Investment Advisory Services, Financial Planning, Wealth Management and Retirement Plan Services in Riverside, CA

Beacon Pointe is an Inland Empire based wealth advisor and is one of the largest independent Registered Investment Advisor firms (RIAs) in the nation working with institutions, defined contribution plans, individuals and families. Our team of investment advisors and financial planners in the Inland Empire focuses on full service financial planning and research driven investments.

Our fiduciary responsibility to clients and our holistic allWEALTH® approach addresses all aspects of your financial well-being including but not limited to wealth and retirement planning, estate and tax strategy planning, insurance reviews and risk assessments, charitable giving and education planning, values-based (SRI/ESG) investing, life transition support for divorcées and widows, financial planning for business owners and multi-generational family wealth and legacy planning.

We look forward to connecting with you virtually or at our Riverside office to see how best we can assist you with your investment portfolio and financial planning needs.

Meet the Inland Empire Riverside Team

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James Davenport

Partner, Managing Director

James (Jim) is responsible for counseling clients with their wealth management decisions, particularly in the area of investments. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors, Jim worked in Wells Fargo Advisor’s Private Client Group, marketing the firm’s wealth management services to new clients and enhancing existing client relationships. Jim is a Managing Director and Partner with Beacon Pointe, working out of both the Orange County and Inland Empire offices. Jim earned his MBA from Chapman University Argyros School of Business and Economics, and his Bachelor’s Degree from the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Southern California. He serves on the advisory board for Big Brothers Big Sisters-Inland Empire and also is a member of both the Endowment Council Chapman University and Leaders, Executives, and Directors; Advancing Philanthropy (LEAD-OC). Outside of work, Jim enjoys traveling, playing golf and spending time with his wife and two children.

Josh Rummonds, JD

Wealth Advisor

Josh is a Wealth Advisor representing Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors in the Central Valley of California. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe, Josh was a financial advisor for the Principal Financial Group where he advised and assisted his clients in establishing sound financial plans which included both investment and insurance advice. With a background in the legal profession Josh has always been required to adhere to the fiduciary standard of placing the interests of the client above his own and the firm he represents. Josh received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Thomas Jefferson School of Law and his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Southern California. While at USC, Josh played on the baseball team and signed with the Chicago Cubs organization thereafter. Outside of work, Josh enjoys traveling, running with one or both of his dogs and spending time with his wife and son.

Lauren Meixel

Manager, Operations

Lauren Meixel is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day client service needs, implementing business policies and best practices for the Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors office in Newport Beach.  She is also responsible for partnering with the firms’ advisors to assist in client meetings, document preparation and long-term planning, creating deeper client relationships and contributing to the overall growth of the office. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe, she spent the last six years working at Fidelity Investments and Merrill Lynch where she held roles of increasing responsibility in client services, operations, and compliance. Lauren received her Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from California State University, Fullerton. In her free time, Lauren enjoys cooking, running, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Nichole Diaz

Relationship Manager

Nichole is primarily responsible for client servicing, portfolio administration and operations to support the Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors (BPWA) Inland Empire office.  Nichole holds an MBA from the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Riverside, where she also earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Economics.  Prior to joining BPWA, Nichole worked in Real Estate as a Broker dealing exclusively with investment properties.  Nichole is married and lives with her husband in the Inland Empire. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, swimming, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. 

 

Meet the Inland Empire Riverside Team

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James Davenport

Partner, Managing Director

James (Jim) is responsible for counseling clients with their wealth management decisions, particularly in the area of investments. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors, Jim worked in Wells Fargo Advisor’s Private Client Group, marketing the firm’s wealth management services to new clients and enhancing existing client relationships. Jim is a Managing Director and Partner with Beacon Pointe, working out of both the Orange County and Inland Empire offices. Jim earned his MBA from Chapman University Argyros School of Business and Economics, and his Bachelor’s Degree from the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Southern California. He serves on the advisory board for Big Brothers Big Sisters-Inland Empire and also is a member of both the Endowment Council Chapman University and Leaders, Executives, and Directors; Advancing Philanthropy (LEAD-OC). Outside of work, Jim enjoys traveling, playing golf and spending time with his wife and two children.

