Larry Jones – Registered Principal – Registered Representative
Investment Advisory Representative
(IAR), Municipal Principal
Licenses; Series 7, 24, 53, 63 & 65.
Larry has been with Western International Securities since 2017. He continues to help his clients meet their long-term investment needs, whether they have a need for growth, income, tax-free income or preservation of principal. He specializes in the use of mutual funds, corporate bonds, municipal bonds and other income producing investment vehicles to help clients achieve their long-term investment goals and needs.
Ford Keeler – Registered Principal – Registered Representative
Investment Advisory Representative (IAR) and OSJ Branch Manager
Licenses; Series 7, 24, 63 & 65.
Ford joined Western International Securities in 2017. He helps individual and corporate clients with their complete investment needs. Ford serves as the Branch Manager for the local office in Grand Junction. He offers a customized counseling approach with emphasis on income and asset preservation.
Ford attended the University of Northern Colorado from 1982-1986 where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Finance.
Kimberley Last – CFP, CLU, CLTC – Registered Principal – Registered Representative
Investment Advisory Representative (IAR) Certified Financial Planner (CFP),
Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC)
Licenses; Series 7, 24, 63 & 65.
Kim joined Western International Securities in 2017 and has worked in the financial services industry since 1997. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional and a Chartered Life Underwriter, graduating from the American College of Financial Services in 2003.
From the time I was able to start saving quarters in my piggy bank, to running my first business at 8, saving and investing has always been a focused part of my everyday life.
As a Wealth Manager with Western International Securities in Grand Junction, Colorado, I am able to continue this passion by using a proactive and comprehensive approach. By partnering with you, your CPA and your Attorney, we can develop a well-rounded financial strategy to allow you to achieve your financial goals and build on your lifestyle.
Jo Knight – Office Manager & Non-Registered Sales Assistant
Jo has 35+ years of experience in the financial industry, including over 20 years with Larry Jones during their time with Interpacific Investors Services and Financial West Group. She and Larry Jones joined Western International in 2017.
As Office Manager, she works in an administrative capacity and oversees all administration functions for our reps and their clients. She provides assistance to clients with general account inquiries and requests.
Jo has lived in the Grand Valley since 1988. She has been involved with Girl Scouts (GSUSA), both as a girl member and leader, for over 35 years. Jo is a Notary Public and provides notary services to our clients, free of charge.
Lisa Essman – Registered Sales Assistant
Licenses; Series 7
Lisa has been with Western International since 2017. She began working with Larry Jones and Jo Knight in 2001.
Lisa has lived in Grand Junction, CO since 1974. She graduated from Colorado Mesa University in 2001 with a Business Administration degree.
She services all client needs and is Series 7 licensed, enabling her to assist with all activity and trading requests. Lisa takes care of client needs in a timely and professional manner.