Meet Our Team

At Arroyo Investment Group, we’re here to help you achieve your goals.  Our Pasadena, California based team of investment and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals have been helping people like you for over 22 years.

Our goal is to provide you with the best service possible so you always feel confident about your financial future.

Some of the things our team of experts help you with:

  • investment management
  • financial planning
  • retirement planning and retirement accounts
  • education and college planning
  • charitable giving planning
  • estate planning
  • employee stock options and benefits
  • 401(k) rollovers

Check the background of this firm on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.

John Odell

“There’s nothing quite as fulfilling as helping our clients achieve their life goals.”

John Odell is the co-founder and a principal of Arroyo Investment Group.  He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional.  He also maintains various FINRA www.finra.org registered licenses including Series 7, 24, 27, 51, 63 and 65 through Capital Research Brokerage Services, LLC, (“CRBS”) of which he is a principal. CRBS is a licensed broker/dealer with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. John is also a principal of Capital Research + Consulting LLC, a firm specializing in the design and implementation of corporate and government retirement plans. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame. He has been in the investment business since 1988.  John was recently named one of Pasadena’s most influential people by Pasadena Magazine.

Gabi Hindson

“I love that our work at Arroyo helps people improve their financial situation and often enables them to realize their dreams.”    

Gabi Hindson oversees data and analytics employed in creating and monitoring proprietary investment models utilized by Arroyo Investment Group.  Gabi also manages activities associated with our sister firm, Capital Research + Consulting, which oversees more than $4 billion in corporate and governmental retirement plans.  She is an Investment Advisor Representative with Capital Research + Consulting LLC and currently holds a Series 65 FINRA registered license.  Gabi holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University.

Lisa Taddeo

“I’m proud that at Arroyo, we’ve been GIPS® compliant for over 10 years.  That transparency is appreciated by our clients. “

Lisa Taddeo is the Operations Manager for Arroyo Investment Group. She oversees all trading, client servicing, and billing for the firm.  Her responsibilities include maintaining data integrity for our portfolio management team, maintaining Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) compliance and working with an independent verification firm for quarterly composite verifications.  Lisa joined Arroyo Investment Group in 2009 and has worked in the financial investment industry for more than 24 years.  Lisa worked at Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management and Western Asset Management Company prior to joining our team. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Krista Charvat

“It’s very rewarding knowing that the work I do plays a part in helping our clients achieve their life goals.”

Krista Charvat is an investment analyst for Arroyo Investment Group as well as for our sister firm, Capital Research + Consulting LLC which oversees more than $4 billion in corporate and governmental retirement plans.  Her responsibilities include the monitoring, analysis and formation of each of our firm’s proprietary investment models.  She joined the firm in June 2011 with nine years of investment experience. Krista previously held positions with Nuveen Investments and RNC Genter Capital Management. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in international business and a minor in German from Loyola Marymount University.

Stephanie Hagan

“One of the best parts of my job is seeing clients leave our offices feeling confident and optimistic.”

Stephanie Hagan oversees Arroyo Investment Group’s customer relationship management team and all client communications in the Pasadena office.  She works closely with our client services and operations team in the ongoing oversight of all client accounts and trading. She joined Arroyo Investment Group in September 2013. Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from California State University Northridge.

J. Felicity Goldstone

“We’re honored to work so closely with our clients, so it is a pleasure for me to make sure we’re always ready to serve them efficiently.”

J. Felicity Goldstone joined Arroyo Investment Group (and our sister firm, Capital Research + Consulting LLC) in July 1999. She oversees all aspects of the compliance requirements that the firms must adhere to as Registered Investment Advisors. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance, Real Estate and Law from California State Polytechnic University and holds a Series 27 License from FINRA as a Financial Operations Principal.

Mike Haney

“I love being part of a team that is so committed to helping people secure their futures. ”

Mike Haney is an investment advisor representative and Director of Marketing for Arroyo Investment Group.  Mike joined Arroyo in January of 2006 after thirty years of service for the City of Glendale. He first started with the Glendale Police Department as a Police Officer in 1975, later transferring to the Glendale Fire Department in 1980. Mike then held the rank of Fire Battalion Chief upon his retirement in December of 2005. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California; School of Business, Finance and Real Estate. He was an All-American Golfer for U.S.C. in 1973. Mike was also Co-Captain for the Trojans in 1973. In 2006 he was inducted into the Glendale College Hall of Fame for his outstanding athletic achievement.

Dan Watson

“In a world where few trust Wall Street, I’m proud that we offer a transparent, results-oriented service that our clients can rely on.”

Dan Watson is Director of Client Relations for Arroyo Investment Group.  He joined Arroyo in November 2015 after a career of more than 41 years in municipal law enforcement. Dan began his career with the Los Angeles Police Department in 1973. He retired in 2002 at the rank of Commander to become the Police Chief in South Pasadena. After serving that community for 8 1/2 years, he served as the Police Chief in Mammoth Lakes for another 4 1/2 years. Dan holds both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of Southern California. He is married and has two children and four grandchildren.

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