MEET THE TEAM

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                        Anne-Marie Maxe
                                 Founder, CFP Practitioner
 
 
Anne-Marie started Seaside Financial Services in 1994. Her background in business operations, accounting and management gives her a unique perspective in building business strategies for clients. She has been working as an asset manager for over 20 years, creating customized portfolios for individuals and businesses. Anne-Marie develops financial plans to assist clients in achieving their goals through investment, business, and insurance strategies. She is a former Commissioner of the City of Oceanside Economic Development Commission and a Founding Member and former Board Member of MainStreet Oceanside. 
Anne-Marie has passed the following FINRA exams with Fortune Financial Services, Inc.
  • Series 7 - General Securities Representative
  • Series 26 - Investment Company/Variable Contracts Limited Principal
  • Series 51 - Municipal Fund Securities Limited Principal
  • Series 63 - Uniform Securities Agent State Law

Anne-Marie is registered as an Investment Advisor Representative with Seaside Financial & Insurance Services and offers investment advisory services through fee based or commission based programs. Anne-Marie is also registered as Registered Representative with Fortune Financial Services, Inc. and offers securities products through commission based transactions.

Fortune Financial Services, Inc. is not affiliated with Seaside FInancial & Insurance Services.

 
 
                         Shawn Orser
                                   President and CEO
 

As the Chief Executive Officer of Seaside Shawn is intricately involved in all aspects of running the day to day operations of the firm.  He serves as the Chief Investment Officer and oversees investments across client accounts.

Shawn believes making good financial decisions throughout life is just as important as making good investment decisions. He works with clients on an individual level helping them address what is most important in their lives.

Prior to joining Seaside, Shawn graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Finance.  He spent ten years working on Wall Street for firms including Merrill Lynch and the hedge fund Titan Capital, primarily concentrating on derivative strategies.

When not following the markets and chasing his three boys around, Shawn enjoys meeting up with friends to watch his beloved NY Sports Teams. (Rangers, Jets, Yanks, Knicks, and the Orange)

Shawn Orser  has passed the following FINRA exams with Fortune Financial Services, Inc.
  • Series 7 - General Securities Representative
  • Series 66 - Uniform Securities Agents Law
  • Series 55 - Equity Trader Examination
  • Series 63 - Uniform Securities Agent State Law
Shawn also holds Life & Health Insurance licenses in California and Connecticut.
Shawn is registered as an Investment Advisor Representative with Seaside Financial & Insurance Services and offers investment advisory services through fee based or commission based programs. Shawn is also registered as Registered Representative with Fortune Financial Services, Inc. and offers securities products through commission based transactions.

Fortune Financial Services, Inc. is not affiliated with Seaside Financial & Insurance Services.

                               
                          Ron Ophetveld
                                    Financial Advisor &
                                    Senior Investment Advisor Rep.

 

In 1991 Ron started working as an investment analyst for a Dutch insurance company. Six years later he moved to New York City and worked on Wall Street as an analyst and portfolio manager until 2009 for Friends Ivory & Sime, JP Morgan and UBS Global Asset Management.

 

He Started his own financial planning firm Veld Advisors in New York in 2009 and moved to California in 2010. He merged his practice in 2012 with HK Financial and worked there until he joined Seaside Financial & Insurance Services in August 2015.

Ron holds a doctorate degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands and has four years of Financial Analyst Education at the University of Amsterdam. 

Ron has passed the following FINRA exams 
  • Series 65 - NASAA Uniform Investment Adviser Law Exam

Ron is registered as an Investment Advisor Representative with Seaside Financial & Insurance Services and offers investment advisory services through fee based only. 

 
                         Darlene Maza
                                   Chief Compliance Officer &
                                   Operations Manager

 

Darlene began her career in Finance for UBS PaineWebber in 2000 as a Sales Assistant working under the Assistant Branch Manager and a few other senior advisors. After working in the large investment firm setting, she went to work for small independent firms. At Jim Lee Financial she was the  Director of Operations and Todd Lenhoff she was the Director of Marketing.

Darlene joined Seaside Financial & Insurance Service in January 2016.  With her exceptional relationship building skills and attention to detail, she is integral to the seamless process clients experience when working with the firm. Darlene brings a strong sense of passion, compliance and dedication to each individual and family she serves. She has a young daughter that she invest most of her time to, if not with her family she can be found scuba diving or helping to train horses.


Darlene holds a Master's Degree in Organizational Management with a concentration in Business Administration and Human Resources.

She also holds Life and Health Insurance license in California.

                        Anna Galicia
                                 Client Services &
                                 Operations Assistant

 

Anna brings in over 15 years of customer service experience handling the needs of customers and vendors. She is proficient in dealing with all unique situations. In 1999, she started her carrier as a claims adjuster for Alaska National Insurance Company and then moved into the hospitality industry. She then found that she has a passion for helping people with their financial situations and joined KBBS Financial in Seattle as a receptionist and office manager. She has her Bachelors Degree in Business Administration.

When not at work she is with her family and friends and strives to provide to her family that is elsewhere.

 

                       
                       Alison Farin
                                Certified Pension Consultant

 

Alison is a Certified Pensions Consultant and joins Seaside Financial & Insurance Services in a primarily advisory role for the integration of complex retirement plan design solutions into the essential financial planning role orchestrated b y Seaside Financial. Alison’s career in Financial Services began on the Bond Administration desk for Bateman Eichler in 1979 and proceeded through several firms where she acquired experience in Corporate Finance, Private Placement Structuring, Business Planning, and for the last 22 years, Qualified Plan Design and Administration.

 

Alison holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and has passed the following FINRA Exams:

  • Series 7 - General Securities Representative
  • Series 63 - Uniform Securities Agent State Law
  • Series 65 - NASAA Uniform Investment Adviser Law Exam
Alison also holds a Life & Health Insurance licenses in California.

Alison is registered as an Investment Advisor Representative with Seaside Financial & Insurance Services and offers investment advisory services through fee based or commission based programs.

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Fortune Financial Services, Inc. is not affiliated with Seaside Financial & Insurance Services.

To learn more about the professional history of our financial advisor(s), please visit FINRA’s BrokerCheck at brokercheck.finra.org.

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