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Meet the Team

Curtis Financial Planning is an independent, fee-only advisory firm located in Oakland, California, servicing clients in California and beyond.

As a female-owned and operated wealth management firm, we are fully committed to addressing the unique financial planning needs and experiences of single women, female-led households, and women who take the lead in the family finances.

Our skilled and experienced team of professionals works collaboratively to provide our clients with exceptional service.

Curtis Financial Planning Meet the Team
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Erin Scott

Administrative Assistant

Erin has decades of administrative experience, which includes editing, proofreading, organizing, and managing. She’s worked for several well-known financial firms, as well publishing houses and administrative organizations. She’s a graduate of Meredith College and holds two degrees and three minors. 

When she’s not working, Erin can be found reading, writing, or exploring with her family. She’s always up for a new adventure.

Lauren Sekerke

Communications Director

Lauren Sekerke, CFA® is a dynamic strategic partner to independent financial advisors, crafting tailored communication strategies that not only engage clients but also strengthen trust.

She is also the founder of Prosperity Wealth Coaching, where she provides one-on-one financial coaching to women who have found financial success. By focusing on the transformative power of financial discipline and accountability, Lauren empowers her clients to master their spending habits and build lasting wealth.

Previously, Lauren worked for firms including Morgan Keegan in Memphis, TN and Dimensional Fund Advisors in Austin, TX. She holds the CFA® designation and has an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Rob Curtis

Rob Curtis

Business Operations Manager

Rob owned and operated a mortgage brokerage firm for over 25 years and developed expertise in project management, billing systems and workflows. He is highly organized, detail oriented and he is without peer in his proofreading skills.

Rob is from Winnipeg, Canada and made his way to California after a year in the Virgin Islands as a charter boat captain. He enjoys skiing, mountain-biking, reading, traveling, and has an encyclopedic brain filled with interesting knowledge about history, geography, and the natural world.

Ready to take control of your financial future?

Our goal is to be your fiduciary financial partner so that you can focus on the rest of your life. If you’re ready to delegate the details of your financial life to an expert, get started today by scheduling an introductory call with Cathy. 

Cathy Curtis, CFP®
Curtis Financial Planning