Wealth advice for your life's goals

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Understanding your life, your wealth and what you want to accomplish is at the core of our practice. We'll discuss your goals, the people who are most important in your life and your vision for the future. Then we'll help you organize your financial life into three strategies: Liquidity—to help provide cash flow for short-term expenses, Longevity—for longer-term needs and Legacy—for needs that go beyond your own.

Timeframes may vary. Strategies are subject to individual client goals, objectives and suitability. This approach is not a promise or guarantee that wealth, or any financial results, can or will be achieved.

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Pursuing your goals together

Our mission is to provide quality strategies customized to your needs. Our goal is to be your primary source of financial advice. To this end, we concentrate our efforts on developing long-term relationships through a commitment to quality client service.

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    Kalyn Walker

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Kalyn has gained critical insight into investor behavior and built a strong reputation for delivering comprehensive wealth management to a select group of clients and families. Kalyn believes true wealth management is about providing thoughtful solutions based on extensive knowledge and experience that deliver real value to the team's clients. While asset allocation, portfolio rebalancing and in-person reviews are tools she regularly employs to help clients achieve their investment goals, it is Kalyn's sincere approach to building long-term relationships and her genuine empathy that distinguish her among her peers.

    Kalyn holds the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA®) certification, Series 7 & 66 FINRA securities licenses as well as the State of California Insurance license. She earned her B.S. in Finance from the SCU Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University in the San Francisco Bay area.

    Kalyn resides in Encinitas with her husband, Nick Walker and their daughters. Kalyn's family is actively involved in supporting the Special Olympics and The Boys & Girls Club of Carlsbad.

    • Forbes America’s Top Next-Gen (Generation) Wealth Advisors, 2019, 2020, 2021The Forbes rating is awarded annually between June and September and is based on information from March of the prior year to March of the award year.
    • Forbes America’s Top Next-Gen (Generation) Wealth Advisors Best-in-State, 2018, 2019, 2022The Forbes rating is awarded annually between June and September and is based on information from March of the prior year to March of the award year. 
    • Forbes America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is awarded annually between February and May and is based on information from September of the prior year to September of the award year. 
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is awarded annually in January or February and is based on information from June of the prior year to June of the award year. 
    • Forbes Best-in-State Women Wealth Advisors, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is awarded annually between February and May and is based on information from September of the prior year to September of the award year.
    • On Wall Street – Top 40 Advisors Under 40, 2016, 2017The Financial Planning rating is awarded annually in January or February and is based on information from October to December of the award year.
    • Working Mother Magazine/SHOOK Top Wealth Advisor Moms, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021The Working Mother Magazine/SHOOK rating is awarded annually in October and is based on information from March of the prior year to March of the award year. 

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      Perry Zeigler

      Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

      Accredited Wealth Management Advisor℠

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      For nearly 25 years, Perry has provided customized professional guidance, investment management and financial services to individuals, families, endowments and foundations. Perry's disciplined investment philosophy and proprietary investment models are grounded in risk management. He serves as Wealth Management Advisor on the Maher-Walker and Zeigler team and facilitates economic and market updates. While Perry will be the first to tell you: "Investments are an important part of one's overall financial plan", they are just a part. He believes sound comprehensive financial planning is the key to achieving your financial goals. Through bull and bear markets, Perry has remained committed to providing consistent and reliable service to our clients.

      Perry maintains the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Certified Investment Manager Analyst (CIMA®) and Certified Private Wealth Advisor (CPWA®) designations, in addition to the Series 7 & 66 FINRA securities registrations and State of California Insurance license.

      Perry graduated with a B.S. in Marketing and Logistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

          • Accredited Wealth Management Advisor℠
          • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
          • Certified Investment Management Analyst®
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          Karen Dhuyvetter

          Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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          Karen is a Senior Wealth Strategy Associate at UBS Financial Services with experience in private wealth management since 2002. She assists financial advisors with the design of goals-based financial plans and the implementation of investment strategies. As a liaison between the advisors and the client service team, Karen draws upon her innate caring and attention to detail to ensure the team delivers an exceptional client service experience founded in integrity and trust.

          Karen maintains the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) and Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorTM (CRPC®) certifications. She holds the Series 7 & 66 FINRA securities registrations as well as the State of California Insurance license. She earned a Master in Civil Engineering from the University of Ghent in Belgium, and is multi-lingual (English, Flemish, French and Italian).

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              • Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠
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              Pamela Taylor

              Team Administrator

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              Pamela oversees client services and responds directly to a full range of operational inquiries. Starting her career in the financial services industry in 1994, her expertise includes the areas of compliance, management and administration. Pamela's passion for providing exceptional client service sets our team apart from all others.

              Pamela holds the following FINRA securities licenses: 7, 63, 66, 9, and 10. She earned her B.S. in Business Administration from California State University San Marcos.

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                  • Madeleine Jackson

                    Madeleine Jackson

                    Client Associate

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                      Madeleine serves as a Client Service Associate for the team. She has worked for over five years in the financial services industry. She has a passion for working with families, delivering exceptional client service and understanding financial planning to ensure all expectations are exceeded on a daily basis. 

                      Madeleine graduated from the University of San Diego. Traveling has always been a big part of her life and being enrolled in the Semester-at-Sea program was one of her greatest life experiences. She travelled to 12 countries in Europe, Africa and South America with hundreds of students on the ship, while taking hands-on, experiential classes and taking advantage of learning opportunities in every port. Although her travels have brought new perspectives, California always has a very special place in her heart. 

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