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THE FINANCIAL CENTER1215 FOURTH AVENUE
Senior Financial Advisor
Senior Vice President - Investments
Senior Vice President-Wealth Management
Wealth Management Advisor
Registered Client Associate
Our MissionAt the Donnelly Gray Group, we design and implement wealth management strategies to achieve our clients’ goals and simplify their lives, allowing them to pursue their passions.Our ApproachWe are committed to a disciplined, goals-based planning process. In addition, The Donnelly Gray Group implements investment recommendations that reflect our clients’ values, including SRI, ESG, Carbon Divestment and other VBI approaches.We begin with an in-depth and ongoing conversation with our clients to understand their attitudes toward investing and to assess their financial situation, followed by articulating and prioritizing their financial needs and goals. With that information we design and refine a customized investment approach to help them towards meeting their goals. Partnering with our clients we then implement that strategy and review progress towards those goals, making periodic adjustments as needed along the way.Our ServicesOur group has over ninety years of combined financial industry experience through a variety of market conditions. Drawing upon the breadth and depth of Merrill Lynch's wealth management platform and with access to Bank of America's banking services, we offer a broad range of capabilities to help you reach your goals. Retirement Strategies Trust & Estate Transfer Strategies Gifting Strategies Credit & Liability Analysis Business Strategies - Financing, Banking, Retirement Plans Discretionary Asset ManagementOur Client CommitmentOur most deeply held principle at Merrill Lynch is that clients come first, and our team is proud to be part of that tradition. At Merrill Lynch, we have access to a wide range of resources that include planning expertise, investment strategies and state-of-the-art technology designed to streamline any financial picture. Let us put them to work for you.
Financial AdvisorsWilliam L. DonnellySenior Vice President-Wealth ManagementFinancial AdvisorBill received his Ph.D. in Sociology following graduate studies at The Pennsylvania State University and the University of Illinois. He previously held positions as Research Consultant for Abt Associates in Cambridge MA and on the faculty at the University of Washington. Bill has worked in the financial services industry since 1983. Active in the environmental community, Bill has served on the boards of the Washington Environmental Council, Conservation Northwest, Resource Media and Basel Action Network. He lives on Lake Union, Seattle with his daughter Mackenzie.Darren D. Gray, CFP®Senior Vice President-Wealth ManagementWealth Management AdvisorPortfolio ManagerDarren received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, Graduate school of Business and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Washington. He holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. Darren has worked in the financial services industry since 2002. He is a committee member for Arms Around Bainbridge, a former board member of the Washington Environmental Council, and is an advocate for children’s rights through his support of CASA and the Mockingbird Society. Darren is a Washington native and resides on Bainbridge Island with his wife and two daughters. Jose (Joe) L. Rojas Jr., CFP®Financial AdvisorSenior Portfolio AdvisorJoe has a background in wealth planning, securities and insurance, and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from San Diego State University. He holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., and has worked in the financial services industry since 1998. Joe resides in Spanaway with his wife and three children. Laura M. Robert, CFP®Financial AdvisorLaura holds a Bachelor of Science from Central Washington University in Business Administration, specializing in Finance and Human Resource Management. She holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., and has worked in the financial services industry since 1986. Laura resides in Seattle with her husband.Team Client AssociateNancy GibsonRegistered Client AssociateNancy holds a Bachelor of Arts from Rocky Mountain College in English Education and Music. She has worked in the financial services industry since 2000 after having been a teacher and a medical transcriptionist. Originally from the Treasure State, she has a son, a daughter and two grandchildren. Nancy enjoys playing the piano and golf.Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, CFP® (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.
Darren Gray is registered to do business in:AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, ND, NJ, NV, NY, OR, SC, UT, VA, WA
William Donnelly is registered to do business in:AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, ND, NJ, NV, NY, OR, SC, UT, VA, WA
Jose (Joe) Rojas Jr is registered to do business in:AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, ND, NJ, NV, NY, OR, SC, UT, VA, WA
Laura Robert is registered to do business in:AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, ND, NJ, NV, NY, OR, SC, UT, VA, WA
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