Shawn M. Tidwell, Principal
Shawn joined Financial Designs Ltd. (FDL) in 2015. As a Principal, he is responsible for new client development and serves as an advisor to high net worth families, family offices, and business owners.
Prior to joining FDL, he was President of another M Financial Member Firm, where he worked for more than six years. Shawn is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and worked at one of the “big four” accounting firms. He also previously worked as an investment advisor representative at a national investment firm.
Shawn has a BS in Accounting from Bucknell University, where he graduated with honors. He also received a Master’s Degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Tax LLM Program and holds the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®) designation.
Shawn is currently the Vice President of the Denver Estate Planning Council and a member of the Rocky Mountain Estate Planning Council and Colorado Philanthropic Advisors Network. He also volunteers as an Assistant Scout Master and in the youth program at his church.
Shawn and his wife, Wylie, and their three children live in Centennial, Colorado. He enjoys coaching his children’s athletic teams, backpacking, fishing, hunting, shooting and competing in sprint triathlons.