Advisor profile

What you can expect when you work with me

 My 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.
Ready to learn more? Getting started is as easy as meeting for a complimentary initial consultation whenever it’s convenient for you. Request a consultation

Areas of focus

  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Employee Stock Options
  • Investments
  • Insurance
  • Saving for Education
  • Retirement Plan Distribution
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.


  • CASL® Chartered Advisor for Senior Living®
  • ChFC® Chartered Financial Consultant®
  • APMA® Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor℠
  • CRPC® Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠


  • Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts - Mount Marty College, Yankton, SD
  • Bachelor of Science, Mortuary Science - University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • My wife, Dr. Michelle, is a full time mom and practicing pathologist.
  • We have 3 daughters Keira (12), Mackenna (16) and Kaitlyn (19).
  • We enjoy fishing, hiking and mountain biking in the summer and are avid skiers in the winter months.
  • Michelle and I enjoy good food, wine and traveling whenever we have the chance.

Community participation

Awards & recognition

  • Ameriprise Chairman's Advisory Council, 2020
  • Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2014-2016, 2018-2019
  • Five Star Wealth Manager, 2012 - 2016, 2019
  • Ameriprise Client Experience Award, 2020
  • Barron’s Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors, 2015, 2017
  • Ameriprise Financial Hall of Fame milestone Award, 2017
  • Ameriprise Alex M. Alexander Award, 2015

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.