Kevin J. Gardenier, CFP®, CDFA, CMFC, is the Founder of Purposeful Wealth Strategies. He has been serving clients in the financial industry since 2000 and focuses on financial life and special needs planning.
After graduating from Calvin College with his BA in Business Administration in 1994, Kevin began his professional career as a loan officer. His desire to have a greater impact on the lives of his clients led him to become a Financial Advisor with Waddell & Reed. He obtained his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ mark in 2009, as well as his Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) and Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor (CMFC) professional designations. Kevin’s desire to help people pursue their purpose through financial life planning is evident in his passion, authenticity and professional integrity.
Kevin lives in Lowell, Michigan with his dog, Farley and cat, Sylvester. In his spare time, he enjoys camping, hiking and hunting. He is passionate about raising awareness and support around Autism Spectrum Disorder and helping families plan for the long-term care of their affected loved ones. He is actively involved with the CFP®, FPA, FSI and Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts.
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