Executive Team

Doug Fabian

President

doug fabianDoug Fabian’s more than three decades of experience helps individual investors make sense of the investing landscape. Doug began his investment career in 1979 as a market analyst for the Telephone Switch Newsletter – the mutual fund review his father started in 1977. He gained essential experience in a series of positions in the 1980’s, including Director of Marketing, Co-Editor and Senior Editor. Doug is currently the president of Fabian Wealth Strategies, a Registered Investment Advisor specializing in exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

In 1999, Doug was awarded his place on the “Smart Money 30″ — a listing of the most influential individuals in the mutual fund industry. In the feature, Smart Money proclaims that Doug is the best known “trend follower” among the $56 billion (and growing) group of financial advisors.

Doug’s expertise on keys to successful investing is regularly sought after in a variety of media. He speaks at financial seminars around the country and produces a weekly podcast, Fabian Wealth Strategies Monday Morning Market Update. He’s a stand-out contributor in the pages of the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and Investors Business Daily. He regularly appears nationally as a guest analyst on CNBC and Fox Business Network.

Jennifer Shammamy

Client Services Manager

jenniferJennifer’s twenty years experience in the financial services industry began with her position as a market technician with Fabian Telephone Switch Newsletter and continued as an editorial analyst and research director with that same firm. She has also worked as a Request for Proposal Coordinator for an institutional money manager. This experience has provided her with a solid framework for balancing client’s needs and expectations while taking into account their tolerance for risk.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Michigan. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and has attained the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor® (CRPC) designation from the College for Financial Planning, Inc. in Denver, Colorado.

Todd Clucas

Vice President of Insurance Services

todTodd joined Fabian Wealth Strategies in May 2011 after eight years working as an independent registered investment advisor representative, providing fee-based advisory services for high net-worth individuals. A Southern California native, Todd is a graduate of Irvine High School and Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

Todd resides in Newport Beach, is an avid golfer, former ski instructor and a proud uncle of Dillon and Troy.

Todd’s responsibilities at FWS include: client communication, new business development, sales of insurance products, customer service, and maintenance of positive client relationships. Todd is licensed by the California Department of Insurance (License #0E05341).

Chris Versace

Portfolio Manager
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Chris Versace is the manager of the Thematic Growth Portfolio. As a newsletter writer and colleague of Doug’s at Eagle Publishing, Chris has built up an outstanding reputation as an advisor who is able to identify the biggest and best investable themes operating in the market today. Using his keen insight of the mega-trends operating in the fields of economics, demographics, psychographics and the confluence of all three, Chris is able to select the stocks and investments suitable for investors looking to enhance total return.

Chris is the Editor of the PowerTrend Profits and ETF PowerTrader newsletters, and he’s a frequent contributor to Forbes.com and The Street.com. Prior to his work with Fabian Wealth Strategies, Chris was a senior vice president of equity research at Friedman Billings Ramsey, and prior to that he was an equity analyst at both Salomon Brothers and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in economics and mathematics from Fairfield University, and a M.B.A. in Finance from Fordham University.

Tom Lam

Director of Trading and Operations

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Tom joined Fabian Wealth Strategies in May of 2013. Prior to Fabian Wealth Strategies, Tom was the Head of Trading Operations at Welch Capital Partners in New York overseeing all trading activities as well operational functions.  Previously, Tom was a Trader at Advent Capital Management executing convertible bond, equity and option trades. Prior to Advent, Tom had been a Senior Equity Portfolio Administrator at Neuberger Berman. Before Neuberger Berman, Tom was a Senior Associate at Montgomery Financial Services.

 

Eric D. Feighl

Broadcast Producer, Marketing Coordinator

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Eric began his carrier with FWS in 2002 as the producer of Doug’s nationally syndicated radio show. Today, Eric oversees the design and production of all broadcasts and marketing campaigns for Fabian Wealth Strategies including Doug’s weekly radio program and market commentary video, radio advertising, live events and the Fabian Wealth Strategies website. He is also a freelance voice-over announcer, musician and song writer. Eric is a Southern California native and currently resides in Long Beach, CA.