The advisor listed is an Ameriprise financial advisor in Kalamazoo. Comments are not verified, may not be accurate and are not necessarily representative of the experiences of the advisor's clients. Why I am a Certified Financial Plannerâ„¢ professional: I chose this career because my father enjoyed his work as a financial advisor with Ameriprise, and I felt that I too could have a direct and positive impact on other people's lives. I now carry on his passion both for the profession and for putting my clients' needs first. What I do as a Financial Advisor & Certified Financial Plannerâ„¢ professional: The financial planning process is a journey of discovery and overcoming obstacles to realize a vision. It is a two-way street about hopes, challenges and solutions. It can help cut through the clutter of everyday life, tune out distractions and avoid temptations that may get in the way of achievement. By providing a framework for long-term decision-making, I help empower clients so they can spend less time on money matters and more time on family, hobbies, community endeavors and so much more. I can help you plan for the future Whether your goal is to prepare for retirement, manage a complex issue or leave a legacy to the next generation, I can be your guide through any financial environment. I believe most clients who come to work with me for one or more reasons are surprised by the depth of service and advice that follow. To get started, please contact me today.