Fresno Office

590 West Alluvial Avenue

Suite 108
Fresno, CA 93711

Brandon Dixon-James, CFP®

President & Wealth Manager



Brandon is the President and Co- Founder of Resilient Wealth Management, INC, a wealth management firm based out of Fresno, CA.  Brandon and his wife established RWM Inc as a fundamental theme that has not only allowed them to survive but to thrive in life: Resilience.   

Brandon has been in the financial services industry since 2004 and brings a wealth of experience when to comes to planning for his client’s future. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP™) Practitioner, he works closely with his clients to help them articulate, identify, pursue and achieve their financial goals.  Brandon uses his expertise to develop a customized, individual strategy catering to their unique financial needs. 

He also shares a passion for giving back to his surrounding community, he’s an active volunteer in the Fresno underserved communities, he volunteers as a regular presenter for financial literacy courses to the youth, he’s a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., he’s a volunteer for the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning, and a champion for diversity and inclusion.

Brandon is a graduate of California State University Fresno with a degree in Business Administration and an emphasis in Finance, Brandon is a native of the Stockton, California and has 2 children with his wife, Nicole.  Together, they live an active, healthy lifestyle, with deep involvement in their children’s activities, church, and embracing each moment of life’s journey.  

Nicole James

Vice President & Special Events Coordinator

(559) 323-5555

Nicole is the co-founder and Vice President of Resilient Wealth Management, INC.  Nicole brings a record of exceptional leadership skills and strategic vision with a community focused mindset.

With a passion for hospitality and to ensure client satisfaction, Nicole applies her experience and detailed skill set as the Special Events Coordinator for RWM, Inc. She facilitates the development of the budget and is responsible for organizing and managing every aspect of client events and special details.

Her commitment to civic and community service is demonstrated through her tireless efforts as an 8-year member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, INC. She is a 3-year member and Financial Secretary of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Fresno chapter. Nicole serves as Board Member at Large of the Parent Teacher Club at her children’s school within the Clovis Unified School District.

Nicole is a Memphis, TN native and Xavier University of Louisiana alumnus earning her Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology and Master’s degree in Communication Disorders at the University of Northern Iowa.  She and her husband, Brandon, live in Fresno, California and together, they have two beautiful children. In her free time, she enjoys making fun memories with her family, reading, fitness training, traveling, cooking, designing and decorating their home.

Abigail Ceron

Client & Operations Manager



Abigail is the Client and Operations Manager of Resilient Wealth Management Inc. Abigail joined RWM in 2021 growing fond of the company and its purpose. Resilient Wealth Management has created a space for Abigail to grow and thrive in the financial industry. 

As a Client and Operations Manager, Abigail assists Brandon in building stronger relationships with clients, offers administrative support, and devotes her time to providing the best performance to the company. Abigail is also a leader who supports the Operations Associate in helping them understand the financial industry and guide them to success. Building connections and helping those in different communities is something Abigail is very passionate about. 

Abigail received her degree in Management and Business Economics from the University of California Merced and is a member of Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity. Abigail was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and she and her husband Luis, have a dog together named Bonnie. Together they spend most of their time exploring new restaurants in Fresno, taking Bonnie to the dog park, and spending time with friends and family. In her free time, Abigail enjoys cooking, baking, and getting creative. 

Edith Corrales

Operations Associate

(559) 323-5555

(559) 705-0945

Edith is the Operations Associate of Resilient Wealth Management Inc. Edith joined RWM with a ready-to-help attitude. Resilient Wealth Management has opened the doors for Edith into the financial industry following her time working in the public sector. Her devotion to community and finance is a blend that sets her up for success within the company. Edith understands the importance of financial literacy and is enthusiastic about sharing it with others.

As an Operations Associate, Edith helps with operational support to team members, maintains records within the firm, and contributes to the company vision through acts of community service.

Edith received her degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management from California State University, Fresno. She is a member of Delta Sigma Pi's Professional Business Fraternity, where her love of community service is rooted. Edith is a California native originally from Los Angeles and now calls the Central Valley her home. She enjoys spending time with her friends visiting coffee shops, bookstores, and the coast. In her free time, she also enjoys trying new hobbies, trying new foods, and traveling.

Gary Garcia

Retired Financial Planner

(209) 646-3506

Gary began his financial career in 1976 with Wall Street firms like Paine Weber (now UBS) and Merrill Lynch in Southern California. In 1979 Gary became Vice President with Great American Securities. He had offices in Upland CA and in downtown Los Angeles.

In 1982 he and his wife moved to Fresno and Gary joined Integrated Resources Equity Corp., which subsequently became Royal Alliance Associates, Inc.  In 2007 Gary was awarded a Master’s award, marking his 25th anniversary with the firm. He has also been affiliated with NWF, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.

Gary is married to his wife of 41 years, who is a laboratory scientist at Valley Children’s Hospital.  They have three grown children.