The Lake Avenue Group at Smith Barney 301 North Lake Avenue, Penthouse, Pasadena, CA 91101 (800) 362-6992 Fax (626) 449-7121 http://fa.smithbarney.com/lakeavenuegroup How We Work with You “Professional Wealth Management with a Personal Touch” The Lake Avenue Group at Smith Barney Citigroup - The preeminent global financial services company. Smith Barney - The private wealth management and equity research unit of Citigroup provides comprehensive financial planning and advisory services to high net worth investors, institutions, corporations, private businesses, governments and foundations. The Lake Avenue Group - A team of wealth management advisors within Smith Barney. As a part of a global organization, the team can offer a full range of investment, lending and planning services. Global resources serving clients on a local basis – The Lake Avenue Group at Smith Barney Meet the Professionals Over 50+ combined years in the business The Lake Avenue Group at Smith Barney P. Darius Raulinaitis, CFA®, First Vice President – Wealth Management Portfolio Manager / Financial Advisor Darius is responsible for portfolio management and wealth management strategies. • Chartered Financial Analyst® / Portfolio Manager •The curriculum comprises mastering the use of investment tools, asset valuation, and portfolio management • • • • as well as the knowledge and application of ethical and professional standards. Designs and implements wealth management strategies Develops investment strategies and asset allocations Conducts research and analysis of companies and strategies Evaluates overall wealth strategies, goals and objectives in person with clients Laura M. Norris, CFP®, Financial Planning Specialist, Financial Advisor Laura is the group’s financial planning specialist, she is responsible for client communications and marketing. • • • • • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ Creates planning strategies related to: Retirement, Education, Insurance, and Estate Planning Conducts portfolio reviews and communicates to clients’ overall financial strategies, goals, and objectives Coordinates liability management resources including credit services and lending Facilitates and organizes client educational events Rebecca A. Gonzaga, Registered Client Service Assistant Rebecca is responsible for operational support and client services. • • • • Responsible for office administration, operations, new accounts and scheduling of meetings Processes investment instructions Provides account services such as: contributions, distributions and consolidation of outside holdings Experienced in estate settlement procedures, valuation, location of missing securities, re-registration, interaction with attorneys, CPA's and distribution to heirs. • Series 7 & 63 licensed Meet the People The Lake Avenue Group at Smith Barney P. Darius Raulinaitis, CFA® First Vice President – Wealth Management Portfolio Manager / Financial Advisor- email@example.com Since 1990, Darius has developed a platform at Smith Barney that provides comprehensive wealth management strategies. As a member of Smith Barney’s Portfolio Management Group, he oversees our clients’ equity and fixed income portfolios. His platform encompasses retirement, education and estate planning with a focus on managing inter-generational wealth transference. Darius belongs to the CFA Institute and The CFA Society of Los Angeles, Inc. A native of California, he graduated with a BA in Economics from the University of California Los Angeles and with an MSBA in International Finance from San Francisco State University. Darius lives in Thousand Oaks and is an avid participant in outdoor activities such as skiing, mountain biking, and his passion for sailing. His six year old daughter just finished her fourth season on skis and recently picked up skateboarding, obviously following in her Dad’s footsteps for adventure. Laura M. Norris, CFP® Financial Planning Specialist, Financial Advisor- firstname.lastname@example.org Laura has been with Smith Barney since 1996. She graduated with a BS in Business Administration and devotes herself to preparing clients for the future. She communicates regularly and in detail with clients about their progress toward their goals. Laura regularly organizes investment related educational events for clients, a wine tasting was the groups most recent success. She was born and raised in a small town in Maine, so Laura enjoys incorporating her small town values in her work. She belongs to such organizations as the Dude Ranchers Association, National Association for Female Executives and the Sierra Club. Laura lives in Pasadena yet misses the small town country life. She enjoys riding horses and the occasional two step dancing. Rebecca Gonzaga Registered Client Service Assistant- email@example.com Rebecca has 27 years of experience in the financial services industry, with the last eleven at Smith Barney. She runs the group from an operational perspective. Rebecca is a resource to clients, answering questions and researching issues. Rebecca lives in La Verne. She is proud to have a beautiful garden at her home and will happily offer some of her favorite rose bush ideas. She is also very familiar with the need for our clients to utilize Education Savings accounts, as she has two children currently in college. The Lake Avenue Group at Smith Barney The Way We Do Business ANALYZE - Effective wealth planning begins with a complete evaluation of a client’s unique needs, circumstances, and resources. EDUCATE – Present all relevant investment choices and strategies in order to balance financial needs with the realities of the world’s financial markets. ADVISE – Recommend a mix of asset classes, specifically tailored to assist in achieving goals and targets while helping to reduce risk through diversification. (diversification does not insure against loss) MANAGE – A custom portfolio based on specific needs for income, growth, tax efficiency and risk tolerance. REVIEW –Continuous review of client portfolios and circumstances in relation to the global economic landscape and it’s impact on our client’s financial well-being. The Lake Avenue Group at Smith Barney Available Services: Portfolio Management Equities Mutual Funds Fixed Income Annuities Cash Trust Services Philanthropic Planning Lending Services Home Mortgages Refinancing Construction Financing Global Services Foreign Exchange World Wallet Foreign Securities **See important disclosures on last page** Retirement Accounts Structured Settlements Financial Planning Analyses Estate Planning Analysis Retirement Analysis Asset Allocation Analysis Education Funding Analysis Employee Stock Option Analysis Insurance Services Long Term Care Life - Term - Whole The Lake Avenue Group at Smith Barney Our Process Tax efficient strategies and their implementation to help grow and preserve our clients’ wealth effectively Estate Planning and analysis for protection of assets to help ensure efficient distribution to future generations Tax efficient Review of this years’ progress, economic outlook for the coming year and positioning for the future -IRS Circular 230 - attached Asset/Liability review and evaluation within the context of our clients’ financial plan The Lake Avenue Group at Smith Barney Our Mission Our Mission is to help guide, protect and enhance the financial lives of our clients. As their trusted partners, we prepare our clients to weather life’s challenges and benefit from its inevitable opportunities. Our Commitment is to understand our clients’ personal situations, provide suitable recommendations and regularly monitor and communicate results. Our Vision Our Vision is to share the responsibilities of wealth management with our clients to help simplify the process of asset accumulation, management, protection and distribution across all generations of their family. Wealth management is not just about the resources, but how to use them with creativity, innovation and flexibility. The Lake Avenue Group at Smith Barney Sample Meeting Agenda I. Review of Assets / Liability Analysis II. Review of Cash flow Requirements / Income Generation Potential (Investment Objective Discussion) III. Review of Tax Consequences IV. General Recommendation V. 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