About Heritage Financial Group

We're proud to be Thrivent financial professionals. We provide personalized financial guidance to people at all stages of life. At Thrivent, we view money not as a goal, but as a tool — one that can afford you a life rich in meaning and gratitude. We believe humanity thrives when individuals make the most of all they've been given. We're here to help you do just that.
Robert Briones

Robert Briones

As Lead Financial Consultant, Rob has thoroughly enjoyed his career with Thrivent. He enjoys supporting the Vista community and loves being involved in his church. He is Married to Kristina and has a son named Remington. Rob’s passion is serving his clients to make the most of their retirement by specializing in income, tax, and estate strategies.


Favorite Things: Golf, pickleball, time with family and friends, church activities, woodworking

Title

Financial Associate

State(s) Licensed
AZ, CA Insurance Lic. #0H19962 , CO, FL, HI, ID, MN, MT, NV, OR, TN, TX, UT, WV,
Location

Vista Office

Website
https://connect.thrivent.com/robert-briones
Phone
760-496-5531
Fax

760-529-4635

    Chris Walton

    Chris Walton

    Chris was a pastor for many years before joining the Thrivent team. He has been married to Lisa for 28 years, they have 5 adult children. He was raised in Kansas before he and Lisa moved their family to California 13 years ago. He enjoys volunteering and being active in the Carlsbad community. Chris is passionate about helping people with their financial goals so they can live their best life.


    Favorite things: Walking the beach with Lisa, surfing, golfing and any outdoor adventure.

    Title

    Financial Associate

    Location

    Vista Office/Remote

    Phone
    760-496-5531
      Chandler Hilken

      Chandler Hilken

      Title

      Trading and Processing Assistant

      Location

      San Diego / Remote

      Phone
      760-496-5531
        Ren Sabio

        Ren Sabio

        Married for 34 years to Leah. They have six adult children, five sons, and one daughter. They also have 11 grandchildren. Ren holds a Juris Doctor from Western State University, College of Law, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Ren leads Little Feet & Friends, a ministry whose mission is to provide excellent value-based education to underprivileged children throughout the Philippines. To date, Little Feet & Friends has started 14 preschools in the northwest and northeast Luzon area of the Philippines.


        Favorite Things:  Loves to garden and grow exotic, tropical fruit trees and he’s also a plumeria enthusiast.


        Title

        Insurance Associate

        Location

        Hemet/Riverside County/Remote

        Phone
        (951) 252-7885
          Denise Ribstein

          Denise Ribstein

          Denise is thoroughly committed to serving our clients with joy and dedication. Married to Gary for 33 yrs. They have one adult son and one teenage grandson. Attends Calvary Chapel Oceanside and loves serving the Lord in ministry opportunities.


          Favorite Things: Jesus/Bible, camping, gardening, card-board games, spending time w/friends - family and her very talkative English Budgie, Lemon Drop

          Title

          Office Manager/Assistant to Rob Briones & Team Support

          Location

          Vista / Remote

          Phone
          760-306-2226
            Christopher Walton

            Christopher Walton

            Title

            Associate Representative

            State(s) Licensed
            CA Insurance Lic. #4345924 ,
            Website
            https://connect.thrivent.com/christopher-walton
            Phone
            785-379-1462
              Chandler Hilken

              Chandler Hilken

              Title

              Associate

              State(s) Licensed
              CA Insurance Lic. #4245599 ,
              Website
              https://connect.thrivent.com/chandler-hilken
              Phone
              760-304-1444