Soho Fini, CDFA®

Financial Advisor

My Team

"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships."  -Michael Jordan

This is not a one-man show. I rely on an enthusiastic team to bring the very best to our clients. Every team member brings a unique set of expertise and skills to our practice. Because of our team, our clients experience timely service, depth of expertise, and caring attention.


Vanessa Lara

Director of Client Relations
Office 213-243-7000

Contributing professionalism and enthusiasm to our team, Vanessa works closely with Soho to provide exemplary service to our clients. As Director of Client Relations, Vanessa oversees insurance applications and underwriting.

She is also responsible for managing the client service experience. Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual, Vanessa worked as a paralegal. She is a mother of three and loves spending time with her kids, taking them to play dates, cooking, and enjoying sports.


Kas Mirza

Director of New Business
Office 213-243-7000

As our Business Development Associate, Kas is responsible for ensuring that each client experiences a smooth, clear, and seamless planning and onboarding process. He is also responsible for the execution of strategic growth initiatives and data processing. Kas is a graduate of UC San Diego with a major in Political Science-Public Law and a minor in Law and Society. Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual, Kas worked as an immigration department volunteer and intern at the International Rescue Committee and a student peer advisor at UCSD’s Chancellor’s Associates Scholarship Program. In his free time, Kas enjoys soccer, hiking, wood-working, reading, and watching San Diego sunsets. He is bilingual in English and Persian/Farsi and is currently learning to speak German.


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