Team Members

Our team of expert professionals is committed to providing the best client service experience. Together, we ensure planning is executed and maintained in an efficient manner. We each bring our own unique areas of focus and expertise, and work collaboratively on attaining the most successful outcomes.

 
Gregory W Bumstead

Gregory W Bumstead

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 213-243-7190

With over 5 years of experience in the financial services industry, Greg is an integral part of David Clausen's team. A graduate from University of Southern California, Greg joined Northwestern Mutual in 2011 and over the years has gained the knowledge and experience to provide clients with the best attention and service.

Greg was born and raised in Southern California. He is a scratch golfer and enjoys going to USC football games. He's a fan of the Anaheim Ducks and plays in a fantasy football league. In his free time he enjoys riding dirt bikes and off-roading.

Greg has his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification, has his General Securities License (Series 7), Series 6, and Series 63, and also has his California Life, Health, and Variable insurance licenses.

CA License: 0H44834

 
Elizabeth L Eastvold

Elizabeth L Eastvold

Director of Client Relations
Office 213-243-7000

A graduate from Biola University, Elizabeth has a background in legal corporate compliance and has her paralegal certificate from University California, Irvine. Elizabeth was brought to the team to assist with client relations. She places high value on customer care and being able to help facilitate positive client relationships and experiences.

Originally from Chicago, Elizabeth currently lives in Burbank, CA with her husband and 2 boys. She loves spending time with her family and friends, cooking, is a big football fan and plays fantasy football every season.

 

Kaelynn Marie Faustinos

Client Service Manager
Office 213-243-7000

Kaelynn joined our team in 2018 to provide administrative support and to assist with client service outreach and strategy. She serves as a touchpoint for clients and is a crucial member of the team.

Kaelynn attended California State University, Northridge where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Health CEPH Accreditation with a focus in biology. She is currently working towards her California State Life and Health License. She loves connecting with new people and brings a breadth of skills and experience to her role in client services.

A native Angeleno, Kaelynn loves Los Angeles for the learning opportunities and bustling atmosphere. She enjoys swimming in her free time and often volunteers for the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation where she previously worked in community outreach.

 
Vicki M. Bauer

Vicki M. Bauer, CFP®, RICP®

As the Director of Financial Planning, Vicki oversees the Financial Planning Services (FPS) and Northwestern Mutual Investment Services (NMIS) teams. Her teams provide planning and risk support, investment case development and consultation, and assistance with NMIS client onboarding to financial representatives and advisors. Vicki is a Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®) and a Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®). She holds Series 7, Series 63, and California Life and Health Insurance licenses.

Vicki joined Northwestern Mutual in 2013. Previously, she worked in banking and as a financial advisor herself. Because she has experience working directly with clients, she is an invaluable resource when it comes to supporting advisors in their investment planning strategy. Both advisors and her team members see Vicki as an expert and a leader.

Vicki grew up in Arcadia and graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a B.S. in Business Administration. She loves to support Los Angeles sports and keeps up with the Dodgers, Raiders, and Kings. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and reading novels.

 
Jessica Ormandy

Jessica Ormandy

Director of Marketing
Office 213-243-7000

With over a decade of expertise in marketing and business development, Jessica serves as a key member of David Clausen's team, providing strategic direction and guidance on marketing and public relations efforts, as well as client experience activities and special events.

Prior to joining the finance world, Jessica served as Director of Marketing at several notable law firms, where she fostered the development and implementation of strategic practice group plans for attorneys, and supported partners with planning and preparation for business development meetings with key clients and prospects. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications, with a concentration in Public Relations, cum laude, from Boston University.

Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Jessica made her way out to Los Angeles in 2005. She currently resides in Toluca Lake, CA with her husband, Jack, and son, Mason. An avid foodie, Jessica can often be found sipping on cocktails and tasting delicacies at trendy new restaurants throughout Los Angeles. 

 

Elizabeth Ann Gilbert

Marketing Coordinator
Office 213-412-2819

Elizabeth provides support with several marketing initiatives, including event planning and execution, trade association research, community partnership and sponsorship outreach, staff training, and assistance with securing targeted speaking engagements and media relations opportunities. Elizabeth brings to the table her interpersonal and communication skills, along with her passion for writing. She is a graduate of Pepperdine University, where she earned her B.A. in Interpersonal Communication.

 

David M Clausen, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®

Wealth Management Advisor

  • Office 213-243-7158
  • Office 213-243-7156
 

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