Your Partners in Financial Success
Our team has developed a process where we build a lasting relationship and gain a complete understanding of your goals and why they are important to you. We believe sophisticated investment strategies and innovative solutions are keys to helping our clients achieve their goals.
Michael Haig is a managing-partner of Sterling Global Strategies and takes pride in getting to know his clients and learning what motives them. That allows him to develop a plan that assists his clients in reaching their financial goals. Mike understands that life and goals change throughout time, which is why he remains personable throughout the entire relationship. This enables him to make sure that his clients remain on the proper path that incorporates all of their objectives.
Before the commencement of Sterling Global Strategies in 2008, Michael graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University of Pomona. His financial experience includes an extensive 15-year employment history with UBS Financial Services Inc. and Smith Barney as First Vice President of Investments. In addition to assisting individual investors in private wealth management, Michael’s expertise in Corporate Financial Services also allows him to conduct investment consultations to public companies on their qualified plans. Mike currently resides in Southern California, has a beautiful family, and loves spending his free time down in Mexico.
John Paladino, managing partner of Sterling Global Strategies, currently resides in San Diego, for 27 years now, with his wife and two kids. He decided to pursue a career in this industry in the first place because of his passion for investing and his desire to share his knowledge to benefit others. John prides himself in his ability to truly understand his clients and always places their needs and interests first. He remains dedicated to his clients throughout the lifetime of the relationship ensuring they stay on the right course that allows them to reach their goals
John Paladino has been serving the needs of individual and corporate investors since 2000, after earning his Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Economics from San Diego State University. He previously served individuals, families, and corporations as a financial advisor at UBS Financial Services and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney with extensive experience in portfolio analysis, 401k’s, and investment management. When John is not in his office, you can usually find him mountain biking, going to his kid’s sporting events, or watching professional sports.
Zachary Diskin is a wealth advisor for Sterling Global Strategies and an Operations Associate for Laurel Wealth Advisors. He became interested in this career from his passion for wanting to help others build generational wealth and his appreciation of the financial system. Zachary hopes to work with clients of his own, assisting them in their financial journey and developing a relationship with them along the way.
Zachary graduated from Arizona State University in the fall of 2021 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. After interning for both companies over the summer that year, they gave him the opportunity to work for each of them upon graduation. Zachary was able to pass the required exam that is needed for him to start providing advisory services to clients of his own. In addition to working in the finance industry, Zachary spends his time with his fiancé and their animals. He also loves to get outside for a round of golf and enjoys watching sporting events.