Braden Draggoo

Chief Investment Officer

Braden brings experience as a successful entrepreneur and business leader. Braden started his first business in 2007 and truly feels there are three ways to grow wealth; slow, fast, and faster. He is passionate about the faster way to grow wealth and helping people change their relationship with money. It about being more efficient, leveraging money, the velocity (money movement), and aligning your money with your lifestyle. His “We Help People” approach is focused around morals, values, and a human connection on aligning our client’s money with what they truly care about and are passionate about today.

Braden believes in helping our business owners and clients with more than just money. We believe in people over profit and connecting people is a core value within our firm’s culture. One of Braden’s most valuable assets is sharing his network and relationship capital with our firm’s clients. Braden hosts many networking and Mastermind groups to help grow our client’s businesses as well as introducing and connecting them to the Right people. People will go where they’re treated the best, and Braden firmly believes in people Braden was born and raised in Wenatchee, WA until he was five years old. His family, then, relocated to the Omak area and he graduated from Omak High School in 2001. He graduated from Wenatchee Valley College on a basketball scholarship and in 2003 transferred to Montana State University (MSU) – Billings. At MSU - Billings, he continued his basketball career and studied Political Science and History. Upon graduating from college in 2007, he decided to come back to Wenatchee and start working in the Financial Industry as an Agent with New York Life. He lives in Wenatchee with his wife, Jessica, and his three children. He enjoys hiking, camping, backpacking, traveling and fishing.

  • Experience in the financial industry since 2007
  • Earned Chairman’s Council status at New York Life since 2010 (recognition for high levels of production)^
  • Member Agent of The Nautilus Group® since 2010 (The Nautilus Group® is an elite group of New York Life Agents)
  • Earned Million Dollar Round Table since 2010 - 2022^^
  • Agent of the Year –Eastern Washington General Office 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2018
  • Licensed with his FINRA Series 6, 63, 65 and 7
  • Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce Member since 2007
  • Building North Central Washington member since 2007
  • Wenatchee Downtown Association member since 2008
  • Member of the NCW Estate Planning Council



^Awarded by New York Life Insurance Company for outstanding sales achievements. Council is an annual company recognition program based on agent production from July 1- June 30. 

^MDRT is recognized throughout the industry as the standard of excellence in life insurance sales performance.