Who We Are

Who We Are

Bill Austin, MSFP, CFP®, BFA™

Wealth Planner

John C. Manocchio, CFP®, CRPC®

Weatlh Planner

John graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in mechanical engineering. After 16 years in the manufacturing industry, John became a financial advisor in 2011 and later became a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner. That engineering experience is now being used to develop solutions and help clients pursue their financial goals. John believes that financial planning is less about how much money you have and more about making educated decisions with the money that you do have.

John is very active in his community. He is a past board chair for Sierra Senior Services, the local Meals on Wheels program, the Truckee Chamber of Commerce, and CATT Community Project. Having two young boys, John is also active in Truckee Little League and the Truckee Optimist Club.

John N. Manocchio, CFP®

Wealth Planner

Veronica Avila

Client Relationship Manager

Veronica Avila, our client service manager, joined Pacific Crest Wealth Planning in 2018. Veronica is a California notary public. She is bilingual (Spanish/English), offering exemplary service to both English- and Spanish-speaking customers. She has over a decade’s worth of experience in both customer service and vendor relationship management. Veronica has a reputation for her dedication and attention to detail. Veronica is also a true “Truckee Native.” Her family moved to Truckee in 1972, and both Veronica and her daughter were born and raised in Truckee. Her daughter, Alyssa, is 21 years old. They enjoy listening to music and going to concerts together and love spending time on Donner Lake during the summer.