John Vreeland has been in the financial service business since 1982. He holds an MBA from Columbia as well as the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designations. His experience includes real estate analysis and sales with Coldwell Banker Commercial, International Reality Finance, Marcus & Millichap and Hyland Properties. He spent five years at Cigna Financial Advisors as a financial planner for high net worth individuals and corporations in the San Francisco Bay Area before founding Vreeland Financial Designs (VFD) in 1997. John founded Fairlead Financial Advisors, LLC in 2003. John offers his extensive experience, passion for problem solving, and gift for distilling and clarifying complex financial issues to the clients of Fairlead Financial Advisors, LLC.
John has lived in Marin County since 1991 with his wife and two daughters. He was a member of the Mill Valley Community Financial Advisory Committee (CFAC) which provides strategic financial planning services for the Mill Valley School District from 2006-2012, served as a Board Member and Treasurer of The 142 Throckmorton Theater from 2012-2015 and was Assistant Coach for the Tamalpais High School (Mill Valley) Women's Varsity Lacrosse team from 2012-2015. John is an avid sailor, and windsurfer and is a PADI Open Water SCUBA instructor.