Chad Peterson, CFP®
Founder, Managing Member, and Senior Financial Advisor
Chad, a Certified Financial Planner, is founder, managing member, and senior financial advisor at Columbia River Financial Group. He brings with him almost three decades of experience as a financial advisor. Chad earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Kent State University in 1993. He enjoys volunteering in both the local community and traveling with client volunteers. He also enjoys the Northwest outdoors, golf, fishing, and spending time with his daughter Hanna (Boise State) and son Hayden (Grand Canyon U).
Mike Baltzell, CFP®
Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Financial Advisor
Mike is the firm’s chief compliance officer and a senior financial advisor. He is a Certified Financial Planner and has worked in the industry since 2004. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Health and a Certificate in Gerontology from Oregon State University in 1989. Outside of work, he enjoys camping and many other outdoor activities. He lives in Sherwood, Oregon with his wife Amy and their Mini-Aussie.