DAVE M. VALDEZ, MBA, AAMS®, CWS®

Dave M. Valdez, MBA, CWS®, ChFC®

Director, Wealth Strategies

Dave is a Chartered Financial Consultant®, Certified Wealth Strategist®, and serves as the Director of Wealth Strategies at Arbor Capital. In addition to his responsibilities at Arbor Capital, Dave serves as Deputy Inspector General for Joint Force Headquarters Alaska.

Dave earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Seattle University’s Albers School of Business & Economics and later earned his Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Prior to joining Arbor Capital in December of 2021, Dave served in institutional leadership roles at Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade, where he consulted hedge funds and registered investment advisors in the Pacific Northwest on complex strategic initiatives.

Dave’s service and leadership experience in the military, coupled with an extensive background in finance, drives his desire to help investors plan and enhance their financial wellness. Dave is a passionate runner, and skier and enjoys hiking in the Chugach National Forest with his wife Amanda and energetic toddler, Hudson.

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