My Approach

How will you be brilliant? I can help.

I’m not only in the business of helping you pursue your wealth. I’m also in the business of helping you grow your financial confidence in the future. I’ll help you balance pursuing your dreams for tomorrow with what you want today. We’ll use our exclusive Confident Retirement® approach, which begins with a straightforward conversation about your financial goals.

I’m here to help you live the life you’ve earned. When you have the right advisor, life can be brilliant.


Music, guitar, movies, pinball, boxing, volunteering for children's causes, hiking, traveling, and spending time with my children.

Community Participation

  • Board of Directors, EWU Foundation
  • Treasurer, Greater Clark County Rotary
  • Founder, The Guardado Scholarship of EWU
  • Former Membership Chairman, NAIFA, Vancouver
  • Volunteer, Junior Achievement
  • Honoree, Accomplished and Under 40 Award (Vancouver Business Journal)


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Areas of Focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Investments
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Retirement Plan Distribution

Awards & Recognition

  • Honoree: Accomplished and Under 40 by Vancouver Business Journal, 2009


  • APMA® Accredited Portfolio Management AdvisorSM
  • Series 7
  • Series 66
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  • Eastern Washington University, B.A.

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