Sacha Mackels is a leader in Tax & Financial Group (TFG’s) San Diego office. He is focused on guiding a growing team of high caliber financial professionals that have an excellent reputation in the local community and are actively involved. Sacha is most energized by the fulfillment helping clients reach their goals can bring and is often looked to by peers for his advice and experience in building a thriving client centric advisory practice. Sacha believes in collaboration and is known for identifying others who also want to empower individuals to achieve financial freedom.
Together, he and his colleagues work with individuals and business owners in determining their financial goals and implementing strategies to help achieve those goals. Sacha and his team utilize a comprehensive approach to financial services that addresses:
• Business Continuation, Succession & Exit Strategies
• Investment Advisory
• Qualified Retirement Plans/IRA Issues
• Charitable Gifting
• Distribution of Wealth at Death
• Liability Issues
Sacha resides in San Diego but grew up on the East side of Belgium moving to the US when he was twenty-two. He then spent eight years in New York City. Prior to the financial services industry, Sacha worked as a fitness trainer where he learned the value of client service and felt the benefits of helping them reach their goals. Sacha is passionate about theatre, classical music and travel. He has visited Paris, London, Rome, Venice, Barcelona, Jerusalem, Istanbul and Kauai in the last several years.
A graduate of PennFoster College, Sacha has a B.A. degree in Business Management, as well as an MBA with a specialization in finance from Ashford University. Sacha is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®), Certified Financial Planner™ professional (CFP®), Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®), and Wealth Management Certified Professional (WMCP®). Sacha is a member of the BIA SD and won the Financial Associate of the Year Icon Award in 2018. Sacha is a Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative with Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. And holds a California Life and Health Insurance License.