Lead Advisor

Christian is a Lead Advisor at McLean where he works with our Virginia-based advisory team to serve clients using his formidable technical skills and investment expertise. Prior to his role as a Lead Advisor, Christian was a Financial Planner at McLean where he supported the advisory team with financial plan preparation and analysis. Prior to working as a Financial Planner, Christian was an Investment Associate at McLean, where he was a member of the Investment Operations Department. His responsibilities included monitoring portfolios, trading, reporting, and providing technical support for advisors. Christian graduated from Virginia Tech with a BS in Business and completed the CFP® Certification Education Track. He currently holds the CFP® and CFA designations.


  • B.S. Business, Virginia Polytechnic and State University, CFP® Certification Education Track

Professional Designations

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Greatest Professional Satisfaction

Being part of a team that helps clients reach their financial and life goals.

Greatest Personal Satisfaction

Spending time with friends and family.

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