The Mainspring family was created by many years of hard work and we have formed something we think is truly special. Through strategic partnerships and expanded growth, we now have the ability to help our clients in the most comprehensive way possible. Here are some of the many milestones and highlights that led us to where we are today.


October 2018 - Financial Advisor Caroline Alabach joins Mainspring Wealth Advisors as we open a new branch in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle.

Mainspring Today

JANUARY 2017 - First Financial and Mainspring merger is official

Negotiations begin to merge

APRIL 2016 – Negotiations begin to merge First Financial and Mainspring Wealth Advisors.

Mainspring Update

JANUARY 2016 – We now have three offices, eleven advisors, and 10 support staff.

Robert and Kiyoko retire

DECEMBER 2015 – Robert and Kiyoko achieve their retirement dream.

Mainspring + Robert Taylor in Langley, WA

JANUARY 2015 – Mainspring merges with Robert Taylor’s office in Langley, Wa.

Mainspring + Robert Taylor

FALL 2014 – Negotiations heat up on an acquisition of Robert Taylor’s office by Mainspring to allow Robert and Kiyoko to pursue their retirement dream.

Mainspring + Cox Financial

JULY 2014 – Cox Financial and Mainspring merger is official. The firm will gradually move to the Mainspring Wealth Advisors’ brand.

Mainspring Meets Robert Taylor

MAY 2014 – Chuck Cox introduces Robert Taylor to Mainspring team over dinner at National Conference in Washington, D.C.

Mainspring Meets Carolyn Christoferson

SEPTEMBER 2014 - Carolyn meets Kevin, Jeremy and Brian for first time at conference in Carmel, CA.

Preliminary Negotiations with Cox Financial

FALL 2013 – Brian, Kevin, and Jeremy begin preliminary negotiations with Chuck Cox on what a potential partnership might look like.

Mainspring Wealth Advisors Opens Doors

AUGUST 2013 - Kevin, Jeremy, Ed, Tyrel, Brent and Kelli leave MetLife and open doors to Mainspring Wealth Advisors with Raymond James.

Birth of an Idea

SUMMER 2012 - Kevin, Jeremy, Brent Soloway, Ed Bradley, and Tyrel Lacey begin process of due diligence to leave MetLife and start a new wealth management firm called Mainspring Wealth Advisors.

Carolyn Christoferson

Carolyn starts her company “First Financial Advisory Group, LLC”

Brian Frederick joins Cox Financial

Brian Frederick leaves MetLife and joins Chuck Cox at Cox Financial.

Mainspring Partners Connect

Kevin, Jeremy, and Brian start financial careers at The Financial Planning Division of MetLife within six months of each other.

Chuck Cox + Raymond james

Chuck Cox leaves bank and starts his own office with Raymond James in Burien.

Robert taylor + Raymond James

Robert Taylor leaves bank and starts his own office with Raymond James in Langley.

Robert Taylor

Robert meets Chuck Cox for the first time and professional friendship develops.

Carolyn Christoferson

Carolyn leaves the brokerage world and goes independent

Carolyn Christoferson

Carolyn Christoferson begins career in Financial Services industry

Chuck Cox

Chuck Cox starts in the financial industry.