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
  • Investments
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Family Finances
  • Cash Flow Management Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.


  • RICP® Retirement Income Certified Professional®


  • Time with family and friends
  • Music - listening, attending concerts and playing the piano.
  • Exercising regularly.
  • Watching and attending sporting events.
  • Sampling different craft beers.

Community participation

  • My office proudly participates in the Ameriprise Financial National Day of Service, helping thousands of people in our neighborhood stay warm collecting gently used winter coats to support Dutchess Outreach. Please consider dropping off contributions the next time you visit the office.
  • I have coached numerous community youth sports teams (baseball and basketball) in the past.

Awards & recognition

  • Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc, Circle of Success, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Ameriprise Platinum Financial Services® Advisors

Ameriprise Platinum Financial Services Advisors are experienced in helping clients achieve their goals. They hold industry recognized financial planning credentials and maintain a high level of client satisfaction. They recognize that as a client’s assets grow, their finances can become more complex and require greater attention and expertise. Ameriprise Platinum Financial Services advisors help clients balance growth and protection through a personalized financial planning approach. Ameriprise Financial provides these advisors prioritized service and a network of expert resources to consult on complex client needs.