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Meet the Team

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Mark Minarik, CIMA®

Mark Minarik, CIMA®   

208-612-1012

mark@centennialwm.com

Professional

Mark has been in the investment services industry for over 7 years and is the founder of Centennial Wealth Management.  After working for one of the largest independent investment advisor firms in Idaho, Mark wanted to take the knowledge he had gained and enhance the client experience by adding a holistic approach to wealth management that would encompass more than just investment management.  As an acting fiduciary, Mark loves working with his clients through their personalized financial evaluation, education, and accountability process.      

Education

Bachelors, Financial Economics: Brigham Young University - Idaho

Licenses and Designations

Certified Investment Management Analyst, CIMA®

Series 65


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Rich Grider

Rich Grider

801-699-4586

rich@centennialwm.com

Professional

Rich moved to Idaho from New York, where he worked for several different investment companies over a decade; most recently as a Regional Vice President for Transamerica Mutual Funds. Prior to Transamerica, he was a Regional Vice President for Curian Capital, the investment subsidiary of Jackson National, and Lindner Capital, a third party asset manager utilizing primarily Dimensional Funds.

 Education

Bachelor’s in Economics from the University of Utah.

Licenses and Designations

Series 6,63,65 licensed

Idaho Life and Health Insurance licensed

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Luke Sutton

Luke Sutton


208-356-3452

luke@centennialwm.com

PROFESSIONAL

Luke brings over 15 years of professional experience to the firm having consulted with world class consulting firms such as KPMG and Gallup. His expertise in human behavior and change management  led him to consult with executives from famous organizations such as the NFL, Lowe's, Molson Coors, and State Street. He applies what he has gleaned from consulting with successful leaders to provide sound advice to his clients.  

EDUCATION

Bachelors, Finance; Brigham Young University

Masters of Business Administration (MBA); Brigham Young University

LICENSES 

Luke currently holds the Series 65 license and has completed the examination process for the Series 6, 7, & 66 licenses.  

                                        

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Trenton Thelen, AAMS®

Trenton Thelen, AAMS

406-671-5589

trenton@centennialwm.com

Professional

Trenton started his career in the financial industry with Edward Jones in Missoula, MT.  He moved west to California before settling back in his hometown of Billings, MT to be closer to family.  Trenton prides himself on providing thoughtful insight, wide ranging experience and a dynamic approach to advising his clients.  As a fiduciary he aims to provide support and sound advice to assist his clients in achieving their long-term goals.  Trenton strives to help his clients design paths to financial independence and personal fulfillment.  

 Outside of the office, Trenton enjoys traveling, cooking, and sports.  He finds joy in sharing the success of his clients and spending time with his wife and daughter.  

Education

Bachelor’s from Rocky Mountain College of Billings, MT

Licenses and Designations

Accredited Asset Management Specialist, AAMS

Series 66 & 7

Montana & California: Life & Health Insurance

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Curtis Simmons, CPA

Curtis Simmons


208-356-3452

curtis@centennialwm.com

PROFESSIONAL

Curtis has been a practicing CPA for over 10 years. He has previously consulted with some of the largest and well-known firms in the world, such as HP, Facebook, Google, and Starbucks. Additionally, he has worked with individuals all over the world providing personal tax planning and compliance services. His strong background in tax law allows him to provide clients with the advise they need to make informed decisions concerning their current and future investment needs.

EDUCATION

Bachelors, Accounting, Brigham Young University – Idaho

Masters, Accounting, University of Idaho

DESIGNATIONS AND LICENSES

Certified Public Accountant, CPA

Curtis holds the Series 65 licenses and has successfully completed the examination process for the Series 7 and 66 licenses.


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Riley Hunter, CPA

Riley Hunter, CPA

Tax services provided by Mr. Hunter are separate from the investment advisory service offered.