Mr. Maurer attended Western Colorado University in Gunnison on an academic and football scholarship. While in college Alex procured degrees is both business administration and economics. As a native of the Grand Valley he was offered the ability to return to Grand Junction in 2006 where he worked as a financial planner for AXA Advisors. While at AXA Advisors he obtained a multitude of securities licenses including the series 7, 66, and acted as a securities principal by passing the series 24. Prior to founding Avera Capital, Alex worked for 5 years leading a team of advisors specializing in retirement planning, asset management, tax strategies, and estate considerations. As a founding member of Avera Capital Wealth Management, Alex has furthered his education and experience working with both families, institutions, and government entities to address their financial planning and asset management objectives. Alex lives in Grand Junction with his wife Lindsay and two children. He and his family enjoy the many outdoor activities of the area including golf, skiing, and fishing.