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About brian w. dykstra, CFP®, CIMA®
Brian Dykstra is a Managing Director with Oxford Financial Group, Ltd. Prior to making the transition to Oxford, Brian was a Vice President for Fifth Third Private Bank where he served as a Wealth Management Advisor for high net worth families.
Brian has worked in the financial services industry for more than 15 years in helping clients identify and implement investment, family gifting and business succession strategies. He also has extensive experience in providing advisory services to a number of non-profit organizations. Brian was previously with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney where he served as a Financial Advisor to individual clients in managing their assets and preserving their wealth. He also worked as the Major Gift Officer and the Director of the Hope Fund for Hope College in Holland, Michigan.
A graduate of Hope College, Brian earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He obtained the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation from the Certified Financial Planning Board after completing the educational curriculum at Grand Valley State University; and received the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) designation from the Investment Management Consultants Association after completing the educational curriculum at the Wharton School of Business and the University of Pennsylvania.
Brian donates his time and expertise to a number of organizations. He currently serves on the Visser YMCA Board of Directors as a member of the Executive Board Team and as Chair of the Resource and Development Committee. He is the Vice President of Starfysh, a non-profit focused on reinvigorating a Haitian island as well as a member of the Camp Geneva Development Committee. Finally, Brian serves as the Director of Estate Giving and is a Cabinet Member of the ‘Renewing Today, Building Tomorrow’ capital campaign for the First Reformed Church of Grandville, Michigan.
He and his wife have three young boys and his family enjoys spending time outdoors in Western Michigan and rooting for the Chicago Cubs.