I grew up in the Flathead Valley and graduated from Bigfork High School in 2000. After high school I went on to play collegiate basketball at Linfield University in Oregon, where I earned my bachelor's degree in Finance with a minor in Economics. Since college I have earned two professional designations - Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). I currently own my own business, an independent financial advisory practice, where I manage my clients' investments and plan for their futures. I also maintain a leadership role for a community bank in eastern Washington, where I was Chief Investment Officer prior to moving back to Montana.
I have been married to my college sweetheart, Aven, since 2005, and we have three daughters in SD6; two at CFJH and one at Ruder. I am blessed to live and work in this community, and look forward, with your support, to being an advocate for our children, teachers, and community. To learn about why I am running for SD6 School Board, please see the Q&A section below.
What is your agenda?
Why are you running?
How can you help the district as a Trustee?
What are your political beliefs?
What do you think is the biggest challenge we face as a school district?
These are some of the questions that have been submitted from our community
What are your views on allocating education funding in the district so that the money follows the child, i.e. voucher programs?
Do you support school curriculum that integrates social and emotional learning (SEL)?
What is your opinion on parents making decisions about curriculum or books at the libraries? What’s your position with sex education?
Do you plan to work to protect the rights of LGBTQ+ youth?
How do you feel about CRT (Critical Race Theory) and indoctrination of students?
Ask Me Anything
Please include your name and email if you'd like me to respond to you directly. Otherwise, I will consider adding your question to my Q & As.
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