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A. Christopher Engle, LUTCF, CFP®, ChFC®, AEP®

616-949-8300

chris@growtrust.com

Chris began his financial services career in 1994. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin and has since earned a Fellowship in the Life Underwriters Training Council, the Chartered Financial...

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Brian C. Sandberg, ChFC®, AEP®

616-949-8300

brian@growtrust.com

Brian joined the financial services industry in 1999 after graduating from Cornerstone University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Marketing. He grew up in Grand Rapids and attended Forest Hills Central High School. Brian has earned...

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Ryan P. Smith, ChFC®, CASL™, CFP®, AEP®

616-949-8300

ryan@growtrust.com

Ryan began his financial services career in 2000 after earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Spanish from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids. Ryan has earned his Chartered Financial Consultant® and...

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Timothy T. Sullivan, MBA

616-949-8300

tim@growtrust.com

Tim began his financial services career in 2000. After 18 years of helping his clients prepare and pursue their financial goals, he chose to join LPL Financial and merge his growing practice with the like-minded team at Growtrust...

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Jim Yost

616-949-8300

jim@growtrust.com

Jim began his financial Services career in 1976 and has faithfully served his clients for over 42 Years. Jim earned a Bachelor of Science – Engineering from the University of Michigan and has since earned the Chartered Life...

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Geoffrey C. Sadek, CFP®, MBA

616-949-8300

geoff@growtrust.com

Geoff joined the financial services industry in 2012 after graduating from Grand Valley State University. Raised in Grand Rapids, he attended Forest Hills Northern High School. In addition to maintaining his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL...

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Peter M. Smith

616-949-8300

pete@growtrust.com

Pete joined Growtrust Partners in 2007 following a 34 year career with 3M Company. His career experience includes business management, sales leadership, and international business development. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree.....

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Ronald Dangler

LPL Financial Advisor

616-949-8300

ron@growtrust.com

Ron Dangler has been in the financial services industry for over 30 years. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Illinois University and is an Honorary Alumnus of Central Michigan University. He is a member of the...

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Rachel Dick

LPL Financial Advisor

Rachel@Growtrust.com

Rachel joined Growtrust Partners in December of 2020. Raised in Grand Rapids, she attended Forest Hills Northern High School before going on to earn her Bachelor of Science degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison with a major in...

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Lisa M. May

Client Services Manager

616-949-8300

lisa@growtrust.com

Lisa joined Growtrust Partners in May of 2013. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Aquinas College with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Accounting in 2008. She focuses her efforts on client.....

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Monica J. Zweedyk

Client Services Associate

616-949-8300

monica@growtrust.com

Monica joined Growtrust Partners in August 2016. She has 20 years of experience as an administrative assistant at a local CPA firm. We are excited she is bringing her talents to our administrative team. Monica resides in Walker with...

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Liz Valliere

Client Services Associate

Liz Valliere’s love for the financial world began at FormulaFolio Investments LLC. With over 4 years of financial experience, she is eager to put her skills to use. Liz was born and raised on the Northwest side of Grand Rapids....

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