Heather Krause

Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor - ABD, Senior Consulting Group

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Heather is the Seattle Assistant Branch Director and primary member of the Krause & Thorpe Wealth Management Team.  She serves on the Board of Directors for the Edmonds Senior Center, the RBC Women's Association of Financial Advisors, and the Advisory Council for Boyer Children's Clinic.  She is a member of the firm's Consulting Group, an exclusive group of advisors recognized for their success in building consultative wealth management businesses--personalized wealth management advice and solutions to accomplish client wealth management goals.  Heather has passed the Series 7, 66, 9 and 10 exams and holds her Annuity, Life, Health and Long Term Care insurance licenses. 

Born and raised in Seattle, Heather graduated from Franklin High School and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Lafayette College, and a Master of Science degree in aeronautics & astronautics from the University of Washington. She is a former coxswain on the U.S. National Rowing Team and enjoys traveling, running, skiing, golfing and skeet shooting.  She has lived in the Ballard area of Seattle since 1995 with her husband and two children.

Patricia Thorpe

Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor


Pat has served on the Washington State Financial Advisory Committee and as President of both the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Edmonds.  She earned both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees from the University of Southern California.  Pat has passed the Series 7, 63, 65, 9 and 10 exams and holds the Annuity, Life, Health and Long Term Care insurance licenses.

Now living in the Sunset Hill area of Seattle, Pat remains active in the Rotary Club of Edmonds and supporter of the Edmond's Arts Commission Write On The Sound.  She enjoys spending time with her two children and three grandchildren, working in her garden, walking and traveling.

Natasha Bulpin

Financial Advisor


Natasha joins us as a veteran of the wireless industry with over 25 years experience.  She is a graduate of the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration.  A transplant from New York, Natasha resides in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle with her husband and two children.  She has a passion for cooking and entertaining her family and friends.  She likes to volunteer at her children's school, play tennis, ski, is an avid boater, and enjoys all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. 

Johanna Van Scoy

Senior Registered Client Associate


Jo has been a Client Associate with Heather and Pat since 2010, and has been with RBC Wealth Management since 1996.  Prior to working in the securities world, Jo was in the US Army and attended college at the University of Maryland, Munich, Germany campus.  

A native of the Pacific Northwest, Jo has resided in Edmonds since 1987 with her husband and two daughters, while her son had been on active duty with the US Army.  She remains passionately active with Special Olympics, enjoys cycling, hiking and spending time with her family.

Learn more about Heather's journey to RBC

Heather Krause was featured in a KOMO News article. Read "Why too much company stock is risky" for more information.