Advisor profile


My approach

Christopher Asher - My approach photo

What you can expect when you work with me

At Ameriprise, our purpose is to help you feel confident, connected and in control of your financial life. The right financial advice can help prepare you for whatever life brings – both the expected and the unexpected.
When you work with me, you receive:

· 1:1 financial advice based on your goals and needs.

· Personalized recommendations for a diversified portfolio, and solutions to help protect you from uncertainty.

· Regular meetings to review your goals, progress and investments.

· Anytime access to your investments and digital tools to help you stay on track.

Feel confident about your financial future.

Christopher Asher - My approach photo

Areas of focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
  • Family Finances
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Investments
  • Cash Flow Management Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Executive Compensation and Benefit Strategies
  • Social Security Retirement Benefits
  • Intergenerational Planning
  • Investment Management
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Charitable Giving
23
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.

Qualifications

  • CFP® CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner
  • CRPC® Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠
  • Series 66 - Uniform Combined State Law Examination
  • Series 7 - General Securities Representative Examination

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Finance, University of Maryland - Smith School of Business

Interests

I enjoy spending time with my daughters Katie and Jackie and my wife Deb. I am an outdoor enthusiast and competitive triathlete and I enjoy golf, hiking, cycling, skiing, swimming, running, gardening and reading. I also love walking my dog, Moose.

Community participation

I coach club lacrosse, am a past President of the Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County and a past President of the Davidsonville Civic Association. Graduate of Leadership Anne Arundel in Annapolis. I also belong to the Annapolis Triathlon Club.

Previous experience

  • Wealth Management Advisor, First Vice President - Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, 2009-2019

Private Wealth Advisors

Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisors have extensive experience in helping affluent clients preserve and grow their wealth. They possess the capabilities and resources to provide customized recommendations and support for tax, estate, and retirement planning. They help clients step back and explore the full range of opportunities their wealth can bring. With years of experience and an established network of expert resources, Private Wealth Advisors are among the most qualified and credentialed advisors in the industry. Ameriprise Financial gives this elite group the highest priority and quality of service and resources available to help ensure their clients receive the best possible client experience.