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Vance Team Member Spotlight

Shanele Stoll Team Update

Meet Jamil Abdullah, Portfolio Manager   Jamil Abdullah, Chartered Financial Analyst brings in-depth expertise in investment strategy and high-level money management to the Vance Wealth team, making him the perfect fit for an already robust team of financial planners. After earning his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara, Jamil doubled down on his financial education by sitting for two of the most challenging exams in the industry. In 2018, he completed his CFA designation, and in …

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From the Desk of John Vance: To Our Vance Wealth Friends and Family

Shanele Stoll Team Update

It’s that time again, when we transition from one year to the next, and I have to admit I kind of love everything it represents. The New Year gives us time to reassess and recalibrate our goals, which gives you a clear idea of how to move forward with fresh purpose. At Vance Wealth, we spend this time reviewing our 10-year and 3-year plans and based on any course corrections we need to make, we’ll update our 1-year plan, too. …

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Vance Team Member Spotlight: Meet Kathy Spencer, Director of People and Culture

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As the firm’s Director of People and Culture, Kathy Spencer is dedicated to helping the team create balance in business and life, so they can all achieve more together. Raised in Santa Clarita, Kathy earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing with an emphasis in communications from California State University, Northridge. She began her career in sales for Pactel, a position that eventually grew into management and sales training as Pactel became Verizon. After a decade in sales, Kathy branched out …

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From the Desk of John Vance

Shanele Stoll Team Update

To Our Vance Wealth Friends and Family, One of the things we do at each year-end is reflect on our recent progress before looking toward the future. This year, as we reflect on the last 18 months, we’re filled with such immense gratitude for the tremendous growth we’ve experienced. In that time, we’ve added five new employees, and we’re on target to grow our revenue by more than 40%, which is significant and exciting. More exciting perhaps is that we …

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Vance Team Member Spotlight – Meet Niall Shaffery, Client Service Associate

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As a Client Service Associate, Niall Shaffery is thrilled to begin his career with a great wealth management team, while he simultaneously works to expand his professional skill sets and grow within the company. “As a kid, I’d always thought about becoming a lawyer like my dad,” Niall explained. “But in high school, I really liked math, and once I went off to college, I knew I was ready to focus on finance. The rest is history.” Born and raised …

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Vance Team Member Spotlight: Chris Pelch

VanceWealth Team Update

When Chris Pelch came back to Vance Wealth, it was like returning home to family. As Chief Operating Officer, Chris helps strengthen and support the team every day, while continuing to help clients achieve more in business and life. He most enjoys working with a team of people he respects and admires, and he’s uniquely qualified to help Vance Wealth grow according to plan. With a background in education and a master’s degree in business administration, Chris is perfectly positioned …

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In the Community: Networking with NextSCV

Shanele Stoll Community, Team Update

Calling all young professionals! NextSCV, the SCV Chamber of Commerce young professionals council, came back with an in-person event that featured team trivia, local brews, and a seriously good time. On June 23, Vance Wealth team members Jerrod Ferguson and Tara White co-chaired a sold-out NextSCV Trivia Night alongside co-chair Chris Page from The City of Santa Clarita. Hosted on the open-air Wolf Creek Brewery patio, the event brought together 70 of Santa Clarita’s emerging young leaders to celebrate the return …

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From the Desk of John Vance

VanceWealth Achieve More, Community, Financial Planning, Team Update

To Our Vance Wealth Friends and Family,   Last quarter brought some exciting changes, both personally and professionally. At home, Carmen and I celebrated our two soon to be graduates, Lauren and Evan, as they both chose to attend Boise State University in Idaho. Lauren will be studying nursing, and Evan will pursue business. It just so happened to work out that Boise State was the best fit for both of them, and we’re really excited to watch them start …

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VANCE TEAM MEMBER SPOTLIGHT – A Fond Farewell to Lisa Maloney

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After nine years with the firm, Director of Business Operations and Chief Compliance Officer Lisa Maloney –more affectionately known as the “office mom” – is leaving the Vance Wealth team. However, she will always be part of the family. Lisa’s planning on spending much of her downtime with her mother, whom she is currently caring for. “My Mom has been a lifelong support system for me,” Lisa shared, “so I feel fortunate to have this time to spend with her.” …

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Vance Wealth welcomes back Chris Pelch as COO

VanceWealth Community, Team Update

Vance Wealth welcomes back Chris Pelch as COO Santa Clarita financial planning firm hires operations officer following another year of growth   Santa Clarita, Calif. — After a year of record growth, Santa Clarita-based financial planning firm Vance Wealth is excited to welcome back Chief Operating Officer Chris Pelch, who is returning to the team to help support a new phase of expansion.   “Over the last three years, we’ve grown our team from 6 to 13 employees while also growing …