Henry Todd Stella, a former Los Angeles resident, has worked for major wealth management firms and financial institutions, including Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette, Morgan Stanley & Company, First Federal Bank of California, UBS Private Wealth Management and Neuberger Berman. Although Mr. Stella has worked for major companies throughout his career, he started and continues to be an entrepreneur at heart.
Prior to his career in investments and wealth management, Henry Todd Stella founded Analog Real Estate Systems (ARES). ARES was the precursor to both Zillow and Trulia. ARES was the first online picture delivery system endorsed and supported by multiple boards of realty across the United States. The ARES system was capable of storing over 66,000 pictures and was used as the first online multiple listing book in the United States.
After the sale of ARES, Mr. Stella joined Donaldson, Lufkin, and Jenrette investment bank in San Francisco. This began his move into the world of finance and wealth management. Subsequently, Henry Todd Stella moved to Los Angeles to work for such firms as Morgan Stanley & Company, UBS Private Wealth, Neuberger Berman, and the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi’s American arm, Union Bank.
While serving at Union Bank Investment Services in Los Angeles, he amassed over $600M in total brokerage and fiduciary assets under management. He is also credited with selling the largest life insurance policy in UBIS history, with $850,000 in gross revenue.
Henry Todd Stella has earned multiple awards by consistently exceeding all asset goals. His track record is supplemented by strong organizational and leadership skills, project and team management skills, and proficiency in building positive business relationships through excellent communication with various audiences.
After leaving Union Bank and Los Angeles, Henry Todd Stella founded the online travel search engine, www.gotourinc.com. Go Tour is a travel search engine that uses the principles of artificial intelligence and machine learning to continuously search over 110 online travel agencies and tour companies to provide customers with the most travel options at the lowest prices. Using www.gotourinc.com, you are guaranteed to find the lowest prices on airfare, hotels, car rentals, tours, and activities around the world.
After founding www.gotourinc.com, Mr. Stella has also made a strategic investment in www.portformer.com. Portformer is a Boston based technology company that leverages the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to accurately compare the performance of mutual funds and ETF’s using multiple risk, performance, and fee metrics. This proprietary technology allows investors to find overpriced and underperforming investments in their portfolios and replace them with better-performing options found by Portformer.
Mr. Stella has supported multiple pediatric charities throughout the years. Mr. Stella is a member of the United Way’s Alexis de Tocqueville Society. He also continues to serve on the Advisory Board of the Venice Family Clinic, in Los Angeles, the largest free clinic in the United States.
When he’s not at the office, Henry Todd Stella can be found playing tennis, reading, or spending the afternoon with his wife.