René Nourse, CFP®


René Nourse, CFP©, is the Founder and CEO of Urban Wealth Management Group. After 25 years in the traditional Brokerage space, she left Morgan Stanley in June of 2012, to launch Urban Wealth Management, LLC, to better serve her clients with a focus on Financial Planning. Recognizing that women face unique and complex financial challenges, she formed the Smart Women ~ Savvy Money Club in order to provide a supportive, secure environment where women are encouraged to learn, explore and feel confident about making financial decisions.

A frequent guest speaker and blogger on the subjects of Women and Money, she has also been honored as a Five Star Wealth Manager for 2012, and 2014- 2017. Since 2013, she has been a guest contributor for CNBC’s Closing Bell Report.

Career activities aside, she is active in and supports organizations that offer services and programs for women and teen girls. She is a member of Step Up Women’s Network, an Advisory Board member for EmpowHer Institute, which strives to empower marginalized teen girls to pursue higher education and City Scholars Foundation, which provides leadership development training for Executive Directors of community based after–school programs across Los Angeles County.