Advisor profile

My approach

Brent Usher - My approach photo

The advantages of working together online

As we work together to track and achieve your goals, the secure site on and Ameriprise app make it easy for clients to collaborate with me, any time from any device.In one secure, convenient online space, you can:

· Track your goals and progress

· Connect and share information with me

· View, store and organize your financial documents

· Transfer funds, and much more

Register today at, or contact me for help getting started.
Brent Usher - My approach photo

Areas of focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Social Security Retirement Benefits
  • Retirement Plan Distribution
  • Investment Management
  • Saving for Education
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Executive Compensation and Benefit Strategies
  • Charitable Giving
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.




  • Masters of Business Administration - Finance and Accounting, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2000


  • Exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest with my wife and two daughters, by surfing in the ocean, skiing and snowboarding the mountains, crabbing in the bays and backpacking in the backcountry.
  • Getting lost for hours in my backyard garden.
  • Playing games with my daughters.
  • Helping anyone who needs some financial guidance.
  • Cooking for my family....and sampling all the best pizza Portland has to offer.

Community participation

  • I serve on the board of a non-profit preschool - Whole Child Montessori Center. While my daughters have graduated from this school, I've stayed involved as it's an amazing organization that gave so much to our family.
  • Our practice supports Financial Beginnings, a non-profit teaching financial literacy. We were recently trained to teach in schools throughout Portland.
  • Our practice supports Central City Concern, a non-profit providing comprehensive solutions to ending homelessness and achieving self-sufficiency.
  • Volunteering in my daughter's classrooms

Previous experience

  • Real Estate Developer, Portland, OR, 2003-2011
  • CPA - Financial Auditor, Deloitte and Touche, San Franciso, CA, 2000-2003