Andrew "AJ" Thibeault, CFP®
Branch Manager, Senior Advisor
I began my career with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in 1995 as a Financial Advisor in Tacoma, Washington. In 2002 was promoted to Branch Manager of the Gig Harbor, Washington office; I functioned as a Financial Advisor and Branch Manager.
In 2002 achieved the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certification.
In 2005 promoted to the Silverdale office as a full time Branch Manager.
In 2010 decided to focus completely on clients as a Financial Advisor.
I Live in Olalla with my wife of 25 years Denise, our son Andrew, and two daughters Brooke and Brittany. I am an active volunteer Wish Grantor and Speakers Bureau speaker with the Make A Wish Foundation. My education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix (1996); an Associate in Science degree from Riverside Community College (1993); CFP Curriculum from City University in Seattle (2001). I have also taken advanced coursework within the firm focusing on areas of Financial, Estate, Insurance and Retirement Planning.
Prior to my career in financial services I owned my own business as a real estate appraiser; prior to that I held positions in law enforcement and the fire service.
I am a licensed Private Pilot and also enjoy photography, hiking, horses, ranching, landscaping and travel. I have a Golden Retriever named Max. I am a member of the Gig Harbor Sportsman's Club and the Silverdale Chamber of Commerce.