Meet the Team
Summit Retirement Services is made up of qualified financial professionals who are passionate about helping individuals and families achieve their ideal retirements.
Ken Nowland Founder | Financial Advisor
Ken Nowland is the founder of Summit Retirement Services. When he entered the financial services industry in 2006, the primary focus was retirement income, tax and risk mitigation. That is still our guiding principle. We seek consistency and reliability above all else. It’s not what you earn, but what you keep that matters most. Ken is a registered Investment Advisor Representative (IAR). As an IAR, he is able to offer investment advisory services and products. He can assess your financial situation and help you decide which types of products and services fit within your financial strategy. In addition, he also holds his insurance licenses in Arizona and Oregon and can offer insurance products and services.
Ken is committed to a career that utilizes his knowledge to help meet and exceed his clients’ needs. He attributes his professional and personal success to his strong work ethic, family values and sincere passion for helping others.
Ken and his wife have one son and two dogs. In his free time, Ken and his family enjoy many outdoor activities, including hiking, biking and fishing, as well as photography, cooking and entertaining family and friends.
Sean Nowland Insurance Professional
Sean Nowland is always looking for ways to help others. A knowledgeable, driven and giving individual, he believes in creating and nurturing lifelong relationships with his clients.
Before joining Summit Retirement Services, Sean worked for one of the largest banks in the United States, where he helped people work towards their financial goals. While working in the banking industry, he championed his coworkers and customers to grow, networked with other professionals in the financial industry and attended charitable events benefiting local organizations. He applies his banking experience to his role as an insurance professional. As a part of the Summit Retirement Services team, Sean assists in helping people to mitigate risk, reduce taxes, create reliable income, and plan for a successful retirement.
In his free time, Sean enjoys all things outdoors, including hiking, biking, camping, golfing and spending time with friends and family. He and his girlfriend recently adopted an Australian sheepdog named Summer, and they are excited to have a new hiking buddy. Sean is actively working on one of his lifelong goals to visit all the national parks in the United States.