Ed works closely with prospective and existing clients to understand their goals and develop a strategy for achieving them. He also oversees business operations and chairs the financial planning committee.
Ed began his career as an accountant having earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and then a Masters in Accountancy in Accounting and Finance (MAcc) from the University of Denver before making the transition into financial planning more than 15 years ago. In addition to the knowledge of accounting and tax codes that he learned throughout his educational and professional career, Ed maintains the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designation and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification.
Ed was born in Kiev and moved to Denver with his family when he was five. He left the cold mountain air of Colorado in favor of the California sun more than fifteen years ago and currently lives in Manhattan Beach with his wife, Kelly, and their twin boys, Beckett and Hayden.
Ed and Kelly enjoy the outdoors and spend a lot of time at the beach or going on hikes in the hills around Los Angeles. Ed is an active member at the Jonathan Club. He and Kelly love animals and Ed is a frequent contributor to various humane societies.
Sarah advises existing and prospective clients, partnering with them to understand their goals and develop strategies for achieving them. She also sits on the financial planning committee and contributes to our broader organizational strategy.
Sarah's first career was in retail real estate development, which brought her from Chicago to Southern California where she made the transition into financial planning. She joins Strategic View Advisors from a private practice at Ameriprise, bringing with her extensive financial planning and client relationship experience. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from Purdue University and a Certificate in Personal Financial Planning from the University of California, Los Angeles. She maintains the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification and holds the Series 7 and 66 licenses.
A born and bred Midwesterner, Sarah frequently returns to visit her large family. Here in Los Angeles, she and her wife Maureen enjoy exploring different neighborhoods, usually on foot, and play ice hockey which helps them remember what winter is. Sarah is a regular blood donor for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, a proud member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, and cares deeply about economic empowerment and enabling others to be the best versions of themselves.
Chris works closely with existing clients in making sure their planning adapts to their changing circumstances. He sits on the financial planning and investment committees, and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day financial planning and client service processes. Chris also oversees internal team development and growth.
Chris has more than a decade of financial planning and client relationship experience. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles and holds Series 7, 63 and 65 licenses. He maintains the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designation and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification.
Chris grew up in Vienna, Austria, and moved to Northern California for high school. He came to Los Angeles to attend UCLA, met his LA-native wife, Lindsay, and never left. They live in El Segundo with their daughters, Kate and Eliana. They enjoy traveling, especially out of the country, and are actively involved in their faith community.
Mollie is responsible for the creation of all financial plans and investment analyses. She also sits on the financial planning
and investment committees.
Mollie brings with her extensive experience from both Bernstein Global Wealth Management and Credit Suisse, where she handled
a broad range of planning and client service responsibilities. She has an MBA from Pepperdine University, and holds Series
7 and 63 licenses.
After many years of working in social service, Mollie decided to take her passion for finance and desire to help others and
channel it into the world of financial planning. Originally from the DC area, Mollie moved to Los Angeles in 2003 and
currently lives near Culver City. She enjoys camping and hiking with her dogs, rock climbing, and sampling good food
and wine. She is also actively involved with Heart of Los Angeles and the Ventura County Community Foundation.
Trevor is involved in the creation and maintenance of financial plans.
Trevor earned a degree in Finance & Risk Management Insurance from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. He brings with him experience from Wells Fargo and AXA Financial.
Born in Minnesota, Trevor grew up in Southern California and returned after college in search of warmer weather. He plays pickup basketball games and is an avid snowboarder. A lifelong Minnesota Vikings fan, Trevor enjoys traveling the U.S. with his father to watch them play.
Kennia is crucial part of our operations and client service teams, in addition to managing the office. She also acts as our director of first impressions, welcoming visitors to our office with her lovely southern charm.
A recent transplant from Kentucky, Kennia comes with almost 30 years of client service experience, including fourteen years in the banking industry and four in finance. Kennia was also an active volunteer for a variety of community and nonprofit organizations, including being the Community Leadership Development Chair, Alzheimer’s Association Walk Chair, Back To School Backpack Program Chair, Paramount Arts Center Festival Of Trees Co-Chair, and sitting on the Ashland Alliance Winter Wonderland of Lights Committee and the Boyd County 4H Adult Council.
Kennia and her husband, Scott, live on the beach in Redondo and enjoy their nightly walks along the coast, never missing a chance to head down to the beach. They also love travel and spending time with their children and grandchildren who live out of state.
Jeff works in our investment operations department, helping clients in a wide variety of ways, including opening new accounts, transferring funds, making changes to beneficiary arrangements, and placing trades.
Jeff brings with him over five years of experience in investment operations, compliance, and client service. He graduated from University of Colorado, Boulder with Bachelors in Economics, and is a CFA Level II Candidate. He holds Series 7 and 66 licenses.
Born and raised in the valley, Jeff met his wife, Gabrielle, while living in Colorado. Eventually the lure of warm weather brought them back to Southern California, and they currently live in downtown LA with their golden retriever, Walter. They enjoy hiking, beach trips, live music, traveling abroad, and exploring new restaurants and breweries.
Rhodes works in our investment operations department, helping clients in a wide variety of ways, including opening new accounts, transferring funds, making changes to beneficiary arrangements, and placing trades.
Rhodes graduated from Pepperdine University with a degree in Business Administration, and is enjoying putting his operations experience from a technology startup to use in the financial services industry. He holds Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Born and raised in Orlando, Rhodes traveled west for college and never left, currently residing on the west side of Los Angeles. He enjoys surfing, camping, and live music, and combines his passion for service and travel through service trips throughout the Caribbean, as well as Central and South America. Despite being far from home, he is family-oriented, and takes great pride in his younger brother, who is currently working his way through the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system.
Fabio sits on our investment committee is involved in all aspects of the creation and maintenance of client portfolios, including research, analysis and implementation.
Fabio joins us with a decade of experience in the financial services industry, including time at an RIA and as a branch manager for Scottrade, and brings with him extensive experience in portfolio management and investment operations. He attended the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he earned a degree in economics before earning his Masters in Economics from Cal State Long Beach. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) and holds the Series 7, 63, and 66 licenses.
Fabio’s parents immigrated from Italy to Los Angeles where he was born and raised. He currently lives in West Hollywood and enjoys playing soccer, traveling, and spending time with his family.