Josh Rummonds, JD

Wealth Advisor

Josh is a Wealth Advisor representing Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors in the Central Valley of California. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe, Josh was a financial advisor for the Principal Financial Group where he advised and assisted his clients in establishing sound financial plans which included both investment and insurance advice. With a background in the legal profession Josh has always been required to adhere to the fiduciary standard of placing the interests of the client above his own and the firm he represents. Josh received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Thomas Jefferson School of Law and his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Southern California. While at USC, Josh played on the baseball team and signed with the Chicago Cubs organization thereafter. Outside of work, Josh enjoys traveling, running with one or both of his dogs and spending time with his wife and son.

Lauren Meixel

Manager, Operations

Lauren Meixel is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day client service needs, implementing business policies and best practices for the Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors office in Newport Beach.  She is also responsible for partnering with the firms’ advisors to assist in client meetings, document preparation and long-term planning, creating deeper client relationships and contributing to the overall growth of the office. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe, she spent the last six years working at Fidelity Investments and Merrill Lynch where she held roles of increasing responsibility in client services, operations, and compliance. Lauren received her Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from California State University, Fullerton. In her free time, Lauren enjoys cooking, running, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Nichole Diaz

Relationship Manager

Nichole is primarily responsible for client servicing, portfolio administration and operations to support the Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors (BPWA) Inland Empire office.  Nichole holds an MBA from the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Riverside, where she also earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Economics.  Prior to joining BPWA, Nichole worked in Real Estate as a Broker dealing exclusively with investment properties.  Nichole is married and lives with her husband in the Inland Empire. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, swimming, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. 

 

Meet the Inland Empire Riverside Team

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James Davenport

Partner, Managing Director

James (Jim) is responsible for counseling clients with their wealth management decisions, particularly in the area of investments. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors, Jim worked in Wells Fargo Advisor’s Private Client Group, marketing the firm’s wealth management services to new clients and enhancing existing client relationships. Jim is a Managing Director and Partner with Beacon Pointe, working out of both the Orange County and Inland Empire offices. Jim earned his MBA from Chapman University Argyros School of Business and Economics, and his Bachelor’s Degree from the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Southern California. He serves on the advisory board for Big Brothers Big Sisters-Inland Empire and also is a member of both the Endowment Council Chapman University and Leaders, Executives, and Directors; Advancing Philanthropy (LEAD-OC). Outside of work, Jim enjoys traveling, playing golf and spending time with his wife and two children.

Josh Rummonds, JD

Wealth Advisor

Josh is a Wealth Advisor representing Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors in the Central Valley of California. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe, Josh was a financial advisor for the Principal Financial Group where he advised and assisted his clients in establishing sound financial plans which included both investment and insurance advice. With a background in the legal profession Josh has always been required to adhere to the fiduciary standard of placing the interests of the client above his own and the firm he represents. Josh received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Thomas Jefferson School of Law and his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Southern California. While at USC, Josh played on the baseball team and signed with the Chicago Cubs organization thereafter. Outside of work, Josh enjoys traveling, running with one or both of his dogs and spending time with his wife and son.

Lauren Meixel

Manager, Operations

Lauren Meixel is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day client service needs, implementing business policies and best practices for the Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors office in Newport Beach.  She is also responsible for partnering with the firms’ advisors to assist in client meetings, document preparation and long-term planning, creating deeper client relationships and contributing to the overall growth of the office. Prior to joining Beacon Pointe, she spent the last six years working at Fidelity Investments and Merrill Lynch where she held roles of increasing responsibility in client services, operations, and compliance. Lauren received her Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from California State University, Fullerton. In her free time, Lauren enjoys cooking, running, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Nichole Diaz

Relationship Manager

Nichole is primarily responsible for client servicing, portfolio administration and operations to support the Beacon Pointe Wealth Advisors (BPWA) Inland Empire office.  Nichole holds an MBA from the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Riverside, where she also earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Financial Economics.  Prior to joining BPWA, Nichole worked in Real Estate as a Broker dealing exclusively with investment properties.  Nichole is married and lives with her husband in the Inland Empire. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, swimming, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. 

 

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