My grandmother started me down the path of investing as a child when she gifted me savings bonds. By the time I had my first job as a school-teacher and athletic coach, I was keenly aware of my retirement planning.

I enjoy being able to teach and coach others, and I love being able to impact their lives in important ways. Being an Edward Jones financial advisor allows me to use my coaching skills to guide clients through their financial lives. I enjoy getting to know my clients as people, and I find it very fulfilling when they seem more like family friends than business associates.

When making the change from school teacher to financial advisor, I did a lot of research meeting and interviewing at various financial firms. As I learned about Edward Jones' history, ethics and business structure, I knew it was the place for me. With no stockholders telling us what and how much to sell, our clients' needs come first in all matters. I believe this sets us apart in the industry as we work hard to serve individuals and their financial needs and goals.

My branch office administrator, Karla Thalman, has been a great asset to our team and clients for a year now. She has seen the financial business from a unique perspective -- as the spouse of an Edward Jones financial advisor -- for 18 years. Having recently experienced the untimely passing of her husband, she can empathize with others in that situation and can personally attest to the great benefit of having one's finances in order. Outside of work, Karla enjoys music and teaching young children to sing. She has four adult children of her own.

I have been married to my beautiful wife for over 20 years. We began dating while growing up in our small Wyoming town of 2,000 people and have been together ever since. We have three teenage daughters and a mini schnauzer named Oliver; we call him Olli. In my spare time, I enjoy golfing, woodworking and exploring the outdoors.

My Personal Interests

  • Golfing
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Woodworking

Office Information

Office Address

14755 West R H Johnson Blvd Ste 108 Sun City West, AZ 85375

Office Hours

Office Hours
WeekdayAvailability
Mon 09:00AM - 04:00PM
Tue 09:00AM - 04:00PM
Wed 09:00AM - 04:00PM
Thu 09:00AM - 04:00PM
Fri 09:00AM - 04:00PM
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

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