Austin has over 30 years of experience in advising clients as a banker, attorney, and financial advisor
Austin started his career by serving as a business banking officer with Wells Fargo Bank in downtown San Francisco. Upon graduation from law school, Austin practiced law for nine years at two prestigious San Francisco law firms: Gordon & Rees and Craigie, McCarthy & Clow, where he specialized in advising businesses on litigation and transactional matters. When Austin returned home to Colorado in 2001, he served as senior in-house counsel to two Colorado companies: Graphic Packaging and Qwest. Since successfully challenging the Certified Financial Planner examination in 2005, he has been advising high net worth clients on all their financial matters.
Austin grew up in Boulder, Colorado, where he graduated from Fairview High School. Austin enjoys playing golf and spending time outdoors with his family in our beautiful state.
Education and Professional Designations
Certified Financial Planner
Member of the Colorado and California Bars
Selected as a Five Star Wealth Manager by 5280 Magazine and CoBiz Magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.
Marquette University Law School, J.D. (with honors), 1992
San Francisco State University, M.B.A. (emphasis in finance)(with honors), 1989
University of Colorado, B.S. (emphasis in finance) 1986
Professional Associations and Community Involvement
Colorado Bar Association
California Bar Association
Boy Scouts of America