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STRATEGIC PARTNERS

Effective financial strategies often require a team of experts working together to serve your best interests. In such situations, we act as the quarterback who makes sure everyone is working together to achieve the best possible results. In order to best serve the needs of our clients, we have chosen to align ourselves with strong companies that share our values and objectives. Our relationships with these companies are detailed below.

PACIFIC ADVISORS

PACIFIC ADVISORS

Pacific Advisors, LLC supports our firm directly in our day-to-day operations by providing office space, administrative and marketing support, education, and more. As a community-family of financial professionals almost 200 strong and growing, we collectively operate under shared values (D.E.E.D.S.) from about 15 office locations across the Western US. Pacific Advisors is a non-affiliated general agency for Guardian and serves over 45,000 individual and business clients.

PARK AVE SECURITIES

PARK AVE SECURITIES

Park Avenue Securities (PAS) is our dually-registered broker-dealer and registered investment advisor (RIA) firm.  This is the name you'll see at the top of most of your investment account statements.  All of our firm’s financial planning service agreements as well as any investment advice we give is overseen and approved by PAS through the local compliance team in Claremont CA (OSJ).  Park Avenue Securities is headquartered in New York, and they are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Guardian.

BNY MELLON

BNY MELLON

We utilize BNY Mellon as a custodian bank for our clients who have brokerage accounts with banking capabilities through our firm.  They are the considered one of the world's largest custodian bank and asset servicing company.

Pershing

Pershing

This is our primary custodian and clearing firm and a subsidiary of BNY Mellon.  They provide the NetXInvestor tools our clients use to access their investment accounts.  Like many of the world’s most sophisticated financial services firms, we rely on Pershing for clearing and custody, investment technology and data management, trading capabilities, and brokerage services.

Envestnet and BNY Mellon are not affiliates or subsidiaries of PAS or Guardian. Trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are used with permission.