James Vale CRPC™ CFP®

Managing Director, Owner
Senior PIM® Portfolio Manager


James has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He was an Executive Director with a major investment bank in the Tax Advisory and Planning division, and he has served in both the banking and securities industries.

James is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional and a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, focusing on investment planning, tax strategies, stock options, business financing and corporate pension consulting.


James earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Maryland and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant, although he no longer practices accounting.

Other Interests

James is an active member in the National Exchange Club of Newport Harbor, in which community service is a large part of the Exchange Club’s mission. Club members serve their community to better the lives of men, women, and children while preserving and spreading patriotism. James lives locally with his fiancée, Donna, and enjoys sports, the theater, and is a member of American Mensa.

CA Insurance License Number: 0D30821, Resident State (CA)