President and founder of Empyrion Wealth Management, a nationally recognized author and speaker, and a popular media source, Kimberly Foss is a highly respected leader in the investment advisory industry.

Kimberly began her career with Merrill Lynch nearly three decades ago. As her commitment to helping clients achieve financialgoals grew, she was driven to found her own advisory firm, Empyrion Wealth Management, where she could provide clients with unbiased advice free of the conflicts often inherent in relationships with commission-driven stockbrokers.

Since its founding twenty-four years ago, Empyrion has been named one of the top wealth management agencies in the country by Bloomberg’s Wealth Manager Magazine. Empyrion’s success depends on Kimberly’s guiding principles of investment excellence, accountability, world-class client service, and the belief that a client’s trust must be earned each and every day.

Raised by a carpenter and an “Avon lady,” Kimberly grew up in humble circumstances and knows firsthand how wealth can be used as a tool for independence and choice. Kimberly’s personal story allows her to connect with a range of clients from a wide variety of  backgrounds and financial situations. Kimberly brings real passion to her work with clients in financial transition, such as widows and divorcees; small business owners developing or selling their companies; pre- and post-retirees; and encore career.  Boomer clients too young to retire but too old to begin a new career.

An experienced speaker and accomplished media commentator, Kimberly marries hard mathematical analytics and a deep understanding of clients’ emotional needs to build the best individual financial futures possible for those she works with.

Kimberly’s expert advise has been featured in numerous publications, including Secrets of the Wealth Makers: Top Money Managers Reveal their Investing Wisdom by Michael Lane, Dirty Little Secrets: What the Credit Reporting Agencies Won’t Tell You by Jason Rich; Mastering the Mommy Track: Juggling Career and Kids In Uncertain Times by Erin Flynn Jay, and more.

Kimberly is also the author of the New York Best Seller Wealthy by Design: A 5-Step Plan for Financial Security.   She lives with her husband and four children in California.