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A Team Approach
We take a team approach to financial planning, offering you a broader scope of expertise than you will likely find in any one person. Clients are our main priority, which is why we work to understand your unique circumstances and ultimately create a distinctive plan that provides a road map for your financial journey. By relying on the expertise of our team, we’ll help you take a conservative approach to growing and preserving your wealth.
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Jerry Lawless
Jerry is an experienced investment advisor with 30 years of industry experience and has loyally served with Central Valley Community Bank since 1996. He believes in a collaborative approach to wealth management and strives to understand each client’s individual goals.

  • Mutual Fund Portfolios
  • Exchange Traded Funds
  • Retirement Income Planning
  • Life Insurance
  • General Securities
  • Series 24, 7 and 63 Securities Licenses
  • Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF)
  • California Life Insurance License #0806649
Outside of the office, Jerry enjoys spending quality time with his family.
Branches Served:
  • River Park
  • Clovis Main
  • Herndon & Fowler
  • Prather

Contact Jerry:
Phone: (559) 297-6179
Central Valley Community Bank, Clovis Main
600 Pollasky Ave.
Clovis, CA, 93612

Jerry Lawless

Jerry Lawless,
Financial Advisor
California Insurance License #0806649

Robert Faust
Robert has over 13 years of experience helping clients identify and implement tailored financial solutions. He uses a holistic approach that coordinates the investment, insurance, and forward tax planning needs of each client to best effect. By doing this he helps them create a sustainable and predictable income stream for life, on a tax advantaged basis, to give them more choice and control of their finances in their retirement years.
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Executive Bonus Arrangements
  • Business Overhead Insurance
  • Managed Money Investment Portfolios
  • 401K Retirement Plans
  • Mutual Fund Portfolios
  • Long Term Care Annuities and Insurance
  • Retirement Income Planning
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Wealth Transfer Strategies

  • Series 7 & 66 Securities Licenses, Investment Adviser Representative
  • Life & Health Licenses #0F47635
  • Local Certified Advisor with the Nationwide Land As Your Legacy & Your Business Legacy Financial Planning Programs
Professional Associations:
Business Network Group Merced, Ca
Alzheimer’s Association of San Joaquin County
In his spare time, Bob enjoys spending quality time with his wife and twins, weight lifting, playing the drums and watching movies. He also spreads the joy of Christmas during the holiday season as Santa Claus for Senior Care Facilities in Lodi & Stockton.


Branches Served: 

  • Cameron Park
  • Folsom
  • Roseville
  • Gold River
  • Stockton
  • Lodi
  • Modesto
  • Merced

Contact Robert:
Phone: (209) 644-7806
Central Valley Community Bank, Lodi
1901 W. Kettleman Lane, Ste. 100
Lodi, CA 95242
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Robert Faust,
Financial Advisor
California Insurance License #0F47635

Tim Welch
With over 30 years of industry experience in the financial services industry, Tim is a licensed investment advisor that believes in a holistic approach to investment services. He strives to educate and equip clients with the knowledge to choose the most suitable investment strategy and product design for their specific financial needs, goals and dreams. Tim has built a reputation for his commitment to this comprehensive-solution focused approach, delivered with constant personal attention and a commitment to his clients' best interests.
  • Financial Planning
  • Fixed Income Services
  • Portfolio Management
  • Retirement Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Longevity Planning
  • Series 7, 24, 53, 63 and 65 Securities Licenses
  • Registered States: AZ, CA, ID, TX, WA
  • California Insurance License #0D11400
  • Arizona Insurance License #3896927
  • Madera Community Hospital Foundation – Director
  • USA Swimming – Official
Outside of the office, Tim enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Tammy, and his two daughters. You can also find him officiating high school and local area swim meets and cheering on the Fresno State Bulldogs.

Branches Served:
  • Fresno Downtown
  • Fig Garden Village
  • Kerman
  • Madera
  • Oakhurst
  • Visalia Mission Oaks
  • Visalia Floral
  • Exeter

Contact Tim:
Phone: (559) 323-3407
Central Valley Community Bank, Visalia Floral
120 North Floral Street
Visalia, CA 93291

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Tim Welch,
Financial Advisor
California Insurance License #0D11400

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