Gabriella Chalfin is an Administrative Assistant at Family Focused Financial. As an integral part of the firm’s daily operations, Gabriella assists Shelly with day-to-day client relations, tracks the firm’s internal goals, and completes many of the essential administrative duties. Prior to making the leap to the financial services industry, Gabriella served in the United States Air Force as an Aircraft Maintainer and was the first woman to hold this position at Beale Air Force Base in California after the reestablishment of the 940th Air Refueling Wing in 2016.
Prior to her career in the military, Gabriella received a B.S. in Sociology with an emphasis in Social Work from Grand Canyon University. With a background in social science, Gabriella prides herself on being able to talk to anyone which allows her to build long-lasting relationships with clients. Gabriella is currently in her final semesters of completing her Master’s in Social Work with a specialization in Forensic Social Work. Family Focused Financial has given Gabriella the opportunity to expand upon her knowledge by helping others within a small community. Although Gabriella is originally from Texas, her family moved to Illinois when she was eight years old. She currently lives in Sandwich, IL with her husband, Matthew, her daughter Sophia and two dogs, Mason and Lucy. Gabriella’s mission in life is to live judgement-free and accept others as they are so that more people can feel loved and heard. In her free time, Gabriella enjoys spending time with her supportive family, reading good books, running, and weightlifting.