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John Hartshorn*
Fixed Insurance Specialist
John was born and has spent most of his life in the lower Arkansas Valley. In 1973 he graduated from Kansas Wesleyan University with a degree in Business and Economics. After working a brief stint as a golf club pro, John entered the financial services industry in 1974.   He has worked previously as a Registered Representative and a Certified Financial Planner™ at various financial firms including Colorado East Bank & Trust (now TBK Bank, SSB).  Currently, John’s business focus is on Fixed Insurance as a Colorado Producer licensed in the lines of Life, Accident & Health.
*Not affiliated with Geneos Wealth Management, Inc.
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Joe Leal
President of Asset Management 
Joe was born and raised in the Pueblo community and received a business degree in 1995 from CSU-Pueblo. Upon graduating, Joe began his career in the financial services industry. His experience includes working as an advisor and regional manager for Golden West Financial as well as establishing and operating his own consulting firm which developed investment programs for banks and credit unions.   In 2007  he became the President of Asset Management for Colorado East Bank and Trust's  Financial Division where he managed assets for the trust department and private clients.  Joe is a Geneos Wealth Management Adviser Representative with 24 years of experience in the areas of retirement, income planning and estate planning.
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Brad Gomer
President of Allocation Strategies

Brad grew up in Arvada, Colorado and graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Physics in 2001. Before opening the Longmont office in 2016, Brad was a VP and the primary portfolio manager for the wealth management division at (what was then called) Colorado East Bank & Trust where he began his financial advising career in 2005. Prior to Colorado East, he worked at Rocky Flats for four years as part of a team involved with transuranic waste cleanup. His technical background along with his love for simplifying oftentimes challenging financial concepts is an asset clients seem to appreciate.

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Gavin Compton
Investment Advisor Representative
Gavin grew up in the Pueblo area  and has lived there for most of his life. He obtained his BSBA in Economics with a Finance Emphasis from Colorado State University-Pueblo and graduated Magna Cume laude. Prior to graduation, Gavin obtained his FINRA series 7, 66, and Colorado Life and Health Licenses. After his time with his initial Broker Dealer right out of college, Gavin joined Colorado Financial Strategies Group. He is a Geneos Wealth Management Advisor Representative focusing on Retirement Planning and Asset Management. Gavin is a sports advocate with a passion for baseball and golf. 
Travis Peter
Investment Advisor Representative
Travis obtained his financial industry Series 7 and 66, registrations held through Geneos Wealth Management, along with Life, Accident and Health Insurance licenses in 2007. Travis’ education is in Economics, in which he obtained an undergraduate degree from Kansas State University. From having gained industry knowledge from Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley, Travis is well trained to provide professional financial services. Travis actively serves on several not for profit boards of directors, and has experience in financing, banking, agriculture, and construction.


Joni Dorris
Registered Administrative Assistant
Joni is a registered administrative assistant for Colorado Financial Strategies Group. She is located in the Lamar Branch, and has been with our group since 2002. She has worked in the financial sector for 22 years and has developed strong business relationships with our customers. 


Laura Urrutia
Operations Manager
Laura is the CFSG operations manager and a native of Pueblo. Laura brings over 20 years of administrative and management experience to the Financial Strategies team.  Laura takes great effort to achieve and obtain the trust and needs of our clients and the advisor staff.
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