Aaron Dean Smaagaard, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®

Aaron Dean Smaagaard, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®

Founder and Wealth Management Advisor

Aaron leads our organization and advises families and business owners in all facets of wealth management including retirement and education planning, investment strategies, estate planning, and risk management. Aaron is passionate about helping people reach their most important business and personal goals. He focuses on providing common-sense strategies to meet these goals in the most efficient manner possible.

Aaron founded Clear Wealth in 2021 with his team Katie and Denise. Prior to that, he was a wealth management advisor at Northwestern Mutual since 2006. He graduated from the University of Minnesota and earned a degree in Applied Economics with an emphasis in Finance.

Aaron is married to Lorraine, who owns Woodbury Family Chiropractic. They reside in Woodbury, Minnesota with their three children: Lillian, Sophia, and Andrew. Aaron and Lorraine enjoy staying active in outdoor hobbies and spending time with their children and their dogs Eddie, Bill and Hazel. They are passionate about giving to charities and organizations that benefit the lives of those who are struggling medically or financially.