ABOUT US

ABOUT US

ABOUT US

ABOUT US

Decision 1 Financial

Decision 1 Financial is a family owned and operated advisory firm dedicated to the mission of helping our clients achieve financial peace of mind. We specialize in the needs of those who are near to or currently enjoying retirement. We do not believe in a one-size-fits-all philosophy when it comes to saving and investing in your golden years. Instead, we create a comprehensive, personalized financial plan for our clients that will preserve what they already have, protect them from financial uncertainty and secure the future of their loved ones in the most efficient way possible. Creating and preserving wealth through thoughtful planning, without exposing clients to unnecessary risk, is the foundation of our business. We help our clients understand what wealth represents to them: freedom, choices, stability, a comfortable lifestyle and ultimately, living in retirement with confidence.

Relationships are at the core of our business. The D1 Team thrives on our deep family ties and the meaningful relationships we build with every client.

Here, you are family. Let us help you live the retirement you want to live.

Call us today to see how we can help!   888-320-9343

Call us today to see how we can help!   888-320-9343

Call us today to see
how we can help!
888-320-9343

Matt Gill

Matt Gill

President

Matt was born and raised in southwestern Iowa. He gained a passion for hard work and the value of deep family ties from his time spent as a boy on his grandfather’s farm. He applies the wisdom and Christian principles handed down from his grandparents into his business practices today. Matt attributes his success to his strong Christian faith and his devotion to treating every client like a member of his family.

After marrying his high school sweetheart, Barb, they moved West and set their roots down in Colorado where they raised their 2 children, Tasha and Tyler. Matt feels honored to work alongside his wife and two adult children daily. His favorite title to date is Grandpa, or “Gramps!” as his grandkids like to call him. He knows Proverbs 17:6 to be true, “Grandchildren are the crowning glory.”

As a financial advisor and fiduciary, Matt helps individuals and families live the retirement they desire. He is a firm believer that there are no one-size-fits-all strategies when it comes to planning for your golden years. Matt does not have a template for his clients, but rather invests enough time with them to understand the lifestyle they want, then creates a holistic strategy that aligns their financial plan with their financial priorities.

Matt is a leading mentor to other financial advisors nationwide. He sits on an advisory council that is comprised of a select number of top advisors in the country. He is often invited to speak at industry events across the United States and frequently helps coach and mentor new advisors. It is a passion of Matt’s to share his knowledge and expertise with others and he regularly acts as a community educator. Outside of work he can be found spending quality time with his family, friends and church community. He enjoys playing his guitar, golfing and cheering on his grandkids at their activities. Matt’s focus on God, family, and relationships, has been central to building a business where every client knows that here, they are family.

Matt Gill

Matt Gill

President

Matt was born and raised in southwestern Iowa. He gained a passion for hard work and the value of deep family ties from his time spent as a boy on his grandfather’s farm. He applies the wisdom and Christian principles handed down from his grandparents into his business practices today. Matt attributes his success to his strong Christian faith and his devotion to treating every client like a member of his family.

After marrying his high school sweetheart, Barb, they moved West and set their roots down in Colorado where they raised their 2 children, Tasha and Tyler. Matt feels honored to work alongside his wife and two adult children daily. His favorite title to date is Grandpa, or “Gramps!” as his grandkids like to call him. He knows Proverbs 17:6 to be true, “Grandchildren are the crowning glory.”

As a financial advisor and fiduciary, Matt helps individuals and families live the retirement they desire. He is a firm believer that there are no one-size-fits-all strategies when it comes to planning for your golden years. Matt does not have a template for his clients, but rather invests enough time with them to understand the lifestyle they want, then creates a holistic strategy that aligns their financial plan with their financial priorities.

Matt is a leading mentor to other financial advisors nationwide. He sits on an advisory council that is comprised of a select number of top advisors in the country. He is often invited to speak at industry events across the United States and frequently helps coach and mentor new advisors. It is a passion of Matt’s to share his knowledge and expertise with others and he regularly acts as a community educator. Outside of work he can be found spending quality time with his family, friends and church community. He enjoys playing his guitar, golfing and cheering on his grandkids at their activities. Matt’s focus on God, family, and relationships, has been central to building a business where every client knows that here, they are family.

