Mark J. Fuhrman ChFC®, CLU®, MBA

Wealth Advisor

Mission Statement - Dedicated to providing the highest quality Wealth Management in a caring, friendly and professional environment.

Vision Statement - We believe that Wealth Management is about Protecting your assets and income; Preserving your financial independence; and, Prospering regardless of market conditions.

Our focus is to formulate and implement financial plans that help clients have control over their financial futures. We focus on making sure individuals don’t outlive their assets and are able to keep up with the rising healthcare costs.

Services we provide include wealth accumulation strategies, income continuation planning, and financial security planning for individuals and families. For small business planning we provide key person planning, employee benefit planning, and succession/continuation and exit planning.

Mark has successfully worked with many individuals and groups including:

  • Non-profit organizations
  • Corporate CEOs and CFOs
  • Individuals in the private sector
  • A variety of small business owners and employees
  • Families and disability

Mark received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Denver in 1984 and his B.A. degree from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1982. Mark has also earned his Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designation in 1994 and his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designation in 1996. Mark is a member of the Denver Estate Planning Council.

Mark had provided time and resources  to The Children’s Hospital of Colorado, NAMI Colorado, the National Stroke Association and Colorado Special Olympics.

Heather Palumbo CFS®

ParaPlanner / Director of Portfolio & Investment Research

Heather Palumbo is the ParaPlanner and Portfolio & Investment Research Coordinator for Western Wealth Advisors. Heather provides Advisors with portfolio research and analysis. Heather began working in the business in 2000. She offers insight and analytics to advisor's existing portfolios as well as provides guidance for incorporating suggested securities in the advisor’s recommended models/portfolios.

She received her BBA in Finance from Kent State University and has continued her education by completing courses in Financial Planning with the College of Financial Planning in Denver. Additionally, she has earned the CFS® (Certified Fund Specialist ® ) designation through the Institute of Business and Finance. Heather spent several years as a Commercial Credit analyst in the equipment-leasing arm of a major bank before joining a high net-worth wealth management firm in Boulder in 2000. Heather joined Colorado Financial Partners in 2006 where she has developed expertise in portfolio research and analysis.

Heather resides in Arvada with her husband, Eugene, and their son, Tucker. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family backpacking, hiking, camping, skiing and bicycling.

Amy Mueller

Director of Marketing / Graphic Designer

Amy Mueller is the Marketing Director and Graphic Designer for Western Wealth Advisors.

She designs logos, ads, and any other type of marketing material in addition to being a marketing consultant for Advisors. Amy has been a professional graphic designer since 2004 and joined the WWA Team in 2013. Her passion is designing brand identity because it allows her to get to know the Advisors on a more personal level, learn about their practice, and create a clean design that conveys their mission and values. Amy enjoys being a resource for marketing support and the opportunity to offer sincere and personalized assistance to the Advisors.

Amy was born and raised on a hog farm in a small town (pop. 1660) in northwest Ohio. She obtained a degree in graphic design and held a number of odd jobs including driving a forklift for 3 years. In 2001 she moved to Colorado and now resides in Golden with her husband, kids Sarina and Casen, and lab rescue Macy. When she’s not busy designing something she loves spending family time camping and boating, reading and researching online (for just about anything) and is working to become an open-level racquetball player.

Aprel German

Administrative Specialist

* Located in Fort Worth, TX

Aprel was born and raised in Texas and boasts 14 years in the financial industry, including eight as an admin. She is heavily involved in her church while serving in the ministry for more than 10 years.

When not in the office Aprel serves as the Lead Pastor’s Assistant, and Prek Coordinator. She enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors. She has been married to her husband, Dallas, since March of 2011. She has one son, Ezra.

Brittney Dings

Marketing Specialist / Associate Graphic Designer

Brittney Dings is a Marketing Specialist / Associate Graphic Designer on the support team for Western Wealth. Brittney assists advisors with marketing requests and questions, manages ComplianceMax submissions and questions, and sets up websites and social media profiles. She also assists with designing stationery and other marketing materials. She is new to the marketing world, but has a passion for what she is learning and undertaking. She joined the Branch in March 2016.

Brittney was born and raised in Golden, Colorado. She attended college in Ottawa, Kansas, and Glenwood Springs, Colorado to study Graphic Design. She has a passion for marketing and loves to explore her creative mind. Brittney loves to read and spend quality time with her friends and family. Her favorite pastime is taking long drives through the mountains and exploring new territory.