After beginning his career in finance in 2011, Kristopher joined the Galeb Group as Vice President in 2017 to provide his clients with a greater variety of investment products and services as he helps them reach their financial goals. The independent advisors at the Galeb Group are not tied to any single investment or insurance company in order to provide customized solutions tailored to each client.
Kristopher specializes in working with school districts to provide high quality retirement plan solutions to their employees. In addition to providing guidance with state pension plans and other financial needs unique to educators, he focuses on the areas of retirement planning, wealth preservation, tax efficiency, insurance, and estate planning.
Kristopher was born and raised in the South Bay and was a student in the Manhattan Beach Unified School District from kindergarten through high school before earning his bachelor’s degree from UCLA. As a lifelong South Bay resident, he is grateful for the opportunity to work in and give back to the community where he grew up.
After graduating from UCLA, Kristopher worked in the front offices of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Clippers before starting his career in finance with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Rolling Hills Estates. He focused on working with high net worth individuals and families and small business owners before joining PlanMember Securities in Los Angeles where he combined this background with an additional focus on the K-12 education market.
Kristopher currently resides in Hermosa Beach and in his spare time enjoys beach volleyball, surfing, snowboarding, playing drums, and UCLA athletics.