Carlota B. Venegas, CFP®, CDFA®

Investment Counselor

(626) 792-2228  

Carly joined the firm in 2020 as an investment counselor. As a Certified Financial Planner™, she helps clients develop a comprehensive structure for the stewardship of their assets, in addition to managing the investment portfolio at the core of that structure. Additionally, as a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® she brings a unique skillset to clients facing the complexities of divorce. She came to Clifford Swan with 10 years of investment management and financial planning experience, including most recently advising clients within a private wealth advisory practice at Ameriprise Financial. During this time, Carly developed a strong appreciation for the role of financial planning and investment management in achieving client objectives.

Born and raised in the San Gabriel Valley, Carly graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy of Industrial Societies. Carly enjoys spending time outdoors with her three children. An active member in the community, she is a head coach for the American Youth Soccer Organization and a member of both the Annual Fund Committee and Parent Teacher Association (PTA) at San Rafael Elementary School.


"I am humbled by the opportunity to have a meaningful impact on clients' lives.  Investment counseling is especially rewarding because it enables me to balance the human side of finance with the technical aspects of wealth management."


Head Coach, U-10 Boys/Girls, American Youth Soccer Organization
Member, ProVisors Pasadena
Annual Fund Committee, San Rafael Elementary School
Member, San Rafael Elementary School Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy of Industrial Societies, 1999

Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠, 2006
Certified Financial Planner™, 2015
Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®, 2017

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