As a CFP® and AAMS™ certified financial advisor, my top priority is helping individuals, families and businesses develop an investment strategy geared toward their unique, long-term goals. Since 2008, I have built my Edward Jones practice by treating my clients as I would want to be treated, a simple idea that still makes sense in today's complex marketplace.

Prior to joining Edward Jones, I was an educator for a number of years, teaching several finance-related topics at West Fargo High School, Newman University, Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School and Gehlen Catholic Schools. I received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business education from Northwestern College in Orange City, IA, and my MBA from Newman University in Wichita, KS.

In addition to my work as a financial advisor at Edward Jones, I have served the firm in numerous volunteer roles, including recruiting leader, Technology Advisors Council member, regional technology advisor and financial advisor trainer and mentor.

Outside of Edward Jones, I also strive to stay active in our community. I am a current member of the Red River Valley Estate Planning Council, Fargo/Moorhead/West Fargo Area Chamber of Commerce and board member of Friends of the Children. I have also previously served as a member of the Park Christian School Investment Committee, and as a past chair for the Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network and March of Dimes Bowls for Babies.

I am grateful to have been recognized for a number of awards throughout my career, including:
- Top Talent Acquisition 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019
- Edward Jones Spirit of Caring Award 2015
- Jim Harrod Achievement Award 2019
- Circle of Success 2019

On a personal note, I am married to Laurie (Stark) De Vries, and we have two daughters, Brenna (12) and Molly (10).

Focus areas

  • Estate & Legacy Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Wealth Strategies
  • Retirement Savings Strategies
  • Charitable Giving

My Personal Interests

  • Spending Time with Family
  • Running
  • Camping
  • Cooking

Office Information

Office Hours

Office Hours
Mon Closed for Holiday
Tue 07:00AM - 05:00PM
Wed 07:00AM - 05:00PM
Thu 07:00AM - 05:00PM
Fri 07:00AM - 04:30PM
Sat By Appointment Only
Sun Closed

Additional Hours

  • Web Conferencing

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