Welcome

As a Corporate Retirement Director, I can provide guidance and information to help you meet your fiduciary responsibilities. I know you’re busy managing your business and that you may not have the experience or the time to do what is necessary to make the right decisions. I have the tools and knowledge to help you make informed investment decisions as well as address your other plan responsibilities. You can feel confident knowing that I am committed to putting our resources and experience to work for your organization’s retirement plan.
Services Include
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • Annuities1
  • Asset Management2
  • Business Succession Planning3
  • Corporate Retirement Plans4
  • Executive Benefit Services5
  • Qualified Retirement Plans6
  • Retirement Planning7
Securities Agent: TX, CA, WA, VA, UT, PA, NV, MI, IL, ID, DE, CT, AZ; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
NMLS#: 1312631
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Experience

1973 - Present: I have over thirty years of experience in designing and servicing retirement plans and their investments. I understand the elements required for a plan to be successful and I continually strive to incorporate these elements into each and every plan we design and implement. I have designed all forms of plans to meet the unique needs of my clients, including 401(k) plans, profit sharing plans, defined benefit plans, SEPS and One Man 401(k) plans.

    Education

    • Alan earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University. He is currently licensed as a Series 63 and Series 7 securities advisor. He is also a California Life and Health Insurance agent and serves clients in AZ, CA, CT, IL, MA, MI, MO,

    Client Service Team

    • Dina Jones - Senior Registered Associate
      PH: 949-365-5316 
      Email: dina.m.jones@morganstanley.com  

      Drawing on more than 24 years of experience in the industry, Dina provides a wide range of services that help simplify our clients financial lives. She is responsible for all client service activity and oversees the teams administrative and operational tasks related to client account, online services and regulatory compliance.

      EXPERIENCE Dina began her financial services career in Institutional Bonds in 1982. She enjoys helping clients achieve their goals and consistently delivers an exceptional service experience. Having spent most of her career at Morgan Stanley*, she is deeply familiar with the Firm and has both the relationships and the knowledge to get things done. Dina holds Series 7 and 63 securities licenses, which enable her to execute trades when our Groups Financial Advisors are not available.

      PERSONAL INFORMATION A Southern California native, Dina currently lives in Newport, CA. She is an avid sports fan especially hockey and an ardent animal lover who supports the ASPCA, SPCA and local animal shelters.
      *References to length of service at Morgan Stanley include years at Morgan Stanley and predecessor firms.

    Location

    28202 Cabot Rd
    Ste 500
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    US
    Direct:
    (949) 365-5362(949) 365-5362
    Toll-Free:
    (800) 965-2576(800) 965-2576
    Fax:
    (949) 365-5398(949) 365-5398
    From My Desk

    Retirement Planning Decade by Decade


    Investment and Market Perspectives

    On the Markets

    Retirement

    Working with you to understand your life goals and develop a personalized wealth strategy. Today and for the years to come.
    • 401(k) Rollovers
    • IRA Plans
    • Retirement Income Strategies
    • Retirement Plan Participants
    • Annuities
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    Investing

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    • Asset Management
    • Wealth Planning
    • Traditional Investments
    • Alternative Investments
    • Impact Investing
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    Family

    Creating customized financial strategies for the challenges that today's families face.
    • Estate Planning Strategies
    • 529 Plans / Education Savings Planning
    • Long Term Care Insurance
    • Special Needs Planning
    • Trust Services
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    Business Planning

    Helping you on key aspects of your business such as ownership, liquidity and developing opportunities.
    • Succession Planning
    • Business Planning
    • Retirement Plan Sponsors
    • Qualified Retirement Plans
    • Corporate Pension Funds
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    • Donor Advised Funds
    • Impact Investing
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    1Annuities are offered in conjunction with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC’s licensed insurance agency affiliates.

    2Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors or Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice. Clients should consult their tax advisor for matters involving taxation and tax planning and their attorney for legal matters.

    3Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors or Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice. Clients should consult their tax advisor for matters involving taxation and tax planning and their attorney for legal matters.

    4Tax laws are complex and subject to change. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors and Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice and are not “fiduciaries” (under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code or otherwise) with respect to the services or activities described herein except as otherwise provided in writing by Morgan Stanley and/or as described at www.morganstanley.com/disclosures/dol . Individuals are encouraged to consult their tax and legal advisors (a) before establishing a retirement plan or account, and (b) regarding any potential tax, ERISA and related consequences of any investments made under such plan or account.

    5Tax laws are complex and subject to change. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors and Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice and are not “fiduciaries” (under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code or otherwise) with respect to the services or activities described herein except as otherwise provided in writing by Morgan Stanley and/or as described at www.morganstanley.com/disclosures/dol . Individuals are encouraged to consult their tax and legal advisors (a) before establishing a retirement plan or account, and (b) regarding any potential tax, ERISA and related consequences of any investments made under such plan or account.

    6Tax laws are complex and subject to change. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors and Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice and are not “fiduciaries” (under ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code or otherwise) with respect to the services or activities described herein except as otherwise provided in writing by Morgan Stanley and/or as described at www.morganstanley.com/disclosures/dol . Individuals are encouraged to consult their tax and legal advisors (a) before establishing a retirement plan or account, and (b) regarding any potential tax, ERISA and related consequences of any investments made under such plan or account.

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