"Allow yourself to think only those thoughts that match your principles and can bear the bright light of day. Day by day, your choices, your thoughts, your actions fashion the person you become. Your integrity determines your destiny.” - Heraclitus
"If I had my life to live over again, I would ask that not a thing be changed, but that my eyes be opened wider." - Jules Renard
Elisabeth Cullington is a Managing Director of HoyleCohen and co-founder of the firm’s Women’s Practice. Elisabeth joined the HoyleCohen team in March 2008 as Senior Wealth Advisor. Elisabeth has been in the financial services industry for over twenty years and has worked with industry leaders to develop best practices in the financial planning field. Her clients include executives, professionals, business owners and retirees, with a special focus on women with wealth and women in transition.
In 2011, she co-founded HoyleCohen’s Women’s Practice. Through her experience in working with women in transition (resulting from divorce, death, or career development), she both recognized the need and realized her passion for working with women to build their financial confidence, independence, and sustainability. She is committed to helping women navigate their financial lives to prepare them for the unexpected and offer sound counsel when a difficult or emotional situation occurs.
Elisabeth established her first fee-only and Registered Investment Advisory firm in 1992 called The Cullington Group, which later became known as Cullington Investment Services. In 2005, she opened her second firm Cullington Hill Advisors. Prior to establishing her own businesses, Elisabeth worked for CIGNA Financial Services and Linsco Private Ledger.
Elisabeth is a Certified Financial PlannerTM (CFP®) and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA). Professional associations include membership in the Financial Planning Association since 1988, Collaborative Family Law Group in San Diego, and Athena San Diego. She participates in a mentorship program through Athena San Diego, supporting the next generation of women executives and business owners. Elisabeth is also a strong supporter of the Salk Institute for Women.