Alan Hopkins joined Manchester Financial in 1995 after several years at Charles Schwab & Co. where he was responsible for high net-worth clients and also taught courses in financial planning, trading techniques and retirement strategies. Prior to Schwab, Alan was a consultant to the State of California in the rescue of the Executive Life Insurance Company and worked on the merger of Bank of America’s and Security Pacific’s mutual fund departments. He has an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University and a B.A. in Economics from Brigham Young University. Alan has served on several boards, including the Alliance for the Arts, and was President of the Wellness Community, a national cancer charity. He is a current board member of Real Spirit and Sherwood Country Club.