At MA Private Wealth, we’re all about people. So we couldn’t be more pleased to introduce you to ours.

Martin Miller

Founder & Private Wealth Advisor

A student of the financial planning business with a passion for learning, Marty brings 29 years of experience to his leadership role at MA Private Wealth. Marty has been honored by Barron’s as a Top Advisor for three consecutive years and named among the Financial Times Top 400 Advisers 2016. He is also a frequent speaker at national industry events.

Marty has built his career on a genuine, persistent focus on client success. He is also exceptionally skilled at translating complex financial topics into understandable concepts, which helps his clients make confident, informed decisions. Marty earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and previously managed a private wealth practice at Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.


Erica Arroyo

Erica’s 16-year career in personal finance began at Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. Along with providing financial advice to clients, Erica has been in a leadership role for many years. She enjoys designing systems that create efficiencies and ease, as well as building strong teams that help to support the client experience.

As a Financial Advisor, Erica draws on her sharp intuition and excels at listening to clients to ensure they feel comfortable and confident at every step; strong relationships are at the core of her values. Erica holds Series 7, Series 66, and California insurance licenses.

In her role at MA Private Wealth, Erica is honored to work alongside a diverse group of clients. She considers it a privilege to know her clients’ families and values, and be part of their important life events.

Outside of work, Erica enjoys staying active through practicing yoga, hiking and visiting the beach with her family; her favorite destination is Big Sur.


Joel Van Hofwegen

You very well may have chatted with Joel in the past when you have come in to meet with other members of the MA Private Wealth team.  Joel values the relationships he has built over his nearly 20-year career and the collaboration with clients towards achieving their goals in their unique and evolving circumstances.

He understands and appreciates the impact effective communication provides and holds the conviction that through education and accountability, we are empowered to make informed decisions in all areas of our lives, including finances.

Joel received a bachelor’s degree from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI.  He obtained his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification in order to specialize in providing comprehensive advice.  In addition to others, his hobbies include various activities to stay fit, spending time with his wife and four children, as well as reading.  Prior to joining MA Private Wealth, he managed a practice at Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

Nicholas Scott

Nicholas Scott

Born and raised in Sacramento, Nick brings 5 years of experience the MA Private Wealth team as an Associate Financial Advisor. Starting out as an Advisor with Edward D. Jones & Co., Nick leverages his experience and knowledge to understand what’s most important to clients so that he may help position them to achieve their long-term goals. Attention to detail, excellent listening skills, and a strong empathy for people is what helps drive his relationships.

He currently holds his Series 7, Series 6, California insurance licenses and a B.A. in organizational communications from California State University, Sacramento.

On his free time, you can find Nicholas bowling, golfing, at a Sacramento Kings game or spending time with his family and friends.


Becka Jennings

Becka joined the firm in 2007 and has been delighting our clients ever since. In her role as Client Service Manager, Becka guides our clients through the onboarding process, answers inquiries, and facilitates the flow of information between our team and our clients. Every day, she strives to create a warm, transparent, and supportive environment that our clients love and appreciate.

When she's not ensuring the highest caliber of client service here at work, you'll find Becka enjoying a Warriors game or other fun activity with her family.

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