• Firm: KCS Wealth Advisory, LLC
  • Job Title: Director of Financial Planning
  • Certifications: CFP®, AIF®


Scott provides a comprehensive approach to wealth management to help clients achieve their overall goals and objectives. He begins each relationship with a conversation to help uncover and establish a road map to move ahead. He focuses on financial planning, investments and retirement strategies.

He is a Certified Financial Planner ™ Practitioner and is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary ®. He earned the Certified Financial Planner ™ certification from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. after completing the CFP® professional certificate program through UCLA Extension. He has been awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF) professional designation from FI360. He holds the Series 7, Series 66, and is a licensed insurance agent (CA Ins. License #0K55904). Previously, Scott has been with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Signature Estate & Investment Advisors, LLC (SEIA).

While at Sonoma State, he was Captain of the Sonoma State Men’s Tennis Team, was awarded the Sonoma State University Alumni Association’s Outstanding Male Student Athlete of the Year Award, and received the Dr. William K. Crowley Award for Academic Achievement.

Scott continues to enjoy playing competitive tennis in USTA Leagues throughout Southern California and is an active member of the Santa Monica chapter of Rotary International.

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Scott is a graduate of Sonoma State University, where he majored in Finance and minored in Economics.

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“As a Certified Financial Planner®, Scott Gaynor begins each relationship with a conversation to help uncover and establish a road map to move ahead.”