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Randall Smith

President

Randall Smith is the President and owner of SKA Financial Group located in Fresno California. SKA was founded in 1889 and is over 130 years old and practices exclusively to the affluent and business owner planning markets. Randall has been delivering creative financial solutions for over thirty years. These solutions center around the challenges of companies and individuals creating and maintaining wealth.

 

SKA is a member firm of First Financial Resources, FFR has 250 independent partner firms throughout the US and is a collaborative that comes together to deliver financial services across marketplaces. SKA provides independent review of existing Life Insurance for clients, third parties and fiduciaries.

Randall Smith has been President and owner of SKA Financial Group for over twenty years and practices in the following areas:

• Succession planning solutions
• Estate planning and Wealth preservation
• Bank Owned Life Insurance
• Financed Life Insurance Strategies
• Executive Benefit Planning
• Corporate owned Life Insurance
• Securities Licenses held through World Equity Group

Randall is married with five children and six grandchildren. He is a member of Fresno Community Hospitals Presidents Club. He loves the outdoors, including hunting and fishing.

(559) 322-2230

Brett Bishop

Executive Vice President

Brett is the Executive Vice President of SKA Financial Group, located in Fresno, CA. For the past 10 years, Brett has been an integral part in developing sophisticated financial solutions for clients to help enhance and maintain their wealth. Specializing in the arena of wealth transfer, he has designed, implemented, and serviced many financial programs centered around the concept of premium financing for high-net-worth individuals, families, and business owners. Other areas of expertise are the following:

• Estate Planning
• Executive Benefits
• 401 (k) Retirement Solutions
• Wealth Accumulation
• Retirement Strategies
• Life Insurance

A graduate of Fresno Pacific University with a B.A. in psychology, Brett also attended at the University of California Berkeley on a baseball scholarship, which partly accounts for his passion for sports. Brett is also involved in the local Fresno community as he sits on the board for River Park Little League. He is married to his wife Jillian and they have four young children.

(559) 322-2230

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Hunter Sasso

Chief Underwriter & Associate

Hunter Sasso has been part of the SKA team since 2017 and is the chief underwriter at SKA Financial Group. His expertise in medical and financial underwriting streamlines the underwriting process for our clients in ways few other firms can compete. His broad knowledge in the industry also makes him an excellent asset in meticulously servicing our clients.

Hunter is Clovis born and raised, and attended Cal State Northridge where he received his bachelor’s degree in Urban Development. On his free time, Hunter enjoys spending time with his nieces and nephews and watching his favorite soccer team, AS Roma.

(559) 322-2230

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Victor Falck

Associate

Victor joined the SKA team in May of 2022 and has since been an integral piece in the servicing of SKA’s clients. Graduating from the University of California, Irvine with Cum Laude honors and a degree in Business Economics, Victor has an exceptional knack for both numbers and details. In his short time with SKA, Victor has developed significant expertise in policy design and solutions in the life insurance, annuity, and long-term care marketplace.

Outside of SKA, Victor competes for Fresno’s professional soccer team, Central Valley Fuego. As of the beginning of 2023, he is entering his 4th year as a professional after a standout college career where he was recognized as a Scholar All-American, Big West Midfielder of the Year, Big West Champion and served as Team Captain for the Irvine side.

(757) 642-7354

Nathan Smith

Associate

Bio coming soon. 

(559) 322-2230

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Cooper Douglas

Associate

Bio coming soon. 

(559) 322-2230

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 Jeff Smith

Strategic Partner

Jeff is a CPA, specializing in tax planning for wealthy individuals and small business owners. He began his career in 1979 with the international CPA firm, Touche Ross, in St. Louis. His career has been concentrated in developing and implementing advanced financial strategies, always with a tax mitigation element. This spans from current year income tax strategies to multi-generational wealth initiatives.

 

Jeff has done joint work with SKA Financial Group for close to a decade and is a welcome addition to our team.


Jeff graduated from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy. He is an avid musician and enjoys his Missouri rural home with his wife of 42 years, Cynthia. They have two grown children and one grandchild.

(636) 252-9325 

js@atp-ps.com

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