CFP® – Founding Partner

Thomas Fields has been working in the Financial Services industry since 1980, managing assets of affluent individuals and pension plans and designing benefit programs. Tom earned his degree in Math from Occidental College in Los Angeles. In 1987, he earned the professional credential CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®). He was a FINRA Registered Representative from 1986-2012 and a Supervisory...

CFP ® - Founding Partner

Debra Fields has been working in the Financial Services industry since 1980. Debbie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business and French from the University of Redlands. Before co-founding FMB Wealth Management (formerly known as Fields Financial Associates, Inc.) she was a loan officer with Crocker Bank and the Director of Insurance with The Morton Company. In 1987 she earned the professional...

CFP® – Partner

Grant Blindbury has been working in the Investment Advisory industry since 2003 managing assets of affluent individuals and pension plans.  Grant earned his bachelor’s degree in Business & Economics at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2001.  Grant specializes in working with clients approaching or entering retirement and positions them for a successful...

CFP® , CDFA® – Partner

Evan Miller has been working in the Investment Advisory industry since 2003 managing assets of affluent individuals and pension plans. He earned his degree in Business & Economics at the University of California at Los Angeles. In 2008, Evan earned the professional credential CFP®, or CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. He is also a CDFA® or Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®. As a CDFA®, he...

CFP ® , AIF ® , RF™- Investment Advisor Representative

Jeremy earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego. His financial career started at FMB Wealth Management in 2006. During this time he helped coordinate the financial needs of high net-worth individuals. While working with FMB Wealth Management, he had the opportunity to start his own swim school. This unique experience provided a valuable hands on...

CDFA® - Investment Advisor Representative

Kathy Costas has been working in the financial services industry since 1987.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Miami University with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies and a minor in Business.  Kathy started her career in commercial lending at NatWest Bank PLC in New York and later moved...

Client Relations Manager

Kelly Anselmo joined FMB Wealth Management in 2012. She oversees Investor Services which includes Communications and Client Relations and is also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. Kelly has over 10 years of experience in the investment industry. Prior to FMB, she was with Trust Company of the West as a Mortgage-Backed Securities Analyst with responsibilities including portfolio...

ADVISOR SUPPORT MANAGER

Before joining FMB Wealth in June of 2016, A.J. excelled in Business Development across a few different industries including Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Surgical Supplies, Home and Business Security and most recently Project Management Software. A.J. was raised in Westlake Village, graduated from Westlake High School, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from California...

Chief Operations Officer

David Howerton joined FMB Wealth Management in 2015. He oversees Investor Services which includes Client Relations and Operations. David has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to FMB, he was with Citibank as a Vice President and Branch Manager with responsibilities including High Net Worth client relations, as well as deposit growth and lending management....

M.S., CFP ® - Investment Advisor Representative

Danny began as an intern at FMB Wealth Management following his graduation from the undergraduate program at Cal Lutheran in 2013.  During his time with FMB, Danny has assisted with portfolio design and data analysis.  Danny holds a Masters of Science in Quantitative Economics from California Lutheran University where he also earned his bachelor’s in Economics and Political Science.  As an...

The FMB Blog

Off to College: Books, Bedding and a Power of Attorney?

9/11/17 When your child prepares to head off to college, putting a power of attorney in place for them is likely the last thing on your mind. After all, they’re just about to test the waters of adulthood, of true independence, and there’s so much...

Financial Planning Steps after Losing a Spouse

8/15/17 Nothing can prepare you for losing your spouse. If you have recently been widowed, the world seems to demand rapid response to weighty decisions at every turn. Among the hardships of losing a spouse are legal decisions, financial pressures...

Are You Prepared for a Market “Correction”?

6/30/17 Before we proceed, let’s get two things straight: First, there is no such thing as a “correction”. When buyers and sellers agree on a price, that is the correct market price. However, there have been and will be large market price declines...

DOL’s Fiduciary Rule Goes into Effect on June 9

6/1/17 After a 60-day delay from its original schedule, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) fiduciary rule – an investor-protection law created under the Obama administration – is now set to go into effect on June 9, 2017. Many investors are wondering...

The Uncertainty Paradox

5/11/17 “The market hates uncertainty” has been a common enough saying in recent years, but how logical is it? There are many different aspects to uncertainty, some that can be measured and some that cannot. Uncertainty is an unchangeable...