Advisor profile

My approach

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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.

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Areas of focus

  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Small Business
  • Charitable Giving
  • Family Finances
  • Saving for Education
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.


  • CFS® Certified Fund Specialist
  • CRPC® Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠
  • APMA® Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor℠


  • St. Vincent dePaul College, BA, 1976
  • Gregorian University, STB, 1979


  • I enjoy baseball, football, hiking, reading and travel.

Community participation

  • I believe in giving back to my commuity. I am currently involved with the Family Guidance Center, a non-profit organization located in Hickory that meets the needs of the community in three areas - Consumer Credit Counseling, Domestic Violence and Individual and Family Counseling. I have previously served on the Boards of the Catawba County Mental Health Services and Hickory Christian Academy.

Awards & recognition

  • Ameriprise Circle of Success, 2004-2011, 2013-2017, 2020
  • Five Star Wealth Manager, 2012, 2014

Professional associations

  • Financial Planning Association

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.