John Ledesma

As the Founder and CEO of Elevare Advisors, Inc., John is responsible for leading the Elevare team as well as overseeing the day-to-day operations for the firm. John enjoys helping advisors in all aspects of their business whether it’s growth, practice management, succession and contingency planning, or practice acquisition.

In total, John has 30 plus years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to founding Elevare Advisors, he spent nearly 18 years with Principal Financial Group where he was the Regional Managing Director for Central California and Silicon Valley.

John and his wife, Anna live in Fresno, California where they enjoy spending time with their animals which include a dog, cat and five cows. During football season, John can be found near a television watching his beloved Oklahoma Sooners and Dallas Cowboys. They also enjoy spending time with their five children and four grandchildren.