Matt Gill

Matt Gill

President

Matt was born and raised in southwestern Iowa. He gained a passion for hard work and the value of deep family ties from his time spent as a boy on his grandfather’s farm. He applies the wisdom and Christian principles handed down from his grandparents into his business practices today. Matt attributes his success to his strong Christian faith and his devotion to treating every client like a member of his family.

After marrying his high school sweetheart, Barb, they moved West and set their roots down in Colorado where they raised their 2 children, Tasha and Tyler. Matt feels honored to work alongside his wife and two adult children daily. His favorite title to date is Grandpa, or “Gramps!” as his grandkids like to call him. He knows Proverbs 17:6 to be true, “Grandchildren are the crowning glory.”

As a financial advisor and fiduciary, Matt helps individuals and families live the retirement they desire. He is a firm believer that there are no one-size-fits-all strategies when it comes to planning for your golden years. Matt does not have a template for his clients, but rather invests enough time with them to understand the lifestyle they want, then creates a holistic strategy that aligns their financial plan with their financial priorities.

Matt is a leading mentor to other financial advisors nationwide. He sits on an advisory council that is comprised of a select number of top advisors in the country. He is often invited to speak at industry events across the United States and frequently helps coach and mentor new advisors. It is a passion of Matt’s to share his knowledge and expertise with others and he regularly acts as a community educator. Outside of work he can be found spending quality time with his family, friends and church community. He enjoys playing his guitar, golfing and cheering on his grandkids at their activities. Matt’s focus on God, family, and relationships, has been central to building a business where every client knows that here, they are family.

Tyler Gill

Divisional VP - Mortgage and Finance

Tyler is a true Coloradoan; he loves the year round access to sports and hobbies that Colorado’s beautiful landscape and temperate climate provides. After being raised in Highlands Ranch, Tyler went on to pursue his education at The University of Iowa. He loved his time at the U of I, forming lifelong friendships, receiving a first class business education and becoming a Hawkeye fan for life. Upon completion of his bachelor’s degree in Business, with a certificate in Entrepreneurial Management, he made his return to Colorado.

Tyler has an abundance of experience in the mortgage and finance industry focused on customer service and client relations. He believes that reverse mortgages have changed the game for long time homeowners who want to access the valuable equity that they have built up over time. 

Tyler Gill

With a reverse mortgage, Tyler’s clients can keep more money in their pockets each month, be more financially prepared for their future and can avoid tapping into savings and assets that are a source of income. Tyler’s experience and knowledge of the industry allows him to flawlessly maneuver every aspect of the reverse mortgage process. He is market and industry savvy, upfront and honest. He sets proper expectations for his clients and provides them with the information they need to have a seamless experience, while keeping their best interests at heart.

Based primarily out of our Broomfield office, Tyler proudly serves the entire state of Colorado. He enjoys meeting new people and getting to know their unique story. He feels honored to get to help his clients live a worry free retirement, where their money and resources are freed up to do more of what they want do. Tyler loves being a part of the family business and hopes one day his young nephews will also join the business and reap the many rewards of working each day alongside their family.

Outside of the office Tyler enjoys the simpler things in life. He loves to spend time with his dog Bella and enjoys hiking, fishing and biking in Colorado’s beautiful mountains. Tyler is newly engaged to his wonderful fiance Camry. The entire D1 team is thrilled and eagerly awaiting their upcoming wedding in 2020! Tyler and Camry love to attend Broncos games, go bowling, and spend time with their families and friends.

Tyler Gill

Divisional Vice President - Mortgage and Finance

Tyler is a true Coloradoan; he loves the year round access to sports and hobbies that Colorado’s beautiful landscape and temperate climate provides. After being raised in Highlands Ranch, Tyler went on to pursue his education at The University of Iowa. He loved his time at the U of I, forming lifelong friendships, receiving a first class business education and becoming a Hawkeye fan for life. Upon completion of his bachelor’s degree in Business, with a certificate in Entrepreneurial Management, he made his return to Colorado.

Tyler Gill

Tyler has an abundance of experience in the mortgage and finance industry focused on customer service and client relations. He believes that reverse mortgages have changed the game for long time homeowners who want to access the valuable equity that they have built up over time. With a reverse mortgage, Tyler’s clients can keep more money in their pockets each month, be more financially prepared for their future and can avoid tapping into savings and assets that are a source of income.

