Meet Our Team

Daryl T. Seaton

Founder and Managing Director

Daryl is the Managing Director and founder of the firm.  Risk management is “mission critical to Daryl!  Given the markets over the last two decades, Daryl realized the need for meaningful risk management that was not a rehash of the same old style seen from Wall Street prior.  His mantra is “We win more by losing less.”

Before founding the firm, Daryl worked for a Fortune 100 Company for 13 years.  In his leadership role, he helped recruit, develop, and supervise 150+ Agents/Financial Advisors managing more than one Billion dollars in assets.  His educational and career background has uniquely positioned him for his role as architect and manager of the Solera Fractionally Blended Portfolios.  Daryls’ solid leadership background in finance has brought an unwavering commitment to Soleras’ client-aligned approach to risk management and independence from the influence of big Wall Street firms.

Far and away his pride and joy is his family.  Along with his wife Tammy, they are raising two boys of great character and faith.  Daryl also enjoys wine and hiking in leisure time.

Vlad Donets

Wealth Strategist

Vlad moved to the United States in 1989 from the former Soviet Union.  Growing up there gave him a unique view of the financial world. That is why his passion and calling in life is to help families and business owners become financially secure without taking unnecessary risks.

He started his career in 2002 with a Fortune 100 company and achieved some of their highest honors while building his practice and serving the needs of his community.  Recognizing the changing industry and the growing need for independence, Vlad joined with his long-term colleague at Solera in 2017.

In his free time, Vlad loves spending time with his beautiful wife Mila, their two grown children Livia and Kaleb and their brand new baby girl Grace Sofia! He also loves the outdoors, backpacking, mountain biking and traveling the world with family and friends.

Tammy Seaton

Operations Manager

Tammy brings a lifetime of experience to managing a busy financial advisory practice. She is responsible for overseeing client communications, events planning and execution, and marketing efforts. She has the primary responsibility for managing Daryl’s calendar and scheduling client review appointments. Tammy is also responsible for managing the firms operations including facility requests, equipment and vendor support, managing the firms books, and the firms procedure manuals.

John DeShaw

Financial Advisor

John recently joined Solera with 15 years in the financial planning industry. His experience ranges from providing individual retirement and comprehensive planning to training financial professionals while on a regional team with a well-known insurance and investment company. He shares our high value of people along with providing advice in a consultative style.

He grew up in Ohio, graduated from Kent State University and brings broad professional experience in process improvement, management, and operations from the fields of education, real estate, document imaging, and service.

Trained as a first responder in emotional and spiritual help, John also loves to invest time to restore or re-purpose things back to a useful and valued position whether it’s furniture, equipment, or people. He enjoys spending time with his wife Patty and their adult son and loves developing as an electric guitar and sax player, riding his classic road bike, watching documentaries and learning about new skills or interests.

Ramie Khalil

Financial Advisor

Ramie was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone and lived there until the age of 5. At that time, his parents moved their family from Sierra Leone to California to escape the civil war.

Since 2014, Ramie has been working in the financial services industry.  He specializes in helping individuals and couples that are approaching retirement and those already in retirement.  Ramie has received extensive training in this field and continues to educate himself to help ensure that he can deliver the best information to his clients.

Ramie and his wife Shelly were both raised in Brentwood, CA and currently reside in Vacaville, CA.

Ramie enjoys spending time with his three brothers and sisters, and his nieces and nephews.  Other interests and hobbies include a black-belt in Kajukenbo martial arts, working out, traveling, reading, going to the movies.

Some fun facts about Ramie include: his favorite books are the Rich Dad series, favorite food is pizza, and his favorite movie is The Mummy.

Slava Palamarchuk

Wealth Strategist

Slava moved to Sacramento from Ukraine in 2005.  He studied Business Finance and Insurance at California State University – Sacramento achieving his undergraduate degree.  After graduating he proceeded to work for a Fortune 50 bank. In that fast-passed environment Slava was able to quickly achieve the title of Branch Manager.  Desiring the best for his clients he became an independent financial professional and later with the help of friends, family and partners Slava joined Solera Asset Managers in 2017.  As a servant-leader he brings a passion for finance, relationships, and works tirelessly to help provide top-notch planning for clients.  He is an invaluable and positive force for his clients and for Solera.

In his free time, Slava loves to play sports, visiting friends and family and travel with his wife Lyudmila and their newborn son. He also likes to read books on biographies, business and history. Grateful for an amazing community, Slava is always looking for different ways to improve people’s life.

Cal Smith

Wealth Strategist

Cal moved to the greater Sacramento area from San Jose in 2014. He studied Political Science and Marketing at California State Polytechnic University – San Luis Obispo earning his BA degree. After graduating he worked for a number of tech start-ups in Silicon Valley. During a highly successful 20 plus year career in enterprise software sales Cal discovered his love of helping others. His love of helping others is what ultimately drove him to switch career paths. Desiring the best for his clients he became an independent financial professional and is an appointed agent for all major carriers in California.

In his free time, if he’s not with spending time with his wife Laurie and two boys you can find him on a soccer field. Cal loves soccer, whether is watching his boys play, coaching or running soccer leagues, you can almost always find him around a field.

Burhon Jora

Wealth Strategist

Since moving to Sacramento CA in 1989 Burhon has called Sacramento his home. Growing up with 4 older siblings and hard working parents he knows the importance of family and the perspective it brings in longterm planning and the lifelong value of creating a legacy.

After 9 years working with a Fortune 100 company in the tech sector his hearts desire for serving and guiding others to financial peace has led him to join Solera Risk Managers & Insurance Agency. His longing is to walk with our clients down the path to financial security and generational prosperity.

He enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Oksana, going hiking, cycling, and exploring new places with her. Their dog Bella is the joy in their home. Burhon’s lifelong mission is stewardship at your service.

Adelina Hamilton

Operations Specialist