We put ourselves in your shoes.

Have you ever wondered:

Am I saving enough to meet my retirement objectives?

Will I have the retirement I'd hoped for?

Will my children have the financial opportunity to continue their education?

Is my estate plan consistent with my current goals?

Done correctly, personal financial planning helps discover and prioritize your objectives while planning and preserving the future of those closest to you. Now more than ever, doing it right requires the services of a sophisticated professional team.


We work with these guiding beliefs:
Chapel and Collins was born in 2004 when Donna Chapel, who had founded SB Investment Advisors, LLC in 1998, and Dennis Collins, then an associate with a Denver-based wealth-management firm, joined forces to bring high caliber financial planning to Northern Colorado. In 2006, they established a Denver office to better serve their clients in the metro area. Chapel & Collins is currently advising on $500 million for private clients and retirement plan sponsors, offering securities through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC.

The Partners

Dennis Collins CFP®, CIMA®, CPWA®,
Founding Partner/Rear Admiral, US Navy Reserve

Over twenty years ago, Dennis discovered that his forte was bringing clarity to his clients' major life planning decisions through the convergence of in depth analytics with goals, dreams and real world family dynamics. He earned his BS from DePaul University and an MBA from the University of Denver. He was a founding partner of Chapel & Collins in 2004 and was previously a principal at another Colorado based registered investment advisory firm. He has been a financial advisor with Raymond James Financial Services since 1996.

Dennis holds certifications including Certified Financial Planner™ professional, Certified Investment Management Analyst®, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® and Certified Private Wealth Advisor®.

He is also a Supply Corps officer in the US Navy and currently serves as Commander, Navy Expeditionary Logistic Support Group, a component of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command.

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Stephen West CFP®, ChFC®, CRPS®, AIF®
Partner/Outdoors Family Man

After eight years in IT, Stephen realized he belonged in finance and headed back to school. He graduated from Colorado State University and then joined Chapel & Collins in 2006. He has been a financial advisor with Raymond James since 2007.

Stephen holds the Certified Financial Planner™ certification, the Chartered Financial Consultant Designation, is a Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist, and an Accredited Investment Fiduciary. Stephen currently provides services for both individuals, families, and leads the retirement plan services team at Chapel & Collins.

He enjoys giving his time and resources as a member of the finance committee for the United Way of Larimer County, the Fort Collins Ram Network, and is actively involved at his church.

Stephen's love of outdoors often leads him into local rivers to fish, and he's determined to visit every national park. He is also a proud supporter of Colorado State Ram athletics. He and his wife, Lacie, have two children Lee and Aubrie.

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Jarret Jacobus, CFP®
Financial Advisor
Deep Sea Explorer
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Nicole Rockett
Client Service Manager
Nature Enthusiast
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Nicole McAuliffe
Client Service Associate
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Brian Estep, CFP®, AIF®
Financial Advisor
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Julie Logan, WMS
Client Service Associate
Self-Proclaimed Food Critic
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Raymond James is not affiliated with the above organizations and/or charitable causes.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™, CFP® (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.