What I've liked most about my 27-plus years at Edward Jones is helping my clients work toward their financial goals or find solutions to a financial problem. Learning about my client's interests and their families is paramount to the relationships we create. My family inspires me to serve others.

My work history includes jobs as a nursing assistant in a hospital burn center, managing a sporting goods store, national sales manager of a plastic surgery company, consultant to medical device industry and installer for commercial wastewater treatment systems.

My wife, Sharon, of 37 years and I have three adult children (two married) and six grandchildren. Sharon is a critical care transport nurse with NW Ambulance. She volunteers to travel overseas for Children's Heart Project, bringing children with a damaged heart to the US to get their hearts repaired. She participates on medical teams with Operation Smile, Kenya Relief and to the nation of Haiti. She is on a Trauma & Critical Care Team with the National Disaster Medical System.

Our daughter owns a company, School Forward, working to improve American education and offer families more school opportunities. We have two sons. One is a Seattle police officer, and one is a Naval Aviator piloting the FA-18F Super Hornet and instructor for the T-45 Goshawk.

Outside the office, I am a Warrant Officer with the US Volunteers-Joint Services Command. Our primary mission is "Boots on Graves" providing military funeral honors for veteran families. I play Taps as the bugler and I'm the armorer for our rifle team. I earned the Military Emergency Response Team badge to assist FEMA and NDMS in the event of a national emergency. I also go on short term mission trips and am on the elder board of my church.

I love activities with my family, especially skiing, hiking, sailing and watching my grandchildren. My hobbies are reading, philately, music and handyman stuff.

If I can help you, let's talk!

Focus areas

  • Retirement Savings Strategies
  • Portfolio Reviews
  • College Savings
  • Estate & Legacy Strategies
  • Military Professionals & Veterans
  • Charitable Giving

My Personal Interests

  • Spending Time with Family
  • Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Reading
  • Volunteering

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

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  • Weekends

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