Prior to joining MEA Wealth Advisors, Chris worked for the City of Inglewood as a Police Officer. After 6 years as an officer, Chris decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and pursue a career in financial services. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®), Accredited Investment Fiduciary™ (AIF®) and a California Registered Tax Preparer (CRTP). In addition, he is licensed throughout the U.S. for life, health, and disability insurances.
Chris believes that by helping individuals further their education, it helps to empower those individuals and their families to pursue their financial goals. Through his personal interaction, he helps employees take advantage of the best methods to maximize their pension, 401K and other retirement options. Chris feels that understanding clients is the key to helping them make financially clear decision and always maintains the highest fiduciary* standard of care for his clients.
Originally from El Segundo, California, Chris lives in Waimanalo, Hawaii (maintaining an office on Hawaii and El Segundo) with his wife Jillian and their dog, Pumpkin. In his free time, he enjoys anything that involves being in, on, or around water. Some of his favorite hobbies include surfing, diving, fishing and skiing.
Designations and RegistrationsCertified Financial Planner™ (CFP®)Accredited Investment Fiduciary™ (AIF®)Series 7 Securities RegistrationSeries 66 Securities RegistrationCalifornia Registered Tax Preparer (CRTP)Life, Variable Annuities, & Disability Insurance Licenses
*involving trust, especially with regard to the relationship between a trustee and a beneficiary