Bryan Kettel, CFP®


Bryan Kettel, CEO, CFP®, ChFC, CLU

Bryan Kettel is the founder of Strategic Planning Partners, bringing 40 years of experience to this organization. His practise mergerd with SCS in 2017. His commitment to making a difference in people's lives inspired development of his strategic planning process and focused his practice on building genuine, long-term relationships with his clients, allowing him to understand their needs, goals and concerns. He started in financial services in 1992 after a 20-year career as a real estate entrepreneur working on high-profile residential and commercial projects. Putting ‘lessons learned' from his extensive career to work, Bryan believes in educating his clients about their options and opportunities.

Bryan is a
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) and has also earned the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Charted Life Underwriter (CLU) designations. He holds Securities Registrations: Series 7, 63, and 65 through LPL Financial. Bryan is a frequent speaker and panelist at nationwide industry conferences. He's been interviewed by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and The Seattle Times.

In spite of (or maybe because of) his hard earned credentials, Bryan is a low-key, easy-to-talk-to advisor. Think ‘fly fisherman,' ‘vocalist,' ‘wine hobbyist' – and yes, ‘avid golfer' – and you will have strong clues about his patience, his commitment to excellence, and his understanding of the satisfaction that comes from achieving ones' goals. A Washington native with roots in Eastern Washington, Bryan is recently married to the wonderful Kathleen, has two amazing children, and some pretty amazing culinary skills as well.