Heather Krause
Heather Krause

RBC Wealth Management in Seattle recently announced Heather Krause has been named to the 2020 Forbes Top Women Wealth Advisors list in the United States. Krause, a financial adviser in RBC’s Seattle and Edmonds offices, is the primary member of the Krause & Thorpe Wealth Management Team and assistant branch manager.

Krause graduated from Franklin High School and has a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Lafayette College and a Master of Science degree in aeronautics and astronautics from the University of Washington. She has lived in the Ballard area since 1995 with her husband and two children.

According to Forbes.com, America’s Top Women Advisors ranking was developed by SHOOK Research and is based on in-person and telephone due-diligence meetings to evaluate each advisor qualitatively, a major component of a ranking algorithm that includes client retention, industry experience, review of compliance records, firm nominations and quantitative criteria, including: assets under management and revenue generated for their firms.