Dr. Victoria Collins is Executive Vice President and a Principal of The Keller Group Investment Management, Inc., a registered advisory firm managing more than $1 billion. Victoria has been named among the Nation’s 100 Most Exclusive Wealth Advisors by Robb Report Worth Magazine (October 2004). Previously she was named for six consecutive years among the 250 best financial advisors in the USA by Worth Magazine and is listed among the 100 Great Financial Planners (Mutual Funds Magazine, October 2001).
A recognized leader in the field and a winner of the Orange County Business Journal’s Outstanding Women in Business Award, she is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), and has served on The Orange County Register’s panel of mutual fund experts.
With a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and more than two decades of experience in financial planning, Dr. Collins is a well-known lecturer, speaker and writer. She is the Founder of the Financial Strategies Conference for Women, an annual event in Orange County, as well as the Investment Conference for Women in London.
Victoria has authored or co-authored six books on financial planning and her latest book is Best Intentions, Ensuring that Your Estate Plan Delivers Both Wealth and Wisdom. She has been interviewed on major radio and TV shows including Good Morning America, Bloomberg, CNBC, MSNBC, and CBS’s news affiliations, and in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Money, Business Week, Investors Business Daily, The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. Dr. Collins co-hosted the 13-part PBS special, “The Financial Advisors,” and currently writes financial columns for various publications and appears as a commentator on KOCE TV.
As a dedicated philanthropist, Victoria is very active in several non-profit organizations including President Elect of Human Options, a nationally recognized shelter program for women and children suffering from domestic abuse. She has been a driving force behind the microfinance strategies of World Visions’ Women of Vision, bringing opportunities and education to women in impoverished countries and provided her guidance and leadership to the Orange County Community Foundation, which works to encourage, support and facilitate philanthropy in Orange County.