Stephan Miskjian, CFA®, CFP®, QKA
Senior Investment Advisor
With over 22 years of experience in the financial services industry, Stephan is a Senior Investment Advisor with SageView, based out of the firm’s Valencia, CA office. Stephan has an expertise in establishing comprehensive fiduciary governance protocols, investment fund selection processes, investment fund monitoring, reporting procedures, and Plan Sponsor and Participant education for 401(k) and defined benefit clients. In his role, Stephan also brings a wealth of expertise in creating comprehensive investment fund selection screening processes and ongoing fund review protocols. Stephan served as co-manager for the Reliance Trust Cash Balance Moderate, Conservative, Ultra-Conservative Funds from initiation in 2016 to 2019 with over $70 million in assets.
Stephan has served as the Retirement Plan Investing (401(k), Pension, Cash Balance Plans, IRA) & Financial Planning Expert for CFA Los Angeles since 2009. He also served as an ASPPA Technical Education Consultant from 2007-2009 managing the QPFC exam and helped build and edit the Investment Module for ASPPA’s flagship CPC credential.
Before joining SageView, Stephan was Director of Investments at kPlans, before SageView’s acquisition of the firm in 2022. Prior to that, Stephan worked at both Bank of America and City National’s Private Banks providing investment consulting and asset allocation modeling for ultra-high net worth clients. During that period, he managed $300 million in Private Bank client assets.
Outside the workplace, Stephan has over 30 television appearances on KCAL-9 CBS Sunday News covering a broad range of financial planning topics. Stephan graduated from UCLA with a BS in Biochemistry. He served as President and Co-President of R. D. White Elementary School Foundation for two years and 3rd Vice President Fundraising for Wilson Middle School PTSA for two years. He has coached 15 seasons for youth basketball and helped coach a local track team for two years.