Brian Evans, CPA/PFS, CPA, PFS
Madrona Financial Services, LLC

Tel: 425-212-3777
2911 Bond Street, Suite #200
Everett, WA 98201

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Madrona Financial Services, LLC | Financial Advisor in Everett ,WA

About Madrona Financial Services, LLC

Madrona Financial Services is an independent, fee-based
comprehensive wealth management firm. We distinguish ourselves
in the following ways: Allegiance to Our Clients: As a
Registered Investment Advisor, it is our legal fiduciary duty
to always act in the best interest of our clients. Therefore,
we do not charge hidden fees, we are not paid based on up-
front mutual fund commissions, and we have the freedom to
select the proper investment strategies for our clients.
Breadth of Service: Through our affiliation with Bauer Evans,
CPA and National Advisors Trust we are able to provide expert
services to our clients including: Investment Management,
Retirement Planning, Personal Accounting, Business Accounting,
Trust and Estate Services, Pension and 401(k) Management
Integrated Planning: Our breadth of services allows us to
develop and maintain a cohesive, integrated planning for your
financial future. We take a balanced approach to financial
planning. We diligently assess the goals and needs of our
clients and build a personalized plan that balances growth,
protection and liquidity, and guaranteed income to help meet
the challenges of today's retirees.

General Information

Firm Start Year:   1999
No.of Employees:   10-19
Insurance License#:   WA Insurance # 240139
Name of Custodial Firm:   Fidelity, TD Ameritrade & Schwab
States Licensed in:   WA,CA,OR
Number of Years with Current Firm:   19
Advisory Services Provided:   Financial Planning for Individuals, Retirement Planning, Estate Planning & Trusts, Financial Advice & Consulting, Annuities, Financial Planning for Businesses, Tax Advice and Services

Qualifications & Memberships

Insurance and Annuity Licenses:   Life, Annuity, Health
Financial Organization Memberships:   American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Paladin Registry

Firm Information

Firm's Number of Clients:   400
Firm's Number of Managed Clients:   400
Assets Managed by Firm:   $160,000,000

Compensation and Fees

Fee Structure:   Fee-Based
Compensation Methods:   Commissions, Based on Assets

Board Positions

Organization:  YMCA of Everett
Position :  Chairman of the Finance Committee
Organization:  Future Business Leaders of America, Christ Church
Position :  Entrepreneur Advisor


  • Do you have a customer satisfaction or refund policy? We do not offer a refund policy because we do not work under contract and do not collect a flat fee for services. Our fees are based on assets under management and clients are able to move money elsewhere if they are not completely satisfied.
  • Why should I choose you as my financial advisor? I have had the opportunity to be a CPA since 1986, a Wealth Manager since 1999, a Personal Financial Specialist since 2001, and an ETF Portfolio Manager since 2011. This unique breadth of experience coupled with the highly qualified team around me allows us to provide expertise across a breadth of services.
  • What are your qualifications? What is your education background? We take a balanced approach to financial planning. We diligently assess the goals and needs of our clients and build a personalized plan that balances growth, protection and liquidity, and guaranteed income to help meet the challenges of today's retiree.
  • How do you charge for your services? Through our affiliation with Bauer Evans, Inc. P.S., and National Advisors Trust we are able to service our clients complete financial future. At Madrona Financial, we offer our clients: Investment Management, Retirement Planning, Personal Accounting, Business Accounting, Trust and Estate Services, and Pension and 401(k) Management.
  • How are you compensated? How will I pay for your services? 400
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The information, suggestions, and recommendations included in this material is for informational purposes only and cannot be relied upon for any financial, legal or insurance purposes. Madrona Financial Services will not be held responsible for any detrimental reliance you place on this information. It is agreed that use of this information shall be on an as is basis and entirely at your own risk. Additionally, Madrona Financial Services cannot and does not guarantee the performance of any investment or insurance product. Insurance products are offered through Madrona Insurance Services, LLC, a licensed insurance agency and affiliate of Madrona Financial Services. Madrona Insurance Services and individual advisors affiliated with Madrona Insurance Services and Madrona Financial Services receives commissions on the sale of insurance products. Clients are not required to purchase insurance products recommended or to otherwise implement financial advice through Madrona affiliates. When we refer to preparation and filing of tax returns, tax returns are prepared and filed by our wholly-owned sister company Bauer Evans, Inc. P.S., a licensed certified public accounting firm. Madrona Financial Services, LLC is a registered investment adviser with the SEC. Our registration with the SEC or with any state securities authority does not imply a certain level of skill or training.

Brian Evans, CPA/PFS

Brian Evans, CPA/PFS


Brian founded Madrona Financial in 1999 as a Registered
Investment Advisor Representative. He continues to serve as Wealth Manager and chairs the Investment Committee. As the owner, he is also actively involved in a managerial and operational role.

Brian's career began in accounting upon completion of his
bachelor's degree from Washington State University, where he
graduated Summa Cum Laude. Following graduation he earned his CPA designation and eventually became owner of Bauer Evans, Inc. P.S.

