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Robert Donaldson is a financial advisor located at Advisory Group West. He offers securities and advisory services as an Investment Adviser Representative of Commonwealth Financial Network®, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser.
He can be reached at (818) 241-9061 or Contact Bob via the AGW Contact Form

Derek McLaughlin was born and raised in Southern California. He graduated from California State University, Los Angeles in 2005 with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Political Science.
He can be reached at (818) 241-9061 or Contact Derek via the AGW Contact Form

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Robert Donaldson (CA Insurance License #0541081) is a Registered Representative and Investment Adviser Representative with/and offering securities and advisory services through Commonwealth Financial Network, Member FINRA / SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Additional advisory services offered by Advisory Group West, a registered investment adviser, are separate and unrelated to Commonwealth.

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