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Our Team

Scott Brown, CPA/PFS, CFP®, CGMA

CPA Managing Partner, Financial Advisor



Scott has been an integral part of the RABco Services team since 1982 and leads the financial services practice. As a Certified Public Accountant and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, Scott is able to advise his clients on their entire financial situation—focusing on the big picture, not just small pieces. He holds a Series 7 and 66 licenses, and also has earned the Personal Financial Specialist and Chartered Global Management Accountant designations. He is also a real estate broker and holds an NMLS license. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern California in 1981 and worked at Deloitte out of college.

Business is a family affair for Scott since he gets to work alongside his two sons, Michael and Sean. When he is not at work you will find him on his boat at Catalina.

Sean Brown

Chief Operations Officer



Sean has been a part of RABco Services since 2012 and today serves as its Chief Operations Officer. He is in charge of all office operations for financial services. He previously held roles as senior associate and audit manager at Roger A. Brown & Company. He knows the value the RABco Services team brings to clients’ lives and enjoys helping people make their dreams a reality. Sean’s motto is our responsibility of serving clients never ends and we truly make a difference by going the extra mile. He graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and worked at both McGladrey and Deloitte. He is currently pursuing his masters in taxation at the University of Southern California.

Sean Brown is not affiliated with Royal Alliance Associates.

Sean resides in Altadena, where you can find him enjoying a round of golf or checking out the real estate market.

Arturo Palafox

Employee Benefits Director


Art joined the RABco Financial Services team in January 2020 as our Employee Benefits Director. He has been in the insurance & risk management industry for 15 years where he owned and built his agency specializing in commercial and life insurance, risk management and underwriting. Art served as Board Chair for the Board of Trustees at NRH Hospital adding to his community service & commitment to advise in the hospital’s financial growth.  Art graduated from Emporia State University with a B.S. Degree in Health and Physical Education and is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Art resides in La Cañada Flintridge with his wife and three children where he enjoys playing disc golf and being outdoors.

Arturo Palafox is not securities registered with Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. 

Emmy Blastek

Financial Services Associate


Emmy joined Rabco Financial Services as a Client Services Associate in June 2019.  She has more than 20 years of experience working in the financial services industry.  Previously, Emmy served as Director of Client Services and Business Development in Mutual Fund, Accounting and Transfer Agency Administration.  Emmy believes in deepening client relationships, ensuring the highest level of client servicing is provided and that each client is aware that their business is truly valued. Emmy graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Boston with a B.S. in Finance.  She enjoys reading, skiing and travelling with her family.

Kenneth Galanis



Kenneth joined RABco Financial in May of 2019 as a Paraplanner. He began his career in the financial services industry selling Life Insurance and advising clients on long term health needs. Currently, Kenneth coordinates all stages of the financial planning process, analyzing and interpreting client financial data to help meet the financial needs of our clients. His focus areas include wealth management, retirement, and estate planning. Kenneth’s passion is to help his clients live for today, as well as plan for tomorrow. He holds a series 7 and 66 licenses and is a licensed life & health insurance agent. Kenneth currently resides in Alhambra, California and enjoys spending time with his wife Rosie and his dog Chrysanthemum, being outdoors, and traveling.