Xerxes began his financial services career in 2005 with American Express Financial Advisors, later spinning off to become Ameriprise Financial. In 2010, he co-founded Maliniak & Nabong Wealth Advisory Services doing business as Wealth Avenue* and has been a Registered Representative with United Planners’ Financial Services of America since 2016. He works with individual and corporate clients, focusing on retirement planning, investment management, life and disability insurance, and business retirement plans. In December, 2020, Xerxes launched The Money Maps Podcast With Xerxes, a weekly episodic educational podcast about finances.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in management from Old Dominion University in 2005, the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®) designation for pre- and post-retirement planning needs in 2006, and a Professional Financial Planner designation from Old Dominion University's Executive Development Center in 2008. Xerxes is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional making him uniquely qualified to provide comprehensive financial advice, piecing together your financial puzzle to give you confidence.
Xerxes continues to give back to his college alma mater, sitting on the Executive Advisory Council to the Strome College of Business, speaking multiple times each year to the business school and entrepreneurial center. Since 2017, Xerxes has created two scholarships, the Xerxes L. Nabong Competitive Endowment Award awarding an annual scholarship to Old Dominion University students studying in business and the Xerxes L. Nabong Scholarship Award awarded through the Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce to a high school student pursuing university studies in business.
In 2009, Xerxes received the Top 40 Under 40 award from Inside Business, recognizing successful business people in Hampton Roads, VA. He was recognized by CoVA Biz Magazine as a Millennial on the Move highlighting outstanding up and comers in the region in 2016, and in 2019 was voted Best Local Entrepreneur, Young Business Person of the Year, and Outstanding Emerging Professional through CoVA Biz Magazine “Readers Choice” voting process. In 2021, Xerxes was an awardee in the inaugural recognition of Old Dominion University Alumni Association’s Top 40 Under 40 class.
Xerxes is an avid golfer, fitness addict, dog lover, and traveler. He's an active member of the Golfweek Amateur Golf Tours of Phoenix and Tidewater, the Arizona Premier Golf Club, Phoenix Golf Association, Amateur Players Tour of Phoenix, and Topgolf. An escape room enthusiast, Xerxes is owner of Escape Room Virginia*, with locations in Virginia Beach and Hampton, and has received over 10 business excellence awards.
Xerxes was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia, lived in Virginia Beach for 15 years, and relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona in April, 2020 with his two dogs, Bogey and Lily.