Jameson Van Houten is a leading investment and estate planning authority, lecturer, consultant, CFP ® and CEO of Stonegate Capital Advisors, helping and counseling wealthy individuals and businesses nationally and internationally. Mr. Van Houten attended Pepperdine University, later transferring to the Barrett Honors College of Arizona State University, where he was awarded Most Outstanding Graduating Senior/ Valedictorian from W.P. Carey School of Business, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 GPA.

At 16 he began trading stocks, bonds and mutual funds and by 18 progressed to option trading/margins for his personal accounts. This eventually led him to pursue his passion in financial and tax planning, and later earning the prestigious Certified Financial Planner designation, CFP®. Mr. Van Houten also regularly serves as a Keynote Speaker to the community and professional advisors including CPAs, Attorneys and Investment Advisors.

Mr. Van Houten serves as leader in his community showing his strong passion for helping children with life-threatening conditions by making their wishes come true through his service on the Governing Board of Make-A-Wish Arizona and helping to provide life-saving heart surgeries as Esteemed Member with Gift of Life. He also served as past Governing Board Member of Kids First of Arizona & ASU Foundation Office of Gift Planning. Most recently, Mr. Van Houten was appointed by the Mayor to serve as Executive Board Member for Paradise Valley Public Safety Retirement Plan and Personnel Appeals. Mr. Van Houten enjoys traveling, sports, cars, golfing, and spending time with his family.

Professional Honors

  • CEO & Founder of Stonegate Capital Advisors, one of the premier Independent Registered Investment Advisory Firms in the Southwest
  • Ranked #1 Independent Investment Advisor by Ranking Arizona 2019
  • Ranked Top 100 Emerging Wealth Managers in the U.S. by RIA Channel® Magazine
  • Listed Top 25 Independent Investment Advisory Firms 2011 – 2019 by Phoenix Business Journal 
  • Awarded  2018 Preston Hotchkis Distinguished Achievement Award
  • Awarded Barrett Distinguished Alumni 2014 by Arizona State University, Barrett, The Honors College
  • Awarded Phoenix Business Journal’s Top Leaders 40 Under 40
  • 2011 Semi-Finalist, The Spirit of Enterprise Innovation in Entrepreneurship Award by Arizona State University
  • Featured in The Wall Street Journal in 2013 for his exceptional client work
  • Recognized as an “Emerging Leader” of Wealth Management by AZ Business Magazine
  • Monthly Columnist of “Ask the Financial Experts” – Wealth Management for Phoenix Business Journal 2013-2014

Licenses, Education, & Honors

  • Certified Financial Planner, CFP®
  • Investment Advisor Representative
  • Federal and State Investment & Security Registrations
  • Life & Health Insurance Licenses
  • Most Outstanding Graduating Senior/ Valedictorian Barrett Honors College of Arizona State University
  • Summa Cum Laude & Phi Kappa Phi with 4.0 GPA, Honors College & W.P Carey School of Business


Sean P. Mahoney, MBA

Wealth Advisor

Sean Mahoney, MBA joined Stonegate Capital Advisors in 2017 and brings over 13 years of experience and knowledge to his role as a Wealth Specialist. Sean’s diverse background in banking with firms such as JP Morgan Chase, BBVA Compass, and Bank of Montreal provide High Net Worth Clients with an outstanding level of expertise in the critical areas of credit analysis, both business and personal, mortgage, investments, business & financial planning.

Before joining Stonegate, Sean was a Top 5% Nationally ranked Manager & Client Manager in the banking industry. Sean’s professional experience is complemented by his education. Sean currently holds an MBA from the University of Massachusetts. Commitment to the community is also important to Sean and his family, they have supported the Arizona Humane Society and various Cancer Associations throughout the years.

Sean lives in Mesa with his wife and 4 dogs. In his free time, he can be found playing hockey, driving fast cars, and spending time with his family. Sean also enjoys exterior/interior design and art.

alvin-turnerALVIN TURNER

Wealth Advisor

The family of Alvin Turner originally moved to Arizona in 1870. Mr. Turner was raised in Phoenix and a product of Madison School, Central High, and Arizona State University. He and his wife were involved in the automobile industry for many years. They owned a new multi franchise dealership which was sold in 1996. At that time, with their two children, they relocated to Tucson, AZ where Mr. Turner started a new company in the Financial Services arena. They have been actively involved in the city/community.

His experience in business, the community, and his affiliation with Stonegate Capital Advisors has uniquely positioned Mr. Turner to assist business owners with their planning strategies. As an Investment Advisor Representative he has demonstrated his deep concern for the well-being of his clients. This is a concern that is shared by the entire organization. Mr. Turner holds his Federal and State Investment & Securities Registrations, as well as his Life & Health Insurance Licenses.

Todd RubleTodd Ruble

Portfolio Manager/Senior Analyst

Todd Ruble serves as Portfolio Manager/Senior Analyst and is a 17-year veteran in the financial industry. His career in the financial markets began as an analyst for Pacwest Financial Management in Phoenix. Ultimately, his role transitioned from analyst to Portfolio Manager and trader for the firm.

After spending eight years on the buy side of the industry, Todd shifted his focus to the sell side. For six years he was a sales trader covering some of the largest hedge funds on Wall Street. Most recently, he served as a Portfolio Manager and lead trader a long/short hedge fund. Todd attended the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance.

Today, he is pleased to contribute his career knowledge and experience in portfolio management, macro strategy and trading to further the goals of Stonegate Capital Advisors and their clients. When he is away from work, Todd enjoys spending time with his wife and twin boys, in addition to skiing, surfing, soccer and golf. He and his family also support the March of Dimes after a personal experience with premature birth.

T Liam Powell, CFP®, CRPS®

Wealth Advisor

Liam Powell, CFP®, CRPS® serves as Wealth Advisor where he uses his nine years of experience in financial planning to help clients create and preserve wealth for themselves, their families and their businesses.

After serving in the United States Marine Corps, Liam began his career in the financial services industry at an Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisory franchise where he advanced from Financial Advisor to Junior Partner. Thereafter, he transitioned to another firm where he developed an expertise in qualified retirement plans. Liam attended Virginia Tech University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economic Management.


Social Impact

Stonegate Capital Advisors Community Involvement

Stonegate Capital Advisors proudly sits on the governing boards, volunteers, or is directly involved with the following:

  • Phoenix Financial Planning Day
  • Super Service Challenge/Companies with a Mission
  • F.A.R.E. (Food Allergy Research & Education)