We are proud of our service-oriented culture dedicated to putting clients first and we are committed to ensuring all advisors and clients enjoy a smooth transition to RBC Wealth Management. Scroll through our team members below to learn more about who we are and how we can be of service to you.

Kris Olsen

Senior Vice President - Branch Director, Senior Portfolio Manager - Portfolio Focus

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Kris has been a financial advisor since 1983 and with RBC Wealth Management since 1994. He holds a Bachelors degree in finance from the University of Southern California. He provided stock market reports for more than 20 years on KIRO television channel 7 and KIRO News radio 710 in Seattle. Kris has been a member of the President's Council since 1995 and was recently named RBC Branch Director of the Year for RBC Wealth Management's 200 branch system.

The Kirkland Branch, located at Carillon Point, includes 19 Financial Advisors and 10 staff members dedicated to a high level of client service and professionalism that RBC Wealth Management is known for. The branch received its second consecutive Outstanding Branch award for being one of the top 10 in the firm.

Our Financial Advisors and teams work with our clients to develop and implement strategies in retirement income planning, client portfolio management, estate planning and wealth transfer, company stock option planning, and education funding. RBC Wealth Management and RBC Capital Markets have strong capabilities in the areas of stock research and tax-exempt municipal bonds.

Nicole Dern

Branch Service Manager/Investment Associate

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Nicole began working with RBC Wealth Management in 2000. Nicole currently holds the Series 7 and 63 securities licenses. She is responsible for managing administrative duties, client service functions, and has an in-depth experience in brokerage operations. Nicole lives in Woodinville with her husband Jason along with her English Bulldog Rufus and two cats Zorro and Chauncey. In her free time, she enjoys competing in half marathons, camping, hiking, and taking time to travel

Consulting Team

With individual specializations across a variety of financial disciplines, our consulting team serves as a unique resource to RBC Wealth Management financial advisors. Our clients and advisors both benefit from the collective expertise of this team, and their ability to help enhance the effectiveness of wealth management strategies—from recommendations through delivery of solutions.