Our team works diligently to help you meet your retirement needs. We work together to give you the transparency you deserve, and we do our best to offer you a safer approach to retirement.

Brian James Decker
CEO | CCO

Brian J. Decker is the founder of Decker Retirement Planning. He is also a financial planner based in our Salt Lake City office and the author of The Decker ApproachHe graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Finance and Marketing. Brian has over 38 years of asset management experience and has worked for several major brokerage firms. He’s been a fiduciary since 1995 and has been in the investment business since 1986. Since becoming a fiduciary, Brian has created several investment models and has honed his risk management skills with a focus on investment models designed to make money in up or down markets.

Brian’s passionate about helping people retire with the income they need and want for the rest of their lives. He’s also passionate about helping people realize they’re taking way too much risk with their portfolios. Brian loves educating retirees on their investment options that make sense and offering an alternative to the buy-and-hold recommendations from bankers and brokers.

Brian loves to play pickleball. He plays tennis, skis, scuba dives, and golfs. He enjoys Thai food. Brian has a supportive wife, Diane, and they have a “yours, mine, and ours” family of eight incredible children. Together they enjoy snow skiing, riding mountain E-bikes and scuba diving.

Bradley Geddes, CFP®
San Francisco & Sausalito Planner
Arrin Wray
Salt Lake City & Lehi Planner
Chad Poulson, CFP®
Planner
Marc Knauss, CFP®
Planner
Cameron Archibald
Senior Portfolio Servicing Manager
Heidi Aure
Compliance
Scott Bailey
Portfolio Servicing Manager
Scott Boyce
Portfolio Manager | Financial Planning Analyst
Brett Boyer
Portfolio Servicing Manager
Kevin Boyer
Portfolio Servicing Manager
Clayton Bradshaw
Marketing Manager
Jake Decker
Client Experience
Dallas Gough
Portfolio Servicing Manager
Julia Harris
Asset Transition Associate
Josh Hunsaker
New Business Manager
Shelly Kaufman
Controller | Human Resources
Alexandria Kramer
Marketing & Event Coordinator
Cassie Lowe
Asset Transition Associate
Russ Wilson
Asset Transition Associate