Teresa Kakadelas, CFP®, CDFA™ | Director/Financial Planning

Teresa Kakadelas HeadshotTeresa has been helping clients with their financial affairs since 1999 and joined Blankinship & Foster in 2005.

Teresa heads up the firm’s Financial Planning Team, continually identifying and helping solve financial planning issues for clients. Teresa started the firm’s “Wise Women” luncheons, designed to help clients with financial education. She finds professional satisfaction in helping clients clarify and simplify their financial lives and plan for the future.

Teresa is a member of the North County Estate Planning Council, Financial Planning Association (FPA), National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) and the La Jolla Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Section. She is active in her community and church where she is currently president of the women’s group.

Teresa is licensed to use the Certified Financial Planner and CFP marks by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. She holds a Master of Science in Business Administration in Financial and Tax Planning from San Diego State University and completed her undergraduate work at Brigham Young University.

Teresa and her husband, Kim, live in Carlsbad. They have four grown daughters and are proud grandparents. After many years of being a “soccer mom,” she has retired from that role and enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her family.