Larry Krause, is a principal of Tessara Financial Advisors, Inc He was educated at the University of Iowa, and became a real estate broker in 1962. In 1968 he entered the securities industry and in 1974
created and ran the financial planning department for Sutro, Inc. the oldest brokerage firm west of the Mississippi. It was one of the first comprehensive financial planning departments in the United States for a major brokerage firm.
In 1979 he founded what is now known as Tessara Financial Advisors, Inc. He is a recognized leader in the field of financial and investment planning.
Mr. Krause has been on the Advisory Committee of the Golden Gate University programs for the Masters degree in Business Administration and a Masters degree in Financial Planning. In addition, he has authored
two hard cover books: The Money Go Round and Sleep Tight Money. He has written columns, and has been interviewed or quoted in just about every major newspaper and/or financial magazine in the country. He was on the Ronn Owens radio show quarterly on KGO radio
for more than 10 years and for two years on the 6 o'clock news weekly on KGO TV answering financial questions from the public.
Gisela Lake is a principal of Tessara Financial Advisors, Inc. Ms. Lake earned her degree in International Business in Germany and entered the financial planning profession more than 25 years ago. Her breadth
of investment and management experience spans over many areas of the Financial Services industry. She has held a senior management position for a large national investment firm, been a due diligence officer for a major California investment firm analyzing
investment products, worked extensively with pension plans and affluent investors representing the largest brokerage clearing firm in the United States, and presented numerous educational seminars for CPAs as well as financial planners on various investment
topics and strategies. Ms. Lake's outside activities include: biking, spinning, and hiking.