Advisor profile

My approach

Putting clients first; it's what I do

Ameriprise earned a Hearts & Wallets Top Performer recognition in:

  • “Unbiased, puts my interest first”
  • “Explains things in understandable terms”
  • “Understands me and shares my values”

I’m proud to be associated with a firm known for its service and how it relates to clients, because serving your interests is my priority. I offer comprehensive financial advice and a broad range of solutions to help you and your loved ones live brilliantly, now and in the future.

With the right financial advisor, life can be brilliant.

Areas of focus

  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Charitable Giving
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Saving for Education
  • Investments
  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
  • Executive Compensation and Benefit Strategies
  • Domestic Partner Planning
  • Retirement Plan Distribution
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Small Business
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.


  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, 1998, University of Oregon


  • Outdoor pursuits: Hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, camping, boating, skiing, SCUBA, etc.
  • Travel: I have been to 6 of the 7 continents and love exploring new places with my wife, Sonja.
  • Gardening: Sonja and I love to grow our own organic fruits and veggies.
  • Family: Sonja and I are from Seattle and love spending time with our respective families here in the Pacific Northwest.

Community participation

    I am an active volunteer and mentor for underprivileged youth through S.O.S. (Ski and Snowboard Outreach Society) We coordinate with local youth groups and school programs to teach kids how to ski and snowboard. We incorporate education about life skills, ethics and discipline, while also requiring kids to complete several community volunteer projects in order to “earn their turns”.

Awards & recognition

  • Washington's Most Equitable Workplaces, 2019