CPA, MBA, CFP®
TCI Wealth Advisors
CPA, MBA, CFP®
TCI Wealth Advisors
It is the relationships we have that impact our life, not the things. - Vanessa Lee, CPA, MBA, CFP®
Fee-Only financial planner located in Scottsdale, AZ, serving clients locally and across the country
Vanessa Lee is a Scottsdale, AZ fee-only financial planner. TCI Wealth Advisors, Inc. provides comprehensive financial planning to help clients organize, grow and protect their assets through life’s transitions. As a fee-only, fiduciary, and independent financial advisor, Vanessa Lee is never paid a commission of any kind, and has a legal obligation to provide unbiased and trustworthy financial advice.
Vanessa Lee, CPA, CFP®, is an Advisor in our Scottsdale office. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arizona. Prior to becoming a Certified Financial Planner™, Vanessa worked in public accounting as both a health care consultant and a tax specialist. Her extensive experience in these areas are invaluable to both the firm and our clients. The most rewarding part of her career is working with the TCI team to help her clients prosper and reach their financial life goals.
Vanessa is a board member of the Greater Phoenix Financial Planning Association, as well as a member of the Foundation Board and Investment Committee at her local church. In her free time, Vanessa enjoys hiking, gardening and spending time with her husband, Brian, and their three sons.
Vanessa Lee is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors - highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
NAPFA members live by three important values:
- To be the beacon for independent, objective financial advice for individuals and families.
- To be the champion of financial services delivered in the public interest.
- To be the standard bearer for the emerging profession of financial planning.
TCI Wealth Advisors is an independent, fee- only, fiduciary providing comprehensive, coordinated and objective wealth management advice to individuals and families. We serve as a trusted advisor, partnering with our clients on their journey toward financial clarity, prosperity and overall well-being. Our mission extends beyond simply helping clients manage their money; we also believe we have the opportunity to help clients develop a more robust understanding of the relationship between their money and their happiness. Our wealth management process helps clients align their primary resources (money, time, energy) with their priorities. We help clients plan for the future while also helping them live a purpose-filled life today.
With five offices and over $3 billion in assets under management, we are large enough to provide sophisticated solutions to complicated problems, yet small enough to have personalized relationships with you and your family. For over 30 years we have been a purpose-driven organization, driven to empower, educate and advise clients as they work towards their personal definition of success.
Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.
- Comprehensive Financial Planning
- Retirement Income Planning
- Investment Management
- College Education Planning
- Tax Planning
- Retirees and Near Retirees
- Growing Families
- Business Owners and Executives
- Sudden Money Situations
- Novice Investors
- In-Office Meetings
- Virtual Meetings
- Clearly Defined Fees
- No Product Sales
- Complimentary Initial Consultation
Professional Designations & Affiliations
Vanessa Lee is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor
The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.
Vanessa Lee is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional - Click for Verification
CFP® professionals are held to strict ethical standards to ensure financial planning recommendations are in your best interest. What’s more, a CFP® professional must acquire several years of experience related to delivering financial planning services to clients and pass the comprehensive CFP® Certification Exam before they can use the CFP® designation.
Vanessa Lee is a Certified Public Accountant (Learn More)
A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a professional accountant who has met the education and experience requirements set by their state's Board of Accountancy and has passed the Uniform CPA Exam. CPAs are licensed to provide a wide range of accounting services, including financial statement preparation, tax planning and preparation, auditing, consulting, and other financial advisory services.
TCI Wealth Advisors has earned the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) Investment Advisor certification.
The independent CEFEX Investment Advisor certification demonstrates adherence to a best-practice standard.
CEFEX advisory firms adhere to the Global Fiduciary Standard of Excellence. This means they act in the best interest of investors. This is in contrast with a firm that lacks a fiduciary process. The fiduciary standard offers a consistency of interpretation and implementation, which facilitates the transfer of knowledge between the advisor, clients, vendors and regulators.
The objective is simple: to protect investors.
Contact Vanessa Lee
6929 E Greenway Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85254