Erik Ross Gomez
Wealth Management Advisor

EG Wealth Management and Insurance Services

The EG Team

Meet the Team That Brings Your Financial Plan to Life

We pride ourselves on the strength of our team in working with our clients to establish and execute on a comprehensive financial plan that helps make your dreams a reality. We don't just respond to your requests; we anticipate your needs and actively monitor your financial plan. When markets turn or opportunities arise, we make proactive recommendations and adjustments to ensure you're on track for the future you've envisioned. 

And, we have fun in the process! Our clients aren't just our clients... they're our friends, families, community-leaders and influencers. We deliver a boutique experience and curate experiences that demonstrate our partnership and commitment to you, our clients, that keep us showing up every day with purpose. 

Ashley Brightman

Ashley Brightman, B.A.

Director of Marketing
Office 951-987-0333

Ashley is the Director of Marketing for EG Wealth Management. Her focus is geared towards the client experience through brand management and building relationships. She oversees sponsorships, events, charitable contributions, and more to ensure the firm is involved in its community and serving its market.


Ashley is from Riverside and graduated from California State University Chico with a B.A. in Mass Communication Design. She has been with Northwestern Mutual for just over a year and is eager to combine her passion for media arts with her new found appreciation for financial planning. She understands the importance of financial literacy and is aligned with EG Wealth Management’s mission to serve minorities and the “New Majority”.


When she is not in the office, Ashley loves taking road trips up the coast of California in her Jeep and pin trading at the Disneyland Parks. She hopes to continue to grow here at Northwestern Mutual and is excited to start her journey with EG Wealth Management. 


Christine Anderson

Christine Anderson

Director of Operations
Office 949-863-5800

Born and raised in Richmond, VA, Christine graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2011 with a B.S. in Cultural Anthropology. She utilizes her educational background to connect with a diverse group of clients through one common goal—long-term financial success. She has been an OC transplant for the past 6 years.

Before joining the EG Wealth Management Team, Christine built a 10- year career in the Financial Services industry holding various roles such as banker, licensed brokerage associate, and operations manager. What she enjoys most about her role is being able to connect with clients and facilitate their plan so that all of their needs are met accurately and efficiently. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her energetic dog Stanley, spending time with friends, and taking weekend road trips to see everything the west coast has to offer.

Denise Lynn Spicer

Denise Lynn Spicer

Director of Client Relations
Office 949-863-5900

Denise has been with Northwestern Mutual and a part of our team for more than a decade. She is our Director of Client Relations and the first voice our clients hear when calling in to our office.

Denise enjoys her position on the team, as it provides her the opportunity to develop deep relationships with our clients. Her main focus is on delivering an overall excellent experience, as well as providing tremendous support for the entire team. In this way, Denise is an integral part of day-to-day operations. She is passionate about serving our clients, and as Erik’s most senior staff member, Denise has helped to develop lasting relationships with the families and businesses we serve. She is fully licensed in Life, Health, Disability and Long-Term Care.

Denise was born and raised in the Newport Beach/Costa Mesa area. She graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her two daughters and beloved husband of 34 years, Charlie.

Michael Schmidt

Michael Schmidt

Director of Investments
Office 949-214-4532

Michael Schmidt is the Director of Investments & Planning for EG Wealth Management. He is responsible for building and updating the financial planning recommendations for our clients.

Michael has previously held various roles within the financial planning field. These experiences have provided him with a unique skillset to help our clients succeed. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2019 with a degree in Finance, Investment and Banking.

Michael was born and raised in Wisconsin, and now resides in the Irvine area. Outside of work he enjoys going on hunting trips with his dad, working out, and learning about personal finance.


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