Growing up in central Washington, I had firsthand experience seeing the positive impact an Edward Jones financial advisor can have on a community. My dad, Jim Carkner, started working for Edward Jones after leaving the Army. Seeing how much he cares about his clients and how much his clients appreciate his guidance made my choice to pursue Edward Jones after graduating from college an easy one.

I spent two years at Walla Walla Community College, then transferred and graduated from The University of Pikeville with a bachelor's degree in business management. I was very fortunate to be a collegiate athlete and play baseball throughout those years. After graduating, I immediately pursued Edward Jones and participated in their career development program to better prepare for my career as a financial advisor.

I am thrilled to be in Ellensburg serving the community I grew up in. It is my goal to provide our clients with a personalized financial experience. This includes working together to deeply understand our clients, their families and their unique financial goals. We partner with our clients' tax and legal professionals and provide comprehensive financial analysis and long-term wealth strategies. We focus on serving families who have a desire to build wealth and pass that wealth on, for generations to come.

I am a blessed father of two wonderful boys, Leighton and Abram, that I have the privilege to raise with my beautiful wife, Lexie. Outside of work, I spend as much time as I can with them. Health and nutrition is another passion of mine. In my spare time, I enjoy CrossFit, hunting and hiking.

Contact our branch to schedule an appointment. We would be happy to provide a complimentary financial assessment. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

Focus areas

  • Wealth Strategies
  • Retirement Savings Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Estate & Legacy Strategies
  • Intergenerational Planning

My Personal Interests

  • Spending Time with Family
  • Volunteering
  • Baseball
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Personal Fitness

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Mon 08:00AM - 04:30PM
Tue 08:00AM - 04:30PM
Wed 08:00AM - 04:30PM
Thu 08:00AM - 04:30PM
Fri 08:30AM - 03:00PM
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

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