Paula J. Wiiken attended Bucknell University (B.A.), the University of Northern Colorado (M.A.) and Hastings College of the Law (J.D.) She received a graduate certificate in personal financial planning, awarded with distinction, from the University of California, Berkeley. Paula founded the financial planning business in January 1992 and formed Wiiken and Gorman LLC with Mike Gorman in March of 1999. In January 2015 Wiiken and Gorman joined forces with Creekside Partners.
Paula is an Investment Adviser Representative registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. She is licensed by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards and is a full member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) and the Financial Planning Association (FPA.)
Paula has taught financial planning classes at UC Berkeley Extension, Santa Rosa Junior College and DeAnza College. She also offers seminars at business retreats and conferences.
Paula has two grown sons and three stepsons. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Howard, with whom she hikes one or two times per month. Paula’s other passions include independent films, gardening and staying fit. She is an avid reader of all types of literature.