Gabriel Aguirre, AWM, CRPC®

Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor, Senior Portfolio Manager - Portfolio Focus

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Gabriel (Gabe) has been in the financial service industry since 1997. He and the team joined RBC Wealth Management in August of 2011. Prior to joining RBC Wealth Management he was vice president and financial advisor at Merrill Lynch/Banc of America Investments since 2002. Gabe began his professional career at Bank of America as a Premier Banker in 1997. He prides himself on understanding client’s goals, values, and what’s important in a client’s life cycle. As a part of the group, he focuses on creating wealth management plans and structured investments. Gabe attended California State University, Fullerton with a focus in finance and is fluent in Spanish. Gabriel lives in Palm Desert with his wife, Armida, and their two dogs. He enjoys golfing, hiking, and spending time with family.

Ryan P. Wilson, AWM

Senior Vice President - Branch Director, Portfolio Manager - Portfolio Focus

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Ryan has been in the financial service industry since 2001. Along with the other members of the team, he joined RBC Wealth Management in August of 2011. Prior to that time, Ryan was a Complex Sales Manager with Bank of America/Merrill Lynch since 2009 and a Regional Manager at Chase Investment Services Corp since 2007. He began his financial services career in 2001 at A.G. Edwards and Sons. Ryan is instrumental in creating the group’s investment strategy, as well as developing financial strategies for clients. Ryan currently holds the Series 4,24 and 53 FINRA registrations. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a major in financial management. Ryan and his wife, Amy, have three children, Riley, Jackson, and Andrew. The family lives in Palm Desert where they enjoy running, golfing, and spending time with friends.

Courtney Hershberger

Senior Registered Client Associate


<p>Courtney has been in the financial service industry since 1997. As a member of the team, she joined RBC Wealth Management in August, 2011. Before that time, she was a Senior Client Associate for Merrill Lynch since 1997. She began her financial services career in 1990 working as a floor clerk at the Chicago Board of Trade. Courtney handles account administration and client relations for the group. She earned her Bachelor Degree in Economics from Northern Illinois University. Courtney moved to the desert in 1997 and now lives in Palm Springs with her husband and three children.</p>