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Kristin Hetzer, CMT, CIMA, CFP, is Principal and Founder of Royal Palms Capital, LLC, an independent registered investment advisory firm in Rolling Hills Estates, California. Prior to founding her firm, Ms. Hetzer provided discretionary portfolio management within major Wall Street firms’ Portfolio Investment Management divisions. Ms. Hetzer began her career as a Registered Representative with Merrill Lynch in 1982. Her previous experience includes Kidder Peabody & Co, Prudential Securities and UBS.
Kristin Hetzer is an active member of the CMT Association and Chair of the Los Angeles CMT Association Chapter. She joined the CMT Association in 2000 as an Affiliate and received her Chartered Market Technician designation in 2003. She received her Certified Investment Management Analyst designation from The Investment Management Consultants Association in 2000 through the Wharton School of Business. Ms. Hetzer has been a Certified Financial Planner since 1989.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hope College in 1978, and has attended California State University of Long Beach Graduate School of Business.
Ms Hetzer and her husband, Greg, have a daughter and son and reside in San Pedro, California.