Porterville

Mark Shoemaker

Mark Shoemaker originally began his career as a podiatrist in Porterville, California. Dr. Shoemaker eventually limited his podiatry practice to part-time and entered the securities industry in 1994. Dr. Shoemaker began his career as an Independent Registered Representative based as a satellite office in Porterville, California with Baraban Securities out of Los Angeles, California. Since that time Dr. Shoemaker has run his business independently, partnering with firms such as First Allied Securities, Inc. and Wells Fargo.

Dr. Shoemaker attended Porterville College in Porterville, California; University of the Pacific in Stockton, California; and University of California in Berkley, before graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Medical Science and a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine in 1981 from The College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, California. Dr. Shoemaker holds the Series 7 and Series 63 securities licenses as well as a California insurance license 0E36776. Dr. Shoemaker is married, has three children and resides in Springville, California.

Dr. Shoemaker’s Employment History is as follows:
07/2010 to Present-Investment Advisor Representative, Pacific Wealth Strategies Group, Inc.
01/2003 to Present-Reed, Shoemaker, Brookshire, Inc.-President, Porterville, CA
04/2002 to Present-First Allied Securities, Inc.-Registered Representative, San Diego, CA
04/1982 to Present-Part time private medical practice-Podiatrist-Porterville, CA


Gary Reed

Gary Reed has been in the securities industry since 1994, beginning his career as an Independent Registered Representative based as a satellite office in Porterville, California with Baraban Securities in Los Angeles, California. Since that time Mr. Reed has run his business independently, partnering with firms such as First Allied Securities, Inc. and Wells Fargo. Mr. Reed graduated from Porterville College in 1966 with an A.A. in Business Administration. In 1969, Mr. Reed graduated from California State University in Fresno, California with a B.S. in Business Administration.

In 1969, Mr. Reed graduated from University of La Verne with a Master’s degree in School Management. In 1980, Mr. Reed partnered with his father in an Oil & Gas Investment business, Reed & Reed Enterprises. Mr. Reed was appointed to serve on the Board of Governors Community Colleges of California in 2006. Mr. Reed was also appointed to serve on the Foundation Board of the California Community Colleges in 2010.

Mr. Reed served on the Tulare County Retirement & Pension Board from 1986 to 1994; then was reappointed in 2008 and continues to serve on the Tulare County Retirement & Pension Board. In the past, Mr. Reed has served on numerous boards including the Board of Supervisors in Tulare County, Porterville City Council, Sierra View District Hospital Board of Directors and President of Porterville Chamber of Commerce.

Gary Reed’s Employment History is as follows:
01/2003 to Present-Reed, Shoemaker, Brookshire, Inc.-Financial Consultant, Porterville, CA
04/2002 to Present-First Allied Securities, Inc.-Registered Representative, San Diego, CA
02/1980 to Present-Reed & Reed Enterprises-Partner/Business Manager-Porterville, CA

CA insurance license # 0E35312

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