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Candise Holmlund

Senior Partner, Weatherly Asset Management

Weatherly Asset Management Senior Partner Candise Holmlund brings with her more than 30 years of experience in the field of wealth management. Holmlund, who began her career at Merrill Lynch in 1981, was a vice president of First Interstate Investment Services. A member of the Chartered Financial Analysts Society of San Diego and the North County Estate Planning Council, she serves on the board of the International Bipolar Foundation and the RSF Foundation Women’s Fund. A major accomplishment in the past 18 months for Holmlund was welcoming a new partner to Weatherly Asset Management. A San Diego Magazine nominee for “Woman of the Year,” Holmlund’s firm was also included in the Financial Advisor’s Magazine 2017 RIA Survey and Ranking List.

ALMA MATER: Pepperdine University

CAR: Porsche Panamera Turbo

FUN FACT: “My stepfather was the band leader for Bobby Darin, and I toured with him as a child.”

BUSINESS ADVICE: “Try to do something you are passionate about, that you feel good about doing, fits with your personality, and meets a need you have.”