Management Team


Meet the Financial Services Industry Experts at Anchor Bay Securities, LLC.

Our principles are experts in wealth and asset management who meet the highest standards for professional competency.


Scott Spiering, CEO

Scott Spiering has worked in the financial services industry since 1987. He has earned impressive returns for clients as a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Prudential Securities and Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Kidder Peabody, and successfully matched a variety of corporations and high net worth individuals to independent money managers for Merrill Lynch. Mr. Spiering has also had diverse life experiences including a combat tour in Vietnam and post-graduate work at the prestigious Brooks Institute. In addition, Mr. Spiering is a speaker and an author. His book, The Frugal Investor, has been helpful to thousands of investors all over the country.   

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Matt Large, CCO

Matthew Large, Chief Operations and Compliance Officer, is a graduate of San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Marketing emphasis and Psychology Minor. While attending SDSU, he competed on the Aztec Track and Field and Cross Country teams. After college he worked for Road Runner Sports where he developed a shoe fit, shoe analysis and selection system for customers and developed running training software and services. Matt then spent 10 years as a Merchant/Buyer for HD Supply in the Electrical and Communications categories and the final 4 developing and managing a new business/product category division, Hospitality Supply, growing it to over $75 million. Matt left in 2006 to start his own business in the surface repair field and coach Track and Cross Country at the High School and Middle School levels. Outside of the office, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife, Kelly and their 3 children at their many activities and sports and coaching Track and Cross Country.

James R. Allen, CFP®, CHFC, CDFA

Jim Allen our Director of Financial Planning and Sr. Advisor has over 30 years of experience in all areas of wealth management. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP) and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA). In addition to his professional credentials, he has a Masters Degree in Financial Services with an emphasis on taxation and estate planning and is a registered tax preparer with the state of California. He is actively involved in the industry as a CFP mentor, has taught CFP courses at the University of California Irvine, is a co-author of the book “The Tools & Techniques of Charitable Planning” and currently serves on the board of the Financial Planning Association of CA. In his free time he enjoys spending time outdoors surfing, paddle boarding, hiking or trail running.