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Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc. (TFA)

The Power of Experience

TFA, an Aegon company, is a part of the Transamerica family of companies, and is built on the same foundation of support and service that was established over 100 years ago. Simply put, the Transamerica brand is synonymous with quality, strength and longevity.

Aegon N.V.

Aegon is an international life insurance, pension and investment group, based in The Hague, The Netherlands, with approximately 28,000 employees and businesses in over twenty markets in the Americas, Europe and Asia and its ambition is to be a leader in all its chosen markets by 2015.

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George Chuang, CFA

George Chuang, CFA

President, Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.

Mr. Chuang began his career in the financial services industry in 1994. He received undergraduate degrees in Economics and Biology from the University of California, Irvine, and his MBA from the University of Southern California. Mr. Chuang holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation along with FINRA Series 7, 24, and 27 licenses.

Scott T. Nishimura

Scott T. Nishimura

Director – Advisory Services

Mr. Nishimura began his career in the financial services industry in 1994. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California and holds a B.A. in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing. Mr. Nishimura currently holds FINRA Series 7, 8, 24, and 63 licenses.

Chris Henderson

Chris Henderson

Senior Advisory Services Analyst

Mr. Henderson began his career in the financial services industry in 1994. He is a graduate of Central College where he earned a B.A. in English Literature. Mr. Henderson currently holds FINRA Series 4, 7, 24, 51, and 65 licenses and has earned the right to use the Certified Annuity Specialist (CSA) designation.

Steven Gutke, CFA

Steven Gutke, CFA

Director of Investment Research

Mr. Gutke has been with Transamerica since 2009 and joined TFA as the Director of Investment Research in 2016. He received an Bachelors of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1992. Mr. Gutke also obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Indiana University in 2009. Mr. Gutke has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and also holds a Series 7 license.

Kelly Collins

Kelly Collins

Investment Advisor Representative

Mr. Collins began his career in the financial services industry in 2013. He joined Transamerica in 2017 as an Investment Advisor Representative for Transamerica Retirement Services and transitioned to TFA Advisory Services as an Advisory Operations Analyst in 2019. Mr. Collins is a graduate of the State University of New York where he has earned a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance. Mr. Collins currently holds FINRA Series 6, 63, and 65 licenses.