Lawrence Andrews, AWM, CFP®

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

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Larry is the branch director of RBC Wealth Management's La Jolla office and has been in the financial services industry more than 30 years. He is a senior portfolio manager and holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, as well as the Accredited Wealth Manager designation. Larry holds his Series 7, 9, 10, 31, 63 and 65 licenses.

Prior to assuming his role with RBC Wealth Management in 2005, Larry was a branch director and first vice president with Merrill Lynch, where he worked for 22 years. At RBC, Larry has been recognized as a President’s Council member, which annually identifies the top financial advisors at RBC. 

Larry utilizes his extensive market knowledge and experience to direct portfolio asset allocation, security selection and wealth management solutions for high net worth families and individuals. He has a degree in business/finance from Oregon State University and a degree in financial planning from San Diego State University. 

Larry is a native of La Jolla and enjoys spending time with his wife while raising their three children. He is an avid sportsman and involved in the conservation and protection of California’s waterfowl. Larry is a lifetime member of the California Waterfowl Association and Safari Club International. He and his team are proud supporters of the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego Museum of Art, Las Patronas, Boys and Girls Club of San Diego, La Jolla Youth Baseball and La Jolla High School.

Lawrence Andrews III, CRPC®

Senior Financial Associate

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Larry III, son of Lawrence Andrews Jr., attended Santa Clara University where he received a degree in economics and entrepreneurship while playing Division 1 water polo for the Broncos. He carries his Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) Designation and has passed the Series 7 and 66 exams.


Outside of the office Larry is an active member with Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego, an avid surfer, golfer and outdoorsman.

Renee Halsch

Senior Registered Client Associate


Renee brings over 20 years’ experience in the financial service industry, working with high net worth clients to the Andrews Group. She has extensive experience in financial planning and has passed her Series 7, 24, and 66 exams and holds a Long Term Care planning certification. 

Renee started her career at Merrill Lynch in Denver, Colorado where she grew up. In 2013 she moved to San Diego for a job with TIAA (retirement planning), and most recently as a Financial Advisor with SDCCU Investment Services.

She is a proud graduate of Colorado State University. Her tenure in Denver included serving on a large non-profit board for the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce, where she was elected Treasurer and awarded volunteer of the year. She comes from a large family, including an identical twin sister who lives here in San Diego. She has two sons, three grandchildren and can be found frequently mountain biking in her free time.

Anna Van Til

Branch Service Manager-Senior Registered Client, Associate


Anna is the Branch Service Manager and a Senior Registered Client Associate of RBC Wealth Management's La Jolla Office and has been in the financial industry for more than 15 years. She has passed her Series 7, 9, 10, 63 and 66 exams and specializes in operations and compliance. Anna has a strong work ethic and respect for all people.  She has a dual role in the office.  She runs the operational side of the branch and is a Client Associate with the Andrews Group.  One of her great passions is helping others, whether she is out volunteering in the community or at work, making sure that her fellow employees and client's needs are met.  

Anna is a native of San Diego with a strong family history.  Her great-great-grandfather, Robert Decatur Israel, was one of the original lighthouse keepers In Point Loma for 18 years.   Anna graduated from San Diego High and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from San Diego State University. She enjoys spending her free time with her family, which includes watching her children play collegiate softball and baseball.