Paul Arutt

Paul Arutt (Arutt is pronounced like carrot without the "c") is the President of Heritage West Capital Corporation (“HWCC”), based in Phoenix, Arizona. With over 30 years of experience in financial services, Mr. Arutt offers investment advisory services and securities as an investment advisor representative of SagePoint Financial, Inc. (member FINRA/SIPC).

Paul earned an MBA in finance and marketing from Columbia University, and a BA in economics, magna cum laude, from the University of Southern California.

Mr. Arutt's firm focuses on working with medical and legal professionals, their patients and clients, and the practices they own and manage. Frequently involved in practice management consulting, he has developed expertise in a broad range of individual and professional retirement planning issues. Paul holds both Life and P&C insurance licenses in several states and includes related products in his practice.

Paul has been a student of the markets since his teens and enjoys developing trading systems and portfolio management. Not typically using third-party managers, most of his client portfolios contain a mix of load-waived mutual funds, ETFs and individual securities.

Highly active in the Phoenix business community, Mr. Arutt has provided arbitration and litigation support, analytic and compliance advice to major law firms. He has served on the boards of several companies, including a community bank in formation. He was a Director of the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations.

Prior to his current association with HWCC and SagePoint Financial, Inc., Mr. Arutt worked as a registered principal and representative for several major broker-dealers in both Phoenix and Los Angeles, including Shearson Lehman Brothers, Inc. and Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc. He holds Series 3, 7, 15, 24, 63, and 65 registrations, as well as the Registered Financial Consultant designation of the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants, Inc.

From 1998 through 2002, he served as partner, president and compliance principal of Heritage West Securities, Inc., an SEC and FINRA registered broker-dealer that conducted both a retail securities and investment banking business.