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Since becoming a financial advisor over 11 years ago, my goal has always remained the same, to help my clients be financially successful. I have strived to achieve this reality through discipline, integrity and creativity.

In 2010 we started Astute Wealth Management. We added new industry leading technology to improve our planning in social security, retirement income and tax efficiency. We implemented risk evaluation software to help our clients stay within their comfort levels. We increased our knowledge on a variety of subjects, including behavioral finance and working with other professionals to improve our level of advice.

We don’t take lightly the trust our clients have put is us. I believe this is the reason our firm continues to grow. This growth is also attributed to the many referrals that have been sent from our beloved clients. I must thank great mentors and clients, some who have been with me from the beginning. If you are not a client and you want to learn more about our services, feel free to send me a message on LinkedIn and we can arrange a chat.

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