Arlington Financial Advisors’ Cody Makela receives Santa Barbara historic preservation award
Source: Arlington Financial Advisors
Cody Makela, a partner and financial planner at Arlington Financial Advisors, has received the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation President’s Award for outstanding service.
It’s the first time the trust has presented this award, which seeks to recognize community members who have gone above and beyond to help preserve Santa Barbara’s history for future generations. Makela sits on the board of directors for the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, where he serves as secretary.
The Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation stewards the past and present of the city’s historic Presidio Neighborhood and advocates for historic preservation throughout Santa Barbara County. Founded in 1963, the non-profit organization operates El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park, Santa Barbara’s 18th century birthplace. The park includes portions of the original Spanish fort, the Alhecama Theatre, the campus of the Santa Barbara School of the Arts, and Jimmy’s Oriental Gardens. The trust also operates Casa de la Guerra, and produces dozens of community and school programs throughout the year
Makela joined the trust’s board of directors in 2018. A ninth-generation Santa Barbara resident, his family history dates back to the founding of the city. He is passionate about serving his community and preserving its history. Makela is also on the board of directors for the Santa Barbara Club, and volunteers with the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum.
A Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®), Makela has over a decade of experience in the financial services industry. At Arlington Financial Services he works directly with clients to address their financial planning needs and goals, including long-term investment strategies, responding to major life transitions, estate planning, and business analysis.
Makela holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he graduated in 2008. When not volunteering or meeting with clients, Makela enjoys surfing, spending time near the ocean, hiking, and biking. He lives Santa Barbara with his wife Patty and their two daughters.
- To contact Cody Makela or Arlington Financial Advisors call 805-699-7300, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit https://www.arlingtonfinancialadvisors.com/. The company is located at 100 E. De La Guerra St, in Santa Barbara.
- For more information about the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation visit https://www.sbthp.org/