Jeff Stoffer CFA, CFP® is a principal at Stoffer Wealth Advisors, a Registered Investment Advisor in Marin County, California. After graduating from UC Berkeley with a degree in cultural anthropology he pursued a successful cooking career, which culminated at the nationally renowned restaurant Chez Panisse. Along the way he discovered a passion for finance and investments. He earned a Masters degree in finance and landed his first investment job (over 19 years ago) doing health care research at one of the largest money management shops on the west coast. He then earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and became an equity analyst before moving into portfolio management. He is now a Certified Financial Planner® and is committed to helping people make smarter financial choices, to reach their financial goals and to be more at ease with money.