Broker Check

Our Story: Who We Are

Masters Advisory Partners (MAP) is a self-branded securities investment advisory firm in Irvine, California. Our office is centrally located in the Wells Fargo Tower at 2030 Main Street in Irvine, CA near the 405 and 55 Freeways and John Wayne Orange County Airport.

MAP’s Managing Partners are Chris Browning and Tamara Kirkland, Investment Fiduciaries and General Securities Representatives who live and work in Orange County and collectively have more than 18 years of experience in the financial securities business. We are registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Chicago Board Options BYX and BZX Exchanges, and affiliated with Western International Securities Inc. (WIS). We are also collectively registered in 11 US States and each hold licenses as Life, Accident, Health and Variable Contracts Agents in the State of California.

As Registered General Securities Representatives, we are licensed to place securities trades for you; and as Registered Investment Advisory Representatives, we are licensed to provide investment recommendations and wealth management services in your best interests.

MAP's Managing Partners

MAP’s Managing Partners are affiliated with Western International Securities Inc. (WIS), a registered, nationwide full-service securities broker dealer and independent investment advisory firm with its main office in Pasadena California and securities clearing services offered through Fidelity and Bank of New York Mellon. WIS was founded in 1995 and has approximately 500 Registered Financial Consultants across the country, with nearly 200 of those based in Los Angeles County, and WIS houses over 70 employees and advisors in its main office in Pasadena.


MAP’s Managing Partners are also supervised by the WIS branch office in Westlake Village California, which oversees more than 60 Registered Financial Consultants under its jurisdiction and houses approximately 20 employees and advisors in this branch office location.

The Financial Professionals of Masters Advisory Partners (MAP) enjoy full access to the services of and support from their affiliation with Western International Securities Inc (WIS).

WIS Team Leaders: The Best in Their Business

Donald Bizub

Donald Bizub
Chief Executive Officer | WIS

Brad Kaiser

Brad Kaiser
Chief Compliance Officer | WIS

Wendy Rea

Wendy Rea
Senior Managing Director, Operations | WIS

Andrew Kuo

Andrew Kuo
Managing Director Operations, Information | WIS

Dave Bibo

Dave Bibo
Director, Business Development | WIS

Michele Fane

Michele Fane
Director, Trading | WIS

Chris Cerini

Chris Cerini
Director, Advisory Solutions | WIS

Linda Brosche

Linda Brosche
Director, Account Services | WIS

Rinaldo Ritonga

Rinaldo Ritonga, CISM
Director of Technology | WIS

Karen Chung

Karen Chung
Director, Risk Management | WIS

Corey White

Corey White
Director, Compliance | WIS

Isela Ortega-Wu

Isela Ortega-Wu
Director, AML Compliance Officer | WIS