Partner, Chief Financial Officer

Colby Stilson

Colby oversees the financial, risk management, and administrative operations of the company, while providing direction and oversight for legal and regulatory issues, accounting and finance, and information technology.

Mr. Stilson, a Boulder native, graduated from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado at Boulder with a double major in finance and accounting and a minor in Economics. He received his MBA, with a concentration in finance, from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Prior to joining Crestone, Colby worked at both ArrowMark Partners and Janus Henderson Investors, where he worked in various capacities such as investment research, trading, and portfolio management. Colby has worked both domestically and internationally within the investment management industry. Prior to his investment management career, Colby held several positions at CenturyLink within corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and product management.

Colby currently resides in Louisville with his wife, Bevin, and their three teenage children. He is also a founding member of Sporting Chance, a 501(c)3 organization focusing on under-privileged youth and athletics. Mr. Stilson is an avid outdoorsman and spends his free time fishing, skiing, playing sports, reading, and participating in Crossfit.

What are you passionate about personally?
My family and friends, the learning curve, and everything outdoor and fitness oriented.
What made you decide to pursue a career in wealth management?
An opportunity to leverage my professional background into a strong, talented, and entrepreneurial culture of serving successful and interesting clients.
What personal accomplishments are you most proud of?
Punching above my weight by marrying my wife and being a father to an incredible teenage threesome.