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Longtide Financial Partners was established to help individuals, families and a range of companies find their financial footing. We’re ready to start planning your financial future.

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Chad Gutner

With over two decades of experience, Chad oversees the firm which specializes in comprehensive wealth management services for individuals and families and has expertise in advising corporate and non-profit retirement plans for organizations across the US.

Chad Gutner

CFP®, AIF®

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Managing Partner

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Sarah M. Newell

Sarah is a key member of our advisory team, helping clients accomplish their financial objectives through in-depth financial planning and investment advice. She works with both wealth management and 401(k) clients.

Sarah M. Newell

CFP®

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Advisor

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Kevin  A. Cotton

As a member or our advisory team, Kevin works with clients on all aspects of wealth management and financial planning and assists them to ensure they are well positioned toward their short and long term financial goals. He works with both personal wealth management and corporate retirement plan clients.

Kevin A. Cotton

CFP®

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Stephanie Gallegos

Stephanie has over 21 years of experience providing service and advice to 401K clients. She supports all aspects of retirement plan practice and is integral to the service and advisory support we provide our retirement plan clients.

Stephanie Gallegos

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Retirement Plan Advisor

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Nicholas Follett

Nick joined Longtide as the Director of Research. He collaborates with the advisors and clients to create portfolios that match both the market environment as well as the investment objective.

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Director of Research

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Tiffany Owen

Tiffany is our Director of Operations and oversees all operational aspects of the business. She serves as the main point of contact for incoming clients, aiding them every step of the way to create a seamless experience for new clients. For existing clients, she ensures all needs are met and provides ongoing support.

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Director of Operations

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David Bettendorf

Dave joined Longtide as a Client Service Associate, providing operational support to Longtide’s advisors while also assisting both wealth management and corporate retirement plan clients with their service needs.

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Client Services Associate

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Holly Skapars

As our Office Manager, Holly manages day to day activities including scheduling meetings with the clients and advisors, updating client files, and communicating with the team to ensure efficiency within the office.

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Office Manager

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Connor Thompson

Connor joined Longtide as a Client Services Intern in 2021 before becoming a full-time employee in 2022. He currently works with advisors to assist clients in reaching their financial goals.

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Client Services Associate

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Our company at a glance

  • $750m+ in assets under guidance
  • 50+ years of combined industry experience
  • Independent fiduciaries
  • Designations and affiliations include CFP, MBA, AIF, National Association of Plan Advisors
  • Awards: Financial Times 401 Top Retirement Advisors, National Association of Plan Advisors top advisors under 40
  • Committed to being carbon neutral in 2022
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