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Team Members

Our experienced professionals have helped many people just like you with similar issues and concerns. We specialize in creating an approach that is designed to address your individual situation.

John Nielsen, CFP© is founder and President of Retirement Planning Associates, and has been providing personal financial planning and investment management services since 1983. Mr. Nielsen’s primary objective is to provide...

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Linda R. Gowan

Client Relationship Manager

Linda is the Client Relationship Manager at Retirement Planning Associates. She is our clients’ point of contact for questions, information and appointments, and offers them unparalleled customer service...

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Maren Nielsen

Administrative Assistant to Linda

As Administrative Assistant, Maren’s many responsibilities include keeping our client information up-to-date and accurate, organizing client contact schedules, maintaining our optical records management system and the ensuring...

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Denise L. Nielsen*

Special Projects

Denise greatly enjoys designing and organizing our client appreciation activities. Denise and John have been married over 30 years and have lived in Ventura County for nearly 28 years where they raised their seven children. Denise has...

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