Chief Executive Manager & Founder
Jeff Runyan's two-plus decades of success as a wealth manager are attributable to drive, dedication, and unrelenting persistence. At age 35, he launched his firm, Runyan Capital, to serve his distinguished clientele. Runyan Capital, a leading wealth management firm in Beverly Hills, serves high-net-worth individuals and businesses nationwide. The firm delivers an elevated wealth management experience dedicated to growing and protecting investment portfolios.
Jeff's services include investment and wealth management, retirement planning, 401(k) Profit Sharing Plans, Defined Benefit Plans, and the niche divisions Invested Woman®, Invested Athlete®, and Invested Artists®.
Jeff and his team at Runyan Capital collectively subscribe to the notion, "Discipline Makes the Difference®," whereby taking the right actions deliberately and habitually over long periods of time yields the best outcome. This approach has proven true in the growth of his business and in his endurance racing career in triathlon, marathon, and swimming.
Jeff graduated from the University of Missouri with his Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Consumer & Family Economics. He resides in Malibu with his wife, Jenni, and their two sons, Remington and London.
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Associate Wealth Manager
Connor Brumfield was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll at the University of Missouri where he graduated with his Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Financial Planning in May of 2019. At the University of Missouri, Connor was a four year letter winner on the baseball team, earning recognition from coaches for contributions made in all years of play.
Alongside his academics, Connor was a private hitting instructor for youth prospects. Connor accepted an internship in wealth management and quickly recognized his love of the profession. With his background and education he proved that he had the skills to be a successful, committed student-athlete which correlate to success in business. Connor is now adapting that skillset into the Runyan Capital Advisors Beverly Hills office where he contributes in a fast-paced environment of an elite financial advisory and wealth management practice.
Chief Operating Officer
Jenni Runyan is a Public Relations expert who has worked in the entertainment industry for more than 20 years. After spending most of her career working in cable television, she transitioned to personal publicity with Sechel PR overseeing entertainment and corporate clients. She currently manages press and client relationships at Runyan Capital Advisors in Beverly Hills.
Runyan began her career in corporate communications at HBO in 1998, worked at Turner Entertainment and then Comedy Central where she worked her way to head of the brand’s west coast Communications team in 2006. During that time she was responsible for developing and implementing publicity campaigns for virtually every COMEDY CENTRAL series shot on the west coast, including such high-profile series as “South Park,” “The Sarah Silverman Program,” “Drawn Together,” “The Man Show,” “The Showbiz Show with David Spade,” “Crank Yankers” and the hit series “Workaholics.” Runyan also oversaw the brand’s relationship with the Hollywood Trade press, planned and executed COMEDY CENTRAL’s participation in the Television Critics Association (TCA) semi-annual press tours, as well as, provided planning and on-site assistance for the Primetime and Creative Arts Emmy® ceremonies.
Registered Wealth Management Associate
Sam joined the Runyan Capital team in Beverly Hills after moving to Los Angeles from Kansas City in 2019. Sam graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Kansas State University. With his original area of emphasis being Computer Science, Sam changed his major after taking an introductory Finance course, a subject that he always knew was important, but at the time, he knew little about. This course sparked his curiosity about the world of finance and demonstrated how it affects our everyday lives. With more than 8 years of industry experience and a technical background, Sam has become proficient in implementing new systems to achieve great results for clients.
In his free time, Sam can usually be found going for a run, visiting a museum, or carrying his girlfriend’s photo equipment while she’s getting the perfect shot.