Advisor profile

My approach

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Personalized advice to help you achieve your goals

I deliver personalized financial advice to help you achieve your goals, today and tomorrow, through our Confident Retirement® approach.

I take the time to understand what’s truly important to you. Together, we document your goals, track your progress and make ongoing recommendations to help you diversify your portfolio, and adjust to whatever life brings — both the expected and the unexpected.

With regular reviews of your goals, anytime access to your investments, and digital tools to help you stay on track, I can help you feel confident, connected and always in control of your financial life.

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Areas of focus

  • Investments
  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
  • Retirement Plan Distribution
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Insurance
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.


  • Securities Licenses 7,8,52,63,65
  • Life Insurance License
  • Variable Contracts License
  • Health Insurance License


  • Graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. 1994


  • I have a wife, Cherlyn and three daughters: Kaitlyn, Olivia, and Ava.
  • I enjoy soccer and coached 3 years for the Nationals Soccer Club.
  • I have a passion for boating and enjoy the outdoors.
  • I enjoy traveling and spending time in Northern Michigan.

Community participation

  • I volunteer as a coach for the Nationals Soccer Club.
  • I support St. Jude Children's Hospital.
  • I support the American Heart Association.
  • I volunteer for Gleaners Community Food Bank.

Awards & recognition

  • Five Star Wealth Manager, 2014 - 2020
  • Ameriprise Circle of Success, 2010

Professional associations

  • Ameriprise Advisor Input Panel