Joe DiVito, AWM, CFP®, CIMA®, CRPS®

Managing Director - Financial Advisor, Senior Portfolio Manager - Portfolio Focus

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Joe Di Vito has been managing assets for some of Arizona’s wealthiest families, institutions, foundations and charitable organizations since 1992. He holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification (CFP®), and attained his designation as Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) from The Wharton School of Business.  He is also an Accredited Wealth Manager (AWM) and Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS®). 

Joe’s wealth management planning business focuses on asset management, retirement plan consulting, wealth transfer and estate planning. He began his career at Smith Barney, transferred to UBS (formerly PaineWebber) in 1998, and in 2009 joined RBC Wealth Management. Joe focuses on his client’s specific financial goals using a consultative process hiring world-class private and public asset managers. Efficient asset management is at the core of his business. 

In 2009 and 2017, Joe was recognized in Barron’s (the Dow Jones business and financial weekly publication) as one of the Top Financial Advisers in the U.S. He was also chosen as a member of the UBS Global Circle of Excellence in 2008, a qualitative measure of the top 75 advisers in the US and top 225 in the world. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration — finance from Arizona State University. He holds several industry licenses (Series 7, 63, 65, and Life/Health insurance).

An Arizona native, Joe is very active in the local community. He has volunteered his time and effort to several charitable organizations, which include the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Museum of Northern Arizona, and the National Wild Turkey Federation. He is a class XIV graduate of Scottsdale Leadership and has held several board positions with the Scottsdale Active 20/30 Club and the Melonhead Foundation. Joe is a triathlete and loves to be outdoors fly-fishing, hunting, hiking, snowboarding, racing karts and mountain-biking.

David DiVito, CFP®

Financial Advisor


David began his career in 1996 under the consulting arm of Arthur Andersen, where he spent several years evaluating financial controls and assisting Fortune 100 companies with complex financial cases for litigation support. As an entrepreneur, he and his partners launched a financial software consulting firm that was subsequently sold to a publicly traded company.  Prior to joining RBC Wealth Management he was a member of the executive team for a full-service outsourcing company where he oversaw the organization’s business development, marketing, technology, solution implementation and transitions departments. 

David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from MacMurray College in Jacksonville, IL where he played Soccer and Tennis and received Adidas All-Midwest Region All-American Scholar Athlete honors in 1994. In 1995 David earned a Master of Accountancy degree from Arizona State University. He holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification, Life/Health Insurance license, as well as the Series 7 and 66 securities licenses.

Away from the office, David enjoys a busy schedule with his wife and their three boys. David volunteers his time and effort with multiple organizations that introduce children to the outdoors. He is also known as "Coach" by the children on his boys' soccer and baseball teams.  David is an Arizona native and enjoys spending time as a family outdoors camping, hiking, or riding dirt bikes.

Michelle Cunningham

Senior Registered Client Associate


Michelle began her career in the hospitality industry in 1989 where she held several management positions. She later joined an aviation company where she was the Director of Marketing. She transitioned into the financial services industry in 1999 as a Registered Associate with Morgan Stanley. In 2005, Joe recruited Michelle to join his team. Since then she has been responsible for all operations, workflow processing and client service. Michelle holds the Series 7 and 63 securities licenses. 

Michelle grew up in Kentucky before relocating to Arizona. She stays very busy with her two children and their many activities. She enjoys spending time with them outdoors, camping and hiking.

Chelsea Wilson

Investment Associate


Chelsea is the newest member of the team, having joined in 2016.  She grew up in an agricultural family in Eastern Washington and began her career in the financial services industry with U.S. Bank in 2012.  Prior to joining RBC she was an Investment Service Specialist with MassMutual.  Chelsea is our client service liaison which includes; account maintenance, client support and new account processes.  

Chelsea earned a Bachelor of Arts from Washington State University's School of Business in 2012.  She holds the Series 7, 63, and 65 securities licenses.  She enjoys traveling with her family and hiking with her dogs.

Client Strategies Team

With individual specializations across a variety of financial disciplines, the Client Strategies Team serves as a unique resource to RBC Wealth Management financial advisors. Our clients and advisors both benefit from the collective expertise of this team, and their ability to help enhance the effectiveness of wealth management strategies—from recommendations through delivery of solutions.


Director, Private Wealth Strategies


Private Wealth Consultant


Retirement Plans Senior Consultant


Wealth Strategist


Insurance Consultant


Wealth Management Consultant

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