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Michael A. Smolak, MBA

Founder Emeritus, NorthWest Investment and Retirement Group

(503) 445-2626

mike@nwretire.com

Michael Smolak co-founded NorthWest Investment and Retirement Group, and is now retired.

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Leonard Nelson, CFP®

Founder, NorthWest Investment and Retirement Group, LLC

(503) 546-8092

leonard@nwretire.com

Leonard Nelson is the founder of NorthWest Investment and Retirement Group, LLC. Leonard graduated from the University of Idaho in 1982, cum laude, with a double degree in finance and business management. He earned the Certified...

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Mike Sweeney, MS, LUTCF

Mike Sweeney was a principal of NorthWest Investment and Retirement Group. He passed away suddenly in September 2020.

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Paula Marlin

Executive Assistant

(503) 238-5561

(503) 224-8832

paula.marlin@kmsfinancial.com

Paula Marlin is the first to cheerfully greet our customers. She is a portrait of thoroughness, efficiency, and customer service.

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Laura Davies

Office Manager

(503) 224-2034

(503) 224-8832

Laura@NWRetire.com

Laura Gehrke is the office administrator for NorthWest Investment and Retirement Group. She has experience in accounting and administration working with securities training.

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