President, CEO

Paul teamed up with his father in 2004 just after receiving his MBA from Washington State University.  From 2004 through 2011 Paul was a registered representative of mutual securities and had passed the series 7, 14, and 66 exams.  Paul was named President, CEO in Oct. of 2018.

Linda Tran Dang was born and raised in Santa Barbara.  She joined the firm in 2000, and is responsible for managing a variety of Santa Barbara Advisors’ operational and administrative functions.  She has been working in the investment management industry for 15 years.  Linda earned a BS in Psychology from California State University of Channel Islands CSUCI.  She has completed the Series 7 and is a notary public.

John graduated from Brigham Young University in 1968, earning his MBA and began his career as a stock broker in Sacramento CA.  In 1972 he moved his family to Santa Barbara where he has resided for the past 42 years.  He spent many years as a managing partner of Santa Barbara Securities.  He started Santa Barbara Advisors in 2000.  He has been in the investment business for over 50 years and has gained vast experience with real estate, life insurance, securities, and financial planning.