Over the years as a CPA, he developed expertise in personal and business tax, estate and trust planning. Brian became interested in finance, seeing the financial world through the eyes of a CPA, founding Madrona Financial in 1999. He continues to
maintain his role at Bauer Evans as President of the Company and
also serves as Portfolio Manager for the Madrona Funds.

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My Services

Financial Advice & Consulting

We utilize a method of valuation-based money management that prioritizes our deeply rooted principles of broad-market investing and tax-efficiency, accounting for growth, being forward-looking and price-conscious.

Financial Planning for Individuals

We take a balanced approach to financial planning. We diligently asses the goals and needs of our clients and build a personalized plan that balances growth, protection and liquidity, and guaranteed income to help meet the challenges of today's retiree.

Financial Planning for Businesses

We provide the following financial and accounting services to businesses: Internal Financial Statements, Quickbooks Reconciliation and Management Reports, Tax Compliance & Planning, Business & Payroll Tax Filings, Federal & State Tax Returns, and Retirement Plan Consulting.

My Team

Heather Boe Heather Boe Financial Planning

Heather works in our main office located in Everett, WA. She specializes in financial planning which includes working with our clients to prepare and analyze comprehensive financial plans. She also helps to manage our insurance division and enjoys assisting clients through this process. Heather serves as a member on the Madrona Financial Investment Committee. Heather graduated with her BA in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting and Finance. She graduated Summa ...more

Scott Hyde Scott Hyde CPA, Investment Advisor

Scott is a tax manager in the Everett office. He has 30 years of experience and enjoys working with individuals and business owners representing their best interest. His experience includes tax planning and preparation, financial statements, accounting systems, and business management. He has served on the board of the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce, Mukilteo YMCA, and worked with a various other non-profit organizations. He is a lifelong resident of the Northwest and lives in Mukilteo wit ...more

David Rumsey David Rumsey CPA, Investment Advisor

Dave Rumsey works in our Everett office as a CPA and an investment advisor representative. He prepares both individual and business taxes. He particularly enjoys consulting with his clients in areas of wealth management, tax saving opportunities, business operations and overall providing peace of mind to his clients. David graduated from Western Washington University with a degree in Accounting. He is a member of Rotary International and a Paul Harris fellow. He enjoys spending time wit ...more

Joel Maher Joel Maher CPA, Investment Advisor

Joel is a senior accountant in our Bellevue office. He works closely with individuals and small businesses providing tax and accounting services. Joel graduated from the Foster School of Business at University of Washington. He lives in Bellevue with his wife, Caitlin, and their goldendoodle, Charlie Bear. Joel enjoys playing music, spending time with friends and family, and being outdoors.

Carolyn  Breland Carolyn Breland Operations

Carolyn works in our main office located in Everett, WA as our Operations Manager. She handles all the day to day operations for the firm, such as trading and account servicing. She joined Madrona Financial in June 2015 and has over 20 years experience working in financial planning. Carolyn enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Michelle Diers Michelle Diers CPA, Investment Advisor

Michelle Diers joined the Madrona Financial team in 2011, serving as an Investment Advisor Representative in our Bellevue, Washington office. Additionally, she is a Manager for the Bellevue office of our sister firm, Bauer Evans, Inc., P.S., a Certified Public Accounting firm. Her 21 years of experience as a CPA complements her role in business development and client relations for the Madrona team. Michelle specializes in business and individual income tax preparation, tax planning an ...more

Nicole Zitnik Nicole Zitnik Marketing

Nicole joined the Bauer Evans team in June of 2015 as the receptionist. Less than a year later she worked her way to Marketing Coordinator for Madrona Financial Services. Nicole loves interacting with clients and learning new things. She really looks forward to growing with Madrona Financial Services and using her experiences to grow in her career. Nicole lives in Marysville, WA with her fiancé and their German Shepherd.

Jessica Powers Jessica Powers Administration

Jessica works in our main office located in Everett, WA. She works as an administrative assistant and assists with various office duties, including client relations, insurance, and marketing. She is a strong member of our team and our day to day operations. Jessica enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, and the outdoors, especially hiking, kayaking, and camping. Jessica married her high-school sweetheart and they are trying to travel to all 50 states together.

Tracie Evans Tracie Evans Co-Owner

Tracie Evans is the vice-president of Madrona Financial Services. She has been integral in management decision making relating to the operation and future vision of Madrona Financial Services LLC and with our affiliate companies Madrona Funds, LLC and Bauer Evans, Inc P.S. Before this, she supervised the Immunocytochemistry laboratory at the University of Washington, and worked as a medical technologist at Childrens Hospital. She is a graduate in biology from the University of Californi ...more

Office Hours

wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Mon. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Tue. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Wed. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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wiseradvisor-balck-li-img Fri. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Communities Served

Arlington Bellevue
Bothell Clinton
Conway Coupeville
Edmonds Everett
Freeland Granite Falls
Greenbank Hansville
Indianola Kenmore
Kingston Kirkland
Lake Stevens Langley
Lynnwood Marysville
Medina Monroe
Mountlake Terrace Mukilteo
Nordland Port Gamble
Port Ludlow Poulsbo
Redmond Seattle
Snohomish Stanwood
Suquamish Woodinville

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