Andrei Jigalin, Board of Directors

Andrei Jigalin joined the Novato Youth Center’s Board of Directors in July 2012. He has been a Financial Advisor since 1996, a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) since 2003, and is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), Director Club Member at LPL Financial, and a member of the Marin County Estate Planning Council. Andrei graduated from Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo with a degree in Business Administration, a concentration in Finance and a minor in Economics Andrei supports his clients in every stage of their career and retirement. From clients entering the workforce for the first time, to couples building a family, to those nearing retirement and then reaching retirement, every client’s unique situation is met with sound financial advice and planning to meet their needs and financial goals.

In his personal time, Andrei enjoys being a part of the Novato community. He feels passionate about this role as past President of the Board of the Novato Youth Center, and is also on the Finance Committee and Executive Committee. Andrei expressed “I joined the Center’s Board because I was impressed with all the wide range of services that the Center provides, from the afterschool programs and sport leagues it is well known for, to the early childhood education, community engagement programs, and youth and family counseling services”. As a Novato resident and business owner, Andrei is also involved with the Novato Chamber of Commerce, graduated from the Novato Leadership class in 2009, served on the Board for the Mayflower Choral Society, and is an active member of the Rotary Club of Ignacio

Andrei was born and raised in Marin County, and has lived in Novato since 1998. Here he resides with his wife, Jen, and two daughters (ages 16 and 13). A dedicated father, Andrei also volunteered in his daughters’ classrooms and has coached girls youth soccer for 8 years and CYO basketball for 5 years. Andrei enjoys spending time with his family, golf, reading, camping, traveling and gardening.

“Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow” A.P.J. Abdul Kalam