array of investments available anywhere. 

We invite you to a no-obligation, one-on-one meeting to learn more. It's free and confidential. Our office is located at 279 Columbia Mall Drive in Bloomsburg, and we can meet with you at any First Columbia Bank location that is convenient to you. Please contact us at 570.387.2600 or via email.

Meet our Team of Financial Professionals

Matt Beagle, Program Manager & CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
Matt Beagle

Matt Beagle, Program Manager of First Columbia Financial Services and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER. A graduate of Millville High School and Ursinus College with Law and MBA degrees from Wake Forest University. Matt serves on the boards of Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital, the Gatehouse Transitional Shelter, Bloomsburg Little League, Bloomsburg Public Library, Downtown Bloomsburg, Inc., and Columbia County Volunteer Organization for Disaster Relief, and Agape.

Phone: 570.387.3448

Sondra Turnbach, LPL Financial Advisor
Sondra Turnbach

Sondra Turnbach is an LPL Financial Advisor and holds her Securities Registrations through LPL Financial as well as Insurance registrations. Sondra has more than 15 years of business experience. She received her Master's degree from Bloomsburg University and Bachelor's from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Phone: 570.387.4624

Mary Guarino, Administrative Assistant
Mary Guarino

Mary Guarino has served customers of First Columbia Financial Services for 15 years. Mary delivers first rate customer service and is a Notary Public.


Phone: 570.387.4026

Marla Hahn, Administrative Assistant

Marla Hahn has over 26 years of customer service experience. She has worked for First Columbia Bank & Trust Co. since 2008.  She is a graduate of Millville High School and received her Bachelor’s degree from Bloomsburg University.  Marla serves on the Board of Directors of the Exchange, an arts organization in Bloomsburg.




The Benefits of an LPL Partnership

LPL Financial is the nation's largest independent broker-dealer.*

For more than four decades, the firm has served as an enabling partner, supporting financial advisors in their goals of protecting and growing their clients' wealth. A chief objective of LPL Financial is to reduce the complexity of running a financial services practice so advisors can focus on what they do best–help their clients attain their financial goals and fulfill their dreams.

With headquarters on both coasts, LPL Financial supports financial advisors in helping their clients by offering a robust mix of services and tools such as: Enabling technology; Comprehensive clearing and compliance services; Practice management programs and training; Independent research. LPL Financial understands that providing Americans with unbiased investment advice is critical to their financial security. Because the firm has no proprietary products to sell, LPL Financial advisors can provide truly unbiased, conflict-free advice and investment recommendations.

Thousands of financial advisors nationwide rely on LPL Financial to help meet their clients' financial needs. They do so by using the firm's tools and resources that help them discover their clients' priorities, dreams, and passions; analyze and develop financial plans that support every stage of their clients' lives; and make product recommendations that put clients on the path to pursuing their goals. For more information about LPL Financial, visit

* As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2015?, based on total revenue.

Securities and advisory services offered through LPL Financial, a registered investment advisor. Member FINRA/SIPC. Insurance products offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. First Columbia Bank & Trust Co. and First Columbia Financial Services are not registered broker/dealers and are not affiliated with LPL Financial. The LPL Financial registered representative associated with this site may only discuss and/or transact securities business with residents of the following state - Pennsylvania.

Non-Deposit Investment Products:

Not FDIC Insured No Bank Guarantee May Lose Value
Not a Deposit Not Insured by any Federal Government Agency