John Andraos

CEO & Founder
(818) 551-6600

John Andraos, Managing Partner at South Western Wealth Management, stands at the forefront of the fast-moving industry; Capital and Business Management. Today, with over 25 years of experience, John has mentored a diverse book of entrepreneurs, and individuals on how to create and manage their wealth.  A calculated risk-taker, with a deep understanding of economic and social trends, John has motivated his clients to embrace his creative strategies, which result in consistent financial confidence.

John is most fulfilled when helping people grow professionally, and personally. His vision and ability to nurture relationships can lead to long term strategies toward financial health.

This passion developed from his experience as an immigrant and entrepreneur in America. Without financial support or mentorship, John overcame many personal and professional obstacles. Today those experiences serve as advantages in his own life, and the lives of his clients. 

Embracing the core values of integrity, accountability, and perseverance, John ranks among the top financial advisors and continues to receive accolades such as the PPC, Professional Plan Consultant. Today, John’s ultimate goal in life and in business is to: provide support and opportunities to those who are courageous enough to pursue their passions, and create lasting financial confidence for individuals and their families. 

Lauren Bissada

Director of Operations

Gifted with a sharp mind, and an innate ability to connect with people, Lauren administers transformative strategies that promote brand exposure, revenue growth, and team synergy.

Lauren began her career in Corporate sales where she excelled in metric-driven environments, relationship development, and revenue growth. As a result, she quickly promoted to management positions and leadership roles. She quickly discovered supporting companies with; strategic efficiency plans, creative communication practices, and nurturing client relations is the best way to enhance the business’s bottom line, and retain lasting clientele.

At SWWM Laurens’s top priority is to elevate the client experience by; promoting a “client first” mindset, ensuring responsiveness, teamwork, and attention to detail. Working closely with the CEO on his vision for the business, and executing the plans to get there is where Laurens’s professional endeavors are focused.

Karla Landaverde

Administrative Assistant

Profoundly driven and a perfectionist by nature, Karla is committed to supporting the Southwestern Financial Network team and their clients. Karla devotes her time to ensuring flawless placements, client satisfaction, and promoting team morale.

Within 6 years, Karla quickly achieved major professional milestones. Her success, she claims, is directly linked to her responsiveness, work ethic, and positive attitude.  Her most gratifying role in the office is guiding new advisors on their path to making lasting relationships with clients, and building a solid business.

Karla is passionate about delivering professionalism, and personality to her clients. Karla works with the understanding that life and business are ever-changing; she meticulously maintains, and regularly enhances a database that helps clients transition through their professional and personal life as they see fit.

Karla’s reliability, attitude, and attention to detail are all promises to drive successful expansion to her clients and our team.

Will D Martinez

Sr. Client Relations Manager

Will plays a pivotal role in bringing the highest class of service to our clients. Will is a person who demonstrates a commitment to his work, and his word. He stands for the best interests of our clients, calling himself a “client advocate”- he strives to understand, listen, and serve others to the best of his abilities. 

Servicing clients, coordinating projects, and motivating team members to lead by example, make him an integral part of our firm.