Ariana Alisjahbana (“Alicia-bana”) is a Lead Advisor with North Berkeley Wealth. She provides clients with comprehensive financial planning and investment management. Ariana has experienced firsthand how thoughtful and intentional financial planning helped her live her best life. She is drawn to help others do the same.
Before joining North Berkeley, Ariana spent six years in the technology industry as a marketer and strategist, focusing on bringing different industries into the digital age. She worked for large companies such as Alibaba and Google as well as startups BrightPlan and Rocket Lawyer. She also spent three years working on climate change and environmental policy. These experiences left her craving a career with rich human connections and a tangible impact on individuals and families.
A first-generation American, Ariana was born in Seattle and grew up in Indonesia. She has traveled to 45 countries and has lived, studied, and worked on three continents. In addition to English, she speaks Indonesian, Chinese, and French with varying degrees of fluency. She lives in Albany with her husband Jonah and cat Tiddles.
Education, Certifications, & Affiliations
- B.A. in Economics, Environmental Policy, Boston University
- M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business
- Member, Financial Planning Association (FPA)