Tyler’s experience and knowledge of the industry allows him to flawlessly maneuver every aspect of the reverse mortgage process. He is market and industry savvy, upfront and honest. He sets proper expectations for his clients and provides them with the information they need to have a seamless experience, while keeping their best interests at heart.

Based primarily out of our Broomfield office, Tyler proudly serves the entire state of Colorado. He enjoys meeting new people and getting to know their unique story. He feels honored to get to help his clients live a worry free retirement, where their money and resources are freed up to do more of what they want do. Tyler loves being a part of the family business and hopes one day his young nephews will also join the business and reap the many rewards of working each day alongside their family.

Outside of the office Tyler enjoys the simpler things in life. He loves to spend time with his dog Bella and enjoys hiking, fishing and biking in Colorado’s beautiful mountains. Tyler is newly engaged to his wonderful fiance Camry. The entire D1 team is thrilled and eagerly awaiting their upcoming wedding in 2020! Tyler and Camry love to attend Broncos games, go bowling, and spend time with their families and friends.

Tyler Gill

Tyler Gill

Divisional Vice President - Mortgage and Finance

Tyler is a true Coloradoan; he loves the year round access to sports and hobbies that Colorado’s beautiful landscape and temperate climate provides. After being raised in Highlands Ranch, Tyler went on to pursue his education at The University of Iowa. He loved his time at the U of I, forming lifelong friendships, receiving a first class business education and becoming a Hawkeye fan for life. Upon completion of his bachelor’s degree in Business, with a certificate in Entrepreneurial Management, he made his return to Colorado.

Tyler has an abundance of experience in the mortgage and finance industry focused on customer service and client relations. He believes that reverse mortgages have changed the game for long time homeowners who want to access the valuable equity that they have built up over time. With a reverse mortgage, Tyler’s clients can keep more money in their pockets each month, be more financially prepared for their future and can avoid tapping into savings and assets that are a source of income.

Tyler’s experience and knowledge of the industry allows him to flawlessly maneuver every aspect of the reverse mortgage process. He is market and industry savvy, upfront and honest. He sets proper expectations for his clients and provides them with the information they need to have a seamless experience, while keeping their best interests at heart.

Based primarily out of our Broomfield office, Tyler proudly serves the entire state of Colorado. He enjoys meeting new people and getting to know their unique story. He feels honored to get to help his clients live a worry free retirement, where their money and resources are freed up to do more of what they want do. Tyler loves being a part of the family business and hopes one day his young nephews will also join the business and reap the many rewards of working each day alongside their family.

Outside of the office Tyler enjoys the simpler things in life. He loves to spend time with his dog Bella and enjoys hiking, fishing and biking in Colorado’s beautiful mountains. Tyler is newly engaged to his wonderful fiance Camry. The entire D1 team is thrilled and eagerly awaiting their upcoming wedding in 2020! Tyler and Camry love to attend Broncos games, go bowling, and spend time with their families and friends.

Barb Gill

Barb Gill

Vice President of Operations

Being raised in the Midwest gave Barb her sense of modest integrity and genuine willingness to help others. The youngest of 4 children, Barb is always serving a greater purpose than herself. Her Christian faith has guided her throughout her life, and she is actively involved in her church and community.

After marrying her high school sweetheart Matt, they moved West and set their roots down in Colorado where they raised their 2 children. Barb quickly fell in love with the beautiful state of Colorado, but never quite let go of that Midwestern hospitality that she was raised on. She is the first one to open her doors to a friend or neighbor in need and is often sought out by others for her wise and steadfast council. Barb feels genuinely blessed to get to go to work every day surrounded by her family.

Barb is a licensed insurance professional, and acts as the chief compliance officer for Decision 1 Financial. Gifted in organizational leadership, she keeps the rhythm of D1 flowing; driving the vision and strategic efforts of all departments. She is responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all internal and external processes and provides the day to day leadership and management of D1’s service focused organization. Barb believes that excellence in service is achieved by developing caring and lasting relationships in which every client is treated as family. 

Outside of the office Barb can be found soaking up precious time with her grandchildren, enjoying her daughter’s cooking, playing board games with her kids and their spouses, walking on Colorado’s many beautiful trails, and golfing with Matt and their friends. The family ties that are the heartbeat of Decision 1 Financial, stretch far beyond the family that sits around Barb’s Sunday dinner table; but extends to every person that walks through their doors.

