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Shawn W. Dunnigan, MBA, CFP®

Shawn W. Dunnigan, MBA, CFP®


Shawn is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional and the President and CEO of Dunnigan Financial Group. 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, in addition served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota, as well as an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Colorado State University.

After spending several years as a financial advisor with Wells Fargo Wealth Management, Shawn left the corporate world and created his own independent financial services practice that is known today as Dunnigan Financial Group.

Shawn earned a B.S in Finance from Moorhead State University, and an MBA with a concentration in Financial Institutions and Markets from the State University of New York Buffalo. 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 closely with Catholic Charities Northern. He is a member of both the Fort Collins Sertoma Club and the Knights of Columbus.

Shawn resides in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife Lisa, to whom he has been married for over 30 years. Lisa is a registered nurse for the University of Colorado Health Systems. Shawn also has two sons, Jack and Nicholas.

Shawn spends his free time enjoying the spectacular adventure and scenery that Colorado has to offer. If he is not out hiking or trying his luck on a trout stream, you’ll be sure to find him enjoying the sunny Colorado days out on his boat or at a local Fort Collins brewery patio.


Wife: Lisa

Sons: Jack and Nicholas


Moorehead State University

State University of New York Buffalo

Professional Credentials

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional certification