Advisor profile


My approach

I can help you grow, protect, and transfer your wealth while seeking to mitigate risk and optimizing tax planning strategies. It starts with a conversation to understand your needs, wants and dreams for your life. I believe building a plan together can help you pursue your goals, while helping you avoid poor decisions often resulting from emotional investing or outside influences.

By looking at your comfort level with risk, I can customize investment and protection strategies through all stages of life, whether you are still working, retired, or wishing to leave something behind for those close to you. Life changes all the time and you never know when the next challenge or opportunity will present itself. I believe having the flexibility to change direction as needed is a crucial part of helping you stay on track to live the life you want to live.

So what makes me different?

· I can collaborate with you - we work together

· I focus on client service – I look to respond quickly, within 24 hours

· I am flexible - there is more than just one way to work with me

· I am willing to be challenged

I believe my clients know that I care about doing the right thing as I work hard to earn their trust.

Areas of focus

  • Investment Management
  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Saving for Education
  • Social Security Retirement Benefits
10
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.

Qualifications

  • Series 7, Series 66 and Series 24

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Architectural Engineering, Kansas State University, 1989-1994

Interests

I love spending time outdoors when I get the chance. Summer includes camping, paddle boarding, golf, hiking, trail running, and mountain biking. Winter includes hut trips, backcountry skiing, touring and an occasional desert or beach warm up trip. Shoulder seasons include travel, internationally if time permits, and the last trip was taking surfing lessons in Costa Rica with my wife Chris. All seasons include family, friends, and good food.

Professional associations

  • Kansas State University Alumni Association

Previous experience

  • J.P. Morgan Private Client Adisor, Vice President, 2013-2018
  • Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, Financial Advisor, 2011-2013
  • Pride Electrical Services, LLC, Owner, 2003-2011
  • Brother's Electric, Manager, 1998-2003
  • Beaudin Ganze Consulting Engineers, Project Engineer, 1994-1996