The Management Team at Centricity Financial consists of:
Managing Partner/Chief Investment Officer
Ethan Namvar is a managing partner of Centricity Financial and a Lecturer in Finance at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He has taught courses in Financial Engineering, Mathematical Finance, Derivatives, and Investments. He has consulted in the areas of investment strategy, portfolio management, and risk management for various investment advisories, hedge funds and fund of funds.
Mr. Namvar received a Masters in Financial Engineering from University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from University of California, Irvine. He is a CAIA charterholder and holds the Series 3 and Series 65 NASD/FINRA licenses.
Andrew Amadi, PhD
Managing Partner/Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Amadi is a managing partner of Centricity Financial. Prior to joining Centricity Financial, LLC, Mr. Amadi worked as a financial analyst at a major conglomerate, developing revenue and forecasting models for one of their software divisions. At Centricity Financial his focus is on corporate consulting, insurance, and helping analyze securities and portfolios.
Mr. Amadi graduated University of California, Davis with a Ph.D. in Economics, concentrating in international finance. His dissertation is in international portfolio diversification, which was published in a peer-reviewed academic journal. He also holds the Series 65 NASD/FINRA license.
June Cachola is a financial advisor at Centricity Financial. She has over 17 years experience in the financial services industry working as financial advisor in leading bank and credit union investment programs. She enjoys consulting with clients to develop strategies to assist with investment advice, risk management, retirement income planning and estate planning.
Ms. Cachola holds a BS degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from California State University, Dominguez Hills. She has the FINRA Series 7 and 66 Securities Licenses and Life, Health and Accident Insurance.
Ms. Chang is a managing director of Centricity Financial, LLC and a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as well as the MIT Sloan School of Management, with a degree in Management Science (finance focus). She is on the board of the MIT Alumni Association of Southern California, and also volunteers as an MIT Educational Councilor for the Orange County, Los Angeles, and Inland Empire regions. She is Co-President and the MIT Sloan representative to the OCMBA, a not-for-profit alliance of 15 elite business schools.
Ms. Chang also holds multiple jewelry and gemological degrees from the Gemological Institute of America, as well as advanced course certification from the University of Cambridge for the Investment Property Forum. She is certified as a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language and conducts business primarily in English, Mandarin, and Spanish. She is a licensed California Broker, REALTOR®, and developer consultant who specializes in new builds.