Our team of talented wealth management individuals are dedicated to serving clients with excellence and living our core values of Integrity, Caring, Diligence, and Stewardship. While our mission and vision guide our purpose, we measure our success by the quality of our relationships with clients. We desire to be your trusted investment advisor for values based investing and legacy planning. 

Loran F. Graham CFP ®, CPA, CKA®

CEO | President

Loran is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, licensed CPA, and Certified Kingdom Advisor (CKA®). Loran also holds the following FINRA securities registrations with LPL Financial: General Securities Principal (Series 24), Registered Representative (Series 7 & 63), and Investment Advisor Representative (Series 65).

Loran is an experienced professional and nationally recognized leader in the field of Faith-Based Investing, having specialized his practice exclusively in Faith-Based Investing (also known as Biblically Responsible Investing) for over a decade. Loran was a guest speaker at the Kingdom Advisors national conference in 2014 and 2021, and in 2020 was selected as a contributing teacher for Kingdom Advisor’s Faith-Driven Investing core curriculum training video. In 2019, Loran was a contributing author in the book “Investing and Faith: The Impact of Faith-Based Investing” by Steve French (The Signatry © 2019). Loran has also guest lectured at Whitworth University on the topic of biblical stewardship and faith-based investing on several occasions. Most recently, Loran was interviewed in 2022 by the Eventide Institute of Faith & Investing (“A Conversation on Living God’s Story in Wealth Management with Loran Graham”). Loran has also been recognized by LPL Financial as a leader in the movement of Faith-Based Investing, serving as the founding chair of the advisor-led LPL-Kingdom Advisors Community Group from 2016-2018. 

Loran is also a published author. His book “Investing with Integrity: How Investment Choices Can Be an Act of Worship” is currently in its second printing and has received endorsements from Randy Alcorn, Ron Blue, and Howard Dayton (Kingdom Life Publishers © 2019).

In 2022, Loran celebrated 15 years of professional practice as an independent financial advisor focusing on faith-based investing and planning, and for the past 6 years has been the recipient of the LPL Chairman's Club award for excellence in customer service (2018-2023).

Advisors in the Chairman's Council represent less than 1% of all LPL Advisors.
Achievement is based on annual production among LPL Advisors only.

Before establishing his practice in 2008,  Loran served for five years as First Vice-President of an institutional money management firm in Santa Monica, California, where he gained valuable experience in investment research and management.  Loran’s first introduction to the investment business was in 1999 while working as an auditor for Arthur Andersen, and later Ernst & Young LLP, where he planned and supervised audits of investment management firms and banks in the Los Angeles area.

Loran received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles majoring in Political Science with a Specialization in Business Administration. Additionally, Loran met the rigorous accounting and business educational requirements to earn the CPA license and CFP® certification.

Loran has also been active in his local community, having served on many non-profit boards in Spokane in past years. Most recently, Loran served as the host of the online talk show Spokane Talks: Community Connections (2020-2021), where Loran interviewed leaders of many prominent non-profit faith-based organizations seeking to make a difference in the community. Loran has also served on the following boards over the years: Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery board of trustees, Northwest Christian Schools Foundation planned giving committee, Whitworth Community Presbyterian Church board of elders, YMCA of the Inland Northwest corporate board of directors, Innovia Foundation (formerly known as the Inland Northwest Community Foundation) investment committee, Rotary Club 21 disability and invocation committees, and Christ Kitchen mission impact committee.

Personal Interests

Loran lives in Spokane, Washington with his wife Ashley, three teenagers, one pre-teen, and their three cats. Loran and Ashley are newly married in 2023 and grateful for new beginnings. In his free time (whenever that is), Loran is passionate about the great outdoors and flying as a licensed Private Pilot.

Ashley M. Graham

Executive Assistant & Communications Director

Ashley Graham serves as our Executive Assistant and Communications Director. Ashley is organized, caring, and genuinely interested in helping others. Since joining the firm in 2016, Ashley's role has expanded to include communications and event planning for client events. As the first- and last person clients see when they are in the office, Ashley helps ensure clients and prospective clients feel welcome during their visit.

Ashley received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Dallas Baptist University in 2005. After graduation, Ashley worked in numerous ministry support roles from Presbyterian Children’s Homes to Apartment Life Cares Teams. Ashley is also trained in professional photography and, prior to transitioning to an office environment, spent several years freelancing for weddings and family portraits.

Personal Interests

Ashley is a native Texan, although, she has fallen in love with the Pacific Northwest. Occasionally, you will hear her proud Texas accent. Outside the office, Ashley enjoys traveling, attending concerts, and watching too much HGTV. Ashley and Loran are newly married and consider this next chapter to be a gift of grace and new beginnings. Together they have three teens and one pre-teen living under their roof, who make sure to keep them up-to-date on all the latest pop culture and bring lots of laughter and joy.

Zachary Fairhart CFA

Director of Research and Trading

Zach currently serves as our Director of Research and Trading, with a focus on conducting investment research and providing support to the chief investment officer. Zach helps maintain our proprietary database of fund managers that align with our specialty in Faith-Driven Investing, and plays an integral role in our due diligence process analyzing performance and risk metrics to help us select the fund managers we believe are best-in-class for each category of diversification. Zach is active in the area of trading, and periodically rebalances client portfolios in alignment with our long-term, strategic investing philosophy. 

Zach Fairhart joined our firm in 2017 as an intern and quickly moved into the full-time position of Operations Director, where he was responsible for the day-to-day operational needs of the firm. In that role, Zach has kept the office running smoothly, ensuring all client paperwork and workflows occur in a timely, accurate, and professional manner. 

Zach earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter in May 2023. The CFA Charter is a globally recognized designation that attests to success in a rigorous and comprehensive study program in the investment management and research industry and a commitment to ethical conduct. Zach also holds the FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representative and Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law registrations through LPL Financial.

Zach graduated magna cum laude at Whitworth University with degrees in Mathematics and Mathematical Economics. While at Whitworth, he was a member of the football and track and field teams.

Before working at LORAN GRAHAM Co., Zach served as a Christian day camp counselor and also helped the Whitworth football operations as a recruiting assistant.

Personal Interests

The middle of five children, Zach grew up in the shadow of Mt. Rainier on the west side of Washington state. Outside the office, he enjoys everything sports-related. A diehard Seahawks fan, Zach is often seen wearing blue in the office. Zach enjoys useless trivia and getting a laugh out of others.

Tiffany M. Castaneda

Administrative Assistant

Tiffany joined our team as part of LPL Business Solutions, a service that provides industry-trained LPL professionals who can simplify operations and streamline LPL advisors’ practices. She is partnering with our firm to provide support as an administrative assistant.

Tiffany has worked in the financial services industry for 14 years in administrative/customer service roles at companies including California Bank and Trust, Citizens Business Bank, and US Bank. She joined LPL in 2021 to apply her experience working with Advisors in the Admin Solutions Program. She enjoys working with advisors in her role on the Admin Solutions Team.

Personal Interests

Tiffany is a California Native that enjoys sharing life with her spouse, son, and fur baby. In her spare time, she enjoys reading self-help books and listening to Podcasts. She also enjoys visiting amusement parks, zoos, beaches, camping, and going on nature walks.