Independent Henderson & Las Vegas Financial Advisors

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Independent Henderson & Las Vegas Financial Advisors Team Biographies


Tony DePasquale – President / Chairman

Tony is the President and Founder of the firm. With more than 16 years experience in the industry Tony has built Elysien as a client first company, dedicated to transparency and accountability. Tony hold a B. A degree in Economic History from UNLV and an MBA from the University of Tennessee. He has been a national speaker, international speaker and author on a variety of investment topics. Tony is an expert in fiduciary and investment trust concerns and has formerly held financial advisor and executive positions at BNY Mellon Wealth Management and Merrill Lynch. Tony lives in Henderson Nevada with his wife and two children.

John Jemison  – Managing Director

John Jemison leads up the investment strategy for Elysien. With more than 30 years of experience in the investment business, John has extensive experience in the financial planning realm. Prior to joining Elysien, John was a senior portfolio manager at BNY Mellon and has also worked at Valley Bank and Bank of America in their ultra high net worth market segments. John holds duel degrees in accounting and finance from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.


Dr. Lewis Karstensson – Chief Economic Advisor / Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Nevada Las Vegas

Dr. Karstensson is the head of the Elysien Private Wealth & Real Property Economic Advisory committee and is the former chairman of the University of Nevada Las Vegas Economics Department. Dr. Karstensson holds an M.A and PhD in Economics from Ohio University, as well as B.A in Social Science from Humboldt State University. Dr. Karstensson has published and contributed to an array of economic books, papers and articles in some of the most prestigious economic publications in the United States. Dr. Karstensson spent 37 years as an educator and focused his teaching on economic statistics microeconomics and the history of economic thought. Dr. Karstensson currently resides in Henderson Nevada and is an avid golfer and sportsman.


Linne Karstensson – President, Elysien Real Property

Linne is a life long resident of Southern Nevada, being born and raised in Henderson and Las Vegas communities. She is one of the founding members of Elysien Private Wealth & Real Property and is the President of our Real Estate Division. Linne holds a degree in Marketing from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorrority while attending university. Prior to co – founding Elysien Real Property, Linne worked for three of the largest and most prestigious home builders in the United States. Linne was formerly a partner in the residential real estate firm I Realty, which sold to Better Homes & Gardens in 2011 and is the co-owner of community real estate companies and Linne has been recognized as one of the young bright minds in the Southern Nevada real estate market and has been featured in numerous publications including Nevada Magazine, the Las Vegas Sun, the Las Vegas Review Journal and Las Vegas Living Magazine. Linne resides in Henderson Nevada with her family.


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