Investment Support Team


Aaron Kingrey (Alphastar Capital Management)


Aaron is an Associate Trader on Alphastar’s Trading Desk and is responsible for all cash management as well as assistance in the trading and maintenance of Alphastar’s portfolio offerings. He brings over 5 years of trading experience to the Alphastar Team.

Aaron began his career with a proprietary trading firm in Raleigh, NC, before creating his own investment firm upon acquiring his Series 3 license. Prior to joining Alphastar, Aaron held a leadership role on the trading desk of a privately managed investment firm in the Charlotte area, working primarily with the firm’s trading and operations. In addition to being an associate on the trading desk, Aaron also collaborates with operations to improve and ensure firm efficiencies.

Ericka Rea (Alphastar Capital Mangement)

Advisor Services Manager

Ericka oversees the daily administrative operations of the Alphastar home office, including providing Medallion Signature Guarantee stamps when necessary for outgoing annuity transfers for Alphastar Advisors. Ericka heads the onboarding process to fully train and transition all new advisors onto the Alphastar platform. She monitors and maintains Alphastar’s social media marketing platforms, liaises with IT to help develop all technology related projects for the firm, and is also responsible for the planning and logistics of Alphastar’s advisor events.

Ericka received her Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Organizational Management from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. While earning her degree, Ericka also worked on campus as the Lead Building Manager for one of the university’s student unions coordinating and supervising the daily operations of the event venue. She spends most of her time with her husband and their little girl, Laken.