Christopher P. Van Slyke has been active in the financial communities of San Diego, California & Austin, Texas since 1992, when he began his career in financial services at Trust Company of the West (TCW) in Los Angeles. Since 1996, he has been an independent wealth manager and entrepreneur. He is a past member of the board of directors of The Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Austin, San Diego and Los Angeles, as well as the western region board of directors for the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors, and he currently serves as an incoming board member for the Austin Financial Planning Association.
A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Christopher also holds a BA in finance from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the University of Southern California.
Christopher has been quoted or published in The Wall Street Journal, San Diego Union Tribune, Financial Planning, Smart Money, Financial Advisor, Boomer Market Advisor, MSN Money, Wealth and Retirement Planner, thestreet.com, Bloomberg Wealth Manager, Del Mar Times, Money Magazine, and MorningstarAdvisor.com.
An avid golfer, Christopher enjoys playing at Morgan Run in Rancho Santa Fe and Barton Creek Club in Austin. He also enjoys dancing with his wife, a professional ballroom dancer, and attending college football games.