Mitchell Kauffman

Managing Director

Mitchell Kauffman, as Managing Director, offers a broad, multifaceted approach to investment planning.

That the meadow is greener for I had passed, and no one need know so long as I know.” Though I am not sure from where this prose came, its message has long resonated as my personal statement of life purpose. To see the world just a little better for the contributions I have made, and to do so without the motivation of fanfare, seems the ultimate of selfless giving to which I aspire.

As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner, Mitchell is qualified to address clients’ needs, whether through developing a comprehensive investment plan or addressing specific issues within investing, retirement planning, estate planning and risk management/insurance. His extensive educational and professional credentials are strong foundations to provide clients with sound advice.

Mitchell abides by 5 Core Beliefs that constitutes a strict Code of Ethics, and functions as a fiduciary (for Advisory clients only) with the duty to act in his clients’ best interest.

Educational & Professional Qualifications:

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) Board of Certified Financial Planners
  • Master’s in Business Administration, Drucker Management Center, Claremont Graduate University
  • Bachelor’s in Business Economics and Political Science, The University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Life, Disability & Variable Agent, California Department of Insurance
  • Current and Former Adjunct Faculty: The University of California, Santa Barbara, Pasadena City College, Glendale Community College, Santa Barbara City College
  • Instructor, Credentialed California Community Colleges

CA Insurance License Number: 0749394. Resident State CA.

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