russ charvonia

Russ Charvonia ChFC, CLU, CFP®, Esq.

Russ Charvonia, a founding partner of Channel Islands Group, has been in the financial services industry for more than three decades, providing investment advice to individual and institutional clients across the country. 

Education & Experience

Russ graduated from Ventura College of Law with a Juris Doctor and was admitted to practice law in 2004, and owns, Channel Islands Law Group, a P.C, in Ventura providing estate planning and other legal services. He is a certified mediator and operates Channel Islands Mediation Group.


​Russ is married to Linda and has a daughter, Alissa; son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Kendall; and grandsons, Tanner and Hudson.


Russ volunteers his professional services to several non-profit organizations.

He serves as:

  • President of the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation.
  • President of the Worldwide Civility Council.
  • Board member of the Conflict Resolution Institute of Ventura County.
  • He is active with Temple Beth Torah in Ventura where he served as its president.
  • Volunteers for Channel Islands Restoration, helping to restore the Channel Island to their native condition. 

​He served as Grand Master for the Grand Lodge of Masons in California. 


Year CFP® Certification Received: 1997
CFP Board Disciplinary History: No