Rodney A. Simms, ChFC®, CFP®

Rodney has 30 years of experience in wealth management. Prior to joining Gradient Capital Advisors, he served as a private wealth consultant with Ameriprise Financial. During his tenure with the firm, he was recognized consistently with the President’s Advisor Award and as a Private Wealth Group member. He graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a degree in Business Administration and received a Master of Science in Financial Services through the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Rodney holds the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designations. He served as an Adjunct Professor at Point Loma Nazarene University’s Fermanian School of Business and has been a member of numerous nonprofit and foundation boards. Rodney is married with one adult daughter. He enjoys spending time at his vacation home in Zihuatanejo, surfing, studying design in all its forms, and traveling off the beaten path. His volunteer activities include mentoring college students.