Frank Deptola & Associates, LLC



2400 East Katella Suite 800
Anaheim, CA 92806


(714) 349-9431

Meet The Team

The quality of our employees speaks for itself.

Our goals include being consistently recognized as an “exemplary” firm by all of our: clients, employees, vendors, RIA's, and B/D's. One they will be proud to be associated with. Our most important goal is putting the best interests of our clients first. In this manner, we will to foster consistent growth, profitability, and long term sustainability.

Our employees are our most valuable asset. Each is a properly trained professional, managed against measurable written goals and objectives aimed at exceptional achievement. We believe in building long-term and transparent trust relationships. Our staff undergoes regular training and development, using both in-house and outside training resources. Each employee has a tailored pre-established training program, consisting of a building block training module approach, that is intended to continually grow the breadth and depth of their knowledge and skills. Our clients experience the results of this commitment to excellence first hand.

Leading a balanced life is also an important goal for our employees, as is being socially responsible by giving back to the communities we serve. In addition to dedicating time for charitable causes, among other things we support through the Frank Deptola & Associates Donor Advised Fund these charitable areas:

  • Founder, and major sponsor of The Mountie Award and college scholarship. Dedicated to Mr. Deptola's teammates on 3 undefeated and untied football teams at Homer Center High School, Homer City, PA. It is given each May to a senior football player chosen as best exemplifying the Spirit of the Mountie:  “Always Gets His Man.”
  • Jubilate Choir, St. John's Lutheran Church, Orange, CA
  • Women in Toys Foundation (WIT Foundation, Inc.) providing college scholarships aimed at helping promising young girls become successful business women.
  • The University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association
  • The University of Southern California Alumni Association
  • Local high school groups fund raising efforts

We look forward to serving you.


Frank Deptola: Managing Member

Frank Deptola founded Frank Deptola & Associates in May, 2012 after years of being a successful Investment Adviser Representative with larger firms. Prior to that he held increasing responsible sales, sales management, regional management, and general management positions in the primary aluminum and related industries. His educational background is extensive and specifically related to taxation, finance, accounting, and business management issues. He has built a strong foundation for his quickly growing firm. With a business model focused on serving the client, a significant part of this growth has come from referrals by existing clients. Frank recognizes and appreciates the responsibility that comes with building trust bond relationships. He is relentless in his quest to provide the highest quality wealth management experience and optimal service for each client.  




Kassius Boswell: LPL Investment Advisor Representative

Prior to joining our team, Kassius was an Institutional Equity Sales Associate who later took on additional roles in operations and compliance. He graduated from The University of California, Santa Barbara in 2013. While there, he also played lacrosse. He was a varsity football and lacrosse athlete at Mission Viejo High School. He later spent time as their head junior varsity training program aimed at giving him an in-depth exposure to our culture, processes, and the products and services we provide. He will begin taking over client responsibilities in Southern California over the next several months.

Kassius is a Southern California native and an avid sports fan. He enjoys attending college football & LA Kings games. When he is not in the office you will find him at the beach, hiking or volunteering with Special Olympics. 


Brian Baldwin: Client Service Administrator

Brian Baldwin joined Frank Deptola & Associates in January, 2014 as the Client Service Administrator. He is responsible for overseeing the client onboarding process, ongoing administrative support, special event planning, and compliance. A graduate of the University of Southern California, Brian aims to offer the highest level of professional service and personal attention to each of our clients. In addition, he has been highly trained and specializes in Wealth Harbor, a leading edge financial software that allows our clients to see and organize their financial life in one place, and access this information 24/7 basis using their secure login.

Brian is a Southern California native and an avid professional sports fan who enjoys attending LA Dodgers games, playing golf, and snowboarding.



Tessa Williams-Ferguson: Social Media Administrator

Tessa Williams-Ferguson joined Frank Deptola & Associates in January, 2017 as the Social Media Administrator. She holds a Computer Science degree from Brandman University (Part of Chapman University) and plans on completing a graduate degree in this area. She is responsible for the creation, maintenance, updating and daily management of our website and social media networks. She manages and coordinates our digital presence, as well as our data analysis strategy. Tessa holds herself, and her work, to high standards of excellence. Her goals include continuously optimizing the “user friendliness” and development of our website and presence on social media such that they become a meaningful and continuous educational and informational platform for our clients.

Tessa is a Southern California native. She has grown up with a love of Disneyland, LA Dodgers, surfing, playing guitar and can be found spending her free time with her husband and raising her toddler son.







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