Principal’s Bio

Summer Xia is the Founder and Principal of NorStar Financial, a registered investment adviser.

She has been blessed with a wonderful and supporting family to have the freedom to pursuit her dreams. Starting NorStar Financial is not just a career, it is her passion. Summer wants to help people, including individuals with special needs , live their best lives. She graduated with honor with a Bachelor of Science degree in management Information System from Iowa State University in 2001. The arrival of her first daughter made family her priority after graduation. In the summer of 2006, she received her Master of Science degree in Accounting from University of Texas in Dallas. Before that she had worked as a college teacher for three years. For the past ten years she has been practicing in areas of financial planning and investment management.

Besides working for NorStar Financial, Summer volunteers in her community and loves traveling with her family. As a museum buff she likes to visit local museums when traveling. She also likes reading. She reads extensively in economics, history, and personal finance. Her recent passion is cooking and trying new dishes from many different cultures.

Summer lives in Plano with her husband, two daughters and three pets.

She speaks fluent English and Mandarin.