Advisor profile

What you can expect when you work with me

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.

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Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.

Areas of focus

  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Investments
  • Insurance
  • Saving for Education


  • BFA™ Behavioral Financial Advisor
  • ChFC® Chartered Financial Consultant®


  • B.B.A. Finance, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 1993

Awards & recognition

  • Ameriprise Circle of Success, 2014-2023
  • The Avalune Group, Ameriprise Client Experience Award, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2022, 2023, 2024
  • The Avalune Group, Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2023, 2024

Community participation

  • Holland Community Action House Annual Thanksgiving turkey dinner giveaway (2012-present)
  • Community Action House Finance Committee (2022-present)
  • Adopt-A- Highway Volunteer, Holland, MI (1998-present)


I am happily married to my wife, Robyn, for over 25 years. We live in Holland, and are passionate about the community. I'm an avid volunteer with Adopt-A-Highway, Community Action House and Kids Hope. I enjoy basketball and love bicycling long distances and challenging routes. Robyn and I Letterbox together; my nickname is "Spy D."

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.