Jim Swanson has been an investment professional for more than 30 years and brings a wealth of know-how and experience to the table for his customers.
Jim is the founder and Managing Director of JRS Investments and Wealth Preservation, LLC.
With no corporate affiliation he is more able to use a full spectrum of investment programs, products and strategies to meet his customer's diverse and varied investing needs. Jim's low-key, highly personal and professional approach affords him tremendous latitude when offering guidance and direction for his customers.
Jim's previous positions included an investment manager at one of San Diego's largest credit unions and an Assistant Vice President position with The AARP Investment Program from Scudder.
Jim is an avid sportsman and enjoys SCUBA diving, softball, mountain biking, table tennis and umpiring girls high school and junior college softball. He has two grown children and resides in the southeast portion of Washington in the Tri-Cities.
Doug has been a successful senior Entertainment & Media executive with over 20 years experience in Media / Lifestyle / Licensing & Merchandising sectors.
Having worked at almost every major Hollywood studio, Doug has handled marketing and distribution strategies, creative advertising, corporate communications, investor relations, production publicity,
digital/mobile/social, and all aspects related to launch and sustain media campaigns.
Doug has recently turned his attention to the investment world and has partnered with the team at JRS Investments and Wealth Preservation LLC to take his personal and business experience and share it with his customers. Doug is presently focusing his efforts on assisting individuals and Hi-Net worth families to develop and create a legacy they will be proud of not only today, but for generations to come.
Doug's favorite past times include biking, hiking, backpacking and spending quality time with his son.
Michele began her Financial Services career in 2002 when she joined The John Hancock Financial Network in Florida. She earned the highly respected Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation in 2015.
Prior to entering the financial services industry, Michele enjoyed a successful career in the fashion industry spanning 16 years which gave her the opportunity to live and travel the world; including London, Paris, Milan, Madrid and Tokyo among others.
While in Florida, Michele specialized in the Florida Retirement System (FRS). The members consist of police, sheriff, firefighters, and teachers. She offered personalized and sophisticated strategies to assist and maximize retirement and estate planning goals.
In 2017, Michele joined Edward Jones and concurrently opened an office in California while continuing to work with FRS members. Shortly thereafter, Michele retired to spend more quality time with her husband, Bill.
In 2020, Michele was actively recruited by JRS Investments to continue the work that she loves. “With an almost unlimited array of investment products and services, I’m able to help individuals become confident about their retirement years which gives me great satisfaction."
Michele is an avid cyclist and also enjoys the outdoors. Michele and Bill divide their time between the beautiful deserts of California and their home in Cabo San Lucas.
A graduate of the prestigious Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, Martin received his Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1989 with a major in Finance.
An avid entrepreneur throughout his life, Martin partnered with his oldest brother Chris to build The Herrington Teddy Bear Company into a world renowned brand.
As the CFO and and Managing General Partner, Martin was responsible for all aspects of the business including Sales, Production, HR, IT, and operations.
In 2012 Martin set out on a new career path when he was hired by Morgan Stanley in a newly created role of Wealth Advisory Associate to develop retirement plans for clients. He became a registered Financial Advisor after obtaining the Series 7 and Series 66 Securities Licenses.
In 2016 Martin joined JRS Investments as an Investment Advisor Representative to better focus on his clients and provide them with the boutique service that comes with an independent firm.
Martin is also a founder of TEKCORUS Consulting, Inc., a placement Agency specializing in high tech staffing.
Martin holds a very distinguished record of service in non-profit organizations in Canada and the U.S., including the Youth Motivation Task Force of Orange County. His most recent focus is helping rebuild the Anaheim Kingsmen Drum & Bugle Corps as a member of the Board of Directors.
Martin enjoys spending time and meeting with clients and friends cycling around Orange County, frequently on 60 mile and 100 mile rides. Chasing the little white ball around the many beautiful golf courses of southern California is another of Martin's passions. A serial athlete, Martin has recently taken up running and hopes that his daughter will one day join him as he competes in the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon race.
John has been a successful financial professional for the past 18 years with a wide variety of expertise in related industries including; Investment Banking, Real Estate, Mortgage Banking and Global Wealth Management.
John’s career started in 2001 in the mortgage industry in Los Angeles, CA. He immediately became the top producing loan officer for one of the largest mortgage banks in L.A., assisting hundreds of clients in helping them to fulfill their dreams of home ownership. John later formed his own Mortgage and Real Estate companies in Orange County, CA.
Toward the latter part of the 2008-2009 market downturn John transitioned to the Investment Banking industry focusing on the Petroleum markets, representing high net worth individuals and working with some of the world’s largest Banks to secure financing.
In the following years John joined Morgan Stanley Wealth Management where he continued to represent and manage financial portfolios for his clients and advise them in financial matters ranging from buying real estate, building college funds for their children and planning their retirement.
John joined JRS Investments and Wealth Preservation LLC. in 2016, to provide a more hands-on and customized approach to better serve his clients. JRS Investments along with TDAmeritrade allows John to use a wider variety of products and services to assist in building their financial futures.
John lives with his wife and four beautiful children In Irvine, CA.
He enjoys the outdoors, traveling, attending his kid’s athletic events, and loves being a Dad and spending quality time with his family.
JRS Investments and Wealth Preservation, LLC is a registered investment advisor in the states of Washington, California and Hawaii.
The advisor may not transact business in states where it is not appropriately registered or exempt from registration.
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