Gary Alan Kerkow has become an Ameriprise Financial private wealth advisor. Kerkow, who is officed at 84 NW 3rd St., Forest Lake, is one of 4 percent of the 10,000 Ameriprise advisors to achieve this status. Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisors provide personalized client service and are dedicated to meeting the complex and unique financial needs of their clients. To achieve this status, advisors must be experienced in serving affluent clients, achieve high client satisfaction scores, complete specialized training and achieve superior business results. As an Ameriprise advisor, Kerkow is focused on providing advice and financial solutions for clients with high asset levels. He is knowledgeable on a variety of topics and strategies including retirement, tax and estate planning, insurance and asset management.