Barb Gill

Barb Gill

Vice President of Operations

Being raised in the Midwest gave Barb her sense of modest integrity and genuine willingness to help others. The youngest of 4 children, Barb is always serving a greater purpose than herself. Her Christian faith has guided her throughout her life, and she is actively involved in her church and community. After marrying her high school sweetheart Matt, they moved West and set their roots down in Colorado where they raised their 2 children.

Barb quickly fell in love with the beautiful state of Colorado, but never quite let go of that Midwestern hospitality that she was raised on. She is the first one to open her doors to a friend or neighbor in need and is often sought out by others for her wise and steadfast council. Barb feels genuinely blessed to get to go to work every day surrounded by her family.

Barb is a licensed insurance professional, and acts as the chief compliance officer for Decision 1 Financial. Gifted in organizational leadership, she keeps the rhythm of D1 flowing; driving the vision and strategic efforts of all departments. She is responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all internal and external processes and provides the day to day leadership and management of D1’s service focused organization. Barb believes that excellence in service is achieved by developing caring and lasting relationships in which every client is treated as family. 

Outside of the office Barb can be found soaking up precious time with her grandchildren, enjoying her daughter’s cooking, playing board games with her kids and their spouses, walking on Colorado’s many beautiful trails, and golfing with Matt and their friends. The family ties that are the heartbeat of Decision 1 Financial, stretch far beyond the family that sits around Barb’s Sunday dinner table; but extends to every person that walks through their doors.

Barb Gill

Barb Gill

Vice President of Operations

Being raised in the Midwest gave Barb her sense of modest integrity and genuine willingness to help others. The youngest of 4 children, Barb is always serving a greater purpose than herself. Her Christian faith has guided her throughout her life, and she is actively involved in her church and community. After marrying her high school sweetheart Matt, they moved West and set their roots down in Colorado where they raised their 2 children.

Barb quickly fell in love with the beautiful state of Colorado, but never quite let go of that Midwestern hospitality that she was raised on. She is the first one to open her doors to a friend or neighbor in need and is often sought out by others for her wise and steadfast council. Barb feels genuinely blessed to get to go to work every day surrounded by her family.

Barb is a licensed insurance professional, and acts as the chief compliance officer for Decision 1 Financial. Gifted in organizational leadership, she keeps the rhythm of D1 flowing; driving the vision and strategic efforts of all departments. She is responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all internal and external processes and provides the day to day leadership and management of D1’s service focused organization. Barb believes that excellence in service is achieved by developing caring and lasting relationships in which every client is treated as family. 

Outside of the office Barb can be found soaking up precious time with her grandchildren, enjoying her daughter’s cooking, playing board games with her kids and their spouses, walking on Colorado’s many beautiful trails, and golfing with Matt and their friends. The family ties that are the heartbeat of Decision 1 Financial, stretch far beyond the family that sits around Barb’s Sunday dinner table; but extends to every person that walks through their doors.

Tasha Thayer

Divisional VP - Marketing and Brand Management

Tasha is most passionate about her family and was raised in close relationship with her many cousins, aunts, uncles and grandparents. She continues to reap the rewards of close family ties today. Tasha was raised in Highlands Ranch and went on to pursue her degree at the University of Northern Colorado, where she met and married her college sweetheart Tom.

After graduating with her bachelor’s degree in 2007, they moved to the midwest where they spent several years growing their careers and family. They were thrilled when they had the opportunity to return to the Centennial State and bring their family home to Colorado. As a licensed insurance professional, Tasha has over 11 years of experience working closely with clients to help them achieve the retirement of their dreams.

Tasha Thayer

Her primary goal is to ensure that in every interaction clients will feel listened to and cared for just like a member of the family. Focused on the tenets of hard work, community service, ethics, and best in class mentality; D1 has a significant and differentiated process in the financial services market. It is Tasha’s mission to share that story. Developing relationships with other businesses and connecting with members of the community is a primary focus of her mission. Tasha oversees all content marketing and is a dynamic digital strategist; she excels at delivering communications that are consistent in theme and messaging.

Tasha has a passion for serving others and giving back to her community. The entire D1 team believes strongly that our time, talent and treasure were not given to us merely for our own use, but are given to us for the enrichment of the lives of others. Tasha often leads others on our team by helping and supporting them, doing so seamlessly with her exceptional organization and people skills. She is also heavily involved in her children’s school, church, and the community at large.

