LiveWell Capital – San Francisco
Davie joined Northwestern Mutual in October of 2010. In 2007, Davie graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz where he earned a BA in Economics: Business Management with a focus in accounting and played soccer for UCSC. Davie started his career with the Public Accounting Firm - Grant Thornton before transitioning to Northwestern Mutual to bring a proactive planning focus to help people create more confidence and joy around money.
As a wealth management advisor, Davie works mainly with those in the tech industry, families, and business owners and executives who are looking to have an all-encompassing financial plan to optimize their income, stock options, and plan for life before and after retirement.
Areas of expertise include:
- Planning with executive stock options & RSU's
- Charitable giving techniques and strategy
- Portfolio construction
- Distribution and tax strategies in retirement
- Business planning for closely held businesses
Being a licensed CPA, ChFC, CLU, and PFS has allowed Davie to give tailored, specific, and effective advise for clients across the financial planning spectrum.
Davie and his wife Jackie reside in Marin County, CA, with their two boys Topher and Callan.
In his spare-time he enjoys spending time on his boat or camping with his family and friends, or spending time running and mountain biking.
Stephanie Yang is the Portfolio Manager and the backbone of our planning process. She is responsible for overseeing our investment portfolios, critically analyzing client situations, and developing customized financial plans to help them reach their goals and objectives.
Stephanie has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2011 and with our team since 2018. She has supported multiple teams in every capacity, but finds that she thrives most in analyzing, designing, and implementing strategies, as well as educating our clients about financial planning. Stephanie enjoys giving our clients peace of mind that they have knowledgeable experts in their corner to help them with such an important, yet sometimes complicated and daunting part of life. Whether it’s walking a client through final questions about the direction of their plan or ensuring a seamless investment experience, Stephanie enjoys being a resource for our clients.
Stephanie holds her ChFC® (Chartered Financial Consultant), CLU® (Chartered Life Underwriter), and RICP® (Retirement Income Certified Professional) designations. She is also licensed with her FINRA Series 6, 7, 63, 65, and life and health insurance in the state of California.
Stephanie graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of California, Irvine with a double Bachelor's in Economics and Anthropology. When she's not assisting our clients with their planning needs, she can be found enjoying a good book or doodling on her iPad. She lives with her husband Tim and their Corgi, Ema, in the Bay Area.
Jackie and Davie have been married since 2015 and in 2020 Davie finally convinced her to join his team at Northwestern. Jackie is a lawyer by training and worked for 7 years as a District Attorney in Northern CA before joining Davie as his Chief of Staff. While Jackie enjoyed criminal prosecution, she was thrilled to have the opportunity to help people with Davie and spend more time with their two young boys. She loves helping Davie’s clients with the bank-end implementation of their financial plans and working on the operations side of Davie’s team.
Jackie graduated from Stanford University in 2008 with a Bachelor of the Arts (BA) in American Studies with a focus on Law and Society, and a Master of the Arts (MA) in Sociology. Jackie played four years of Division I water polo for Stanford where she was an All-American. In 2013, Jackie graduated cum laude with her Juris Doctorate (JD) from the University of California, Hastings.
Jackie and Davie live in Marin County with their two sons, Topher and Callan. In her free time Jackie loves to teach her boys to swim, go camping, bake and cook, and spend time with friends and family.
Reid joined Davie’s team in 2021. He graduated magna cum laude from Auburn University in 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. Reid started his career as a Revenue Strategy Analyst at American Airlines before making the move to the financial services industry. Reid’s primary role on the team is to prepare financial plans for Davie Cochrane’s team as well as helping run client meetings. Reid enjoys critically analyzing and strategizing for each client’s specific goals and situation.
Reid and his fiancé live in San Francisco. In his spare time, he enjoys snowboarding, cooking, and running in the hills.
Kate joined Davie’s team in 2022 but has worked at Northwestern Mutual since 2019. She graduated magna cum laude from Hawaii Pacific University in 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications/Media Studies. Kate loves working with clients and takes great pride in helping them with whatever they need to help achieve their financial goals from getting meetings set up to executing their insurance plans.
Kate enjoys the LiveWell Capital way and is excited to have joined the San Francisco office. Kate is a dog mom to Lilly and Poppy and houseplant enthusiast. In her free time she enjoys a good book and relaxing coffee shop.