Lionel Valley is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM who has been serving clients since February 1997 as a registered representative of LPL Financial. Prior to joining Barrett Financial Services, Lionel enjoyed a successful career of more than thirty years with Wells Fargo Bank, primarily working as a branch manager in various Northern California locations. During that time, he spent three years in Luxembourg on an international banking assignment.
Lionel graduated from California State University – San Francisco with a major in finance and a minor in accounting. He also received a bachelor of laws degree from an extension university and received a Pacific Coast Banking School, Commercial Division Certificate. He earned his CFP® designation from the College for Financial Planning in Denver, CO.
Lionel is a member of the Noon Exchange Club of Chico, the Chico Area Flyfishers, and the Butte Creek Estates Service Corporation. He is a past president of the United Way of Butte and Glenn Counties, as well as the Noon Exchange Club of Chico and the Chico Area Flyfishers.
Lionel and his wife, Ellie Bradbury, have four grown children. Lionel has two daughters, Tami and Cherie. Ellie has a daughter, Alisa, and a son, Shawn. Lionel is also the proud grandparent of two granddaughters, Mikaela and Elin, and two grandsons, Mitchell and Rhys. Lionel is a classic car enthusiast who enjoys spending time with family, as well as playing tennis, fly fishing, cycling, gardening and traveling.