Our Team

Proudly Serving Retirees in California, Nevada, Oregon and Arizona. 

Meet Brady Schmidt

President and Insurance Professional

Brady Wealth Management, Insurance and Financial Services is locally owned and operated by Brady and Erin Schmidt. Brady, President of Brady Wealth Management, Insurance and Financial Services, has more than 23 years of experience serving retirees and pre-retirees make informed decisions they may face throughout retirement. Brady is an insurance professional, licensed by the California Department of Insurance, operating under state insurance license #0632846. Brady is also Licensed by the Nevada Department of Insurance.
 
Brady entered the insurance industry with a desire to help people retire with a greater sense of financial, confidence and independence. Brady grew up in Orange County, California. His mother was a restaurant waitress and his father was a blue collar union worker. When Brady was a child, his family was constantly struggling financially. Both his grandparents and his parents passed away with very little money to their name. Brady dedicated himself to his career in order to not only provide a greater security for his own family, but also to better serve California residents. He has had a very rewarding career helping people create retirement strategies that can help them find more financial independence and enjoyment, and his passion is fueled by his experiences growing up. 
 
Brady has been heard and seen on CNN, Wall Street Select, Fox, CBS, ABC Channel 3 KEYT, KTMS, KKLA, and KVEC radio and is also the radio show host of "The Brady Show" on KVTA, and was on KDAR radio for more than nine years. Brady and his team’s commitment to provide outstanding financial service and earned him an A+ rating and Hall of Fame status with the Tri-counties BBB in 2014.


 

Brady lives in Los Angeles County, with his wife, Erin Schmidt. Together, they have five children and two grandchildren. Brady, Erin and Brady Wealth Management, Insurance and Financial Services actively support several local and international charities, including Joni and Friends, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Ventura County Rescue Mission and Lighthouse, The Wounded Warrior Project and other local organizations and ministries that have a positive impact on our community and the world.

Meet Erin Schmidt

Investment Adviser Representative, Insurance and Financial Advisor

Erin Schmidt brings years of experience successfully working with people and building relationships with our clients at Brady Wealth Management, Insurance and Financial Services.  Erin is licensed to sell securities and insurance in California, operating under CA state insurance license #0L07961.  Erin is also Licensed by the Department of Insurance in California, Nevada, Oregon and Arizona.  

Erin also has an in-depth knowledge of various aspects of business and finance from her years in banking.  In addition, Erin has a master's degree in speech and language pathology, and worked for 16 years with children and adults with special needs. Erin also brings her talent for website design and social media development, as well as her in-depth knowledge of public speaking from her years as a speech pathologist.
Erin has one daughter, Maya, who has high-functioning autism and is a ball of energy and love.

Erin is Brady’s wife, and together they share five children and three grandchildren. Through her work as a speech and language pathologist, Erin has donated her time, money and resources to helping children with special needs and their families. Erin has a strong faith and spiritual connection with God and knows her mission in life is to help others through whatever work she is doing. We are excited to have Erin as an integral member of Brady Wealth Management, Insurance and Financial Services, and she brings a tremendous amount of value not only to us, but also, more importantly, to our valued clients. 
Securities and investment advice offered through Virtue Capital Management, LLC, an SEC registered Investment advisor firm. 


Meet Andrés Pongo

Associate Insurance Professional



Andrés Pongo joins our firm with a wealth of experience in assisting with Financial Coaching and in business.  As a young man,  he helped run the family business with his father in Simi Valley.  His mother is a Nurse practioner.  After high school, Andrés attended Eternity Bible College, and later completed his Associates degree in the Foundation of Christian Thought.  During this time, he decided he had a calling to serve his church as a Financial Coach in his church ministry and wanted to further his practice by becoming a Financial Advisor.  

In 2012, Andrés attended the Financial Peace University with Dave Ramsey and in 2016 became a Certified Financial Coach. He has dedicated his time coaching people to create financial freedom and abundance in their personal lives. Andrés will be active in our firm assisting new and established clients with their retirement and financial concerns. He is licensed by the CA Department of Insurance and is studying to receive his Securities License as well.  Andrés is very likable, personable and eager to help others.

Andrés is also bilingual in Spanish and lives in Los Angeles. He is the proud father of three children, Levi, age 5, Noelle, age 3 and new baby boy, Kai, age 1 month.  His lovely wife, Andrea, is studying to be a Certified Nurse Midwife, and they are both very dedicated to their family and their church.  We are excited to have Andrés join our firm and confident he will bring great value to our Clients.  


Meet Dawson Schmidt

Office Assistant and Financial Advisor Intern


Dawson Schmidt is a college Sophmore studying Business and Finance at Santa Barbara CC. He is a bright young man who enjoys math, sports and is a black belt in JKD Martial Arts.  He is also the only son of Brady Schmidt among four daughters. We are thrilled Dawson is joining our company and will be training to be an Insurance Producer and Financial Advisor in our firm after college.  We are confident he will be a great addition to our company and will serve our clients proudly.


Strategies for Your Financial Future

To schedule a time to discuss your financial future and the possible role of insurance or investments in your financial strategy, contact us at erin@bradywealthmanagement.com or call us at (626) 993-6725 or (805) 845-4847 today! 

Licensed for Insurance in California, Nevada, Oregon and Arizona.  

We have offices in Pasadena, Glendale and Los Angeles to meet with you by appointment. Proudly serving Retirees for over 22 years!  Call us for an appointment today at (626) 993-6725 or (805) 845-4847. 

Our Main Office and Mailing Address:

Brady Wealth Management
155 North Lake Avenue, Suite 800
Pasadena, CA 91101

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Brady Schmidt CA Dept of Insurance License #0632846 and Erin Schmidt CA Dept of Insurance License #0L07961. Erin Schmidt offers investment advisory services through AE Wealth Management, LLC. Only Erin Schmidt of Brady Wealth Management Insurance and Financial Services is registered to give investment advice.

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