Our approach begins with getting to know each other. We ask questions to ascertain every prospective client’s financial needs to make certain we can provide the solutions they seek. For their part, our clients need to feel they have a good rapport with us and can trust us to work effectively with and for them. Our experience clearly tells us this must be a mutually beneficial working relationship for it to be successful.
Matt Beary specializes in providing comprehensive wealth management services to business owners, individuals, and families. By advising clients on a broad range of important financial decisions along with prudent asset management Matt enables his clients to enhance their overall financial well-being. Matt has earned the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation.
Dr. Thomas Breslin
Thom Breslin has been professionally serving clients for over twenty years. His wealth of experience and knowledge in healthcare, technology and the financial services brings together unique insight and strength to the success of each client’s individual financial roadmap. His breadth of accreditation as a Financial Consultant, Certified Employee Benefit Specialist and a Certified Fiduciary best affords current and new clients the opportunity to maximize income in retirement from sudden wealth, employment, business ownership or a successful professional career.
R. Brooks Brydges
Mr. Brydges has been a Personal Financial Advisor for over two decades and going. Brooks Brydges is the Founder and CEO of Nautical Wealth Management at Balboa Wealth Partners, Inc. a holistic financial management firm dedicated to providing clients guidance today for tomorrow’s success. Specializing in serving high- and ultra-high-net-worth families, Brooks aims to help clients achieve their short-term and long-term goals, worry less about their finances, and focus more on their life’s passions. Based in Solana Beach, CA, Brooks works with clients throughout Southern California as well as Texas, Florida, New Jersey, Maryland and Massachusetts.
Ian has a wealth of experience in banking & finance, working at multiple levels of a large financial institution for the past decade. He’s built his career on three key pillars - Trust, Responsiveness & Integrity - while providing comprehensive wealth management for his clients. He is currently pursuing his CFP designation and thoroughly believes in always furthering your financial education & literacy however possible.
Ian grew up in Southern California and relocated to Arizona permanently after graduating from the University of Arizona in 2012. He currently resides in Phoenix with his wife Leslie & son Grayson. Ian & Leslie enjoy traveling in their free time and look forward to exploring the world with their son.
Michael R. Frager, ChFC, CLU, EA
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Chartered Life Underwriter(CLU®), Enrolled Agent (EA), Register Principal, Investment Advisor Representative
Education - B.A. Economics, U.C.L.A.; Chartered Financial Consultant- Huebner School of Business, The American College; Chartered Life Underwriter- Huebner School of Business, The American College
Mr. Frager has worked in the financial services industry for over 30 years, and is certified to practice before the IRS as an enrolled agent. He has worked with large financial institutions such as Shearson / American Express, Prudential Securities and BA Investment Services, Inc., where he managed portfolios. From 2000 to 2010 he was President of his then independent RIA and Life Insurance firm Seahorse Capital, a holistic wealth management and retirement and estate planning firm. He holds securities registrations for the series 7, 24, 63 and 65 along with an insurance license (CA Life Insurance Lic. # 0638922). Phone: 858-777-3909
As a Financial Advisor, I am dedicated to helping my clients meet their financial needs. Whether you are planning your retirement, saving for your children‘s or grandchildren’s education, or looking to preserve your wealth, I can help. My mission is to help each one of my clients plan for a financial future in a way that best meets his or her goals. And my commitment doesn‘t end there.
Rodolfo Rodriguez has over twenty years of experience as a business and financial services professional. As a Registered Investment Advisor at Balboa Wealth Partners, Mr. Rodriguez specializes in serving the Private Banking and Investment needs of his clients. In partnership with his clients, he serves as a resource to create a highly personalized plan to address both the challenges and opportunities relating to building, preserving, and transferring wealth.
Jeremy graduated from Utah Valley University with a B.S. in business management/finance. In 2011 Jeremy became an investment advisor with Edward D. Jones.
Jerry provides investment planning and wealth management services for successful families. His experience navigating through periods of major market shifts has helped him guide his clients towards achieving their goals.
Alexander was born in New York and began his career with EF Hutton, Shearson Lehman Citigroup, on the trading floor of their Fixed Income division at the World Trade Center. Alex relocated to Scottsdale, AZ, in early 2000 to continue his passion of serving his clients. Alex merged his wealth management practice with David Mowad about 12 years ago, which has helped to provide a higher level of service to his client base.
David has been an Arizona resident for 32 years and a proud graduate of Arizona State University. Although David had aspirations of playing golf professionally, wealth management became his true calling, and he has been proudly serving his clients since 1994. David’s passion is to not only assist his clients in accomplishing their goals and creating wealth, but to also preserve it. “I like to keep things simple; complication just makes room for error.”
Robinson & Shumaker Wealth Management
Ryan is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor through the College for Financial Planning. Today, Ryan uses his investment knowledge to design and implement financial strategies tailored to his clients’ unique goals. He prides himself on building relationships with his clients through honest advice and comprehensive service.
