Michael Van Sant
Michael began his investment career in California in 1995 after graduating from the University of Colorado with a bachelor’s degree in International Business. He became a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional in 2005.
A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Lowell graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He focuses on retirement income and goal-based planning for successful physicians and their families.
Advisor, ChFC®, CFP®
Tyler is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®). He has been working with clients as an advisor for over 15 years, and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Seattle Pacific University
Hannah is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and graduate of Harvard University, where she studied English and Environmental Science. Prior to joining Merriman, she was an Investment Counselor at Fisher Investments.
Advisor, CFA, CFP®
Originally from Kansas City, Geoff is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFA charterholder. He is a graduate of the University of Tulsa with a degree in business administration and a minor in accounting.
Drawing on 20 years of experience, Dave prides himself on providing the highest level of service and investment advice to our clients. Additionally, Dave leads our strategic business development efforts.
Mark, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, is a graduate of Eastern Washington University with a degree in business administration, and has over 20 years in the financial services industry.
Lisa began her career in the financial industry in 1989. She received her BA in Economics from Gonzaga University in 2001 and holds the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Advisor, CPA, CFP®
Phuc was born in Thailand but has lived in Seattle for over 30 years. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CPA, and draws on these different disciplines to help his clients achieve their financial goals
A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Cheryl joined Merriman in 1993 after graduating from the University of Washington, and was the first advisor outside of the Merriman family.
Eric, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, is a graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in business administration. Eric has over 22 years of financial services experience.
Aaron is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ who came to us from U.S. Bancorp. He graduated from the University of Washington with bachelor’s degrees in economics and Germanics.
Senior Associate Advisor, CFP®
Chris is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and is a graduate of Missouri State University. Prior to joining Merriman, he was a tax advisor and office manager for H&R Block. He also worked as a financial counselor for the U.S. Army in South Korea.
Associate Advisor, CFP®
Frank joined the Merriman team in 2013 as a fresh college graduate. Born and raised in the greater Seattle area, Frank obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Washington State University.
Lindsey joined the Merriman team in May 2014. Lindsey grew up in the Pacific Northwest and is a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in business with a concentration in finance.
Mimi joined our team as a member of our Client Services team in 2015, and became an Associate Advisor in 2016. Mimi graduated from Whitman College in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in History.
Alan joined the Merriman team in February 2016 after working as a Financial Advisor with LPL Financial in a Seattle credit union. He graduated from the University of Washington in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics.
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