Jason Gittins

Jason Gittins, CFP®
VP, Partner, Wealth Advisor

“Consistency and discipline are critical characteristics of long term success. Don’t underestimate what you can achieve.”

One of Willow Creek’s long-standing team members, Jason’s financial career began at Willow Creek more than two decades ago; he has been shaping our team dynamics with his energy and enthusiasm ever since. Jason’s patient approach encourages clients to express their dreams, goals and money-management concerns and eases their way into conversations about the thoughtful investing and disciplined planning that is critical to their financial success.

Jason joined Willow Creek shortly after receiving his bachelor’s degree in finance from Sonoma State University. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. An avid community volunteer, he has served on various nonprofit committees, including Food for Thought, Sonoma County Community Foundation’s Professional Advisory Group, Sixth Street Playhouse. Currently, Jason serves on the Ceres Community Project Board of Directors, the Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council Board and is a member of KRCB’s Investment Committee.

ON A PERSONAL NOTE: Jason is a lifelong Sonoma County resident, and currently lives in Santa Rosa. He enjoys running, biking and hiking in Annadel State Park.

Read the latest from Jason

Ignoring Daily Market News Will Improve Your Financial Health

“Blood bath,” “Sell off,” “Spooked investors,” “Wild session,” “Stocks plunge,” “Crazy market swings.” These are just a few of the sensational phrases the financial media used last year to describe stock market activity. As a certified financial planning practitioner for over 20 years, I would argue that when the media reports hourly (or even daily) […]

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Good News for Philanthropic IRA owners

If you’re over age 70 1/2 and are looking to reduce your taxes while making charitable contributions, you should consider taking advantage of a Qualified Charitable Donation (QCD) from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) this year. The IRS ruled that charitable donations after age 70 1/2 made from your IRA accounts will be exempt from […]

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Are emotions sabotaging your investments?

Do you recognize what role your emotions play in your financial life? Are your decisions swayed by fear, greed, confidence and regret? As a financial adviser, one of the first topics we always discuss with new clients is their financial and emotional tolerance for risk. It is equally as important that we understand their emotional […]

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