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Scott Graves

Scott Graves

Co-Founder & CEO, Investment Advisor

Scott Graves is the co-founder of Alignment Financial, a small business and independent financial services and retirement planning firm located in Denver.  He is a licensed investment advisor with Portside Wealth Group an SEC investment advisory firm.

Scott earned a Bachelor of Music degree and Master of Arts in Education from the University of Denver, and he taught music in public schools for many years in rural and suburban schools.

Scott became a financial advisor in 2012, and his approach to financial advising reflects his background as a teacher.  He went on to serve as President of Rocky Mountain Financial Designs, and in 2021 co-founded Alignment Financial with friend and colleague, Ken Riewerts.

His passion remains for educating people on their options so they can feel confident in making informed decisions. Scott maintains relationships with hundreds of clients across 12 states working with him for guidance with their financial goals and retirement plans, and the company continues to grow and innovate.

In addition to working with his clients, actively serving in the community remains an important part of Scott’s life, which he does through volunteering in the local middle and high school bands, through his work with Boy Scouts as a former Cubmaster and Scoutmaster, as well as various faith-based callings through his church.

He maintains his love of music and family, and enjoys traveling, boating and camping with his family.


Q & A’s:

What did you want to be when you grew up? An astronaut! First man to walk on Mars!

What movies do you regularly quote? The Princess Bride, Monty Python and the Holy Grail

What is your go-to karaoke song? You Lost that Lovin Feeling by the Righteous Brothers

What musical instruments do you play?  The trombone, euphonium, trumpet, tuba, French horn, clarinet, saxophone, flute (sort of), percussion.

If you could live on a different planet with one other person, what planet and with who?  The planet Beach in the Ocean nebula, with my wife Amy.