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About Gisle Sorli
Gisle is passionate about coming alongside families on their financial journey. He is dedicated in helping them align their resources with their mission. By asking good questions, listening and creative planning he spurs families on to make decisions and plans that will have good long-term outcomes.
Gisle holds a bachelor’s degree in finance, a master’s degree in international business and a master’s in business administration from Boston University. He is also a designated Certified Financial Planner, CFP® and a Certified Kingdom Advisor®, CKA.
Gisle is married to Melanie. He met his wife at Boston University, where they both studied as undergraduates. They currently reside in Alexandria, Virginia, where they are raising their three boys, Elias, Micah and Jonathan.
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