I am an Edward Jones financial advisor because I enjoy partnering with my clients to help them reach their financial goals.

Strong partnership is a key component of this relationship. It is important to me to understand your financial goals so we can create a customized strategy that supports what is important to you throughout your life. Together, we navigate your financial path to help you stay on track toward your goals.

I take time to understand what is important to you and your family so that I am equipped to provide strong support and guidance. I strive for transparency when discussing both the cost of your investments and what those costs entail.

Growing up, my parents, older brother and I lived in various places throughout the United States and the world. After attending William Jewell College in Kansas City, MO, I worked in commercial aviation. After receiving my MBA from Benedictine University in Lisle, IL (Greater Chicago area), I settled in Boulder, Colorado.

Our office is located in the NoBo Art District. I am thrilled and honored to serve as a NoBo Art District board member, helping to develop and market this great area of North Boulder. I am also a member of Boulder Aquatic Masters. I participate in a book club and attend Cornerstone Church. I am passionate about swimming, snowboarding, hiking, reading, drawing and running. To me, spending time outdoors is a component of life that is both therapeutic and essential.

Gabriel Medo is my branch office administrator and supports me directly through our home office in St. Louis, Missouri. Gabe understands the importance of your financial concerns and strives to provide excellent administrative services for the office. Gabe enjoys the outdoors as well, hiking on the various trails and numerous parks that Missouri has to offer.

We hope you partner with us on your long-term financial journey!

Karen Lester
Financial Advisor

Focus areas

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

My Personal Interests

  • Art & Theater
  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Snowboarding
  • Reading

Office Information

Office Hours

Office Hours
Mon 08:30AM - 05:00PM
Tue 08:30AM - 05:00PM
Wed 08:30AM - 05:00PM
Thu 08:30AM - 05:00PM
Fri 08:30AM - 05:00PM
Sat By Appointment Only
Sun Closed

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