Spuds Powell

Spuds Powell

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Spuds Powell is Managing Director at Kayne Anderson Rudnick. He also serves on the firm's Wealth Advisory Investment Committee. He started his financial career in 1993 and has been navigating the investment management industry for over 25 years. Powell is also a Certified Private Wealth Advisor® professional. He has been quoted in major publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Investment News, InvestorsBusiness Daily, and Forbes.

Professional Experience

Academic History

Certifications and Recognitions
  • Los Angeles Magazine's Five Star Wealth Manager, 2016-2020
  • Barron's Top 1,200 Advisors, 2020
  • Barron's Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors - #1, 2017-2020
  • Forbes Top 250 Wealth Advisors, 2017-2020
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2018-2020
  • Cornell Tradition Fellowship, Leadership and Academic Achievement

Community Involvement
  • The Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
  • American Martyrs Catholic Church
  • Homes of Hope
  • Manhattan Beach Education Foundation
  • Loyola High School
  • University of Notre Dame