Petersen Hastings Welcomes Tavin Blair as Client Service Specialist

Welcome Tavin Blair to the Team

On June 13th, Petersen Hastings was proud to announce the addition of Tavin Blair as Client Service Specialist for the firm. As a Client Service Specialist, Tavin will work with other members of the client services team to facilitate the collaborative monitoring and updating of personal and corporate investment accounts, as well as maintain complex…

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Brandan Eckhardt Promoted to Marketing Manager at Petersen Hastings

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January 5, 2022 – Petersen Hastings is pleased to announce the promotion of Brandan Eckhardt to Marketing Manager. In this position, Eckhardt will oversee and lead the firm’s marketing and branding strategy, including oversight and planning of advertising, events, marketing communications, design, insights, web development, and social media. He will continue to work closely with…

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Financial Advisor Magazine Names Petersen Hastings in 2021 RIA Survey & Ranking

FA Mag Award 2021

Petersen Hastings, a nationally recognized, fee-only wealth management firm, is pleased to announce that it is once again included in the listing of Financial Advisor (FA) Magazine’s 2021 RIA Ranking. Financial Advisor Magazine annually reports an exclusive list of the nation’s leading independent financial advisory firms based on their total discretionary and nondiscretionary assets reported…

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Petersen Hastings Named 2021 InvestmentNews’ Best Places to Work for Financial Advisors Nationwide – Fourth Year Running

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Petersen Hastings, a Registered Investment Advisory firm located in Kennewick and Walla Walla, Washington announced today it has been named one of InvestmentNews’ 2021 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisors in the nation. This program is dedicated to identifying and recognizing advisory firms across the United States that empower, encourage, and inspire employees to…

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Scott Sarber, CFP®, AIF® Elected Board Chairman of Zero Alpha Group

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Zero Alpha Group (ZAG), a national network of wealth management firms that apply exemplary financial thinking and practices to serve clients in a fiduciary capacity, announced earlier the election of Petersen Hastings CEO, Scott Sarber, CFP®, AIF® as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Sarber was elected for the two-year term by ZAG board members at a December…

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Petersen Hastings Recertified by Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) for 13th Straight Year


Petersen Hastings in Kennewick and Walla Walla, Washington is honored to announce our recertification from the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX) for the 13th straight year. This certification is only granted by CEFEX to firms that demonstrate adherence to fiduciary best practices. It is a hallmark accomplishment as it signifies conformity to a recognized global standard…

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Wealth Advisor, John Keyes, Earns the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certification

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Petersen Hastings is proud to announce that John Keyes of Petersen Hastings has earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification. This brings the firm’s total CFP® professionals to seven. “Obtaining the CFP® certification is a significant achievement in the financial industry because it requires the comprehension of a very large body of knowledge in financial planning, and…

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Cameron Ridgeway Passes Uniform Investment Adviser Law Exam

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Petersen Hastings is pleased to announce that Cameron Ridgeway has successfully passed the Uniform Investment Adviser Law Exam, as administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Accordingly, Cameron now becomes a Registered Investment Advisor Representative and will continue in the capacity of Associate Wealth Advisor for the firm. “The Series 65 Exam is a…

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