Our Team

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Babak Gahvari |   Managing Director, Canter Wealth

Babak Gahvari brings over 10 years of wealth management expertise to the Canter team. Prior to joining Canter Strategic Wealth Management, Babak worked for Dimensional Fund Advisors, one of the largest asset managers in the nation. Babak has extensive background in capital market research, regression analysis, and multi-factor based portfolio theory. In his role ad Dimensional, Babak spent his time consulting with investment advisors in the Northeast, overseeing nearly 4bb in client assets. Babak also spent nearly 4 years as a Director for one of the fastest growing financial planning firms in the country. During his tenure as a financial planner, Babak collaborated with individual clients on comprehensive retirement planning, with a focus on tax mitigation strategies and portfolio construction. Babak is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM as well as an Accredited Investment Fiduciary.®

Babak graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Political Science. He graduated cum laude in addition to Departmental Honors for his senior thesis. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, playing soccer, and is an avid fan of art, architecture, and cosmology.

E-mail: BGahvari@canterwealth.com
Phone: 858.454.2238

Andrew Canter

Isaac Dixon
Vice President

Arielle Berneman
Investor Relations

Kim Stasik
Financial Administrator

Brittany Cavallo
Marketing Administrator

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