Our Team

Investment Advisors

Edward Schuh

Managing Partner

(714) 543-5900

(714) 543-5955


Edward (Eddy) Schuh was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri where his family instilled traditional Midwest values including working hard and treating everyone as they want to be treated. Upon completing his secondary education, Eddy...

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Johnny Weeks

Investment Advisor

(714) 543-5900

(714) 543-5955


The financial markets and portfolio management are my biggest passions. I graduated from the University of Hawaii with a bachelors degree in Economics and a minor in Business. I am a self-motivated individual dedicated to becoming a...

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Investment Management Support

Tony Parish, CFA®, CQF (AlphaStar Capital Management)

Chief Investment Officer

Tony joined Alphastar as Chief Investment Officer in April 2019, acting as Chair of the Investment Committee and overseeing and guiding Alphastar’s investment policies, money manager partnerships, and portfolio model offerings...

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Armin Sarabi (AlphaStar Capital Management)

Chief Compliance Officer

Armin is the Chief Compliance Officer & General Counsel of Alphastar. He oversees Alphastar’s regulatory compliance program and provides legal advice and counsel to the company in a variety of legal and business matters. Armin...
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Bob Drury, CFA®, CFP® (AlphaStar Capital Management)

Financial Planning Consultant

Bob manages AlphaStar’s Financial Planning Desk and is responsible for supporting advisors by creating comprehensive financial plans based on advisor’s specifications and financial planning software. After constructing a...

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Ericka Rea (AlphaStar Capital Management)

Advisor Services Manager

Ericka oversees the daily administrative operations of the Alphastar home office, including providing Medallion Signature Guarantee stamps when necessary for outgoing annuity transfers for Alphastar Advisors. Ericka heads the...

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Aaron Kingrey (AlphaStar Capital Management)


Aaron is a Trader on Alphastar’s Trading Desk and is responsible for all cash management as well as assistance in the trading and maintenance of Alphastar’s portfolio offerings. He brings over 5 years of trading experience...
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Insurance Support

Sean Cooper (Financial Independence Group)

Senior Vice President - Life

Sean joined the FIG family in April 2010 after graduating from Appalachian State University with a degree in Business Management. He began as a Life Marketing Assistant where he provided internal support to our agents and marketing...

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Dave Jacobs (Financial Independence Group)

Vice President - Annuities

Dave Jacobs is an alumnus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C., graduating with a Bachelor of Science. During his college years, Dave double majored in Finance and Marketing while simultaneously working at Merrill Lynch...

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Brittany Fox (Financial Independence Group)

Sales Associate - Annuities

Brittany, a native to the Charlotte, North Carolina area, graduated from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Communications. Brittany began her career at FIG in 2011 as an Office Assistant, but quickly...

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