Gene West is Senior Vice President & Financial Advisor, Consulting Group of RBC Wealth Management, and has more than 30 years of experience helping clients meet their financial goals. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business and accounting from Western State University, he entered the business world as a Certified Public Accountant. Moving from CPA to financial advisor in 1986 was a natural transition for Gene. His solid fiscal experience and insight allow him to work with clients on their financial objectives and tailor a plan that works for each individual need. As a two-time past President of Community Associations Institute Rocky Mountain Chapter and recipient of the Educator of the Year award, Gene continues to volunteer his time to teach financial classes to association managers throughout the country.