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Team

At Absolute Return Solutions, every member of our team brings specific industry expertise that rounds out the perspectives and guidance we offer our clients. As a collaborative team, we work collectively behind-the-scenes to identify the most appropriate strategies for your goals. At any point in our relationship, you have a dedicated, skilled ally on your side, looking out for your best interests with everything we do.

 
A founding partner, Jim’s responsibilities include all aspects of financial and tax strategy planning. Jim has over 28 years of experience in the financial planning industry and now devotes his efforts to the distribution planning...

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Cindy joined Absolute Return Solutions in 2008 with a commitment to delivering sound principles of financial management. She offers clients professional counsel in personal finances, investment advisory services, estate planning, and...

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Mike graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS in Business Management and Marketing and a minor in Dutch Literature. He is now a Financial Planner with Absolute Return Solutions and also serves as the President of the Advisory...

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As a passionate Financial Planner at Absolute Return Solutions, Ryan has used the skills and wisdom he acquired throughout his life to help his clients bring clarity to their retirement and plan for their future without worry. Ryan...

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As a Financial Planner, Tom has a thorough understanding of the complex issues that must be addressed when preparing a strategic retirement plan. Tom has always been interested in wealth management, graduating with a Finance degree...

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Tyler is a native of Washington State, having grown up in Redmond. He has always had a passion for learning and finding the optimal solution to any goal. This drive pushed him to graduate from the prestigious Marriott School of...

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Operations

How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? I work closely with our team in directing, administering, and coordinating the operational activities of the organization. I am an integral leader in guiding the...

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How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? My role involves assisting in the build-out of the financial plans that our clients construct with their financial planner. It is my responsibility to reconcile all...

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How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? I enjoy helping our clients transition from working and saving to reaping the benefits of retirement. It pleases me to know that they have peace of mind in knowing...

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How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? I guide clients through the transition process and make sure they are always aware and comfortable with what is happening with their money at every step of the...

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How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? My role as Associate Planner allows me to work closely with our planners on the construction of income plans for our clients. I enjoy the implementation stages of...

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How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients?When a client reaches their one year anniversary with ARS, I become their dedicated point person to manage any servicing needs or address any questions. As the...

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How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? Serving our clients is what I’m here for. I play a pivotal role by gathering important information on their investments with ARS, and in collaborating..

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How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? As a Client Servicing Specialist, my role is to ensure expeditious and accurate processing of all client paperwork. My tasks include helping to maintain existing...

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How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? As the Client Servicing Administrator,I am responsible for preparing paperwork for clients to help facilitate a smooth experience during the...

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Marketing & Media

How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? As the Marketing Manager at ARS, I am motivated to plan and execute strategic marketing initiatives throughout the year to attract new customers and retain our...

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How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? I like to think I have the fun job at ARS -- event and party planning, marketing analytics, and striving for new and fun ways to attract potential clients. I have...

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How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? At ARS, my role consists of making sure that all marketing collateral we produce is appealing and true to the company’s vision, while delivering consistent...

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Administration

How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? As the Executive Assistant to Jim Black, I oversee internal office operations, manage all HR functions, and assist Jim in forecasting the company strategy. I really...

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How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? As the Director of First Impressions, I enjoy the crucial role I play in public relations and the marketing of the company. For me, delighting the client or...

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How do you play a pivotal role at ARS and in the lives of our clients? In my role as accountant, it is my responsibility to make sure that the fees we charge and funds we receive are recorded correctly and timely. Much of what I do is...

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