Founder, Advisory Council
Seth has over 25 years of experience in business and community leadership. He is the founder of Mission Wealth, a nationally recognized wealth management firm serving hundreds of high net worth clients across the U.S.
Seth is a thought-leader in conscious financial planning, helping people reframe their perspective of wealth beyond just the financial to lead more balanced, impactful, and fulfilling lives. He was recognized by Real Leaders magazine in 2015 as one of the Top 100 visionary leaders who strive to create a better world. In 2016, he was asked to speak on the TEDx stage to share his powerful message.
Seth is an engaged member of the YPO organization; serving on the local board, the executive committee of the Leadership Development Network, as the former Chair of the Financial Services Network and now as a global speaker/facilitator resource.
He has served on numerous non-profits and led various community development initiatives, including as the founding leader and subsequent judge for Fast Pitch SB, a venture-pitch model for the non-profit sector. Seth is a member of Social Venture Partners (SVP), on the advisory Council for the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County, an Advisory Member for the Planned Giving Committee of the Music Academy of the West and a coach for youth sports.
Seth was raised in an environmentally aware family with his dad’s role as the Assistant Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This passion for environmental stewardship inspired him to serve on numerous environmental non-profits over a 20 year timeframe and to eventually found Sustainablefuture.org in 2016.
Laura Capps has spent 20 years developing strategic communications and issue advocacy campaigns for the nation’s highest profile public officials, including President Bill Clinton, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Secretary John Kerry’s presidential campaign, as well as leading non-profit organizations. She is an elected member of the Santa Barbara School Board and serves on the board of the Community Environmental Council and Planned Parenthood Action Fund. Laura runs her own public affairs practice, Mission Partners, providing services in media relations, crisis communications, project management, and development strategies and focusing in five issue areas: climate, food systems, education, poverty and immigration. Laura began her career in government and public service by serving four years in the Clinton White House, working first as an aide to George Stephanopoulos and then as a speechwriter for President Clinton. She was Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s Communications Director in the U.S. Senate, serving as his primary spokesperson and developing strategic communications plans on a wide range of issues. In 2003-2004, Laura was a senior aide to John Kerry in his presidential campaign. She has built a reputation as a respected advocate for environmental, ocean conservation, and climate issues through her roles as SVP for Government Affairs and Communications at Ocean Conservancy and as Communications Director for the Alliance for Climate Protection the non-profit founded and chaired by Vice President Al Gore.