Dustin G. Buck, CFP®, MBA
Principal, Buck Wealth Management
Financial Advisor, LPL Financial
Dustin was born and raised in Fair Oaks and it was his dream since he was 16 years old to open a financial services business in his home town. He pursued a degree at Sonoma State University specifically to be a financial advisor, and graduated in three years with a degree in Business Administration, a concentration in Finance, and a minor in Economics. Immediately upon graduating, Dustin entered the finance world, becoming the youngest financial advisor to ever be hired at Edward Jones.
He knocked on over 6,000 doors in the Fair Oaks and Rancho Cordova area to build his practice. In 2010, he completed an Executive MBA program with California State University – Sacramento, and transitioned to an independent financial advisor through Ameriprise Financial. After serving his clients for almost ten years in the financial planning business, he became a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner in 2013 after passing a comprehensive exam. In 2015, Dustin fulfilled his lifelong dream and founded Buck Wealth Management and partnered with the nation’s largest Independent broker-dealer*, LPL Financial, to provide his clients with a truly independent approach to wealth management.
When not working, Dustin enjoys spending time with his family and the local community. In 2014, Dustin married Christine Buck and they live happily with their two rescue dogs, Gia and Nico. Dustin serves as an Ambassador for the Fair Oaks Chamber of Commerce, where he also previously served two terms as a Chamber Board Member. In 2007 – 2008, he had the privilege of being the Honorary Mayor of Fair Oaks. Dustin has also served as a Chair of the Relay for Life for multiple years in Fair Oaks as well as serving as a Center of Influence for the U.S. Army in 2007-2010. In his spare time, you can find Dustin barbecuing for his friends and family or at a local golf course.
*Based on revenues as reported by Financial Planning Magazine June, 1996-2015.
Christine DeLauer Buck, MBA
Christine grew up in a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio, the small town of Chagrin Falls. She worked at a small, family run bread bakery from high school all throughout college, which gave her a passion for supporting local community businesses. She graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and a minor in Computer Information Systems. She went into the insurance industry while continuing to make bread in the mornings for the bakery. In 2007, Christine moved to Sacramento, California and obtained her Masters of Business Administration at California State University – Sacramento, in the Executive program. Continuing in the insurance industry, she gaining a wide variety of knowledge from compliance to the managing and writing of business requirements for insurance products.
Christine and Dustin met through the CSU Executive MBA program. Giving them both a strong background in business, it also gave them a strong friendship, that after the program led to their marriage! They now have a beautiful daughter Jocelyn born in March of 2016. Shortly after, Christine brought her marketing and organizational expertise to Buck Wealth Management as the new Operations Manager. She also brings their daughter Joss to work in the mornings, which added multi-tasking to her list of skills. When she isn’t trying to work while entertaining the baby, Christine enjoys traveling and yes, she still loves to bake.