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Founder & Managing Partner
A native Californian, Derek grew up in the beach town of Santa Cruz. He was recruited by the University of California San Diego as a sought-after high school student athlete, and he graduated from UCSD with a degree in Economics with...
Chief of Staff
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As the Chief of Staff, Erin manages day-to-day operations as well as providing support for advisors and clients. She also aids Derek in recruiting new advisors to the firm as well as providing case management. Erin has been in the...
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After graduating with an Economics Degree from the University of California, San Diego, Brett started his career in institutional asset management in the San Francisco Bay Area with Fisher Investments where those he served included...
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At the age of 20, Scott Johnson began his first business in Thousand Oaks, CA teaching recreational sports. One of his students introduced him to the world of real estate appraising. After learning the ropes as an apprentice, Scott...
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Alexander Bayacal went into business at the young age of 20 years old. He started out in the real estate business with his family. After a year in his family business of real estate Alexander was recruited into the financial services...
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Bar began his financial career in 1999 working in retail banking. He then entered the Mortgage Lending and Real Estate sector in early 2000’s. Bar then transitioned to the Financial Services sector as a Financial Advisor in 2011...
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David was born into a law enforcement family. Where both his mom, dad, uncle, and stepdad were all policemen. Growing up with two brothers, one older and one younger, it seemed apparent that they would all follow the family...
Executive Financial Advisor
Brendan has always had a passion for the financial industry, earning his degrees in Economics with an emphasis Finance from San Diego State University in 2002. Prior to starting his financial services practice, Brendan worked as...
Long Term Care Professional
Drew Nichols has over a decade of experience in Long-Term Care planning. As both a team leader and an agent, Drew has helped over 20,000 families solve their long-term care funding problems. Well versed in both traditional...
Darrick grew up in Stone Mountain, GA and then attended The University of Georgia where he majored in Economics. He graduated from UGA in 1998 and then joined John Hancock Financial in Buckhead, GA for two years. After a...
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Steve Guzman’s experience in operations and case management began while working as a Legal Accounting Clerk in Irvine, CA during his time in college. While working in the legal field, Steve worked with a number of Orange County...
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Brittany began her experience with cash flow and accounting while in college reading contracts and handling accounting for a small manufacturing business. At the same time, she was studying at California Polytechnic University, Pomona...
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Lucy earned her Bachelor’s degree at Biola University in Sociology and then completed her Master’s degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy at California State University, Fullerton. After...
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Whether you are investing to build wealth, protect your family, or preserve your assets, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and long-term goals.
Our team of professionals has years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you.