Our Advisors

Cole Garcia is president and founder of Atlas Financial. Cole graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics from Bridgewater State University.  Cole is a financial advisor who specializes in Retirement Income Planning and group benefits for employees, including 401(k)’s, IRA’s, 403(b)’s and health insurance plans.

Cole is the lead instructor of Retirement Planning 101, an adult education course that he has taught at, Yuba College, Willaim Jessup University, and Cal Lutheran University.


Steven Van Metre is a financial planner and portfolio manager who has been with Atlas since its inception. Steven is a Certified Financial Planner Professional and is an expert in portfolio management and asset allocation.

Steven graduated from National University with a B.A. in Business Administration and currently teaches an adult education course on retirement planning for the Levan Institute for Life Long Learning at Bakersfield College.


Scott Marcoux is a financial advisor with an expertise in retirement income and protection planning. Scott has been a close consultant with Atlas Financial since its founding.

Scott graduated with a B.A in Political Science from CSU Sacramento. Scott’s unique ability to communicate using a wide variety of easy to understand techniques has been featured at dozens of retirement planning workshops and insurance conferences.