Taking care of your family and other people in your life
- Trust & Estate Services2
- Education Funding Strategies1
Christina is dedicated to providing clients with the finest individually tailored approach to investing and risk management. Since joining Merrill in 2004, Christina assists a select group of affluent clients in investment management, tax and estate planning services, retirement as well as wealth preservation. Drawing on her experience and Merrill's global resources, Christina develops customized strategies to address the complex needs of clients with substantial wealth based upon their risk tolerance, time horizon, liquidity needs and overall investment goals. Together with the support of a team of Specialists, Christina offers clients a vast range of services including: goals-based portfolio management, access to banking and credit solutions through Bank of America, N.A., retirement and estate planning services, life insurance, and a full complement of wealth preservation and wealth transfer services. Her goal is to be an essential resource to assist clients in achieving their long-range financial goals.
Christina is a qualified portfolio advisor, who in addition to providing traditional advice and guidance, can help clients pursue their investment objectives by recommending individual, or any combination of, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management or approved third-party investment managers' strategies, funds or portfolios.
Christina graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor's degree in communication and master's degree in business administration through USC's Executive MBA Program. Her financial industry licenses and registrations include: FINRA Series 7, Series 66 Registrations, California Life Insurance license. She has received the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠ designation through The College for Financial Planning (CRPC®).
Christina resides in Pasadena, CA with her husband and two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, skiing, hiking, cooking and giving back to the local community.
University of Southern California
Personalized advice, disciplined investing and ongoing review can make this a reality.
Supported by the global resources of Merrill, my team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.
The following specialists do not make securities recommendations. Please contact your Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisor if you have questions about how a specialist might be able to assist you.
We offer you access to the investing insights of Merrill, as well as banking, trust and fiduciary services from Bank of America to help you pursue your goals. We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.
1Investment products are offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
2Banking products are offered by Bank of America, N.A.
3Insurance and annuity products offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc.
We understand that both your life and the financial markets can change over time. By periodically checking in to discuss changes in your life and revisiting your financial strategy, our goal is to help you stay on track to achieve what's most important to you.
We'll meet with you periodically to review your goals and the progress you’ve made toward reaching them. We'll also discuss any adjustments needed to your financial strategy to help you stay on course.
Your life and goals change. We can help you keep track of these changes so they can be reflected in your financial strategy.
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*Peace of mind is an aspirational state of mind that clients hope to achieve. There are no guaranteed results following completion of the Goals-Based Wealth Management process because markets can fluctuate and investments can lose value. Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisors work with clients to help them understand how the goals based wealth management process can help to address their concerns, financial situation and priorities.
Helping you reach your goals starts with getting to know you personally. Through understanding what matters most to you, I can help you create a financial strategy that reflects your personality. Only then can I offer an approach that is built around your life priorities and the ongoing advice you need to help you manage fluctuations in the market and changes in your life. Let’s work together to help you achieve your goals.
As Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisors, we will sort through the financial complexities of your life, helping you build a customized investment strategy to pursue your goals.
We put you first, every day.
Getting to know you is our primary goal.
Drawing from our experience and the best thinking of Merrill, we will build a strategy that reflects your unique needs, priorities and financial situation.
We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.