Keith Vernon, CFA
With a passion for building a business that truly serves the client, Keith founded Bristlecone Advisors in 1999 as a dedicated family office. In 2001, Keith transitioned the firm from a single-family office to a multi-family office and investment advisory firm.

As a partner, Keith has responsibility for establishing the strategic vision and direction for Bristlecone Advisors. He also oversees the family office activities for the firm. Keith’s first passion is for serving the client, so he maintains his role managing client relationships, as well.

In 2001, Keith developed the Aristata, Bristlecone Advisors’ proprietary award winning information management software that provides for unparalleled organization and simplicity in managing your family office needs.

Keith graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Puget Sound, and he received a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Washington. Keith has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He is a member of the CFA Institute and a member of the CFA Society of Seattle. Keith also serves on the Advisory Board and Executive Committee of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at the University of Washington and as a board member for Amara, a Washington non-profit focused on placing foster children in permanent, adoptive homes.