Advisory Council Member Bio

Dr. Donald F. Calhoun

After 33 years as an engineer and manager at Hughes Aircraft Co., Don retired as an Executive Director and completed CFP studies to become a financial advisor, serving also as an IRS Tax Return Specialist, AARP Tax Aide and CTEC Registered Tax Preparer.

Since 1999, Don has been a financial advisor and spent 8 years as a Board Member and CFO at Baycities Church Lomita. Don joined Kingdom Advisors in 2014, and has served as an Advisor to the Christian Foundation of America since 2018.

Don and his wife Diana enjoy helping families improve their Financial Well-being through pro-bono counseling and Don’s writings on personal finances, taxes, investing, retirement, stewardship and managing what God has entrusted to our care.

Don received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford and an MS in Engineering, Ph.D. with honors in Computer Science and an Executive Management Certificate from UCLA. In 1994, Don received UCLA’s 1st Computer Science Alumni Award, and has served as an academic advisor to Stanford, UCLA and Harvey Mudd College.

Don and Diana work with pastors and families and have taught pro bono classes at Downey 1st Christian Church, Baycities Church Lomita and they now serve at Calvary Chapel Palos Verdes.