A.K. Mashhoon

A.K. Mashhoon, CFP®, CRPS

Vice President, Wealth Management


A.K. is of Iranian and Mexican-American descent. He was nicknamed after his Iranian great-grandfather, Abduhl Karim, and as a young child lived on a farm in the fertile Central Coast region of California. Working in the fields of the Santa Maria Valley alongside his family engrained a strong work ethic in A.K., which he later drew upon for his studies, sports and work.

A.K. has loved sports since he signed up for his first T-ball team at age five. Baseball was quickly followed by basketball a few years later, but by age 15, it was water polo that intrigued him. A.K. was the third athlete in the history of his high school to be honored with the Aquatics Man of the Year Award two years in a row. Following high school, A.K. attended a community college in neighboring San Luis Obispo before finishing his education at Cal Poly State University. Initially unsure of what career path to follow, A.K. decided to study mechanical engineering, perhaps for the sheer challenge. Two years later, in the midst of the Enron and WorldCom debacles, as well as the tech bubble, A.K. discovered a great interest in finance and accounting and their immense impact on the business world.

During his last two years in college, A.K. helped his family by running both a midsize independent grocery store and assisting in running a very successful produce brokerage business. It was then that he realized his passion for closely held businesses.

A.K. quickly immersed himself in city life once he moved to Atlanta, Georgia. He credits his liking of Georgia more than California to the “genuine good nature” of the Southern people. Joining Spring Street Financial has allowed A.K. to enjoy a career that is both challenging and rewarding while positively impacting the lives of hard-working individuals, families and small business owners. A.K. has demonstrated his passion and competence in the field by passing the CFP Board exam and earned the Certified Financial Planner™ certification soon after joining the firm. As a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, he adheres to the CFP Board’s code of ethics for integrity, objectivity, competence, fairness, confidentiality, professionalism and diligence.

When not helping clients, A.K. enjoys spending time with his wife, Jessie, daughter Maisy, and Jack Russell mix, Charlie. A.K. keeps active in water polo, running, yoga and in a past life competed in triathlons (he even completed an Ironman distance triathlon). In addition to physical fitness, he cultivates his artistic side by playing acoustic guitar and enjoying a wide variety of local live music.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™ and federally registered CFP in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

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GUIDANCE FOR EACH STAGE OF LIFE


Addressing your different needs along life's journey

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NOT YOUR ORDINARY EVENTS


Creative ways we engage our clients

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DIVERSELY CAPABLE


Credentialed across multiple disciplines

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A SHARED PASSION


A tight-knit team totally dedicated to serving you

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HIGHLY COORDINATED


Holistic collaboration with your CPA and attorney

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THE RESILIENCE OF GINKGO BILOBA


Our logo reflects our philosophy

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