About My Practice
I bring to my clients an overview gained from experience as an advisor to my clients, as a manager to advisors, and as a registered principal overseeing regulatory issues for advisors. My background in teaching, speaking, and writing helps me to make complex subjects understandable and interesting. My approach is tailored and pragmatic, and my recommendations actionable and realistic to help you more effectively reach your dreams and goals.
Experience as a broker, registered investment advisor representative, registered principal and planner.
2012 Awarded FIVE STAR Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager, Seattle Magazine
2010 Awarded FIVE STAR Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager, Seattle Magazine
Business Financial Advisor
President's Recognition Award for High Quality Advice
Author of "Investing Rules of the Road"
Author of "Five Investing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them"
Author of "What Successful Investors Know"
Featured Speaker, Convention for Washington State Tax Consultants
Past President, Kitsap County Estate Planning Council
Since 1988 I have been bringing considered, tailored and practical advice to people of all levels of financial wealth. My experience encompasses a wide range, allowing for a perspective that is broader in scope than most, and provides a solid foundation for helping you with your goals. As you accumulate wealth, the more complex your financial life, and the more valuable it is to make confident educated decisions.
Registrations, Licenses, Certifications & Affiliations
Securities Registrations or Exam Qualifications
Series 7, 6, 24, 63, 65
Life insurance: WA, ID, AZ, Health/disability insurance: WA, ID, AZ, Fixed annuities: WA, ID, AZ, Variable annuities: WA, ID, AZ
Designations & Certifications
- CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®)
- Other - CRPC
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
I will provide a free initial consultation to prospective clients so we may determine if their needs and my practice are well-matched.