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Meet Our Team

Brandon Dixon-James, CFP®



Brandon Dixon-James joined the management team at Associated Financial Advisors as of July, 2017, although his financial planning career dates back more than a decade. As a professional CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP™), Brandon helps clients identify, define, pursue and achieve their financial goals. Offering a boutique level of service that allows him to work closely with each client, Brandon uses his expertise to develop a customized, individual strategy catering to their unique financial needs.

Brandon is passionate about giving back and helping others find the financial resiliency within themselves. An established and sought-after speaker throughout California, he routinely shares his expertise with various young professional training programs to drive financial literacy.  He has also been a presenter and volunteer for the CFP™ Board’s “Financial Planning Days,” joining the effort to increase financial awareness in our communities. 

A graduate of California State University Fresno with a degree in Business Administration and an emphasis in Finance, Brandon is a native of the San Joaquin Valley and has 2 young children with his wife, Nicole.  Together, they live an active, healthy lifestyle, with deep involvement in their children’s activities, church, and embracing each moment of life’s journey. 


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Kristin Marshall

Office Administrator


Kristin has recently relocated from Oklahoma City with her family. She has been in the industry for 2 years. She and her family are excited to be near the beach and mountains and looking forward to a new journey in California. 

Marsha Johnson

Client Relations Manager


Marsha is a Fresno native. She has been a staple with the firm for 30 years, she enjoys the client one on one relationships she has created over the years. She has 2 grandchildren, and they enjoy trips to the coast. She is involved in the Dugout Club for Fresno State Baseball and enjoys going to the games.