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Evan Kirkpatrick

CEOWendell Charles Financial

Los Angeles Area

Member Since March 2012


Evan Kirkpatrick is a Los Angeles based entrepreneur focusing on capital strategies & philanthropy.  He is the founder of Wendell Charles Financial, a private wealth management firm for high net worth individuals & institutions.  Evan’s companies interact daily with Wall Street, Hollywood entertainment companies, & influential business leaders. Prior to founding Wendell Charles, Evan began his career at a global Fortune 100 firm & ran the investment division of a boutique wealth management & corporate benefits company. He was a scholarship basketball player at Northwest University & a McDonald’s All-American nominee in high school. In addition to writing his “Influential Capital” column at Forbes, Evan’s work has been featured in media outlets such as Entrepreneur, Private Wealth, Inc., Venture Beat, the Wall Street Journal, Pivot TV, & on CBS radio.  Wendell Charles was selected to the Empact 100 list of the top companies in the United States ran by an entrepreneur under the age of 35.  YFS Magazine lists Evan as one of “10 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs to Watch”.

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Wendell Charles Financial


Financial Services

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