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Shawn is an MWBoone investment advisor, retirement and financial planner in Seattle/Bellevue, WA

Shawn Nelson, CFP®, CAS®

Partner/Wealth Advisor - 2013-2015 Five Star Wealth Manager
Currently Accepting New Clients

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Shawn joined MWBoone and Associates, LLC. in March 2000. His primary areas of specialty include advising clients, fee-only financial planning, and implementing portfolio management strategies. In addition, he supervises the team of advisors and works closely with Michael W. Boone, CFP®, CFA to shape the company’s future.

He is a 2013, 2014, and 2015 Five Star Wealth Manager as published in Seattle Magazine. By keeping focused on client’s needs and desires, Shawn designs a customized plan to work toward their goals and dreams. He especially enjoys building long-term relationships with clients based upon trust, professionalism and service.

He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a Certified Annuity Specialist® (CAS®). Shawn maintains FINRA Series 7, 66, and Principal Series 24 registrations through LPL Financial. He has been an Investment Advisor Representative through LPL Financial since 2000. Additionally, he holds licenses for life and disability with Washington state. He earned his B.A. (Business Administration) degree in Finance from the University of Washington and his CFP Certification Professional Education Program through the College for Financial Planning. Shawn earned his CAS® graduate-level designation through the Institute of Business & Finance. He meets several levels of continuing education requirements annually and is a member of the Financial Planning Association. Shawn volunteered to meet one-on-one with local residents during the inaugural Seattle Financial Planning Days in 2010.

Shawn has 15 years of investment experience, of which the last 12 years are with MWBoone and Associates, LLC. His past experience include being a sales associate for a major New York Stock Exchange member firm, an analyst for a independent, institutional investment consulting firm, and as a financial advisor for a publicly traded investment management company.

Shawn and his wife, RoZanne, have been married since 2001. They have three young boys, Austin, Andrew and Alex. Shawn enjoys sport activities (including coaching), being outdoors, church, landscaping and family trips to the ocean.

Areas of Expertise: Portfolio Management, Retirement Planning, Wealth Preservation Strategies

Clients I Work Best With:
*  Pre-retirees looking to position themselves for a successful retirement
*  Professional working couples in their 30s and 40s
*  Investors who want dependable investment income but fear an uncertain future
*  Successful savers or investors seeking advice

Typical Client Asset Range:  $500,000 to $5,000,000

Average Comprehensive Financial Planning Fee: $2,000 to $2,500

Minimum Assets for Financial Planning:  None

Minimum Assets for Investment Management:  $250,000

Why I Love What I Do: I really enjoy helping clients achieve their goals and solve their problems. Cast your financial worries on me! Most of all I am satisfied when my clients are satisfied and they can focus their energy on what they value most.

We asked Shawn to share why he became a financial advisor and how he came to the firm, please click here to see his story.

Contact me if you would like to schedule a no-cost initial meeting. 

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