Duane Shumaker, CPA
Duane has worked as an adjunct faculty instructor for the University of Phoenix for their Certified Financial Planner Program. He has experience working in all aspects of financial planning and specializes in the areas of investment and tax planning and feels that all aspects of a person’s finances need to be planned in a collaborative manner. In that spirit, he prefers to do both the investment planning and tax preparation for his clients.
After servicing clients behind the salon chair for several years, Enedina transitioned into a management role with Robinson & Shumaker Wealth Management, to pursue her dream of helping clients achieve financial security. Enedina was able to apply her knowledge of customer service and marketing to help strengthen the relationships between Ryan, Duane and their clients.
John A. Appleby, CFA
Rockwood Investment Counsel, LLC was founded by CEO and Chief Investment Officer, John A. Appleby, CFA.
Having over 30 years of investment experience, John heads the firm and leads the investment effort. Prior to founding Rockwood, John was Chief Investment Officer and Senior Portfolio Manager at Dean Investment Counsel.
John’s prior investment-related experience includes serving as a Senior Portfolio Manager and Analyst at Palley-Needelman Asset Management, Inc.
John earned his undergraduate degree in Finance from University of Southern California, and his MBA, with distinction, from the same university. He is a CFA® charter holder. John has been featured on Bloomberg radio and television. Phone: 858-461-4499
Bryan J. Goligoski
With over twenty years of professional experience in a full range of market environments, Bryan Goligoski provides a unique investment perspective. He has worked in senior positions as portfolio manager for diverse strategies, securities analyst, and alternative investment specialist. His deep knowledge of the various sectors of the economy has come from years of experience in the field and with senior management.
Bryan was an early advocate for liquid alternative investments. As practitioner, he was the portfolio manager for the Nuveen Equity Long/Short fund, NELAX, from its inception in 2009 through 2012. It was a top performing Morningstar five-star rated mutual fund.He has held senior roles at Strome Partners, Nuveen Investments, Mercer Advisors, Hatteras Funds and TCW. During that time, he has worked directly with leading traditional and alternative asset managers. Bryan is called upon often to articulate market movements and the economic impact on various sectors. He brings a deep depth of understanding to alternative investment strategies and the evolving nature of asset management.
Mr. Goligoski graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles. He currently holds series 7, 65 and 66 licenses and has served as trustee on the governing board of several public and private institutions.
Mike has over 20 years of experience as both a portfolio manager and analyst as well as a prior tenure on the Fixed Income trading desk. He offers customized fixed income asset management soltuions. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees (MBA) from Boston College where he was the starting quarterback on the football team in the late 80’s.
Mike, as a CIO, is responsible for all the portfolio structuring and continued monitoring. Prior to founding Power Asset management in 2003, he was the Director of Fixed Income for Howard Capital Management and Fixed Income portfolio manager for TNC Genter in Los Angeles. The earlier part of his Fixed Income career was at Paine Webber in Los Angeles on the Fixed Income trading desk and Merrill Lynch in Boston as a financial consultant concentrating on Fixed Income Investing. Email: [email protected] Phone: 310-776-0407
Wade W. Slome, CFA, CFP®
Prior to founding Sidoxia Capital Management, Mr. Slome served as Portfolio Manager on American Century Investments’ largest mutual fund, Ultra, from October 2002 through August 2007. As the senior Portfolio Manager on Ultra in 2007, Mr. Slome was responsible for day-to-day trading and marketing duties.
Ultra at times exceeded $20 billion in assets and was among the nation’s top 10 Large Cap Growth funds according to the assets under management during his tenure. Mr. Slome also served as Portfolio Manager on the Select fund (Large Cap Growth) for a brief period after acting as Investment Analyst on Ultra, where he covered a broad set of industries from mid-1998 through mid-2002. Before joining American Century Investments, Mr. Slome worked as a Research Analyst at William O’Neil & Company, Inc. In addition to his CFA and CFP® credentials, Wade earned a master‘s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from Cornell University (1998) and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (1993).
More About Wade
Balboa Wealth Partners has a fully integrated business retirement plan division, led by Jerry Jones and his team. Jerry has over 40 years of corporate retirement plan experience. His team consists of a Plan Administrator with over 20 years experience of plan administration experience.
There is a Quality Control Officer with over 37 years of experience, who holds an ERPA designation (Enrolled Retirement Plan Agent). There is also a Client Relations Manager with 5 years plus experience. In addition to the above Ferenzy Benefits Team Carter, LLP is on retainer. This team is capable of designing, implementing, investing, and administrating all forms of business retirement plans: 401(k), profit sharing, cash balance, defined benefit, etc.
In his free time, Jerry enjoys the outdoors. Email: [email protected]