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

Greg brings over 8 years of experience in the financial services industry to his role. As Associate Wealth Management Advisor, he is responsible for all investment management services our team provides. He also assists with the creation and implementation of financial plans. A strategic thinker, Greg brings honed analytical skills that contribute immensely to our team’s success.

Greg graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) with a degree in Business Administration. He began his career at Northwestern Mutual as an intern in 2011 where he gained the knowledge and experience necessary to provide clients with the best attention and service. Greg holds his Series 6 and 63 securities licenses, his General Securities License and has his California Life, Health and Variable Insurance Licenses. He is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®).

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

CA License: 0H44834

 
Elizabeth L Eastvold

Elizabeth L Eastvold

Director of Client Relations
Office 213-243-7000

Elizabeth plays a vital role on our team. In her role, she manages all client relations by coordinating events and initiating various marketing efforts. She serves as the main touchpoint for clients and oversees scheduling. She works closely with Dave providing administrative assistance to ensure the timely and efficient execution of our client’s financial plans.  

Elizabeth attended Biola University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual, she worked as an executive assistant at a tech company in Orange County. She later received her paralegal license from the University of California, Irvine, and became a paralegal. Searching for a career change, she joined our practice in 2016. She brings strong relationship building skills and a tremendous work ethic to her current position which directly contributes to our ability to provide the best service to clients.  

Elizabeth grew up in Chicago, Illinois until she moved to Southern California in her teens. She now lives in Burbank, California with her husband and two boys. She is very family oriented and spends much of her free time with her husband and kids. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, reading, and playing fantasy football.

 

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 foundations who focus on health eduction for women.

 
Vicki Bauer

Vicki 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 Clay

Elizabeth Clay

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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