Sam Jones has a BA in Economics/Finance from Colby College in Maine and a Masters Degree in Information Technology from the University of Denver, Daniels School of Business. Further study includes International Finance at the MacQuarie University, School of Economics in Sydney, Australia.
Sam took over as President of the firm, known as Robert E. Jones and Associates, Inc, from his father in 1997 and renamed the firm, All Season Financial Advisors in 2001. Since 1997 the firm has grown from a pure asset management firm of $26 Million and two employees to a comprehensive wealth management firm of $156 Million in assets under management with five full-time employees.
As president of the firm, Sam is responsible for the entire suite of investment options available to the clients of All Season Financial Advisors; including portfolio design and management, selection of outside managers, due diligence, and oversight of all product offerings. In addition, he plays a key role in the allocation of client assets amongst the various investment options as well as client performance reviews and integration with our professional wealth management partners.
Beyond being a registered representative of the firm with the SEC since 1994, he is also a past president of NAAIM (National Association of Active Investment Managers), The Premier Association of Active Money Managers, a 200-member association of Registered Investment Advisors. Sam has a personal and professional interest in the renewable energy field as well as green or Socially Responsible Investing. He earned a vocational certificate as an Energy Master from the CSU extension office in 2014 and regularly speaks on the economics of progressive energy. He currently serves on the finance committee for the Yampa Valley Community Foundation and is the President of the Steamboat Education Fund.
Sam has been interviewed and quoted in Barron's, The Wall Street Journal, Progressive Investor Magazine, Smart Money, Investment News, Sustainablebusiness.com, RenewableEnergy.com, Financial Advisor and The Denver Post, as well as participated in local investment panels as an expert in technical analysis. He has also been accredited by the Financial Planning Association to teach technical analysis to CFPs for continuing education credits.
Sam lives in Steamboat Springs, CO with his wife and two boys making regular trips to the Denver office to meet with clients, staff and partners.
Sean Powers received a B.A. in Organizational Behavior and Management from Brown University and a Master’s degree in Financial Markets and Trading from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He also holds his Series 65 designation.
Sean originally started working with All Season Financial Advisors in 2010 as a sub-advisor before joining the firm full time in April 2018. As Chief Investment Officer, he assists in managing the firm’s internal investment models, writing investment policy statements, and building asset allocations for high net worth and institutional clients. Sean has earned a reputation as a trusted advisor who listens, understands client needs, and builds innovative investment solutions to help investors achieve their financial goals.
Over the course of his career he has managed both long only and alternative investment strategies in separate accounts and private funds with an eye towards managing risk. Previously, Sean managed a long only hedged equity model and option income model for high net worth and tax exempt institutional clients at Cain Brothers Asset Management. He also managed the Global Interest Rate Hedged Fund for Lotsoff Capital Management which used options to invest in currencies and global bonds.
Sean resides in Denver with his wife and five children.
Kris is an Iowa native who moved to Colorado in 1982. After graduating from Metropolitan State College in 1986 she began her financial career at Fiserv (Formerly First Trust Corporation). During her 20 years with Fiserv, she managed account service teams in both the IRA Premier Group (Broker Dealer Division)and Data lynx (the Registered Investment Advisor Department). In 2006 she joined the Denver Home Builders Association as an Operations and Event Coordinator, where she enjoyed working with the Associate Member Council, Sales and Marketing Council, and assisting the VP of Operations with the logistics involved with the Denver Parade of Homes. In October 2007, she joined All Season Financial Advisors and is currently responsible for servicing our Wealth Management clients, planning and coordinating ASFA events, and managing the Denver office. Outside of work, Kris loves to stay active,and enjoys traveling, golfing, hiking, skiing, and spending time with family and friends.
John started with ASFA in 1992 and have been working as the Operations Manager continuously. John is married with two kids, a son and a daughter. He enjoys hunting, fishing and camping with his family. He and his wife shoot competitively and their son is just starting to do so as well. After high school, John went to college for three years studying finance and then decided he wasn’t sure what he would do after and joined the Navy. Five years later, John finished his Bachelor’s degree in Finance while in the Naval Reserves.
“I love living in Colorado because it allows me to follow my passion for the outdoors.”
Lauren Sigman has over 35 years of experience in personal financial planning, divorce planning, finance and real estate. She created Sigman Financial Fitness® to work with people looking for individualized, creative ways to manage their financial fitness, no matter what shape they’re in. As the CFP for All Season Financial Advisors Lauren advises clients on these matters and more.
An avid skier and rock climber, Lauren’s passion for the outdoors drew her to Colorado in the early ’90s. Before moving to Colorado, Lauren spent 12 years in the financial industry in New York. She was an investment banker with Morgan Stanley & Co., a financial analyst with J.W. O’Connor & Co., and Vice President of Finance for Silverstein Properties, a Forbes 400 commercial real estate developer in New York City, where she was responsible for arranging over $1 billion in financing.
Lauren is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, a member of the Colorado Chapter of the Financial Planning Association and an Associate Member of the Colorado Bar Association in the Family Law division. She earned her undergraduate degree from the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in 1980 and her MBA from Harvard Business School in 1984.
In addition to her professional activities, Lauren is active in the community. She is a Director of the American Alpine Club, serving on the Finance Committee.
Aidan is a Colorado native who has recently graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in business administration with concentrations of marketing and a minor in finance. Before graduating from Colorado State, Aidan went to school at the University of San Francisco where he played college baseball for the 2015-2016 school year while also studying Business administration. Aidan was an intern for All Season Financial Advisors for the better part of 2018 until recently accepting a full-time job after graduation in May of 2019. He is currently responsible for the operations of client facing platforms as well as the director of financial software. Apart from this, Aidan will also be helping take over some of the day-to-day operations around the office. Outside of the office Aidan loves skiing, playing recreational sports, and traveling.
Before college, Aidan attended Regis Jesuit High School in Centennial Colorado where he played baseball all four years as well as being involved in extra-curricular activities such as diversity club and service projects.
As being a new member of the team, Aidan is really looking forward to being able to bring new ideas to the office as well as learn from our experienced staff!