Advisor profile


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.

Areas of focus

  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Investments
  • Insurance
  • Saving for Education
27
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.

Qualifications

  • CFP® CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner
  • ChFC® Chartered Financial Consultant®
  • BFA™ Behavioral Financial Advisor™

Education

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

Interests

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."

Community participation

  • Kids Hope Mentor, Central Wesleyan Church, Holland, MI (2007-present)
  • Holland Community Action House Annual Thanksgiving turkey dinner giveaway (2012-present)
  • Holland Public Schools PTO Treasurer (2006-2013)
  • Girls Holland Little League Softball Coach (2005-2014)
  • Girls Holland Rec Basketball Coach (2011-2013)
  • Adopt-A- Highway Volunteer, Holland, MI (2000-present)

Awards & recognition

  • Ameriprise Client Experience Award, 2020
  • Ameriprise Circle of Success, 2014-2020

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.