Chelsea Otto

vice president

"I want our clients to view Modera as an extension of their team and to feel as comfortable in our office as they do in their own."


Chelsea is Modera’s Vice President and head of Client Services. She is also Modera’s original employee! Chelsea started her marketing career in radio where she helped with promotions across the greater San Diego area. After college, Chelsea transitioned into media and eventually account services where she discovered her passion for working with clients across various industries. Developing and executing a client’s strategy to grow their businesses is highly rewarding to Chelsea, both personally and professionally. Chelsea is high-energy. She believes in leading by example. Her never-stop-learning attitude is inspiring and makes collaborating with her fun. There’s never a dull moment no matter what the challenge. Chelsea is always the first to dive in with confidence bringing people together to develop a creative solution. In her opinion, one of the best aspects of Modera’s culture is its spirit of trust and independence. Chelsea empowers people to succeed by providing them with flexibility to do things their own way to get the best results. She upholds Modera’s philosophy that through clear communication and trust, long-lasting relationships are built. Chelsea is a graduate of San Diego State University, and the proud mother of a smart and adventurous little girl, and wife of a witty wine aficionado.



Fun Facts

  • If she’s not in a client meeting, you’ll likely find Chelsea in Palm Springs

  • Wine, pool parties, and babies are a few of her favorite things

  • Being a mom is Chelsea’s greatest joy