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Shawn W. Dunnigan, MBA, CFP®

Shawn is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional and the President and CEO of Dunnigan Financial Planning. He specializes in comprehensive financial planning for individuals, families and small business owners. Shawn has over 30 years of experience in the financial service industry, including Investment Management, Retirement Planning, Estate Planning, Financial Planning, Risk Management, Employee Benefits and Income Tax planning. He has served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota, and an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Colorado State University.

After spending several years as a financial advisor with Wells Fargo Wealth Management, Shawn was affiliated with both LPL Financial and Della Parola before launching Dunnigan Financial Planning, an independent financial services practice.

Shawn earned a B.S in Finance from Minnesota State University, and a MBA with a concentration in Financial Institutions and Markets from the State University of New York. He has also received the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional certification. He is a member of the National Financial Planning Association and the Colorado Financial Planning Association. In addition, He has been on the board of Directors of the American Red Cross, The American Cancer Society and has worked with Catholic Charities Northern. He is a member of the Fort Collins Sertoma Club and a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Shawn resides in Fort Collins with his wife Lisa, a registered nurse for the University of Colorado Health Systems, and his sons Nicholas and Jack. He enjoys all that the Colorado outdoors has to offer, including hunting, fishing and camping.


  • Wife: Lisa
  • Sons: Jack and Nicholas


  • Minnesota State University - B.S. Finance
  • State University of New York - MBA

Professional Credentials

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional certification