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Curtis Estes, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®
Financial Advisor
curtisestes.com
 

 

 

 

 

 

Curtis Estes graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism in May 1991. He joined the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network in June 1991. Since then, he has received numerous company and industry awards and honors for his high levels of production within the top 1% of all professionals.

Curtis is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and helps clients with comprehensive financial planning.  He has a particular interest in helping clients see a bigger vision for their future and helping them achieve it.  He accomplishes this by working with his clients to define their goals and dreams, then develops solutions to achieve these dreams.

Curtis is the author of Your Life by Design, a step by step guide to creating a bigger future (www.curtisestes.biz).  As a popular keynote speaker, he lectures regularly throughout North America to corporate and civic organizations.

An avid proponent of philanthropy, Curtis is actively involved in the International Justice Mission, the National Center for Fathering, and Bel Air Presbyterian Church.  He serves as a trustee for Spokane’s Whitworth University, and is on the Board of Pacifica Christian High School and the Youth Business Alliance.  He is the founder of the Los Angeles Suitcase Party (www.lasuitcaseparty.com), which raises hundreds of thousands of dollars for local children’s charities, as well as a co-founder of the Estes Matloff Racing Team (www.estesmatloffracing.com), which helps Southern California athletes attain podium finishes in triathlons and mountain bike races.

Curtis lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Kristi; daughter, Vyvien; and sons Jordan and Christian.

 

My Team

 
Scott R. Cohen

Scott R. Cohen

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 310-903-5056

Scott Cohen joined Northwestern Mutual - West Los Angeles in August 2013 to manage the investment operations of Juan’s wealth management practice.  In this capacity, Scott helps to oversee Juan’s client accounts and provides assistance in all facets of their investments.  Prior to joining the Baron practice, Scott was a Private Client Advisor with J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC.  Scott holds his Series 7, Series 66 securities licenses and California Life and Health Insurance license.

Scott received his B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara where he majored in Business Economics.  He was also a Scholar Athlete as a member of the Gaucho baseball team. 

Outside the office, Scott loves being active.  He recently completed his first Ironman triathlon and enjoys playing in various softball leagues.   He is a huge Dodgers and Lakers fan.  Scott is also very passionate about volunteering, especially for his favorite charity, Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times, which provides a summer camp and various events for children with childhood cancer.  Scott is a lifetime resident of Los Angeles and currently resides in Brentwood, CA.

 
Jean Emmons

Jean Emmons

Office 310-903-5050

Jean Emmons joined Northwestern Mutual – West Los Angeles in June 2014 to administer and oversee insurance operations, specifically moving cases through the underwriting process.  In this capacity, Jean facilitates applications, prepares necessary documentation for case approval, interacts with underwriters and analysts, and ensures that every client receives a superior financial planning experience.  Prior to joining the Baron practice, Jean worked for Northwestern Mutual as an Associate Financial Representative in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Jean holds both her Florida and California Life and Health Insurance licenses.

Jean is a graduate of the University of South Florida where she earned her degree in Theater.  Upon completing her degree, Jean spent two years in Venice, Italy, pursuing her love of opera and classical music.  Her favorite performance role was “The Countess” in The Marriage of Figaro while at university.

Jean resides with her husband Matthew in West Los Angeles.  The couple enjoys cooking, traveling, dancing, and singing together in perfect harmony.

 

Juan S. Baron, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®

Managing Director

 

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