Your partner in achieving greater wealth.
NCN Financial Group is rooted in the principles of trust, transparency, and education. We are independent financial advisors committed to learning about your aspirations, values, and vision for the future. Our mission is to meet you where you are at in your life and help you achieve financial confidence through disciplined planning and collaboration with our trusted team of professionals.
We are built on a foundation of leadership, service, and providing results. Barry, Gordon, and Debbie decided to bring their passion for finances and serving others to life and created NCN Financial Group.
Our team of full-service Financial Advisors are dedicated to helping you create and implement a comprehensive plan to grow, protect, and preserve your wealth – with your vision and dreams in focus.
Debbie Nightingale, EA, CEP® | Financial Advisor, Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Debbie is a Co-Founder and Partner for NCN Financial Group. After serving five years on active duty as a logistics officer in the Army, Debbie began her career in the corporate world. For over 23 years, she has worked in various marketing, engineering, and business roles.
She continued her military career as an Army Reserve Officer and has always viewed herself as a critical support person in making the operation successful. In 2010, Debbie began searching for a different path that would allow her to have a more meaningful impact on the lives of individuals. In 2012, she, Barry, and Gordon started NCN Financial Group.
As a financial advisor, Debbie brings her wealth of analytical skills, business knowledge, and life experience to help her clients pursue their goals. She enjoys listening to her clients, understanding that life has seasons and focus changes. She works with her clients to design a custom, comprehensive financial plan to help them stay on track and strive to turn their dreams into reality.
When not working, Debbie enjoys downhill skiing and scuba diving. She is currently a divemaster and is looking forward to becoming a scuba instructor.
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Gordon Crom, EA, CEP® | Financial Advisor, Co-Founder & Partner
Gordon is a Co-Founder and Partner for NCN Financial Group. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1978 and has a Master of Business Administration from Webster University. After retiring from the Army, he worked as a program manager and on-site subject matter expert for a local company.
Gordon found his passion in 2012 when he, Barry, and Debbie formed NCN Financial Group. His passion is helping clients work to achieve their financial goals, and his background in engineering and business gives him a unique capability to help his clients.
Gordon is married and has three sons and four grandchildren. He enjoys all things sports! Gordon and his wife enjoy biking, gardening, and hiking with their dogs. He is active in his church and sits on several committees, where he brings his business background to help improve processes in the church administration.
Sarah Lewis, EA, CEP® | Financial Advisor & Partner
Sarah is a Financial Advisor and Partner of NCN Financial Group. She graduated from Columbia College of Missouri in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance. Sarah developed a passion for personal finances at a young age and has continued to pursue her dream of helping others improve their overall financial situation.
After joining NCN Financial Group in 2018, Sarah further established her expertise in financial analysis, tax strategy, and estate planning. Her innate attention to detail is critical for evaluating all areas of a client’s overall finances to provide the best possible strategies for their unique situation. She understands that each client has different circumstances and she enjoys working with clients to design a tailored plan that fits their needs.
Sarah is originally from Missouri and spent seven years living overseas in Belgium and Italy during her husband’s Air Force Career. Understanding the importance of education, Sarah facilitated financial readiness programs for U.S. military members and their families and coordinated the first major financial education course offered to families at Kleine Brogel Air Base in Belgium.
When Sarah is not working, you can find her traveling, seeking out local restaurants and pubs, and hiking with her husband and two Golden Retrievers.
Barry Nightingale, EA, CEP® | Financial Advisor, Co-Founder & Partner
Barry is a Co-Founder and Partner of NCN Financial Group. He graduated from the University of California at Davis and is a retired Army Officer.
He focuses on helping clients create and implement plans that enable them to live well and achieve their goals. Through his experience and certifications, he strives to provide all clients with an unparalleled experience. He has more than 30 years of experience preparing tax strategies, tax returns, and extensive small business planning. His investment strategy uses a long-term approach to achieving client goals without overreacting to day-to-day market volatility.
When Barry isn’t at the office, you may find him flying, diving, or tasting wine! Barry is a private pilot with an Instrument Rating, an experienced scuba diver, and a wine enthusiast.
Jackie Tanaka | Insurance Planning Strategist
Jackie joined NCN Financial Group in 2021 as an Insurance Planning Strategist. She is a life, accident, and health insurance producer specializing in long-term care. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Finance from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.
She prides herself on identifying the client’s unique needs and risks, educating them thoroughly on available products, and formulating insurance solutions that integrate seamlessly into their overall plan.
When Jackie isn’t working, you can find her cooking, reading, doing yoga, skiing, hiking, or traveling with her husband and three sons. Before residing in Colorado, Jackie and her husband lived all over the country due to his Army career. She is passionate about volunteering to educate and support parents of young children with learning difficulties.
*Jackie is not registered with Woodbury Financial Services, Inc.
Chelsey Beddow | Client Solutions & Operations Specialist for Barry Nightingale & Sarah Lewis
Chelsey joined NCN Financial Group in 2019 as Barry’s Client Solutions and Operations Specialist. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy. She recently became an IRS Enrolled Agent.
Chelsey adds unique value to the NCN Team with her previous business administration experience. She has experience in bookkeeping, cost accounting, human resources, and employee payroll and benefits processing. She thoroughly understands the employer side of administering SIMPLE IRA accounts and helped create and test new financial software.
Chelsey is vital in the client experience process by providing all necessary support to prepare paperwork, update client data, answer questions, and so much more.
Chelsey is a fitness professional and teaches classes at local gyms. She loves to hike and enjoys attending football games in her spare time. She has a passion for helping others and spent two years serving in AmeriCorps in Washington State, tutoring at-risk youth.
*Chelsey is not registered with Woodbury Financial Services, Inc.
Jason Garl | Client Solutions & Operations Specialist for Gordon Crom
Jason joined NCN Financial Group in 2022 as a Client Solutions and Operations Specialist for Gordon Crom. He graduated from Washington State University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications.Jason brings a vast array of client-focused customer service experience in estate administration, hospitality, and tax services. He is eager to grow and develop his knowledge in the financial world and in turn provide a well-rounded experience for each client he comes in contact with.Originally from Washington State, Jason served seven years in the Washington Air National Guard as a Satellite, Wideband, and Telemetry Systems journeyman. He has since lived in Arizona, North Carolina and back to Washington before moving to Colorado and away from the rain and gray of the Pacific Northwest. When he is not working, you can find him at one of the nearby baseball or soccer fields watching and cheering on his two kids. He also enjoys a round of golf, short hikes with his family and playing tennis.*Jason is not registered with Woodbury Financial Services, Inc.
Kassidy Alberts | Client Solutions & Operations Specialist for Debbie Nightingale
Kassidy joined NCN Financial Group in 2019 as a Client Solutions and Operations Specialist for Debbie Nightingale. She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in University Studies with an emphasis in Finance, Business Management & Art, and History.
Kassidy brings a well-rounded financial background with experience in banking, bookkeeping, and general finance. She works in the front office and welcomes all clients with her infectious smile.
Originally from Texas, Kassidy and her husband decided to make Colorado their home after an adventurous camping trip. When she is not at work, you can find Kassidy either baking for friends and family or hiking with her husband and daughter.
*Kassidy is not registered with Woodbury Financial Services, Inc.
Whether you are investing to build wealth, protect your family, or preserve your assets, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and long-term goals.
Our team of professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you.