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Hratch Andreassian, CFP®, CIMA®, CPWA®
Wealth Management Advisor
Hratch works with high-net-worth individuals, business owners and institutional clients to help meet their goals; whether it’s portfolio and retirement income management, liability and liquidity management, sophisticated business and estate planning strategies, philanthropic giving or leaving a legacy for the future generations.
With over 15 years of experience, Hratch brings a seasoned perspective to managing and simplifying the financial lives of his clients by leveraging the resources and services of one of the world's largest investment firms with a thoroughly customized and personalized approach to wealth management.
Hratch is dedicated to offering world-class service, advice and guidance. In addition to his MBA degree with a concentration in finance, Hratch has obtained three of the top certifications in our industry: CFP® professional, CIMA® and CPWA® from leading institutions and completes continuing professional education on an annual basis.
Certified Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®) designation is awarded by the Investments & Wealth Institute™ and taught in conjunction with The Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. This designation allows Hratch to focus on array of wealth management topics, including asset preservation strategies, executive compensation plans, stock options, tax-efficient portfolios, business planning, retirement income planning, charitable planning and estate planning strategies.
Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) is an advanced professional certification awarded by the Investments & Wealth Institute™ and taught in conjunction with The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. The CIMA® certification integrates a complex body of investment knowledge to provide objective advice to individuals and institutions and is the only credential designed specifically for financial professionals who want to attain a high level of competency as an advanced investment consultant.
The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification is one of the most recognized and respected credentials in the financial services profession. To earn his CFP® certification, Hratch had to meet Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc.’s rigorous standards of education, examination, experience and ethics.
In his spare time, Hratch enjoys yoga, golf, skiing, ice hockey, reading and photography. He lives in Glendale, California with his wife Olga, son Michael and daughters Sophia and Isabella.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the certification marks CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ in the U.S. Investments & Wealth Institute™ (The Institute) is the owner of the certification marks CIMA® and Certified Investment Management Analyst®. Use of CIMA®, and/or Certified Investment Management Analyst® signifies that the user has successfully completed the Institute’s initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for investment management professionals.
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