Meet the professionals who can help you Pursue Your Goals

We help individuals and families pursue their ideal retirements.

Meet The Team

The team behind Lord and Richards is made up of qualified financial professionals who are passionate about helping individuals and families achieve their ideal retirements.


Colin Richards

Founder & President

Colin is the founder and president of Lord and Richards. Considered by many to be an “advisor to advisors,” Colin has trained hundreds of financial advisors across the country. His method of helping his clients achieve financial independence is one of the most innovative strategies in the retirement marketplace, and he has been quoted in media outlets across the country as a speaker, author, radio host, and personal investment advisor. Colin has passed the Series 65 securities exam and holds life insurance licenses in multiple states so he can assist his clients with advanced planning. In addition, Colin and his wife Kaye Dee created the Foundation for Global Education to provide Christian education and charity throughout the developing world.

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Jason Weckel, CTS™

Financial Advisor

Jason is a Certified Tax Specialist™ and financial advisor with Lord and Richards, and is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining retirement plans for his clients. In addition to advising clients in multiple states, Jason has coached advisors across the country on ways to implement unique and powerful strategies to help their own clients through retirement successfully. More than anything, he enjoys seeing hard work and detailed plans come together to help allow people to live their lives to the fullest in retirement. Jason has passed the Series 65 securities exam, and also holds life insurance licenses in multiple states.


Robert Leatherwood

Financial Advisor

Robert is an accountant and financial advisor for Lord and Richards with a strong background in finance. Throughout his career, he has honed his specialty in tax. From determining taxability of trades at a hedge fund level, to personally consulting with entrepreneurs’ personal and corporate tax returns, his knowledge in taxes is extensive and includes advising large companies. Throughout Robert’s experience of dealing with high net worth individuals, he has noticed a gap between personal wealth and financial wisdom. This has increased Robert’s passion in working with his clients to help them achieve their retirement and other financial goals. Robert has passed the Series 65 securities exam and hold his life insurance license.


John Sánchez, CPA

Financial Advisor

John is a licensed CPA and financial advisor with Lord and Richards. John brings past corporate experience as a chief financial officer and has advised business owners in diverse industries such as mining, small-ticket leasing, manufacturing, financial services and health care. He excels in matters of forecasting and planning, corporate insurance, retirement planning, equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate tax and sales. This experience has given him a passion to help his clients achieve both their business and personal goals through sound strategies and practices. Today, he brings that same passion to individual retirement planning. John has passed the Series 65 securities exam and holds his life insurance license.


Kari Beers

Director of Operations

Kari Beers came to Lord and Richards after working several years in operations for a national fitness chain where she assisted in opening new facilities in the Denver metro area and in Nebraska, Kansas and Utah. Most recently, Kari worked five years in Douglas County at Ben Franklin Academy and Valor Christian High School. Being a farm girl at heart, she holds a bachelor’s degree in business with an emphasis in agriculture and a minor in management. At Lord and Richards, she is instrumental in managing the office logistics and helping solve problems whenever they arise.

Kari and her husband, Ike, have been married for over 20 years and have four busy kids. When they are not chauffeuring kids to a practice or game, the family enjoys an occasional movie night, watching football and March Madness, and kayaking.

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