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Vorpahl Wing Securities

Tim Vorpahl, President & CEO Tim Vorpahl
President and Chief Executive Officer, Tim started Vorpahl Wing Securities with a Vision: To be the Premiere Independent Broker Dealer in the Northwest. He started his career in 1985 after achieving his BA degree in Business with an emphasis in economics. His first position was as financial planner for Investor's Diversified Services (IDS) a nationally recognized Financial Planning firm, owned and operated by American Express. From there he moved on to Murphey Favre—a regional Broker Dealer firm Owned by Washington Mutual Bank. After almost 10 years with Murphey Favre, Tim started his own investment company, Spokane Investment Services, in 1996. Three years later, he started Vorpahl Wing Securities. Also in 1999, Vorphal Wing Securities joined the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), now FINRA, along with other regulatory agencies.
His primary interest includes:
  • Family
  • Skiing/snowboarding
  • Boating
  • Local Politics
  • Community Service

Dennis Roginski Dennis Roginski
Dennis is a graduate of Portland State University with a BA in Business Administration. A resident of Spokane since 1984, he has been married to his lovely wife Catherine since 1976. He has three grown children: Jennie, Andrew, and Elisabeth. Dennis has worked for various investment firms in Spokane including Murphey Favre, Washington Mutual, Metropolitan Mortgage, and ICM. He has been with Vorpahl Wing Securities since 2005 and specializes in IRAs, beneficiary IRAs, and 401(k) rollovers.

Dennis has taught classes on investing and retirement planning at Spokane Falls Community College. He has published articles in the Spokane Journal of Business and writes a monthly investment newsletter.
He enjoys:
  • Hiking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Running
  • Playing baseball

John Strine Jon Strine
Since receiving his Bachelor of Arts with a degree in Economics, Jon has worked in the financial services industry. After successfully completing their initial training and registration, he began his career as a Financial Consultant (FC) with Merrill Lynch. While at Merrill Lynch, in addition to working as an (FC) he also worked as the IPO coordinator and helped new hires in developing their careers. Eventually, his career path led him to an opportunity to work in one of the worlds largest financial institutions, Citigroup/Smith Barney. During his tenure at Smith Barney he worked with individual clients and businesses to provide financial solutions and investment advice.

We welcomed Jon to our firm in 2007. He brings with him over a decade of experience and knowledge in our industry. As part of our team he is responsible for client development, managing relations, and assisting clients with their investment goals and objectives. While he calls Spokane home, he also has a residence in Los Altos, Ca.
His hobbies and interest include the following:
  • Travel
  • Boating
  • Motorcycles
  • Sport Fishing

Lee Nordstrom Lee Nordstrom, Vice President
Lee is a native of Spokane Washington, graduating from Mead High School. He attended the Brooks College, a private college in Long Beach California with a degree in marketing. After graduation he joined his family business - Spokane Plywood in 1982. Lee started his career in the finance business in 1992 with Dean Witter. He then was recruited to join Paine Webber, then Prudential Bache which was acquired by Wells Fargo where he remained an advisor for 12 years prior to joining Partners Investment Network. When Partners closed down Lee found a great home with Vorpahl Wing Securities.
Lee's primary interest includes:
  • Being a single father to his Son Vic who is attending WSU
  • Community Service
    • Served on the board of Goodwill industry
    • Past president of the Northside American Legion Baseball Association
    • Past Board member of the Spokane Club
    • Past President of the Spokane Central Business Association
  • Spending time at the lake
  • Campfires
  • Golfing