Meet our Executives
Kimmy Wan, MBA
CEO | Financial and Investment Blog Writer
Kimmy, an immigrant entrepreneur, is a trailblazing minority woman who has overcome numerous barriers to achieve success in her field. She has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. She is the founder and owner of KW Wealth Management LLC, an independent registered investment advisory firm that she launched from scratch. Within just four years of starting her business, Kimmy managed to build KW Wealth Management LLC into a top thriving California State Registered Investment Advisory firm.
About Kimmy Wan, MBA
Before founding KW Wealth Management LLC, Kimmy served as Vice President-Senior Financial Consultant for Charles Schwab Corporation for 13 years. During this time, she monitored an $800 million portfolio performance and conducted detailed economic research and analysis to service and recommend ongoing investment strategies to high-net-worth clients. Prior to this, she served as Manager of Asia Pacific Relationship Management and a Mutual Fund Operation Analyst for E-Trade Financial Corporation, later acquired by Morgan Stanley. For eight years, she led a team of 20 bilingual stockbrokers to service Asia and Europe, providing necessary industry and market research, data, and risk analysis to mutual fund portfolio managers.
Kimmy's success story serves as an inspiration to many. She has also passed the FINRA Series 3, 4, 7, 24, 63, and 66 Securities Exams. Kimmy's professional affiliations include the CFA Society Sacramento, CFA Institute, and the Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network. She holds several licenses and certifications, including a Life, Health & Variable Annuity Insurance License agent, CA Insurance License #0I00529, and a Licensed Investment Adviser Representative with KW Wealth Management.
Kimmy's dedication to perseverance has been instrumental in her success. She graduated from California State University, Sacramento, in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics. She then obtained her Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Phoenix.
In 2009, Kimmy completed the CFP (Certified Financial Planner) Professional Education Courses offered by the College for Financial Planning. In 2016, she was honored by the State of California Senate, Jean Fuller, for her outstanding work promoting cultural diversity. She is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese and speaks some Japanese and Chinese sign language; she can communicate with clients across community and make them feel comfortable and welcome.
Overall, Kimmy's commitment to excellence extends beyond her professional life, where she provides professional consulting services to clients across California and beyond. Kimmy's impressive achievements as a minority woman immigrant entrepreneur have established her as a leading authority in the financial industry and an inspiration to many.
Dr. Duc Huy Nguyen
Duc-Huy is an exceptional Business Strategist for KW Wealth Management LLC, renowned for her outstanding expertise in marketing, philanthropic giving, and healthcare. Her unmatched ability to blend these diverse skill sets makes her an invaluable asset to KW Wealth Management LLC, a dynamic community movement that has transformed the landscape of modern finance since its inception in 2008.
At the heart of KW Wealth Management LLC's philosophy lies a commitment to transparency, bold goal-setting, and a clear strategy that drives tangible progress. As a forward-thinking organization, KW Wealth Management LLC welcomes individuals who aspire to make a lasting impact on society and the world.
About Dr Duc-Huy Nguyen
Duc-Huy's credentials speak for themselves. She graduated from the prestigious Stanford University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences. During her undergraduate studies, she worked closely with the Integrated Market Services (IMS) team to establish connections with alumni and gather philanthropic gifts for the university. Thanks to her exceptional contributions, she played an instrumental role in making the IMS' fiscal year a record-breaking success.
Dr Nguyen's passion for making a difference did not stop there. She went on to pursue her dreams of becoming a doctor at the American University of Antigua, where she continues to blaze a trail as a resident in California. With a keen focus on preventative care, she educates patients on the importance of taking care of themselves and their future.
Duc-Huy's unwavering commitment to family planning as a vital aspect of future-proofing one's life makes her an ideal fit for KW Wealth Management LLC. Her linguistic prowess is also noteworthy, as she is a native Vietnamese speaker and proficient in Spanish.
Overall, Duc-Huy is a trailblazing leader and visionary professional whose remarkable contributions continue to inspire awe and admiration.