Our Team


Chris Niemela began his finance career in 2002 as an analyst for an independent advisory firm in Bellevue. During his eight year tenure, he developed a unique investment discipline and supervised all trading and portfolio management resources. In 2010, Chris established Foresee Wealth Advisors.

Chris earned a Bachelors of Finance degree from University of Washington and a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Central Washington University. He also holds FINRA Series 7, 66, Life and Disability Insurance licenses with LPL Financial. Born in the Pacific Northwest, he resides in Kirkland, WA and enjoys family time, basketball, baseball, golf, skiing, and travel.


Leadership Team

Financial Advocates is a team of professionals wholly dedicated to the success of their financial advisor partners.  We provide compliance supervision and business management services to financial advisors. Our staff continually seeks ways to provide additional support, useful services, and helpful guidance so our financial advisor partners feel free to focus on their core functions, spend less time on minutiae, and more time doing what they enjoy.  Our financial advisors rely on our service, perspective, business management and operations advice.