Vernon E. Bass, CFP®, joined LongView Wealth Management in 2016 and is based in Denver, CO. He has more than 40 years of experience in the Securities Industry and has focused his practice specifically in the areas of financial and retirement planning, wealth management, and insurance planning. Prior to joining LongView, Vern worked for many years with Prosper Wealth Advisors.
Vern graduated from the University of Colorado in 1972 with a degree in Finance and received his Certified Financial Planner™ certification in 1994 from The College for Financial Planning.
Over the years, Vern has been an active member of many Denver area professional and civic organizations including the Financial Planning Association of Colorado and the American Red Cross. He also served for 15 years on the City of Arvada, CO Retirement Board.
An outdoor enthusiast, Vern is especially active within the Colorado Mountain Club having served as a member of the CMC Denver Council and director of the High Altitude Mountaineering School. In addition to having climbed all of the Colorado Fourteeners and multiple summits of Mount Rainier, he has climbed four of the Seven Summits – Denali, Elbrus, Aconcagua and Kilimanjaro.
Vern lives in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, with his wife Cindy, a commercial artist and fellow outdoor enthusiast. With four daughters and five grandchildren, Vern and Cindy are always planning the family’s next adventure.