Gaston G. Escudero | President & CEO
Gaston Escudero, CFP®, CWS® was born in South America in the city of Santiago, Chile.
has over 30 years of experience with developing relationships and assisting investors.
Beginning his career in the banking industry, his calling to help individuals manage their money strategically became clear.
After just five years, he co-founded Orange Capital Management to better fulfill that vision.
experience in the multiple facets of the banking industry enables him to provide complete wealth management for his
has unified his
knowledge and commitment with traditional values to guide Orange Capital Management
to one of the premier wealth management corporations in Orange County.
holds the esteemed accreditations as a Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®), a Certified Wealth Strategist® (CWS®), a Registered Financial Consultant (RFC®) and a Registered Investment Advisor agent.
pursuit of strategy to extend wealth, he
became one of the first 1,000 financial professionals to obtain these wealth management skills as a Certified Wealth Strategist.
This certification signifies Gaston's ability to not only share academic information, but also real world experience to deliver on the promise of the strategic wealth management.
He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree from the School of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton.
Gaston served as a member of The Representative Advisory Council for First Allied Securities, Inc. (FASI) in San Diego, California, this allows him to bring his background to FASI as an independent nationwide broker-dealer.
He has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of First Financial Planners, Inc. (FFP), headquartered in Chesterfield, Missouri.
As a leader in the pursuit of strategic wealth management, Gaston
is committed to assisting his
colleagues in the financial planning industry by sharing his
strong business knowledge as the featured speaker for numerous investment clubs and industry conferences along with many of his
goal is to educate investors on various aspects of finance with a focus on retirement and estate planning throughout Southern California and the US.
When not in the Orange Capital Management office, Gaston
can be found on the baseball field.
has spent 15 years coaching his
also competes with the L.A. Angels sanctioned Halo Baseball Club
in the Men's Senior Baseball League
team has won the 2011, 2013, and 2014 World Series which is held in Arizona.
has been married to his
wife Melanie for over 27 years and they have two boys, Gaston and Logan
Their oldest son, Gaston
, was recruited to play baseball at Penn State.
has now joined the financial services industry as well.
Logan, their youngest, was a pitcher at Saddleback College
2013 and 2014.
enjoys surfing and his
biggest thrill was tackling the 15-foot waves in Indonesia with his
feels very fortunate to be able to work with both of his
brothers at Orange Capital Management
On the weekends, Gaston loves to ride his
Harley Davidson motorcycle but his
favorite activity of all is date night with his
beautiful wife, Melanie.