Chris is a Principal and Co-founder of Madison Park Capital Advisors, and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. He brings over 17 years of industry experience working with and understanding clients and their needs, as well as the emotional or behavioral side of investing that all investors must deal with. Chris is a former small business owner with an entrepreneurial perspective that allows him to have a greater understanding of business owners and their unique planning issues.
Chris received his Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration at Seattle University, graduating in 1991, and the CFP® certification in 2003. It was, and continues to be one of the most rigorous professional designations and one of the most prestigious certifications in financial planning. In addition, he has also received the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation. This furthered his CFP® certification training, allowing him to interact and understand more about financial and estate planning so he can collaborate more effectively with attorneys and accountants, as well as better understand the goals of our clients.