As Founder and CEO of Accelerated Wealth, a nationwide wealth strategy firm, and having started and grown many successful businesses, Bill has a strong passion for teaching others on how to succeed in their financial journey. Bill is a sought after speaker, on topics ranging from business development to retirement strategies. He speaks both nationally and internationally on these matters. He and Nathalie, his wife of 16 years, live in Colorado Springs with their three young children. They spend much of their time chasing their kids around the beautiful parks and landscapes of Colorado.
Chris Abeyta is a widely respected financial professional and one of the more well-educated financial professionals in the financial services industry.
Based in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado, Chris is one of the owners who helped launch Accelerated Wealth, LLC, a nationwide wealth strategy firm, and is one of the original creators of the Accelerated Wealth Five Basket Strategy ™.
While an acknowledged authority in retirement strategies and other disciplines, Chris is a featured editorial contributor to FoxBusiness.com. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from the University of New Mexico, Anderson Schools of Management, and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Texas, Tyler Branch. He is also a Certified Financial Educator, a Certified College Advisor, and a member in good standing with the National Ethics Association. Chris has co-hosted a popular radio show called, “The Smartest Retirement Show,” and currently co-hosts the “Accelerated Wealth Radio Show” which broadcasts on the largest talk radio station in Colorado Springs. Chris has also been published and featured on FoxBusiness.com.
Before helping launch Accelerated Wealth, Chris played key roles as a leadership level executive for different organizations such as Vice President of Marketing and Operations at Purpose Driven Church – founded by best-selling author Rick Warren (The Purpose Driven Life), Executive Director of Operations for INJOY and Maximum Impact – a leadership development company founded by best-selling author John Maxwell, Director of Church Outreach and Community Outreach at Focus on the Family founded by Dr. James Dobson, and Executive Director of Acquire the Fire Youth Conventions for Teen Mania Ministries. In addition, Chris spent 12 of his summers overseas leading teams of teenagers and young adults on Humanitarian aid trips to developing nations such as Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Mexico, Guatemala, Ecuador, Peru, Albania, India, Ghana, Cameroon, Thailand, Bulgaria, Hungary, and others. Today Chris lives in Monument, Colorado on the edge of Pike’s Peak National Forest with his wife, Kimi, and his three children, Ciara, Taryn, and Canyon. He enjoys mountain biking, motorcycling, camping, and hiking with his family.
Tom Gehrmann joined the Accelerated Wealth team in summer of 2014. He is a 1995 graduate of Villanova University in Pennsylvania where he studied political science and business. Tom brings with him fifteen years of extensive private business experience. He has owned and directed successful corporations and has accumulated years of knowledge in individual and business finance. Tom is a licensed Series 65 Investment Advisor Representative. Additionally, he also holds a NSSA designation which recognizes him as a National Social Security Advisor.
Tom is passionate about working with clients of all ages. His goal is to help clients reach a level of optimal financial health through the use of time-tested financial resources and planning. Tom firmly believes that there is no “one way” to reach financial objectives and he specializes in finding solutions that help address each client’s unique circumstance.
Tom and his wife Kelly have been living in Colorado Springs since 1999. Tom appreciates his wife’s vast knowledge as a real estate agent with RE/Max Integrity. They have two daughters, Kathryn and Jillian, and the family dogs, Otto and Pippa.
Dustin’s passion is helping people experience financial freedom. He takes great pride in actively listening to clients to understand their issues, concerns, and goals to customize a thorough retirement plan.
People often lack a checklist or process to ask the right questions before they make important decisions with their money. Dustin takes the time to walk each person through a customized process to ensure they are making decisions based on sound logic and facts and NOT misconceptions, myths, or emotion. He is an expert in retirement and income planning, social security, life insurance, and legacy planning.
Dustin, and his wife Toni, live in Colorado Springs with their two children. He enjoys spending as much time outside with his family as possible. He also enjoys golf, working out, basketball, and fly-fishing.
He and his wife are involved with their home church, New Life Church, which actively serves the community with many ministries. Dustin and Toni’s primary passion is the fight against sex-trafficking locally and world-wide.
To schedule a consultation with Dustin, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 719-466-5639.
Ryan Hall joined the Accelerated Wealth team in January of 2017. As a retired United States Air Force Officer, he has a passion to help active duty and retired military members of all ages. Ryan brings with him over 20 years of leadership and management experience and loves to help people get their financial plans in order. He is a 1996 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy where he majored in Mechanical Engineering. Ryan also holds two Master’s degrees from the US Naval Postgraduate School and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He is a licensed Series 65 Investment Advisor Representative. He and Jeani, his wife of 21 years, live in Colorado Springs with their three children.
To schedule a consultation with Ryan, email email@example.com or call 719-466-5639.
Brittany Betz joined the Accelerated Wealth team in December of 2016. She is a Colorado native who graduated from the University of Northern Colorado, where she studied interpersonal and Organizational communication. She is a licensed Series 65 Investment Advisor Representative.
As a Financial Advisor, Brittany enjoys helping clients meet their financial needs and retirement goals by developing detailed investment recommendations for each client’s unique comprehensive financial plan. She seeks to give clients retirement confidence, so they can enjoy life today.
Brittany enjoys spending time with her family, being outside, physical fitness, and taking her dog (a Championship Weimaraner) on walks.
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Sloane started with Accelerated wealth in 2014 and is the client relations manager and event coordinator. She is passionate about creating and maintaining a relationship with every client with whom she comes in contact. She also thoroughly enjoys coordinating and planning events for businesses and for family and friends.
Sloane was raised in Colorado but moved to Colorado Springs from Parker in 2013 with her husband Mitch, who works in the Cripple Creek Gold Mine. They enjoy the sunshine and staying active with their two boys, Mayson and Kamden.
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