Arthur Best’s commitment to excellence, and dedication to helping people work towards their financial goals, led him to start Best Wealth Strategies. As a financial advisor Arthur takes pride in his ability to work with corporate, individual, and family clients alike in providing quality advice, effective planning, and lifelong service.
Serving clients with retirement, succession and estate planning, college funding, insurance and investment services as well as professional money management including asset allocation, Arthur is dedicated to the highest ethical standards in helping clients take action in working towards their financial goals.
As a community activist Arthur has served on various local associations including the Kirkland Performance Center and the Kirkland Alliance of Neighborhoods, Eastside Academy and the North Rose Hill Neighborhood Association. Arthur also supports the youth as a mentor for the Future Business Leaders of America.
After graduating with a degree from MIT, Arthur started his own business in the automotive industry which grew to 200 employees and 22 million per year in sales. His desire to serve others and build lasting relationships with individuals led him to pursue a career in financial advising. He currently lives in Kirkland with his wife Sharon. In his free time he enjoys skiing, biking, and socializing with friends.
Licenses and Certificates:
- MIT Graduate BS in Electrical Engineering. Minor in Business
- Member of the MIT Alumni Association
- Series 7 Registration held with LPL Financial and 66 Securities Registration held with Financial Advocates Investment Management and with LPL Financial
- Washington Life and Disability Licensed
- Registered Representative - LPL Financial
- Investment Advisor Representative - LPL Financial and Financial Advocates Investment Management
Bob Sanfelippo has spent over 25 years as a client focused professional, helping individuals develop and execute insurance plans to help meet their strategic goals. His clients have ranged in size from individuals and business owners to executives within Fortune 100 firms, including Starbucks and Nike.
Before joining Arthur at Best Wealth Strategies, Bob was a client representative for Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory firm. During this time, he and his team provided the actionable insights necessary for their clients to make the right business decisions and investments. Bob was also a client executive at GE Healthcare where he worked directly with hospital executives and clinical leaders to improve operations and access to care for patients.
Bob is committed to excellence and improving people’s financial situations. He is the Insurance Practice Principal at Best Wealth, and is licensed to represent Life Insurance, Long Term Care, and Annuity solutions. At Best Wealth Strategies, Bob is dedicated to serving our clients and their best interests alongside Arthur Best.
In his free time, Bob enjoys spending time with his wife and their three daughters. He is also a professional horticulturist and has visited botanical gardens and arboretums across the U.S. and Canada. He is an active board member for a local arboretum foundation.
Mustafa Hollings came to Best Wealth Strategies because of his experience in investment banking and finance. As the client service and marketing manager, he works with principals to establish and maintain relationships with their clients. Mustafa is currently working on his BAS in Data Analytics at nearby Bellevue College, and is happy to be back in the financial arena with Best Wealth Strategies.
Katie Sanfelippo came to Best Wealth Strategies because of her experience in event coordination and organization. As the Event Coordination Manager, she works with wholesale sponsors to organize sponsored client events to introduce them to new ways to facilitate their financial strategies with Best Wealth Strategies. Katie attends the University of Washington earning her B.A in educational and disability studies in the College of Education.