Our Team

Matthew Ross, AAMS®, AIF®


President of Ross Financial Inc.,
Wealth Advisor, RJFS

Matt started his career in financial planning in 2005.  After spending 10 years at Edward Jones Investments, he founded Ross Financial in 2015.  He currently holds the designations of Accredited Asset Management Specialist and Accredited Investment Fiduciary from the College of Financial Planning.  His licenses include the Series 7,9,10,63 and 66, along with Life and Health insurance licenses.

Matt has been a resident of Snohomish County for 35 years and currently resides in Snohomish with his wife Heather and their 2 girls, Kennedy and Peyton.  They attend Snohomish Community Church and enjoy traveling to sunny locations, skiing, surfing and golf. 

Dylan Simons

Wealth Advisor

Dylan transitioned to the financial services profession in 2014, prior to joining Ross Financial he served as a financial advisor with a not-for-profit organization in Seattle and Wells Fargo Advisors. He currently holds FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 License, in addition to his Life, Health, and Long-term Care Insurance Licenses.

Dylan is a Washington native; he grew up working in the construction industry for C.O. Simons Construction. He is an avid hiker in the summer and skier in the winter. Out of his many hobbies, his favorite is woodworking. His passion is in creating, so whether he’s crafting a financial plan or a cedar strip canoe, he is always working to create value. He also founded Little Grandma’s Kitchen in Kirkland where they serve the best breakfast burritos in the state. He lives in Mill Creek with his dog Rocko. 

Hayley Newman

Wealth Advisor

Hayley Newman joined Ross Financial in 2019. Prior to joining the team, she worked in customer service and bookkeeping. She attended the University of Washington and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She currently has her series 7 & 66 licenses and is operating in an advisor capacity for Ross Financial clients.

Hayley is from and currently lives in Mill Creek Washington. Outside of work she enjoys watching football, spending time with her family, and walking her dog Indi. She is passionate about travel, fitness, and horseback riding.  

Hannah Elzea

Client Relationship Specialist

Hannah started her career in the financial services industry in 2016. Her primary responsibilities at Ross Financial include managing business operations & client services, with a focus on client on-boarding, marketing & technical support. Hannah is also a Notary Public, a service she gladly extends to our clients.

Pacific Northwest native, Hannah resides in Marysville with her husband Joe and son Leo along with their two German shepherds & cat. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, practicing yoga & house projects.

*Notary Services are provided by Hannah and are independent of Raymond James.

Laura Davis

Client Relationship Specialist

Laura Davis joined our team at the start of 2023, prior to joining Ross Financial she served as a Licensed Private Client Banker with a large commercial bank. She currently holds FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses, in addition to her Washington State Insurance Producers License.  Laura is a notary public, a service she gladly extends to our clients.

Laura has been a resident of Snohomish County for five years and resides in Edmonds with her husband Stephen and three of her five children, Samuel, Leland, Olivia as well as Snowball the cat and Luna the Guinea Pig.

*Notary Services are provided by Laura are independent of Raymond James.

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