Tasha has been married to Tom for 12 years and they have 2 wonderful sons, Nick and Luke. Being a mother is by far her favorite role and ‘time’ is her favorite currency. She loves to spend time with her boys, pouring good things into them so that they can one day go out into the world and give back to others. Skiing, hiking, reading and traveling are some of her favorite pastimes. For Tasha, a good day ends with the knowledge that she has had a positive impact on the lives of others.

Tasha Thayer

Vice President of Marketing and Brand Management

Tasha is most passionate about her family and was raised in close relationship with her many cousins, aunts, uncles and grandparents. She continues to reap the rewards of close family ties today. Tasha was raised in Highlands Ranch and went on to pursue her degree at the University of Northern Colorado, where she met and married her college sweetheart Tom. After graduating with her bachelor’s degree in 2007, they moved to the midwest where they spent several years growing their careers and family.

Tasha Thayer

They were thrilled when they had the opportunity to return to the Centennial State and bring their family home to Colorado. As a licensed insurance professional, Tasha has over 11 years of experience working closely with clients to help them achieve the retirement of their dreams. Her primary goal is to ensure that in every interaction clients will feel listened to and cared for just like a member of the family. Focused on the tenets of hard work, community service, ethics, and best in class mentality; D1 has a significant and differentiated process in the financial services market. It is Tasha’s mission to share that story. Developing relationships with other businesses and connecting with members of the community is a primary focus of her mission. Tasha oversees all content marketing and is a dynamic digital strategist; she excels at delivering communications that are consistent in theme and messaging.

Tasha has a passion for serving others and giving back to her community. The entire D1 team believes strongly that our time, talent and treasure were not given to us merely for our own use, but are given to us for the enrichment of the lives of others. Tasha often leads others on our team by helping and supporting them, doing so seamlessly with her exceptional organization and people skills. She is also heavily involved in her children’s school, church, and the community at large.

Tasha has been married to Tom for 12 years and they have 2 wonderful sons, Nick and Luke. Being a mother is by far her favorite role and ‘time’ is her favorite currency. She loves to spend time with her boys, pouring good things into them so that they can one day go out into the world and give back to others. Skiing, hiking, reading and traveling are some of her favorite pastimes. For Tasha, a good day ends with the knowledge that she has had a positive impact on the lives of others.

Tasha Thayer

Tasha Thayer

Vice President of Marketing and Brand Management

Tasha is most passionate about her family and was raised in close relationship with her many cousins, aunts, uncles and grandparents. She continues to reap the rewards of close family ties today. Tasha was raised in Highlands Ranch and went on to pursue her degree at the University of Northern Colorado, where she met and married her college sweetheart Tom. After graduating with her bachelor’s degree in 2007, they moved to the midwest where they spent several years growing their careers and family.

They were thrilled when they had the opportunity to return to the Centennial State and bring their family home to Colorado. As a licensed insurance professional, Tasha has over 11 years of experience working closely with clients to help them achieve the retirement of their dreams. Her primary goal is to ensure that in every interaction clients will feel listened to and cared for just like a member of the family. Focused on the tenets of hard work, community service, ethics, and best in class mentality; D1 has a significant and differentiated process in the financial services market. It is Tasha’s mission to share that story. Developing relationships with other businesses and connecting with members of the community is a primary focus of her mission. Tasha oversees all content marketing and is a dynamic digital strategist; she excels at delivering communications that are consistent in theme and messaging.

Tasha has a passion for serving others and giving back to her community. The entire D1 team believes strongly that our time, talent and treasure were not given to us merely for our own use, but are given to us for the enrichment of the lives of others. Tasha often leads others on our team by helping and supporting them, doing so seamlessly with her exceptional organization and people skills. She is also heavily involved in her children’s school, church, and the community at large.

Tasha has been married to Tom for 12 years and they have 2 wonderful sons, Nick and Luke. Being a mother is by far her favorite role and ‘time’ is her favorite currency. She loves to spend time with her boys, pouring good things into them so that they can one day go out into the world and give back to others. Skiing, hiking, reading and traveling are some of her favorite pastimes. For Tasha, a good day ends with the knowledge that she has had a positive impact on the lives of others.