Cole has more than 25 years of combined experience in customer service, marketing, sales, retail, food and beverage, investments, insurance, business ownership, and management. His passion for helping others is rooted in his professional background. For eleven years, Cole owned and operated a successful multi-location retail liquor franchise with more than $6 million in annual revenues. Acquiring, managing, and selling his own business prepared him to understand and serve his clients’ interests and achieve their goals.
Born and raised in Minnesota, Cole earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. His first career was as a financial advisor where he focused on clients’ retirement planning goals, and he was licensed to sell insurance in all 50 states.
Cole is married and enjoys traveling, fishing, cooking, the college basketball tournament, and other sports.