Joseph Duran, Certified Financial Fiduciary®
Joseph earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance from Colorado State University, graduating in the top 4% of his class with the Magna Cum Laude distinction. He holds Series 7 and 66 licenses as well as life and long-term care.
Joseph's career in the financial industry began in 2007 at UBS Financial Services where he served as a Research and Technical Analyst. His responsibilities included investment and security research, portfolio construction, and the authoring of complex financial planning strategies. Joseph then advanced to the role of Financial Advisor where he directly assisted individual, small business, and corporate clients with the management of their investment, insurance, and liability needs.
In 2018, focused on the continued best servicing of his clients, Joseph made the transition to an independent Wealth Advisor. The shift has been integral, allowing for nonproprietary investment solutions, an increased inventory of alternative strategies, and the optimization of pricing on fee based services.
He adamantly believes a Financial Plan is the foundation of the strongest client relationships. By holistically analyzing each client's unique circumstances, Joseph is able to build a customized plan which can be implemented, tracked, and updated as needed to ensure each client is in control of their financial journey. His dedication to detail and unyielding views on client service have led to multiple awards, industry and peer recognition, and invaluable long-term client relationships.
As a proud Colorado native, Joseph enjoys spending time outdoors and maintains a strong interest in nutrition and physical fitness. He holds an Advisory Board role with Junior Achievement - Rocky Mountain where his purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.
Joseph married his longtime sweetheart, Carly, on Valentine's Day in 2009. Together they share the joys of raising their three children, Noah, Benjamin, and Mila.